Lightened Waldorf Salad

Lightened Waldorf Salad uses non-fat yogurt instead of all mayonnaise. Crunchy, sweet, savory, healthy & delicious!

A healthier version of Waldorf Salad by using non-fat yogurt instead of all mayonnaise. Crunchy, sweet, savory, healthy & delicious! I’ve really been trying hard to eat better the last week or so. I was finding that I would randomly snack on my kids’ treats (aka Goldfish) during the day. Then my dinners would be… 

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Thai Butternut Squash Soup

Thai Butternut Squash Soup - healthy, easy, vegetarian, gluten free & absolutely delicious!

Healthy and delicious Butternut Squash Soup with Thai flavors – so easy, vegetarian and gluten free! About a month ago, I actually talked my husband into going to Costco with me. For some reason having him grocery shop with me makes me happy and less stressed about the process. It’s also nice to have the… 

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Best Ever Roasted Asparagus

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Ten minutes and only 4 ingredients (asparagus, olive oil, S &P) and you have yourself the best asparagus ever! My mom drilled it into my head as I was growing up, that we needed to have a vegetable with every meal. She would always mention the color wheel she learned about in home economics, and… 

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Healthy White Bean Dip

Easy and Healthy White Bean Dip

A healthy dip made using cannellini beans. Light and delicious! (Also vegetarian and gluten-free!) Merry day after Christmas! Did Santa treat you well this holiday? On Christmas Eve, I made a huge dinner and ate way too much. I made ham, potato casserole, homemade rolls, brown sugar glazed carrots, and frog eye fruit salad. I think we’re going… 

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Black Bean Brownies (Gluten Free)


A simple brownie recipe made entirely in the food processor and using a whole can of black beans…who would have thought the result would be fudgey and delicious?! If you’re watching your calories, you’re going to love these Black Bean Brownies! If I was on my death bed and I could only choose one dessert before… 

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How To Prepare & Cook An Artichoke (in the Slow Cooker!)


Have you ever cooked an artichoke? Talk about intimidating. These vegetables are a little scary. They’re awkwardly shaped, spiky and almost look like a flower. But guess what? They are DELICIOUS!! Let me show you a fast way to prepare them and a couple yummy ways to cook them.  Step One: Cut the stem off… 

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