(this post contains affiliate links) If you’ve never made homemade vinaigrette, I’m here to tell you it’s about as easy as making toast, and once you make it a few times, I bet you won’t even need the help of a recipe. All you need to know are the essential...read more
Even though it felt more like fall than late spring/early summer here in Iowa over the weekend, we can have hope that the temps will increase, and we will soon be soaking up the sun with an icy beverage in hand! When that does happen, I hope you take time to try this...read more
These Crispy Kale and Quinoa Bowls with Roasted Chickpeas are about as healthy as it can get, but in case you’re worried that these nutrition packed bowls will taste like rabbit food, think again! Besides the wide variety of textures to keep things fresh and fun,...read more
Okay, guys, let’s talk cookies…aka: my weakness. Yours? I’m guessing I’m not the only one who adores a perfect chocolate chip cookie (make that an “oatmeal” chocolate chip cookie for me please). I came up with these Zucchini-Almond Gluten-Free Oatmeal Chocolate...read more
Anyone have Easter brunch plans this weekend? I’m sure, if you do, you already have your recipes and grocery lists figured out, but in case you don’t, put these 5 Ingredient Sweet Potato-Apple Breakfast Sausages on your menu! They are easy to make, serve a small...read more
Who are my Taco Tuesday readers?? I will admit, tacos are not a weekly item for us, but I know many families love their Taco Tuesdays. This Healthy Taco Meat Recipe should become a regular addition to your Taco Tuesday (or any other day you make tacos), because it’s...read more
If you're like me and you love a good burrito bowl (I KNOW you're out there), you are going to want to make these Chicken and Black Bean Cauliflower Rice Burrito Bowls next time you get a craving for one. Not only are they much healthier (see below for a comparison of...read more
Who loves chicken salad? I have always been a fan, but it can be so decadent and rich that the traditional mayonnaise-laden version is sometimes too much for me. Plus, the traditional version is usually pretty low in veggies. This No Mayo Avocado Chicken Salad is all...read more
Happy Spring, everyone! Today’s recipe is the first of a monthly post series that I’m so happy to get to be a part of…more on that later. Besides tasting addictively scrumptious, these Mediterranean Chicken Stuffed Sweet Potato Skins are healthy and use ingredients...read more
Ever since I had my first bowl of creamy chicken and wild rice soup, I was hooked. It’s creamy, rich, and loaded with two of my favorite foods – chicken and wild rice. What’s not to love? Well, for starters, this soup is usually heavy on dairy (which I don’t tolerate...read more
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I'm Laura...mom, wife, dietitian, and I love to cook and EAT! I hope to inspire you to eat more vegetables and nourish your body and soul one bite at a time with creative recipes that work and, most importantly, taste great!