What does it mean to eat a balanced breakfast? In my book, I try to achieve balance by including protein, complex carbs and heart-healthy fats into one meal with an emphasis on food that are also packed with vitamins and minerals. In the case of today’s recipe, sweet potato breakfast hash, here is how it…

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Gosh, I simply cannot think of a better way to celebrate the start of fall than this plant-based, spice-heavy lentil soup. Even if you’re a meat eater, I think you’ll enjoy a piping hot bowl of it… It all starts with delightful aromatics, like onion, carrot and garlic sauteed in olive oil. Then, we add…

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Cooking fish and seafood can often seem intimidating, but I’ve got a fool proof method for cooking THE BEST grilled scallops! They’re fast, easy and melt-in-your-mouth, so go ahead and read on for all my best scallop-cooking tips. Step 1 – If you’re using fresh scallops, remove them from the package and thoroughly dry them…

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Peaches! One of my very favorite fruits of summer. And while I usually eat them by the bushel or in a light dessert, it’s also fun to use them in savory recipes like this Sauteed Cod with Peach Avocado Salad! The salad is a delightful mix of diced fresh peaches (with the skins on, because,…

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Anyone else growing a tomato garden this year? I have at least 12 varieties going on and because I planted them somewhat late in the season, they are just starting to flower, and some plants have little green tomatoes popping up (yay!). I assume many of them are going to be ready to harvest at…

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Guess what we’re making today? An oldie but a total goodie! I don’t know about you, but three bean salad is pretty much a staple in our household, and has been my entire life. I’ve had it a few different ways, with small adjustments to the dressing and salad contents, but overall, it’s generally a…

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Today I’m coming at you with an absolutely fantastic recipe for juicy, flavorful salmon burgers. There is simply no better way to get a hearty dose of omega-3s, in my opinion! This recipe is meal prep friendly, can be made year-round, can be served up a million different ways and… they’re super easy to make.…

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How do you like your chicken wings? Maybe it’s crispy and slathered in buffalo sauce, boneless with honey barbeque or perhaps grilled with a sweet and tangy teriyaki sauce? (It’s also okay if you say all of the above.) I have to say, I am a pretty big fan of the grilled version with this…

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Ready to fire up the grill? With the warmer weather arriving, I’ve been spending a lot of time creating delicious grilled recipes and this rosemary flank steak is one of my latest favorites! I’m a huge fan of flank steak because it’s lean, but also tender and juicy (also one of the reasons I love…

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I’m not sure there’s a simpler or more delicious side dish than crispy baked sweet potato wedges with a spicy dipping sauce. And, I am certain this is one of the funnest ways to eat nutrient-packed sweet potatoes! Sweet potatoes are filled with vitamin A and C, potassium, B vitamins and vitamin E. They are…

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