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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I simply adore chicken salad. It’s simple to make, it’s refreshing and it can be served in so many different ways that it never, ever gets boring. In this fall-inspired version, I use walnuts or pecans, unsweetened dried cranberries, honeycrisp apples, celery and shredded rotisserie chicken. There are so many ways to use rotisserie chicken…

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It’s soup season! I mean, in my world, it’s always soup season, but if we were going to make something official, I think we can say October is PRIME soup season. I’ve been making all of my favorites: roasted vegetable, Moroccan lentil, chicken noodle, tomato basil and pasta e fagioli, and now I’ve added this…

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Sometimes I’m in the mood for an easy, cheesy family favorite casserole, and this chicken enchilada one is always on my radar! It can be made in advance, is perfect for leftovers and is also easily customizable. So, are you in? This version calls for layered whole wheat tortillas with chicken, pinto beans, peppers, sweet…

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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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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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Who doesn’t love Taco Tuesday? I’m one of Taco Tuesday’s biggest fans because each week I can make tacos with a completely different filling, shell and toppings and never, ever get bored. This week I’m sharing two of the regulars on my menu, Chicken Tinga Tacos and Sweet Potato Black Bean Tacos. Whether you like…

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