Cinnamon Date Steel Cut Oats

Are you an oatmeal fan? I sure am. Especially in the fall and winter months when the weather becomes brisk and I want something cozy and satisfying to start the day. This oatmeal is extra special because it’s made with chopped dates, apples, cinnamon and vanilla so it’s extra delicious. The recipe calls for steel…

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Baked Chickpea Falafel

This falafel is a Middle Eastern-inspired recipe using chickpeas (instead of the traditional fava beans), and grinding them with herbs, lemon, aromatics (onion and garlic) and breadcrumbs, then forming them into balls and baking them until they’re light and golden. I serve them with a little drizzle of spicy aioli and they make for the…

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Peach Blueberry Smoothies

Nothing beats a cold, refreshing smoothie! I like to whip these up for breakfast on-the-go or for a quick snack if I haven’t consumed enough fruits or veggies for the day. They’re delicious, sweet and nutritious – what more could you ask for?! There are so many different variations of this smoothie. Here are my…

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Blackened Grilled Salmon

This omega-3-packed recipe for blackened grilled salmon will knock your socks off! The flavor from the homemade (and SUPER easy to make) blackened seasoning is so delicious, and goes so well on grilled salmon. Serve with a green salad and you’ve got yourself an amazing meal. I shared these tips a few years ago when…

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Global Food in Five: Chicken Tikka

We’re excited to continue sharing recipes from our Global Food in Five Series! This recipe is an Indian-inspired version of Chicken Tikka. It’s yogurt-marinated and spiced chicken thighs threaded on skewers that are grilled to perfection. I think you’re absolutely going to love this one! How to make it: First, make the marinade. In a…

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Cherry Crumble Bars

I don’t know about you, but I’m really enjoying sweet cherries in this summer. They’re sweet, juicy and such a treat. Especially because they are only fresh for a short period of time each year. That’s why I made these amazing cherry crumble bars that feature sweet cherries, as well as a delightful lightly sweetened…

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Tuna Salad Stuffed Tomatoes

You know what I love? A no-cook meal that is perfect for meal prep that features fresh-from-the-garden produce! That is exactly what these tuna salad-stuffed tomatoes are all about! We have a juicy, ripe tomato stuffed with a light tuna salad featuring celery, fresh dill, lemon and Dijon mustard. YUM! How to make tuna salad…

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Sweet Corn Hash

I like to make breakfast hash because 1. it’s delicious, 2. it can be uber nutritious, and 3. you can basically use up whatever leftover veggies you have in the fridge (or freezer) to make it. This version of breakfast hash contains cubed baby potatoes, sweet corn, handfuls of garden greens and garlic. It’s all…

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Chopped Greek Salad

When it’s this hot out, let’s face it. No one wants to turn their oven (or stove) on. I enjoy refreshing, cold, no-cook meals like this Chopped Greek Salad when it’s unbearably warm. This salad features crisp romaine lettuce, tender chickpeas, briny kalamata olives, juicy tomatoes, crunchy cucumbers and a smattering of the best creamy…

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Global Food in Five: Grilled Pork Kebabs with Chimichurri

Chimichurri is a Argentinian condiment made with fresh herbs, such as cilantro and parsley, red wine vinegar, garlic, oregano, olive oil and red pepper flakes. It has a similar texture to pesto and goes perfectly on grilled meats or fish and vegetables, or can be used for dipping or marinading. Chimichurri can be made in…

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