Recipes

Chicken Fricassee

By Julie Andrews | October 5, 2021

It’s the time of year for healthier comfort food! Sometimes that means a warm bowl of soup, a cozy casserole or a mug of hot cocoa. No matter what you’re…

Broccoli Mac and Cheese Cups

By Julie Andrews | September 29, 2021

Who doesn’t love mac and cheese? We’ve taken classic mac and cheese and made it a bit healthier with a lighter cheese sauce and loads of broccoli (but equally delicious).…

Bacon Pea Salad

By Julie Andrews | May 25, 2021

There’s just something super nostalgic about bacon pea salad. It reminds me of being a kid and making this and macaroni salad on a hot summer day. My dad would…

Cinnamon Date Steel Cut Oats

By Julie Andrews | September 14, 2021

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…

Peach Blueberry Smoothies

By Julie Andrews | August 31, 2021

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…

Sweet Corn Hash

By Julie Andrews | July 30, 2021

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…

Global Food in Five: Tofu Sisig

By Julie Andrews | September 21, 2021

I’m excited to share the next recipe in our Global Food in Five series: Tofu Sisig! This recipe has crispy tofu, lots of mushrooms, bell pepper and onion, plenty of…

Baked Chickpea Falafel

By Julie Andrews | September 7, 2021

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…

Blackened Grilled Salmon

By Julie Andrews | August 24, 2021

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…

Cherry Crumble Bars

By Julie Andrews | August 10, 2021

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…

Strawberry Shortcake with Almond Flour Biscuits

By Julie Andrews | July 6, 2021

It’s time for a very berry summer dessert! This delicious version of strawberry shortcake is made up of almond flour biscuits, mascerated strawberries and coconut whipped cream. It’s uniquely flavored…

Dark Chocolate-Covered Strawberries

By Julie Andrews | February 11, 2021

One of my favorite easy chocolatey treats to enjoy on Valentine’s Day are dark chocolate-covered strawberries. They’re so easy to make and are much less expensive to whip up than…

Chicken Fricassee

By Julie Andrews | October 5, 2021

It’s the time of year for healthier comfort food! Sometimes that means a warm bowl of soup, a cozy casserole or a mug of hot cocoa. No matter what you’re…

Broccoli Mac and Cheese Cups

By Julie Andrews | September 29, 2021

Who doesn’t love mac and cheese? We’ve taken classic mac and cheese and made it a bit healthier with a lighter cheese sauce and loads of broccoli (but equally delicious).…

Global Food in Five: Tofu Sisig

By Julie Andrews | September 21, 2021

I’m excited to share the next recipe in our Global Food in Five series: Tofu Sisig! This recipe has crispy tofu, lots of mushrooms, bell pepper and onion, plenty of…

Peach Blueberry Smoothies

By Julie Andrews | August 31, 2021

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…

Blackened Grilled Salmon

By Julie Andrews | August 24, 2021

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…

Global Food in Five: Chicken Tikka

By Julie Andrews | August 20, 2021

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…

Chicken Fricassee

By Julie Andrews | October 5, 2021

It’s the time of year for healthier comfort food! Sometimes that means a warm bowl of soup, a cozy casserole or a mug of hot cocoa. No matter what you’re…

Broccoli Mac and Cheese Cups

By Julie Andrews | September 29, 2021

Who doesn’t love mac and cheese? We’ve taken classic mac and cheese and made it a bit healthier with a lighter cheese sauce and loads of broccoli (but equally delicious).…

Global Food in Five: Tofu Sisig

By Julie Andrews | September 21, 2021

I’m excited to share the next recipe in our Global Food in Five series: Tofu Sisig! This recipe has crispy tofu, lots of mushrooms, bell pepper and onion, plenty of…

Broccoli Mac and Cheese Cups

By Julie Andrews | September 29, 2021

Who doesn’t love mac and cheese? We’ve taken classic mac and cheese and made it a bit healthier with a lighter cheese sauce and loads of broccoli (but equally delicious).…

Lemony Broccoli Pasta Salad

By Julie Andrews | May 11, 2021

We are heading into the summer season in just a few short weeks, so I’m thinking about side dishes and light salads I can throw together for camping, potlucks and…

Whole Wheat Pesto Pasta

By Julie Andrews | May 4, 2021

This whole wheat pesto pasta is probably one of my favorite things to cook. It requires a few simple ingredients that provide immense flavor. Lemon, basil, garlic, olive oil –…

Chopped Greek Salad

By Julie Andrews | July 27, 2021

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…

Bacon Pea Salad

By Julie Andrews | May 25, 2021

There’s just something super nostalgic about bacon pea salad. It reminds me of being a kid and making this and macaroni salad on a hot summer day. My dad would…

Lemony Broccoli Pasta Salad

By Julie Andrews | May 11, 2021

We are heading into the summer season in just a few short weeks, so I’m thinking about side dishes and light salads I can throw together for camping, potlucks and…

Blackened Grilled Salmon

By Julie Andrews | August 24, 2021

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…

Tuna Salad Stuffed Tomatoes

By Julie Andrews | August 3, 2021

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…

Baja Fish Tacos

By Julie Andrews | June 29, 2021

Who doesn’t love a good fish taco? Okay, a great fish taco?! These Baja fish tacos hit all the right notes – the corn tortillas are toasted, the fish is…

Bacon Pea Salad

By Julie Andrews | May 25, 2021

There’s just something super nostalgic about bacon pea salad. It reminds me of being a kid and making this and macaroni salad on a hot summer day. My dad would…

Lemony Broccoli Pasta Salad

By Julie Andrews | May 11, 2021

We are heading into the summer season in just a few short weeks, so I’m thinking about side dishes and light salads I can throw together for camping, potlucks and…

Creamy Asparagus Soup

By Julie Andrews | April 13, 2021

What better way to celebrate spring than with a big bowl of creamy asparagus soup? And what I love about this soup is it’s a much lighter take on the…

Zucchini Quick Bread

By Julie Andrews | July 21, 2020

What more could you ask for when it comes to summer baking? A loaf, fresh out of the oven, of Zucchini Quick Bread is really all we need. Typical quick…

Blueberry Crumble Muffins

By Julie Andrews | January 6, 2020

It’s officially a new year, and many of us are looking for ways to become healthier in 2020 – that’s great! There are endless articles and blogs out there about…

Roasted Red Pepper Hummus

By Julie Andrews | January 2, 2020

It’s a new year, but my love for hummus hasn’t faltered. I’ve been making this recipe for years now, and it never disappoints (if I decide to share). The best…

Tomato Cucumber Gazpacho

By Julie Andrews | June 22, 2021

Have you ever tried chilled soup? Gazpacho is an easy-to-make blended soup made with tomatoes, cucumber, bell pepper, fresh herbs, vinegar, lemon juice and olive oil. It is refreshing, especially…

Creamy Asparagus Soup

By Julie Andrews | April 13, 2021

What better way to celebrate spring than with a big bowl of creamy asparagus soup? And what I love about this soup is it’s a much lighter take on the…

Slow Cooker Potato Soup

By Julie Andrews | January 4, 2021

It’s a new year and many of us are looking for ways to lighten up our meals and incorporate more whole, nutritious ingredients into our recipes. While this is a…

Broccoli Mac and Cheese Cups

By Julie Andrews | September 29, 2021

Who doesn’t love mac and cheese? We’ve taken classic mac and cheese and made it a bit healthier with a lighter cheese sauce and loads of broccoli (but equally delicious).…

Global Food in Five: Tofu Sisig

By Julie Andrews | September 21, 2021

I’m excited to share the next recipe in our Global Food in Five series: Tofu Sisig! This recipe has crispy tofu, lots of mushrooms, bell pepper and onion, plenty of…

Cinnamon Date Steel Cut Oats

By Julie Andrews | September 14, 2021

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…