Tag: healthy

Build-Your-Own Oatmeal Bowls

Build-Your-Own Oatmeal Bowls

Warm, toasty, nutritious, simple and customizable … oatmeal is the perfect breakfast. Using steel-cut oats and an overnight soaking method, everyone in your family can create their own perfect bowl!

Lemon-Yogurt Salmon with Veggie Couscous

Lemon-Yogurt Salmon with Veggie Couscous

Prevent overcooking salmon with a thin layer of this recipe’s greek yogurt and lemon sauce. Couscous with white wine and vegetables provide the perfect (and pretty) pairing.

Mexican Green Goddess Dressing

Mexican Green Goddess Dressing

This simple, greek yogurt based recipe is a Mexican version of the traditional “green goddess dressing”. Avocado is still front and center but cilantro and lime replace the traditional basil/tarragon profile and a small amount of jalapeño adds a little heat. Serve as a dressing on salads, a dip for vegetables/chips, and/or a condiment for tacos!

A Pet Name, Vacation Destination, and Grandma’s Fancy Side Dish

A Pet Name, Vacation Destination, and Grandma’s Fancy Side Dish

You’re a peach! I’m not sure if this is a common phrase outside the United States, or even outside the Midwest. If it isn’t, it should be. The phrase simply means that someone is sweet or thoughtful and often is in response to a meaningful 

Beet Salad with Feta, Walnuts, and Prosciutto

Beet Salad with Feta, Walnuts, and Prosciutto

Sweet, salty, crunchy, and tangy: this simple beet salad with prosciutto, walnuts and feta cheese hits all the notes of a complete meal!

Are You Missing A Beet?

Are You Missing A Beet?

Are you missing a beet? Have you gone off the beeten path? Don’t beet yourself up! No one wants to be defeated … 🎵 Just beet it 🎵 But don’t beet it too a pulp … mushy beets? That’s nasty. Ok … I’m pun … I mean, 

Avocado Stuffed Tomatoes

Avocado Stuffed Tomatoes

Would you just look at these pretty little flavor cups? Tomato, avocado, spinach, and basil combine to create a nutrient-rich, finger food perfect for brunch, picnics, potlucks, or that space on your plate designated for vegetables. Add in a little dairy in the form of 

Simple Arugula Salad

Simple Arugula Salad

Arugula is at its finest right now in the midwest and this simple salad recipe highlights its piquant flavor.

Italian Meatballs

Italian Meatballs

Childhood favorite, college staple, and affordable family dinner … amp up your spaghetti with these homemade meatballs!

Spaghetti Squash Lasagna

Spaghetti Squash Lasagna

A few substitutions transform traditional lasagne into a lighter, healthier dish. This recipe uses spaghetti squash, lean ground meat, fresh tomatoes and a light amount of cheese to satisfy your Italian cravings!