Chilean Citrus Recipe Roundup

Eating local produce is a great way to support local farmers and the economy. Unfortunately fruits and vegetables are seasonal meaning we can’t grown them year round locally. At times we can source fruits and vegetables from other parts of the country but often we utilize the counter-seasons of other countries, like Chile, to ensure […]

No-Bake Blueberry Bars

Summertime means stress-free cooking, fresh flavors, and lots of sunshine! These no-bake blueberry bars are so simple to prepare and are bursting with the fresh taste of summer. Not to mention they look spectacular! As a Dietitian, I spend a lot of my time teaching clients how to identify sugar in foods and how to […]

4-ingredient Blueberry Frozen Yogurt

blue·ber·ry ˈblo͞oˌberē/ noun noun: blueberry; plural noun: blueberries 1. the small sweet blue-black edible berry of the blueberry plant. 2. the nutrition-packed berries that are delicious in literally everything It’s June! Blueberries are covering the grocery stores and they are oh-so-delicious! With just 85 calories per cup, they make the perfect snack. They are also […]

Apricot Sesame Bites

If you’ve even briefly glanced through this blog, you know a couple of things. 1. I get really excited about food. 2. I love snacking. Among all of my snack recipes this is likely the one I frequent the most! It is the perfect blend of salty, savory, and sweet. Also did I mention these […]


This month we are showing Almonds some love! 5 reasons to love almonds… They’re great for on the go: 1 ounce of almonds is about 23 almonds (*Remember the 1-2-3 rule), this fits perfectly in a perfect-portion tin or in any small container that can easily slip into your bag. Check out more tips for […]

Spring Picnic Recipe Recap

Once the weather starts warming up here in the Ozarks I start getting visions of picnic-time in the sunshine! This past week we had the pleasure of hosting the Greater Springfield Dental Hygiene Association for a hands on cooking class with a Spring Picnic theme! We had a blast and the recipes were so good […]