Wild about these Blues

  Independence Day is just around the corner! One of my favorite holidays! This one is easy because you can show up to a party with a cut watermelon and look like a star. Fruit is typically a first choice for the holiday gathering because our favorites are in season and they’re an easy crowd […]

Kid-approved Recipes

It seems a dairy product is always among the top of people’s favorite foods lists…cheese anyone? Dairy is one of the most versatile food groups. You can enjoy dairy as a drink, a dip, a topping for your favorite dish, and even dessert! Dairy products boast many health benefits. Protein, though mainly found in meat, […]

Lent Recipe Roundup

The Lenten season is upon us, which means, for some of you, the main dish on Friday can no longer include the beloved New York Strip steak.  It can be a struggle, especially here in the Midwest where farmland stretches for miles, to abstain from beef, lamb, pork, and poultry each Friday before Easter.  Fear […]

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 […]

Chickpea Salad Wrap

chick·pea /ˈCHikˌpē/ noun chickpea a round yellowish seed used widely as food to create the most magical recipes So, I’ve been eating this wrap for a couple of years now and it is one of my favorite lunches! The chickpea and avocado combo is SO YUM. This wrap is super simple to make and only […]