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Pack-It Pita Pizzas

Today we are talking about how to get out of your lunch rut. Every morning while the kids are getting ready I start to make lunches. I find that I get in a habit of making the same old thing each day for them. I have recently been trying to switch things up a little so they actually eat their…

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Chicken Salad Celery Sticks

Your favorite make-ahead dinner just got a little leaner! Chicken salad celery sticks have all the delicious flavor of chicken salad sandwiches, but now on celery instead of bread. A fresh, high-protein meal for the whole family. Chicken salad sandwiches are one of those comfort foods I love. And they're amazing because you can make them ahead! A friend brought us some…

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Homemade “Hot Pockets” Makeover

Soft, fresh, whole wheat rolls stuffed with melty cheese, ham, and vegetables. I sure ate a lot of Hot Pockets when I was a kid. They were new to the supermarket shelves back then, and greasy and salty, and I was eight, so those were all plusses. But now that I’m all grown, some things have changed. I want to…

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Fresh Cucumber Roll-ups

An adorable party snack that packs in the veggies! Veggies wrapped in cream cheese-slathered cucumber slices. They're quick and easy to make, and sure look festive! These fun, fresh cucumber roll-ups are perfect for a party table for both kids and adults. Do you ever get tired of serving the same old tray of veggies the same old way? Same…

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Sweet Ginger Steak Stir-Fry

Yum! I love a good steak dinner and this meal sure hit the spot for our families dinner tonight. Steak and rice along with a trio of roasted mushrooms, red peppers and broccoli. Isn't your mouth watering right now? Watch as each element is transformed into a delicious part of the meal!  A marinated flank steak served with brown rice, along…

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Mango Breakfast Bowl

Who could say no to a mouth watering breakfast like this? Behold, the Mango Breakfast Bowl. Ripe, sweet mango, vanilla Greek yogurt, a little honey and cinnamon topped with granola and sliced almonds for the crunch. Who doesn't love mango's right? A guilt free delicious snack or meal. This Mango Breakfast Bowl has the perfect blend of flavor, texture and…

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Crispy Baked Tofu Nuggets

Dippable Baked Tofu Nuggets with a crispy whole grain breading are the perfect plant-powered lunch for vegetarians and meat-eaters alike! After years of making one-off tofu recipes, I finally found a recipe that has turned tofu into a regular menu item at our house. It’s all thanks to the cookbook author Nava Atlas! These crispy baked tofu nuggets are my…

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Lightened Spinach Artichoke Chicken Alfredo Recipe

This one pot meal is quick and delicious! Think creamy chicken fettuccine Alfredo plus spinach artichoke dip. A creamy chicken alfredo pasta lightened up by using milk instead of cream and adding some spinach and artichoke. What a hit! This meal is a winner on every level! It's quick and easy (one pot and less than 30 minutes). Creamy and delicious…

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Join Us at the 2017 Food Revolution Summit!

Empower yourself to eat great at the 2017 Food Revolution Summit! I remember when I first started thinking, “this healthy food thing seems kind of important.” At 22, I was just out of college and living in an apartment in San Diego. I had my own kitchen for the first time in my life, and I realized with a shock that…

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Homemade Cinnamon Apple Chips

For some kids with fruit texture issues  - this is a great recipe for you!  For kids who don't like cooked fruit, sometimes crunchy or crispy is appealing.  These Cinnamon Apple Chips are made with a few simple ingredients and are a healthy, kid friendly snack you will all enjoy.  It is a great solution for your midday or after…

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