Recipes

I may eat this every day for the rest of my life

March 18, 2014
Nourish Bowl

I drool every time I see McKel of Nutrition Stripped post a photo of her daily Nourish Bowl, so this week I finally made one of my own. I ate one last night for dinner, then I had the one pictured for lunch. I may eat this every day for the rest of my life. […]

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5 Days of Healthy Portable Lunches

March 18, 2014
5 days of healthy portable lunch ideas

The Van’s Natural Foods newsletter just went out with my feature article “5 Days of Healthy Portable Lunches.” Sign up for their eClub to get the article along with Van’s coupons and other healthy living tips! Click here to sign up. What’s your favorite portable healthy lunch? 

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7 Lucky Green Recipes

March 17, 2014
7 Lucky Green Recipes for St. Patrick's Day | InspiredRD.com

Happy St. Patrick’s Day!  My days of chugging green beer may be behind me, but that doesn’t mean I don’t have any holiday spirit left.  Here are seven healthy recipes that are sure to bring you luck for your St. Patty’s Day.  (Well, maybe they aren’t lucky, but at least they won’t leave you with […]

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How to naturally dye Easter eggs

March 10, 2014
How to naturally dye Easter eggs

Joe’s birthday falls on Easter this year, and he is thrilled. “I am going to have SO MUCH FUN that day!” Here’s hoping BirthdayEaster 2014 lives up to his expectations. As a prelude to ALL THE FUN, we will first be dying some eggs. This is something we like to do each year, making it […]

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Asian Tuna Salad (No Mayo!)

February 24, 2014
Asian Tuna Salad (No Mayo!) #glutenfree

It has been 24 hours since prepping my little heart out, and I am like a kid in a candy store. What salad should I eat first? How about a nibble or two from the sliced veggie box? Maybe a chicken sandwich? It’s like my kitchen has been transformed into a restaurant take-away cooler. It’s so […]

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Beet Salad with Quinoa, Swiss Chard, and Avocado

February 20, 2014
Beet Salad with Quinoa, Swiss Chard, and Avocado | InspiredRD.com #glutenfree

This post brought to you by Love Beets. All opinions are 100% mine. We love beets around here. In fact, Joe asks for them almost every night. And although we grow a ton of beets in our garden, taking the time to cook them before dinner doesn’t always happen. That’s why I am in love […]

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How to do a weekly food prep (5 Tips)

January 28, 2014
How to do a healthy weekly food prep (5 Tips, plus recipe ideas!)

I’ve been following Lindsay (aka The Lean Green Bean) for a few years now, and she never fails to inspire.  Lately I’ve been especially smitten with her weekly food prep posts.  I begged Lindsay to teach us how to become food prep masters, and she agreed (yay!).  I can’t wait to get started! *** As […]

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Mexican Chicken Soup

January 15, 2014
Mexican Chicken Soup #glutenfree

On March 6, 2010 my friend Mary emailed me a recipe for Mexican Chicken Soup. She sent it to a bunch of our friends from college who had been asking her for recipe ideas because we were, well, awful in the kitchen.  While most of us were still learning how to make boxed mac and […]

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Olive & Garbanzo Bean Tapenade with Endive

January 12, 2014
Olive & Garbanzo Bean Tapenade with Endive

It’s almost Superbowl time, and you know what that means: Snacks and Commercials! I don’t know about you, but I’m hoping for more ingenuity and a lot less shock value this year.  (I’m looking at you, GoDaddy). If you’re short on time, but still want to impress your friends with a stunning appetizer, this tapenade […]

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Coconut Chicken Chili

January 5, 2014
Coconut Chicken Chili #glutenfree

What a week! My beloved Sooners won the Sugar Bowl, my sorry KC Chiefs choked in the playoffs (again), and Jeff and I celebrated our 12th wedding anniversary. Oh, and I made my first batch of coconut chicken chili. Friends, this is good. So good.  Serve over rice or quinoa with a sprinkle of cilantro […]

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