Salads

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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7 Lucky Green Recipes

March 17, 2014
THE STRIPPED GREEN SMOOTHIE

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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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

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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BLD: Breakfast. Lunch. Dinner. – The Cookbook!

December 12, 2013
BLD - Breakfast Lunch Dinner: A cookbook fundraiser for adoption

*UPDATE* Now available as an ebook! My friend Lexi and I have been working hard on putting together a cookbook, and we are excited to announce that it is finished and available for purchase! As you might remember, Lexi is my food stylist friend who has been improving the look of my food photography.  What […]

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Orange Grapefruit Vinaigrette and a Giveaway

September 12, 2013
Orange Grapefruit Vinaigrette and a Giveaway from Zing Anything and InspiredRD.com

When you embark on a 30-Day Whole Food Challenge, especially the low-FODMAP version, things can become a bit boring. No sugar. No wine. Just whole foods and lots and lots of water. Excuse me while I cry into my empty wine glass… When plain water starts to get a little blah, I love to pull […]

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Avocado and Grapefruit Salad

July 1, 2013
Avocado and Grapefruit Salad by InspiredRD.com

I’m back!  Well, sort of.  I’m kind of enjoying the lazy, crazy days of summer that leave us looking happily spent at the end of the day.  We’ve been doing lots of swimming, fort building, game playing, and reading.  Dinners with friends, art classes, playdates and simple meals. I had my friend Amy over one […]

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3 Steps to Perfect Salad Dressing (it’s easier than you think)

April 4, 2013
3 Steps to Perfect Salad Dressing (it's easier than you think)

Step 1: Grab a mason jar with a lid.  Don’t have one?  Go to your local thrift store, or pick up a pack at the grocery store. Step 2: Add your ingredients.  The first few times you might want to actually measure them, but after a few tries you will be eyeballing it. Step 3: […]

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Endive Salad Bites

February 11, 2013
Endive Salad Bites by InspiredRD.com

Over the past few weeks, I’ve had the urge to purge.  Organize.  Clean.  I couldn’t figure out why, especially since I’m not an organized person at heart.  Then it hit me: I’m nesting. No, not that kind of nesting. Spring Training starts this week.  Which means a huge shift in our schedule, and the start […]

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Rainbow Carrot Quinoa Salad

January 22, 2013
Rainbow Carrot Quinoa Salad via InspiredRD.com

I remember the first time I saw a bunch of rainbow carrots.  I was in awe of their beauty and couldn’t wait to see what they tasted like.  But I was afraid to mess them up.  How would I cook them?  Should I cook them?  Then I exhaled and realized I could buy more than […]

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