Grilled Chicken, Pineapple and Ham Kabobs

Grilled Chicken Pineapple and Ham Kabobs

Are you getting your grill on this season? These easy Grilled Chicken, Pineapple and Ham Kabobs are a delicious way to enjoy a sweet-savory meal from the grill. This recipe was created for my client Jones Dairy Farm but all opinions are my own. When I was a kid, one of my favorite grilled dinners…

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Very Veggie Tabbouleh

Tabbouleh recipe

Loaded with tomatoes, cucumbers, red peppers and more, this Very Veggie Tabbouleh recipe is a quick and easy side dish perfect for spring and summer cook-outs. I vividly remember the first time I tried tabbouleh. I was 18, and had just moved to the city (New York, that is) for college. That semester I was…

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Tomato Basil Fried Polenta with Blue Cheese

Tomato Basil Polenta

Crispy fried polenta cakes are topped with a warm garlicky tomato topping, fresh basil and sharp blue cheese. It’s a celebration of fresh flavors and textures. As I am sitting here, Jewel is singing “Have a Little Faith in Me,” and the kids are outside playing with a shiny gold ball — practically daring the storm…

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Lemon Garlic Corn and Black Lentil Salad

Lemon Garlic Corn and Black Lentil Salad

Love salads with a tang? Lemon Garlic Corn and Black Lentil Salad is for you. This recipe was created for my client, Florida Sweet Corn Exchange, who I am working with via KitchenPLAY. All opinions are my own. When the bright sun rose in the sky earlier this week, the brilliant blue skies and raising…

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Balsamic Kale and Black Lentils with Feta

Balsamic Kale and Black Lentils

Last week, as I was digging into my lunch and reading through some interesting links I’ve opened earlier in my browser, I happened upon a Prevention Magazine story about Superfoods for 2014. Every year, different nutritionists and groups like to share what they believe will be the hottest healthy foods of the year. In the…

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Roasted Thai Green Curry Cauliflower and Garbanzo Beans

Roasted Thai Green Curry Cauliflower and Garbanzo Beans

This quick and easy recipe for Roasted Thai Green Curry Cauliflower and Garbanzo Beans was created for a client. All opinions are my own. Some people crave soups.  Bowls of steaming chicken noodle or hot, creamy tomato soup are whispers of comfort and home. Other people love to dig into cheesy pieces of lasagna, stacked…

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Make Ahead Mashed Potato Bowls with Broccoli and Cheddar for Lunch Boxes

Lunch Box with Mashed Potato Bowl and GoGurt Protein

This easy recipe for Make Ahead Mashed Potato Bowls with Broccoli and Cheddar for Lunch Boxes was created as a pairing for Yoplait Go-GURT Protein. All opinions are my own. August and September are always hot times for lunch box ideas. They appear all over the place — on blogs, websites and in magazines. Readers…

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Black Beans and Beet Greens Burritos

Beet Green Black Bean Burritos

This quick and easy recipe for Black Beans and Beet Greens Burritos was created for Old El Paso and I was compensated for creating it. All opinions are my own. Two kids. Two schools. Two schedules. Two soccer teams. Two scouting troops. Two homework folders. Two packed lunches. Two of everything. Back to school is…

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