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Healthy Mexican Pizza Recipe (Taco Bell Makeover!)

This gourmet, vegetarian Mexican Pizza is a real treat, and you wouldn’t guess that it’s healthy! Low in calories, made with whole foods, and ready in less than 30 minutes: my version of this classic Taco Bell dish means you can enjoy it without the guilt! Before I met my husband, he used to eat […]

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Healthier Red Velvet Cupcakes with Natural Food Coloring

This recipe for healthier red velvet cupcakes means that you can enjoy a delicious treat with less guilt! Lower in calories and sugar than the traditional version, with no artificial colors, this is the perfect cupcake recipe for any time of the year! Red Velvet Cupcakes (and cupcakes in general) have always been one of […]

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Barbecue Black Bean, Red Pepper, and Corn Pizza

This healthy, flavorful black bean and corn pizza recipe is easy to make at home and is low in calories. Loaded with fresh veggies, this recipe is a fun twist on traditional pizza and keeps in the fridge for up to 4 days! The first time I had black beans on pizza, believe it or […]

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Chickpea, Tomato, and Feta Salad

This quick and easy Chickpea, Tomato and Feta Salad is kid friendly, vegetarian and gluten-free. It’s the perfect healthy side dish for a picnic, potluck or just a quick weeknight dinner! We’ve been doing a lot of picnic-ing these days. The weather has been absolutely perfect for it: warm, sunny, with a light breeze but […]

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Kid-Friendly Mexican Taco Casserole

Top down shot of a Mexican Taco casserole in a large pan

This delicious and healthy one pot meal is perfect when you need to get dinner on the table in a hurry. Ready in under 30 minutes, this flavorful Mexican Taco Casserole is a well balanced meal that the whole family will love! Don’t you just love it when dinner takes less than half an hour […]

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Cinnamon Sugar Muffins filled with Raspberry Jelly

These cinnamon sugar muffins are the perfect treat for brunch, dessert, or an afternoon snack! Made with 100% whole grains and secret healthy swaps, these lightened-up muffins are a recipe the whole family will love. No matter the season, weekend brunch is one of my favorite meals. Filling my kitchen with yummy, warm smells of […]

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Corn, Zucchini, and Onion Flatbread

This loaded corn, zucchini and onion flatbread tastes just like summer! Loaded with fresh veggies, it’s an easy and quick recipe that is a complete and healthy meal. Ready in under 30 minutes and kid friendly too! Summer vegetables are some of my favorite produce to cook with. Fresh corn, squashes and herbs: they are […]

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Easy, Healthy Maple Granola Recipe

This homemade healthy maple granola recipe is a great alternative to store bought granola. Easy to make and it keeps for several weeks, meaning that you have a healthy breakfast ready to go on those busy mornings! I love the idea of granola. Sweet, crispy oats paired with nuts, seeds, and fruit – it feels […]

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Vegan Black Bean Burgers with Tahini Sauce

These healthy vegan black bean burgers are protein packed and perfect for summer cookouts and barbecues! Easy substitutes make the patties both vegan and gluten-free, and the creamy, delicious tahini sauce makes this the ultimate veggie burger! It’s always hard to find a healthy veggie burger recipe that holds together well and has great flavor […]

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Are European Baby Formulas Safe To Use?

On June 11th, New York Times Parenting released an article on European baby formula, a topic I’ve written about very extensively on this site. As all of you know, I’m passionate about helping parents finding the best baby formula for their little ones: formulas that are organic, formulas that are free of added sugars (which […]

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What is Biodynamic farming?

As many of you know, I’m passionate about organic, healthy, whole foods and avoiding all of the processed stuff on most grocery store shelves. But recently, I’ve been learning more and more about biodynamic farming which has been prevalent in Europe but is now slowly making its way to the US! When I first started […]

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Grab and Go Breakfast Cookies Recipe

These healthy breakfast cookies are perfect to have on hand when you need breakfast in a hurry. Easy to make and packed full of goodness, I’m sure these will become a staple in your home! Mornings are always a big rush in our house — getting two adults and two kids out the door (for […]

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Corn and Goat Cheese Polenta with Garlicky Summer Squash

This healthy recipe allows you to enjoy creamy and cheesy goat cheese polenta without any of the guilt! Served with summer squash and fresh corn, this seasonal dish is fresh, tasty and full of nutrients. Seasonal squash and fresh corn on the cob are some of my favorite things about summer. While frozen and canned […]

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Pasta with Sun-Dried Tomato Pesto and Feta

This whole wheat pasta dish is made with a delicious sun-dried tomato pesto and topped with crumbled feta. Packed with flavor, and easy and quick to make for a healthy weeknight meal. This healthy twist on a traditional pesto makes for a delicious sauce to go with the nuttiness of whole wheat pasta. The feta and […]

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Guilt Free Late Night Nachos

These cheesy, loaded, vegetarian, late night nachos are super satisfying and ready in under 30 minutes! And the best part: they taste just like the traditional recipe but can be enjoyed completely guilt-free! There is just something so satisfying about nachos. That gooey, cheesy goodness over crispy tortilla chips: it’s indulgent and tasty, the best […]

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Whole Wheat Linguine with Spinach Herb Pesto

This Whole Wheat Linguine with Spinach Herb Pesto is a quick and easy dinner recipe that comes together in 30 minutes. Every bite is bursting with flavor! Pesto and creamy sauces are two of my husband’s favorite pasta toppings. I actually love pesto too: there is something so satisfying about the fresh herbs and luscious […]

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Cherry, Almond, Chocolate Chip and Oatmeal Cookies

These delicious, chunky, Cherry, Almond, Chocolate Chip and Oatmeal cookies are the perfect healthy-ish treat! They are made with old fashioned oats and packed full of nuts, dried fruit, and chocolate! We all know that technically cookies aren’t healthy. But that doesn’t mean that you can’t ever have a cookie! As most of you know – my […]

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Healthy Vegetarian Black Bean Flautas

If you love Mexican food, you won’t be able to resist these Healthy Vegetarian Black Bean Flautas. Packed full of flavor, these flautas are easy to make, kid-friendly, and perfect for a healthy weeknight meal. My husband loves Mexican food – Enchiladas, Nachos, Flautas, Quesadillas, etc. So a lot of times I’ll find myself in […]

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Learn to Eat Healthier With HowUDish!

Have you ever been at a restaurant, stared at the menu and had no idea what might be a healthy option to order? It can be so hard because some dishes that sound healthy (e.g. salads) might be secretly laden with unhealthy fats and unnecessary calories (if you can believe it, some “salads” are over […]

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High Protein Pasta Salad with Olives and Herbs

If you are looking for an easy, make-ahead dish, then this High Protein Pasta Salad with Olives and Herbs could be for you! Packed with flavor, low in fat and filled with nutrients, you won’t buy store bought pasta salad again! Pasta salad is one of my favorite dishes to make in the spring and […]

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Budget-Friendly Black Bean Burgers

Homemade vegetarian black bean burger on whole wheat bun, topped with baby spinach, tomato, onion and served with home fries on the side

These vegetarian black bean burgers are easy and quick to make, so they are perfect for a healthy and affordable weeknight meal. Tasty, hearty, and can easily be made vegan too! If you are looking for a healthy and tasty way to mix up your weeknight meals, I’ve got the perfect recipe for you that’s […]

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Low Carb, Healthy, Eggplant Parmesan

This low-carb, healthy eggplant parmesan is a lightened up version of the classic Italian dish. Made without breadcrumbs, each slice is low in calories and low in fat, without compromising on flavor. I was talking to one of my friends recently about how she LOVES Eggplant Parmesan, but always feels guilty eating it because it’s […]

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Decadent Chocolate Fudge Brownies with Walnuts

Chocolate fudge brownies with walnuts cut into squares, presented on parchment paper

A decadent treat that is indulgent, sweet and satisfying, these chocolate fudge brownies with walnuts are great for the beginner baker. The prep work is easy and the baking time is only 30 minutes! Eating healthy is important, but so is taking a break once in a while to indulge and enjoy yourself. Having treats […]

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Pumpkin Pie Oatmeal with Berries

Oatmeal is a total staple in my diet. It’s one of those tried-and-true comfort breakfasts that goes all the way back to my childhood. My typical breakfast is always oatmeal with some sort of mix-ins: apples/pears, nut butters or nuts, banana, berries, ground flaxseed, yogurt, the list is endless! But when I want to switch […]

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The Five Best Natural Remedies for Eczema

Could that red patchy area of skin be eczema? That’s a question that often crossed my mind when either of my kids had patches of really dry skin, especially in the wintertime. Eczema can be the one of the worst things to have to watch your baby (or child) go through when you’re a parent. […]

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Thai Coconut Chickpea Curry

This Thai Coconut Chickpea Curry is so easy to make at home! It’s also satisfying, comforting and nourishing – and tastes even better as leftovers the next day. This recipe gets its richness from the coconut milk and warm spices like turmeric, coriander and cumin. But, because it’s packed with vegetables, it doesn’t weigh you […]

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