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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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What Does Demeter Standards Mean for Baby Formula?

Many of you know that I’m passionate about making sure the products we (and our little ones) are eating have the cleanest ingredients possible. Which is why, when I did an investigation of all of the baby formulas out there, I came to the conclusion that Europe is far ahead of the US when it […]

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Healthy Greek Salad with Feta

When I make salads, I tend to add a large variety of ingredients to them because plain green salads are a little boring to me. Also, if you’re making a salad as a meal – you need to bulk it up with things that are healthy but will still keep you full! This healthy greek […]

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The Best Hypoallergenic Baby Formulas

Finding the safest and healthiest formula for your baby can be a stressful process! I’ve heard from many of you that my guide to the best organic baby formula has been helpful in making that process a bit easier. But navigating the world of hypoallergenic formulas can be even more stressful – because on top […]

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BBQ Jackfruit Burrito Bowl

Jackfruit is one of those awesome ingredients that’s vegan and vegetarian friendly; but has the texture of meat without being super processed. It’s not really high in protein though (but for a fruit, 3g per cup is still impressive!), so it doesn’t compare to meat on a nutritional level, but it’s great for a meaty […]

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Healthy Black Bean Quesadillas

Quesadillas are one of those meals that just about everyone likes. Warm, crispy tortillas, melted, gooey cheese, and any assortment of toppings make this classic comfort food at its best. My husband loves Mexican food, and quesadillas are no exception. But the way he used to make quesadillas made me cringe: white tortillas, with just […]

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The Healthiest Baby Food Pouches: 2019

When your little one transitions to solids, a common question is: should I buy pre-made baby food pouches or make baby food at home? While it doesn’t necessarily have to be an either-or, many of you know that I’m a huge fan of homemade baby food because it’s so easy and you can control all […]

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The Top 20 Toxic Ingredients to Avoid in Beauty Products

As many of you know, I am very passionate about the ingredients that go into the food we eat, and am constantly disappointed at the FDA’s willingness to allow certain ingredients in our food. It is still unbelievable to me how ingredients that are banned in Europe are still allowed in food products in the US. […]

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Oven Roasted Rosemary Potatoes

This recipe is so so simple, but it’s so unbelievably good! There is just something about pairing rosemary with potatoes: it’s a classic combination that always tastes good. And you can’t really beat the crispy golden outside paired with the creamy inside of a perfectly roasted potato. Usually, a side of potatoes at a restaurant […]

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Oatmeal Sunflower Pancakes

Can anyone say “Breakfast for Dinner?” I think pancakes might be one of my favorite meals, and I always (for some reason) end up craving it in the evening – long after breakfast or brunch has passed. So a few nights ago, I decided to switch things up and make these oatmeal sunflower pancakes and […]

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Indian Rice and Curry Casserole (Chana and Saag Biryani)

“Biryani” might sound like a super complicated or fancy dish, but it’s actually just an Indian rice dish – made with tons of warm spices, a grain (usually rice, but it can also be done with quinoa or even barley), and vegetables. The traditional version of biryani is very rice heavy (usually white basmati rice), […]

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