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Healthy Picnic Recipes

There is something fun about eating al fresco on warm summer days. However, it might be a challenge to come up with foods that are delicious, healthy and easy to transport. If you’re looking for inspiration beyond a sandwich and a bag of chips, we have found that balance with the following portable picnic recipes. They are easy to […]

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Easy, No Cooking Required Summer Recipes

Summer days are meant for having fun, not slaving over a warm stove. When it’s just too hot to cook, try a recipe that doesn’t involve turning on the stove. We aren’t talking about a bowl of cereal or a boring salad! The following no cook recipes are hearty meals and snacks that are perfect […]

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Quick and Healthy Lunch Ideas for People “On the Go”

Do you find yourself grabbing an overstuffed sandwich from the corner deli or hitting the drive-thru at lunch time? Give your waistline and your wallet a break with these healthy “grab and go” lunch options. We promise there will not be any boring salads or peanut butter and jelly sandwiches in this roundup! Mediterranean Veggie […]

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Mason Jar Carrot Noodle Salad w/Sweet Chili Vinaigrette

The key to a great mason jar salad is the layering and packing it in tight, so things don’t move around. Ingredients: 1 tablespoon toasted sesame oil 1 tablespoon Thai sweet red chili sauce 1⁄2 teaspoon Garlic Powder 1 teaspoon rice vinegar 1 teaspoon Soy Sauce 1 teaspoon Dark Amber Maple Syrup 1 tablespoon toasted […]

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Avocado Egg Salad

Creamy avocados are the perfect way to spruce up traditional egg salad. They are delicious and filled with healthy fats. This recipe for egg salad completely eliminates mayonnaise. Ingredients: 8 eggs 1 small onion 1 avocado 2 tsp lemon juice salt pepper Directions: 1.  Add 6-8 cups water to a pot with a pinch of salt. […]

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Garlic-Roasted Vegetable Sub

Oven-roasting is an easy way to prepare vegetables and bring out the best of their natural flavor. Served on soft sub rolls, these sandwiches are filled with a medley of garlic-roasted eggplant, bell peppers, onion, mushrooms and tomatoes, then topped with cheese and placed in the oven for a light toasting. Easy and truly delicious. […]

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Roasted Tomato Soup

San marzano canned tomatoes are the best according to my taste buds and a few Italian cooks will back me up on this. Flavorless tomatoes makes for a flavorless soup. Serve with the cheesiest of grilled cheese. Ingredients: 1 28oz can chopped tomatoes extra virgin olive oil 2 stalks celery, diced 2 small carrots, diced 1 […]

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Pumpkin Soup

What do you do when you have left over pumpkin puree? You make lemonade. Just kidding. Actually, you can make this incredibly healthy soup. I have been in the kitchen all day baking.  I will be sharing my baked goods on my blog over the net several days. Yesterday I made pumpkin chocolate chip muffins. […]

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