Recipes

Mediterranean Hummus Flatbread {Recipe ReDux}

Bring the flavors of the Mediterranean to the next tailgate party with this Mediterranean Hummus Flatbread brimming with flavor and nutrition.  By posting this recipe I am entering a recipe contest sponsored by Sabra Dipping Co. LLC, and am eligible to win prizes associated with the contest. I received coupons for free product used in testing this recipe. I was not…

Classic (Jewish) Chicken Soup {Recipe ReDux}

A family favorite, traditional chicken soup is soothing and delicious. Perfect to start any Jewish holiday meal or to cure a cold.  With the start of fall comes the Jewish holidays Rosh Hashana (the Jewish New Year), Yom Kippur (the Day of Atonement), and Sukkot (one of the three pilgrimage festivals). In my family, as in many Jewish families I know,…

Quick & Easy Balanced Breakfasts

This September celebrate Better Breakfast Month with quick and easy balanced breakfast ideas and reap the benefits of a morning meal! I’m a nutrition consultant for various food and beverage companies, but my opinions are my own. Yesterday you learned all about the benefits of eating breakfast and that the ideal breakfast combination includes whole grains, lean protein, nonfat or low-fat…

The Benefits of Breakfast

Breakfast is an important start to the day. Find out why and learn how to make the right breakfast choices! I’m a nutrition consultant for various food and beverage companies, but my opinions are my own. It’s long been said that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and despite some recent research that makes a case for skipping…

Chipotle Beef Tacos with Watermelon Salsa

The whole family can participate in taco night with these smoky chipotle beef tacos topped with cooling guacamole and watermelon salsa!  A few weeks ago I shared my recipe (and entry into the Beef Checkoff Recipe ReDux sponsored contest) for Steak Tacos with Nectarine Corn Salsa. These tacos were absolutely delicious and I highly recommend making them for the whole…

Corn & Black Bean Quinoa Salad {Recipe}

Corn and Black Bean Quinoa is a light, summery gluten-free, vegetarian, and vegan-friendly salad that’s great as a side dish or for lunch on it’s own. Try it with fresh corn before summer ends or enjoy all year round with frozen corn! I’ve had this recipe sitting on my desk since I made it for our first barbecue of the…

Pistachio-Stuffed Chicken Breasts {Recipe ReDux}

Take the stress out of weeknight dinners with these easy and flavorful pistachio-stuffed chicken breasts. Serve with a side of your family’s favorite roasted vegetables and you’re set for a balanced meal! It’s hard to believe we’re almost at the end of August, which means it’s time for another Recipe ReDux and it’s back-to-school season. In a couple of weeks I’ll be sharing a back…