Recipes

Roasted Butternut Squash and Cranberry Quinoa Salad with Cider Dijon Vinaigrette

 Add a burst of color and flavor to the holiday table with this nutritious and delicious Roasted Butternut Squash and Cranberry Quinoa Salad. | Pin The Recipe You may recall last week when I shared my Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Pomegranate Glaze that I mentioned I had another holiday recipe on the way. Well here it is! This Roasted Butternut Squash…

Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Pomegranate Glaze

Roasted Brussels sprouts are tossed with a sweet pomegranate maple glaze and topped with pomegranate seeds in this simple and delicious side dish perfect for the holiday season and beyond. | Pin the Recipe This recipe originally appeared in the December 2016 issue of Today’s Dietitian Magazine. I was compensated for writing the original article, “Brussels Sprouts: Little Cabbages with…

Maple-Roasted Delicata Squash Quinoa Salad

Maple-roasted delicata squash tops cider-infused quinoa and is garnished with thyme and pomegranate seeds in this easy, yet elegant side dish that’s perfect for the holidays or any day of the week. | Pin the Recipe I don’t know about you, but I love all the seasonal ingredients this time of year. Cranberries, pears, pomegranates, citrus fruits, sweet potatoes and…

Nicoise Pasta Salad

Take the classic French salad for a spin with this quick and easy Nicoise Pasta Salad. A perfect weeknight dinner the whole family will love! Do you recognize this pasta dish? I posted a similar picture of it in one of my Menu Plan Monday posts back in October upon my return from the Food and Nutrition Conference and Expo….

Thanksgiving Survival Guide – 10 Tips for a Healthier Holiday

Keep this Thanksgiving survival guide by your side with 10 tips to help you have a healthier Thanksgiving and start to the holiday season.  Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday – it’s a day to give thanks, spend time with friends and family, and of course eat! A traditional Thanksgiving meal made up of butter-basted turkey, cornbread stuffing, green bean casserole, and pecan…

Lightened-Up Sweet Potato Carrot Casserole with Maple Pecans

  Lighten up a Thanksgiving classic with this naturally sweet and creamy Sweet Potato Carrot Casserole that’s full of flavor and nutrition. Topped with sweet and crunchy maple pecans, I promise you won’t miss the marshmallows! | Pin the Recipe This recipe originally appeared in the November 2016 issue of Today’s Dietitian Magazine. I was compensated for writing the original…

Citrus Fennel Salad with Champagne-Lemon Vinaigrette {Recipe}

This bright and flavorful Citrus Fennel Salad makes a regular appearance on our fall and winter menu plan. Perfect for a weeknight dinner or your next holiday party!  This Citrus Fennel Salad has been my go-to side salad for dinners for the past couple of winters and it’s about time I shared it with you! It’s made an appearance in…