Quinoa: It’s what’s for breakfast, lunch, AND dinner!

Quinoa (pronounced KEEN-WAH) is everywhere you look these days, and for good reason! It’s been so popular over the last few years that 2013 was deemed ‘The International Year of Quinoa.’ Understandably so! The nutrient profile is pretty impressive, and the health benefits are evident. So what’s all the hype? Quinoa is an ancient grain […]

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All About Garlic

Did you know that April is National Garlic Month? People all over are celebrating this super-food loaded with antioxidants and vitamins and minerals, which with just a hint can change the entirety of your dish. Although this bulb leaves you with pungent breath, garlic is a staple in my diet and is what I would […]

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Sunflower Butter Blondies

There are all kind of ‘black bean brownie’ recipes out there. But today, blondes are stealing the show and having all the fun! These blondies are completely flourless. The secret ingredient that gives the batter a great texture and subtle savory flavor is…chickpeas! You won’t even know they are there. These little peas pack a lot of […]

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Hello Fresh: 1 Box, 3 Cooks, 1 Family

Have you tried a meal delivery service? When Hello Fresh recently offered to send me a box of 3 meals, I was excited to try it. The premise behind the service is that they send you all the ingredients you need to make 2 or 4 servings of 3 different recipes. All of the ingredients […]

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