tomato basil fruit salad
recipes, salads

Tomato Basil Fruit Salad

I shared this tomato basil fruit salad on my Instagram the other day and wanted to get it up on the blog so it doesn't get lost in the interwebs.... In the post I said... Something I've learned: Kids will eat anything if they can pick it out of the dirt. And they're more likely… Continue reading Tomato Basil Fruit Salad

recipes

Pink Dip (a.k.a. Beet Dip)

I was just telling a group of parents about this pretty pink dip recipe (a.k.a. beet dip - shhhh, don't tell)... It was at a local private school here in Austin where I was invited to speak about child nutrition and the million dollar question... how to get kids to eat healthy food without making… Continue reading Pink Dip (a.k.a. Beet Dip)

spring vegetable salad
recipes, salads

Detox and Relieve Allergies With This Spring Vegetable Salad

This Spring vegetable salad is the definition of fresh and crisp. It's full of all that new Spring goodness nature has to offer this time of year. And it's here just in time to help our bodies do their natural spring cleaning thing. Spring is this beautiful time when everything around us springs to life… Continue reading Detox and Relieve Allergies With This Spring Vegetable Salad

tomato basil and peach salad
recipes, salads

Heirloom Tomato, Basil & Peach Salad

This heirloom tomato, basil, peach salad with cucumber, bell pepper and avocado was a sort of a spontaneous salad creation when I was looking for something to bring out to the lake for the 4th of July. Remember a few weeks ago when I talked about how to make a salad that's not boring. This… Continue reading Heirloom Tomato, Basil & Peach Salad

recipes, snacks

Zucchini Hummus

Wondering what to do with that giant zucchini growing in your new garden? Well, have I got something for you… How about a dip? Let's first redefine the phrase “veggie dip.” What once described a dip you dipped veggies in is now the dip itself. Or I guess we could call it a veggie veggie… Continue reading Zucchini Hummus

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Healthy? Super Bowl? Oh ya.

It's almost officially Super Bowl weekend and we all know what that means... (Yes, that is a football stadium made out of junk food, right there.) Diet. Fail. But what if I told you it doesn't have to be that way? You can have your nachos and eat them too. Literally. There is such a… Continue reading Healthy? Super Bowl? Oh ya.

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It’s Art

There is something so incredibly satisfying about taking a few ingredients, mixing them together and creating something delicious (especially when all the ingredients are already in your kitchen). It's art. This was the thought that passed through my head as I stirred together the black bean and corn Mexican Explosion I had just so masterfully… Continue reading It’s Art