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)

health tips
healthy living, kids

The Game That Gets Everyone Eating More Fruits and Vegetables

Want to play a fun little game with me this week? This is something I've been wanting to try for awhile now and I finally got around to it last night at dinner. I call it "Eat the Rainbow" and the object of the game is to eat as many colors as you can in… Continue reading The Game That Gets Everyone Eating More Fruits and Vegetables

roasted carrot kale and quinoa salad - meganadamsbrown.com
recipes, salads

Roasted Carrot, Kale & Quinoa Salad + The Trick To Making Raw Kale Edible

This was the fall roasted carrot, kale and quinoa salad I made for Potluck in the Park last week, which BTW was such a blast. So many friends and friends of friends came with the BEST food. There were kids everywhere playing and it was so fun seeing everyone hanging out, eating on picnic blankets… Continue reading Roasted Carrot, Kale & Quinoa Salad + The Trick To Making Raw Kale Edible

black bean salsa
recipes, salads

A Salad That’s Also a Dip: Black Bean Salsa Salad

I've said it before and I'll say it again - you know you've got something special when a salad can also be a dip. This black bean salsa salad is EVERYTHING. I threw this mess of deliciousness together before heading to dinner at a friend's house recently and it was such a hit that I… Continue reading A Salad That’s Also a Dip: Black Bean Salsa Salad

cauliflower dip
recipes, snacks

Creamy Cauliflower Dip

One of the biggest lessons I've learned from changing my diet is when you close a door on one food, there's a window that opens. And it's a chance to experiment, be creative and discover something new. Four years ago I started on this journey of healing my body naturally and along the way have had to give up… Continue reading Creamy Cauliflower Dip

pumpkin almond butter dip
recipes, snacks

Pumpkin Almond Butter Dip and Pumpkin Week on Facebook

Calling all pumpkin lovers.... drop that pumpkin spice latte (for real, do you know what's in that cup?!) and listen up. Do you want a real pumpkin fix? You see, there's a big difference between "pumpkin-flavored" and the real deal. So this week I'm sharing my all time favorite pumpkin recipes and treats made with real… Continue reading Pumpkin Almond Butter Dip and Pumpkin Week on Facebook

spiralized zucchini
mains, recipes

Zucchini Pasta with Avocado Pesto + The Veggie Spiralizer

It's the first week of fall and while everyone else is blogging about pumpkin flavored soup, smoothies, muffins, cookies.... I'm stuck in summer mode. As excited as I am to move on to fall, I'm still savoring the last few tastes of summer, like the basil, zucchini and tomato in this dish. The light, refreshing flavors feel and… Continue reading Zucchini Pasta with Avocado Pesto + The Veggie Spiralizer

summer squash soup
recipes, soups

Smooth Summer Squash Soup

Call me crazy, but sometimes even in the middle of summer a bowl of soup can be quite nice. I had the most amazing summer squash soup on our California road trip (when it's 60 degrees in the evening hot soup doesn't sound as crazy too). Anyway, I loved it so much I decided to try to recreate… Continue reading Smooth Summer Squash Soup

salmon with lemon and dill
mains, recipes

Salmon with Lemon, Dijon and Dill

Salmon is one of my favorite go-to weeknight mains - it doesn't take long to marinate, it cooks quickly and as a bonus I can save a dose of my Omega-3 supplements... The main reason I cook it during the week though is it's not something I usually order out. I'm going to try to… Continue reading Salmon with Lemon, Dijon and Dill

coconut berry parfait
breakfast, recipes, snacks

4th of July Berry & Coconut Yogurt Parfait

I couldn’t let one of my favorite holidays go by without making something festive to contribute to the red, white and blue section of the blogosphere. This little treat is almost too simple to warrant a recipe or a post but really isn’t simple just what you need on a holiday that’s all about being outside… Continue reading 4th of July Berry & Coconut Yogurt Parfait