Raisin Bran Muffins

Raisin Bran Muffins

Start your morning right with these healthier bran muffins. Do you ever crave bran muffins? I do.  I was meeting a friend for coffee last week and I was...

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Roasted Carrot Soup

I have been working hard to incorporate carrots into my weekly menus recently after reading about the health benefits of this common vegetable including the fact that they are...

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Catalan Style Spinach

A power packed spinach recipe that features garlicky wilted spinach tossed with pine nuts and raisins. I used to pick up a little serving of a recipe like this...

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Fig Amond Energy Balls

My husband is an avid cyclist, and is always looking for easy, energy packed snacks he can pack on his longer rides. His favorite snack recently has been dried...

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Kale, Grapefruit, & Avocado Detox Salad

There are days that come along after I have overindulged in my eating, or had a glass or two of wine, that I wake up in the morning and...

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Pineapple Ginger Mango Smoothie

We are kickin’ those winter blues with this healthy, tropical treat! Most people I speak to here in the Midwest have had quite enough of the cold and snowy...

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Black Bean Corn Chili

I love making big pots of hearty soups or chili, full of vegetables and beans that I divide up into serving size containers and freeze. They are always great...

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Chipotle Maple Chicken Thighs

I made the decision recently to give up red meat so instead we eat a lot more plant based, poultry, and seafood meals. When I do cook poultry, I...