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Berry Blast Vanilla Oatmeal

September has just begun yet our mornings are already much cooler. Though I prefer to eat light breakfasts throughout the warmer summer months, once the cool weather rolls around...

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Blueberry Crisp

A healthy oat based crisp that showcases the bountiful blueberry. One of my favorite ways to showcase summer berries is in a crisp. Crisps are easy to throw together...

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Lightened Up Chicken Salad Wraps

Chicken salad sandwiches are a childhood favorite for many, and just because you may be making an effort to eat healthier does not mean you have to give them...

Baked Edamame

Baked Edamame

Baked edamame beans make for a delicious and healthy snack that everyone in the family can enjoy! Edamame beans (pronounced eh-dah-MAH-may) are among the few plant-based sources of complete...

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Almond Butter, Dark Chocolate & Coconut Cookies

I recently posted a gluten free almond butter cookie that was very tasty and Paleo friendly, but my husband thought it was too “airy”. He likes his cookies to...

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Quinoa Salad With Nectarines & Almonds with Fresh Ginger Vinaigrette

Our summers in Umbria are always a very busy time, and when family is visiting I’m constantly looking for tasty, light lunches that everyone will enjoy. During the warm...

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Farro Salad With Chickpeas & Tomatoes

The family is visiting us here in Umbria and so we are busy getting healthy, delicious meals on the table every day that can be enjoyed by the entire...

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Marbled Chocolate Banana Bread

My children love banana bread for a snack and we have tried various healthy banana bread recipes over the years. Some were successful and others not so much. There...