Winter Fruit Salad Scores Big As A Healthy Super Bowl Snack

The combination of sweetness and tartness is a great addition to your big game menu.

According to research from Calorie Control Council, the average American easily consumes more than 2,000 calories and 81 grams of fat (much of it being saturated fat) from a typical Super Bowl Sunday menu. Trying to maintain a healthy lifestyle while tailgating or at a viewing...
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Baked Sweet Potato Fries with Garlicky Greek Yogurt Dip

This post was sponsored by my friends at Chobani. Written 100% by me. We are in the midst of sweet potato season, with the majority of them hailing from North Carolina and California. Get excited! Baking them in an extra hot oven is my favorite...
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Blistered Shishito Peppers with Garlic Chips

Combine tender shishito peppers with garlic chips My first shishito pepper encounter was more than five years ago at Elements restaurant at Sanctuary. Tender, with a salty, sweet and deep smoky taste. While shishitos were once reserved for fine dining and niche Japanese restaurants, today...
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A Fit and Flavorful Fourth of July as Featured on Arizona Midday

It’s a holiday weekend, but heavy party food can really weigh you down in the summer heat. I’ve got your Fourth of July covered with an appetizer idea, a light-but-flavorful grilled chicken dish and a cocktail with an ingredient list that doubles as dessert! Dips...
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Garlic and Smoke Homemade Microwave Popcorn Mix

Homemade microwave popcorn recipe

This popcorn mix is big on complex savory smoky taste with 4 grams of filling fiber and 6 grams of satisfying protein per serving. Plus it is low in sodium to help beat the bloat. Garlic and Smoke Popcorn Mix 3/4 cup premium popping corn 1 teaspoon...
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Creamy Rosemary-Chive Cashew Spread

Nutritious breakfast spread options are typically limited to vegan buttery spread and traditional nut butters. I am also a fan of mashing fresh avocado on toast. Here is another savory topping to add to the mix that provides you with nearly a half serving...
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Easy Grilled Artichokes with Roasted Garlic-Dijon Puree

There are two ways of doing things in the kitchen: the restaurant chef’s way and the easy way. When I cooked at the five-star Mary Elaine’s, I was in charge of the artichokes, trimming them by the case. First I cut off all of...
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Oven-Fried Onion Bloom with Tangy Dipping Sauce

If you’re like me, you love a good deep fry. I was born and raised in Wisconsin, after all, where I was no stranger to Friday fish fries and deep-fried cheese curds. I’ve enjoyed the deep-fried onion blooms found on restaurant menus across the...
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Red Lentil Hummus with Cumin and Sriracha

I’m not over exaggerating when I say that my husband and I eat hummus every. Single. Day. Usually I purchase commercially made varieties, but it just dawned on me while writing this that if I make my own batch of hummus weekly, none will...
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