Category: veggies

Hen House CSA | Baked Parmesan Kale Chips

I don’t know about you guys, but I just love summer so much. It’s definitely my favorite time of the year, and it’s going so fast! Per usual. I love summer because it’s sunny, it’s warm (okay, in KC it’s freaking HOT), but occasionally I might get to hang out next to a body of

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Baked Honey Garlic Chicken with Quinoa and Veggies

Okay, okay — I asked, and you answered. I polled you guys the other day to see if you wanted me to share an easy and healthy dinner recipe, or an article about body image/social media, and the majority of you went with the dinner recipe. You guys clearly love and think about food as

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Five-Ingredient Guacamole

Is the day after Cinco de Mayo too late to be posting a guacamole recipe? I mean, guacamole is delicious at all times, right? After almost three years of blogging you’d think I’d be getting better at the whole planning ahead for holidays thing. But, no such luck. It’s crazy how you get through one

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Healthy Crockpot Chicken Tacos Two Ways

Taco Tuesday is the best, isn’t it? Especially crockpot chicken Taco Tuesday. There is honestly nothing better than walking in the door after a long day of work and getting hit in the face with the delicious smell of tacos. Not to mention your dinner is already made for you. Double win. This recipe was previously titled

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Cheesy Broccoli & Shrimp Stuffed Spaghetti Squash

I love fall because I like wearing boots and sweaters and eating all the pumpkin and squash things, but I hate the cold, and the fact that I inevitably get sick every year when the weather changes. I’ve been fighting an awful cold/cough for about a week now, and it doesn’t seem to have any

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3-Ingredient Sweet Potato Fries 

Who doesn’t love a recipe that is simple, healthy and delicious all at the same time? I’m gonna go with… no one. These sweet potato fries could not be easier to make, and the best news is that they taste equally amazing the next day, and the next day! This makes them perfect for healthy work

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WFTW Veggie Flatbreads

If you follow me on Instagram, you know I love a good flatbread, and I whip one up almost every week for “Meatless Monday”. It’s such an easy and delicious meal to make vegetarian! Some of you may think it’s preposterous to eat pizza without meat on it, but don’t knock it ’til you try

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Cauliflower Fried Rice 

If I’m being completely honest, Chinese food is one of those things that I tell most of my patients and clients to avoid eating on a regular basis. Why, you ask? Because most of the dishes are either a) fried, and/or b) loaded with sodium. Not exactly the best choice for someone who is trying to

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A Closer Look at Low-Carb Diets

First, I just want to get something off my chest. I LOVE carbs. I honestly can’t imagine my life without them. What do you mean no English muffin and banana at breakfast every day? No protein pancakes for dinner? No brown rice alongside my veggie stir fry or big bowl of whole wheat pasta with broccoli &

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Will Eating Fat Make Me Fat?

These days everyone wants to try the latest fad diet, whether it may be low-carb, low-fat, extremely low-calorie, or a “juice cleanse”. The one that they’ve heard will give them the best, and most importantly, the quickest results. We all want to lose weight; we just don’t want to do it the healthy way, because that takes way too much time and effort.

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