Category Archives: healthy

Breakfast tip: blueberry peach pancakes

This is the summer brunch recipe you have been looking for. These light and fluffy whole grain pancakes are studded with sweet summer peaches and tart blueberries. Try topping them with salted butter and Vermont maple syrup! You can use … Continue reading

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Black-bean Beet Burgers

Vibrantly pink, slightly sweet, and hearty, these are a great vegetarian option for your next BBQ. I have been on a veggie burger kick lately. I like to fill a whole grain wrap with lettuce and chopped veggies and then … Continue reading

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Whole Grain Quinoa Banana Blueberry Muffins

After a busy few weeks of conferences, travel, running, and work (dissertating), I finally found some time to bake last weekend. Muffins are one of my favorite things to bake, in part because they are so quick and easy, and … Continue reading

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Crunchy Spring Salad from Bon Appetit

A hearty, healthy salad is one of the most satisfying warm-weather dinners. This salad is full of crisp lettuce, crunchy veggies and peanuts, and spicy Asian flavor. The combination of radishes, sugar snap peas, cucumbers and peanuts is just a … Continue reading

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Quinoa Asparagus Pilaf with Avocado and Over Easy Eggs

This healthy quinoa pilaf tastes like spring. It is full of green flavor- asparagus, mint, and peas-and is a wonderful make-ahead lunch or accompaniment to grilled meat or chicken. I use this recipe from Bon Appetit. My only major modifications … Continue reading

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Mango Chia Pudding

I love a recipe that I can make in 5 minutes or less. Add seasonal ingredients and a touch of indulgence, and I love that recipe even more. I know that I’ve shared a couple of chia pudding recipes recently, … Continue reading

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Spring Chicken Salad

As the weather gets warmer and I spend more and more time outside, I sometimes get a little lazy in the kitchen. I love quick salads for lunch and dinner, but sometimes I want something healthy that is also a … Continue reading

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