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Apple Pumpkin Pancakes

Apple Pumpkin Pancakes

Growing up, it was common for my dad to throw some diced apples into the pancake batter on Saturday mornings. I didn't know it then, but it was such a pro move. Not just because it adds some natural sweetness to the batter, but also because the apple pieces cook only...

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Anatomy of a Balanced Breakfast + Siggi’s Toast

Anatomy of a Balanced Breakfast + Siggi’s Toast

I did not receive compensation for promoting Siggi's in this post. I support Siggi's because I enjoy their products and believe that they are a healthy alternative to many other high-sugar, ingredient-laden yogurts on the market.  Ever thought of spreading yogurt on...

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Gluten Free Almond Crusted Salmon Cakes

Gluten Free Almond Crusted Salmon Cakes

Got some canned salmon or tuna that you don't have plans for? Make fish cakes and serve with salad or another cooked vegetable. Fish cakes are a simple way to get a hearty dose of anti-inflammatory omega-3's. They're also a tasty way to meet the American Heart...

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Cooking For a Crowd

Cooking For a Crowd

Thanksgiving is just around the corner and the thought of entertaining family and friends may be creating some undesired stress. Whether your stress comes from trying to cook to please everyone or just the thought of getting all that food on the table, these tips have...

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Peanut Butter Pumpkin Toast

Peanut Butter Pumpkin Toast

This peanut butter pumpkin mixture is simple, addicting and so versatile. It only takes 4 ingredients and comes together in minutes. It's rich in heart-healthy unsaturated fats, fiber, and plant based protein, and can add a nutritional boost to your day. Dip apple...

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Easy Broccoli & Kale Pasta

Easy Broccoli & Kale Pasta

This broccoli and kale pasta can be fixed in under 30 minutes and is a tasty way to get your veggies in. By blanching your broccoli and kale in the same water as your pasta, you save yourself some cooking and cleaning time. The pasta to vegetable ratio is nearly 1:1,...

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Pumpkin Spice Oatmeal with Sweet & Spicy Mixed Nuts

Pumpkin Spice Oatmeal with Sweet & Spicy Mixed Nuts

The perfect heart and belly-warming breakfast for Fall. Creamy pumpkin spice oatmeal is topped with crunchy honey sweetened mixed nuts -- I promise this will make your taste buds dance and your body thank you for the nourishment.  Pumpkin Spice Oatmeal with Sweet...

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Five Tips for Making Healthier Tacos

Five Tips for Making Healthier Tacos

I was never really a fan of tacos until I met David. I mean, I liked tacos, I just never considered them a staple for dinner. David on the other hand, could live happily on only tacos. In our wedding vows, he even tried to require that tacos be served for dinner at...

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20 Minute Vegetarian Miso Ramen

20 Minute Vegetarian Miso Ramen

I finally paid a visit to the H&L Supermarket - the Asian market here in Charleston. I may have squealed a little when I saw that they have an entire row dedicated to just noodles. #heaven As I walked up and down the aisles, certain products sparked memories from...

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I Tried Blue Apron and Here’s What I Thought

I Tried Blue Apron and Here’s What I Thought

This post was originally written for and shared on Medium. Who am I and why should you care about my review? My name is Ashley and I am — you got it — a Registered Dietitian. While I love to cook mostly plant based nutritious fare, I am definitely not opposed to...

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