Top 10 Healthier Cakes … and Happy Birthday to Us!

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One year ago today, we sat together in Gretchen’s kitchen and breathlessly (on the count of three …) pressed “publish” … and let our very first post (Quick and Healthy Snack Bites) fly out into the uncharted wilderness of cyberspace. It was the culmination of more than six months of … Continue reading

Egg-amole (Mexican Egg Salad with Avocado and Greek Yogurt)

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With Easter just around the corner (and our post on the secrets of perfect hard-cooked eggs having just gone up on Tuesday), Shelley and I really wanted to share an egg salad recipe with you. When we first started discussing this idea, we knew we had to find a way to … Continue reading

Peanut Butter and Jelly No-Bake Snack Bites

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We have some really exciting news. Like … we apologize now if our cheers and squeals hurt your ears. No, really … we’re just sooo excited! (“And we just can’t hide it!” … Uh-huh … are you singing “I’m So Excited” in your head? ‘Cause we are!) So … what’s … Continue reading

Farmers’ Market Overnight Breakfast Egg Casserole

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Ever since we became friends a few years back, Gretchen has laughed a lot. At me. Generally while also shaking her head with that expression of wide-eyed disbelief that says “I think you might actually be certifiably nuts, but you’re pretty fun to hang out with, so I’m just gonna … Continue reading

Beyond Green Smoothies: Take the Spinach Challenge

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Green smoothies are all the rage on blogs and Pinterest – and for good reason! The “green” in those green smoothies often comes from spinach – a superfood that’s low in calories, yet loaded with antioxidants, fiber and even a little protein. It’s also jam-crammed with vitamins and minerals, including folate, … Continue reading

Top 10 Easy, Healthy Crock-Pot Chicken Recipes

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Summer is grilling season, right? (Well, sure … our friends in places like Southern California and the Florida Keys grill all year, but most of us can only dream of such smoky joy.) And if summer is grilling season, we bet most people would agree that we can call winter … Continue reading

Creamy Tomato and Sausage Pasta

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It’s just so sadly ironic, really. The plight of this poor recipe. (Imagine sweetly sorrowful violin music here, and maybe a deep, droopy bassoon.) “Ironic? But why?” You must be thinking in astonishment. “This recipe looks amazing!” (Well, you’re right about that – it sure is.) And you’re probably sizing it … Continue reading

A Healthier Take on the Shamrock Shake (Surprise Superfood Ingredient!)

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lá sona ú Pádraig Huh? It means “Happy St. Patrick’s Day!” I have to admit … I’m kinda super excited about this particular St. Paddy’s day, since I’ve recently discovered a tiny (teeeeeny) bit of Irish ancestry. You see, last year my oldest kiddo had to do a family tree project, … Continue reading