Find original, delicious salad & soup recipes and blog posts about food, nutrition and health.

 

Find original, delicious salad & soup recipes and blog posts about food, nutrition and health.

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Quick and Easy Tomato Salad

At the end of the summer, juicy and ripe tomatoes make the best Tomato Salad. Pairs well with any protein, especially grilled! I get a lot of tomatoes in my garden every summer, and this is my all-time favorite way to use those tomatoes up! You just can’t buy juicy...

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Easy Classic Hummus

Love hummus? It's so easy to make your own! Here is a hummus recipe that is super easy to blend up. Yes, I finally made hummus, all by myself! I’m feeling accomplished. 🙂 I love hummus, but usually buy it at a local company here in Portland. I wanted to make it...

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Avocado and Tomato Salad with Microgreens

Fresh, juicy and bright: this Tomato and Avocado Salad makes the perfect side dish for lunch, dinner, and summer potlucks! 3 Ingredients to make this Avocado and Tomato salad 1. Avocado - 🥑 You either love avocado or you hate it, but take it to heart because avocados...

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Watermelon and Cucumber Salad with Feta

This watermelon and cucumber salad is combined with diced feta cheese, crunchy onion, and mint, all tossed in an easy red wine vinaigrette. A simple yet unusual summer salad. Watermelon-cucumber salad is one of those flavor combinations that sound odd but just works...

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Quick One-Pot Chili with Taco Seasoning

Quick One-Pot Chili is full of vegetables, protein and a flavorful tomato broth with a hint of garlic and taco seasoning! all cooked in the one pan! This one-pot chili recipe is both satisfying and full of healthy goodness. My mom shared this quick chili recipe with...

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Easy Sautéed Zucchini Recipe

  Easy Sautéed Zucchini with Onions (that's it!). Healthy and simple, it's the perfect quick summer side dish recipe! What are the benefits of Zucchini Zucchini is considered one of the best types of squash, it contains a array of nutrients, minerals, and...

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Quick and Easy Seared Zucchini

A simple and Quick and Easy Zucchini Recipe that comes together with just a few ingredients and a couple of steps. Although it's still not quite summer here in Portland, zucchini has started to come into our local grocery stores. This summer vegetable doesn’t need to...

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Roasted Asparagus with Cheese and Herb

Roasted asparagus with cheese and herb and garlic is the best side dish to any meal! This dish is Keto friendly if you are into that sort of thing. Toss some asparagus on a baking sheet, add some cheese with a mixture of garlic and cilantro, and you’re practically...

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Sugar-Free Sweet Cherry Jam

You don't need more than 2 ingredients to make a sweet and delicious cherry jam. Cherry jam is worth spending the time on. A small batch of natural cherries and nature's sugar without pectin or preservatives can be enjoyed right away or saved for later in the freezer....

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Quick and Easy Tomato Salad

At the end of the summer, juicy and ripe tomatoes make the best Tomato Salad. Pairs well with any protein, especially grilled! I get a lot of tomatoes in my garden every summer, and this is my all-time favorite way to use those tomatoes up! You just can’t buy juicy...

read more

Easy Classic Hummus

Love hummus? It's so easy to make your own! Here is a hummus recipe that is super easy to blend up. Yes, I finally made hummus, all by myself! I’m feeling accomplished. 🙂 I love hummus, but usually buy it at a local company here in Portland. I wanted to make it...

read more

Quick One-Pot Chili with Taco Seasoning

Quick One-Pot Chili is full of vegetables, protein and a flavorful tomato broth with a hint of garlic and taco seasoning! all cooked in the one pan! This one-pot chili recipe is both satisfying and full of healthy goodness. My mom shared this quick chili recipe with...

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Quick One-Pot Chili with Taco Seasoning

Quick One-Pot Chili is full of vegetables, protein and a flavorful tomato broth with a hint of garlic and taco seasoning! all cooked in the one pan! This one-pot chili recipe is both satisfying and full of healthy goodness. My mom shared this quick chili recipe with...

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Healthy Cauliflower Soup

Your mom most likely told you to eat your veggies, and you should, especially when packed in a bowl of healthy cauliflower soup. Benefit of Cauliflower This soup is served blended, so you can’t even tell which vegetables you are eating, you’re just getting the full...

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One-Pot Healthy Soup With Lamb And Herbs

A healthy bowl of a hot soup made out of Lamb and Herbs is the ultimate comforting recipe after a long trip or day.  When I get home from a trip I usually make soup, like this one-pot healthy soup lamb and herbs or others that you could find here. Soup gives a...

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Vegetable Broth

Vegetable broth is the foundation of all hot soups, and can be used as a base for a flavorful vegetable soup, but also it’s hearty enough to drink it alone. Vegetable broth can be beneficial for boosting your immune system and gut healing, especially for the chilly...

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Quick One-Pot Chili with Taco Seasoning

Quick One-Pot Chili is full of vegetables, protein and a flavorful tomato broth with a hint of garlic and taco seasoning! all cooked in the one pan! This one-pot chili recipe is both satisfying and full of healthy goodness. My mom shared this quick chili recipe with...

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Seared Salmon with Creamy Butter Sauce

Pan-seared salmon with a creamy, garlicky butter sauce is a deliciously easy salmon recipe that can be ready in minutes! Searing salmon in a hot pan is one of my family’s favorite ways to eat salmon, and this recipe is one I make often for us. The butter sauce is a...

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Fish Tacos with Spicy Dipping Sauce

I want to share with you my all-time favorite fish tacos recipe! A lot of flavors go into these fish tacos consisting of fresh ingredients and perfectly seasoned fish. The spicy fish sauce is the best, you have got to include it - it’s creamy and has a kick to it from...

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One-Pot Healthy Soup With Lamb And Herbs

A healthy bowl of a hot soup made out of Lamb and Herbs is the ultimate comforting recipe after a long trip or day.  When I get home from a trip I usually make soup, like this one-pot healthy soup lamb and herbs or others that you could find here. Soup gives a...

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Seared Salmon with Creamy Butter Sauce

Pan-seared salmon with a creamy, garlicky butter sauce is a deliciously easy salmon recipe that can be ready in minutes! Searing salmon in a hot pan is one of my family’s favorite ways to eat salmon, and this recipe is one I make often for us. The butter sauce is a...

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Fish Tacos with Spicy Dipping Sauce

I want to share with you my all-time favorite fish tacos recipe! A lot of flavors go into these fish tacos consisting of fresh ingredients and perfectly seasoned fish. The spicy fish sauce is the best, you have got to include it - it’s creamy and has a kick to it from...

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Simple Crab Salad

This crab salad recipe is the easiest. Tastes good too. It's a great appetizer or to snack on for movie night.  During the summer, with hotter weather, light meals are usually what is on the menu. A simple crab salad like this one. You can make it ahead of time and...

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Mango And Crab Salad

Try this refreshingly sweet and creamy Crab-Mango Salad.  Weird, but true my dentist inspired me to make this mango and crab salad. In a recent visit, my dentist described a salad his wife makes. Because I didn’t know all the ingredients she uses, I came home and...

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Starting Your Day The Right Way

Cold Salads In the not-so-distant past, breakfast for many of us consisted of a quick bowl of cereal and a glass of orange juice. If you were motivated, you might have boiled some water and thrown in a packet of sugar-filled instant oatmeal. Those days are behind us...

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Summer Sweet Melon Salad

The Summer Melon Salad recipe I have for you is delicious in its simplicity. It's full of summer's natural sugars. It takes just 10 minutes, and is naturally gluten-free, dairy-free, and sugar-free! What are you planning to do this summer? My family is usually very...

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How Much Caffeine Is Too Much?

If you’re like most people, you probably consider caffeine to have few negative consequences beyond perhaps the occasional inability to sleep at night. We all like the occasional latte. In fact, some of us are almost religiously devoted to our daily coffee- or...

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Sugar-Free Sweet Cherry Jam

You don't need more than 2 ingredients to make a sweet and delicious cherry jam. Cherry jam is worth spending the time on. A small batch of natural cherries and nature's sugar without pectin or preservatives can be enjoyed right away or saved for later in the freezer....

read more

Warm Grapefruit Salad

Fruit Salad Warm grapefruit salad is a low calorie snack. Grapefruits have many different health benefits.One of the fantastic health benefits of grapefruit is its effectiveness when it comes to losing weight. It is low in sodium but high in enzymes that...

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Sweet Chia Fruit Salad

Enjoy this delicious Sweet Chia fruit salad without putting on the extra pounds, and actually, you may even lose some weight. Still craving some sweetness after the holidays? Enjoy this delicious sweet chia fruit salad without putting on the extra pounds, and...

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Quick and Easy Tomato Salad

At the end of the summer, juicy and ripe tomatoes make the best Tomato Salad. Pairs well with any protein, especially grilled! I get a lot of tomatoes in my garden every summer, and this is my all-time favorite way to use those tomatoes up! You just can’t buy juicy...

read more

Easy Classic Hummus

Love hummus? It's so easy to make your own! Here is a hummus recipe that is super easy to blend up. Yes, I finally made hummus, all by myself! I’m feeling accomplished. 🙂 I love hummus, but usually buy it at a local company here in Portland. I wanted to make it...

read more

Quick One-Pot Chili with Taco Seasoning

Quick One-Pot Chili is full of vegetables, protein and a flavorful tomato broth with a hint of garlic and taco seasoning! all cooked in the one pan! This one-pot chili recipe is both satisfying and full of healthy goodness. My mom shared this quick chili recipe with...

read more

Easy Sautéed Zucchini Recipe

  Easy Sautéed Zucchini with Onions (that's it!). Healthy and simple, it's the perfect quick summer side dish recipe! What are the benefits of Zucchini Zucchini is considered one of the best types of squash, it contains a array of nutrients, minerals, and...

read more

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