Pureed Vegetable Soup  
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Pureed Vegetable Soup  

Pureed vegetable soup is my healthy solution to an abundance of zucchini from the garden. In fact, it’s just about that time of year to think about planting a garden. If you do, be sure to plant some extra zucchini for this soup. A smooth and creamy soup without adding any milk, just by pureeing…

Easy Three-Cheese Lasagna ~ Gluten & Dairy-Free options
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Easy Three-Cheese Lasagna ~ Gluten & Dairy-Free options

Easy three-cheese lasagna is as delicious as it looks. The flavors blend perfectly together and kids love it too. We have even been guilty of eating the leftovers for breakfast the next day because it was to just too hard to wait for lunch and this lasagna is like pizza, it’s good cold too. What…

Don’t Raise Your Cholesterol Plant-Based Lasagna
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Don’t Raise Your Cholesterol Plant-Based Lasagna

  Unbelievable that’s what this plant-based lasagna is! It’s loaded with healthy vegetables and surprising spices that blend beautifully. You might already know I’m a huge fan of  Rip Esselstyn and his delicious recipes.  So here is yet another awesome recipe, he calls it Raise-the-Roof Sweet Potato-Vegetable Lasagna. Wow…that’s a mouthful!     But seriously…this…

GF Chicken Teriyaki Sheet Pan Dinner
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GF Chicken Teriyaki Sheet Pan Dinner

Chicken teriyaki with veggies all on one pan and made with gluten-free soy sauce sounds like a winner for dinner tonight.   Sheet pan dinners are great because they are easy to put together and easy to clean up. You can add any fresh vegetables you like nothing is set in stone. In fact, sheet…

Spring Rolls & Homemade Peanut Sauce ~ Gluten-free
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Spring Rolls & Homemade Peanut Sauce ~ Gluten-free

These spring rolls are fun to make and surprisingly filling! Spring rolls are also a clever way to get kids to eat new vegetables. Spring rolls are perfect for warm summer days when you don’t want to turn on the oven, and they are pretty darn quick to make. Of course, you won’t want to save…

Sautéed Sugar Snap Peas or Beans ~ A colorful side dish
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Sautéed Sugar Snap Peas or Beans ~ A colorful side dish

I Love these sauteed sugar snap peas. The color is gorgeous and even kids gobble them up. Fresh, crunchy, quick and healthy. They taste great too!  I even grab the leftovers out of the fridge and eat them cold the next day. You will need just a few simple ingredients to make this great tasting…

Healthy Family-Style Chicken Pot Pie
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Healthy Family-Style Chicken Pot Pie

Did someone mention comfort food? How about healthier comfort food like this family-style chicken pot pie?! A hearty homestyle chicken pot pie with less fat, loaded with healthy veggies, and topped with buttermilk biscuits. But don’t worry, you won’t mind it having less fat because the incredible flavor in this dish is going to reel…

Perfectly Roasted Squash & Brussels Sprouts
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Perfectly Roasted Squash & Brussels Sprouts

  Roasting vegetables is a great way to introduce your kids to these super healthy vegetables. My daughter made roasted butternut squash and Brussels sprouts for us over Thanksgiving break a few years ago and we all loved them! I’ve been roasting them ever since! Season as you like, we prefer McCormick Grill Mates Montreal Steak…

Fresh Mango Salsa ~ Two different versions
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Fresh Mango Salsa ~ Two different versions

You are right where you need to be if you love fresh mango salsa! Not too sweet…not too spicy. What a treat this salsa is…and a nice variation from the traditional salsa we normally eat on a daily basis. We are serious salsa lovers in this house! As many of you may know, my husband…