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Oh, for the love of barbecue season! Grilling and outdoor dining are the highlight of our summers on the ranch in Montana. Barbecues are just always a good idea and a really flexible, stress-free and crowd-pleasing type of meal with friends. Whether you’re grilling up juicy burgers (keep reading for more on my faves) or […]

Outdoor Dining: Grilling Techniques and Recipes


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As much as I love eating light, a summer salad just doesn’t cut it when I’m famished … especially during the cold winter months when we all start craving the flavors of carby comfort foods. Next time your craving a showstopping seasonal salad, you’ve gotta try this satisfying and hearty Roasted Pumpkin and Crunchy Red […]

Roasted Pumpkin and Crunchy Red Quinoa Salad with Sesame Mint Dressing


kids salad

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I should have named this kid-friendly salad the “happy mom salad.” I did cartwheels when my kids tried this and gobbled up their vegetables. The dressing is slightly sweet and perfectly suited for a kid’s palate. The thick sauce is bright orange in color, creamy, and bursting with flavor. I keep this, and my cashew dressing, […]

The Best Kid-Friendly Salad Dressing


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Tacos used to be off limits for me because of their highly processed bases and sauces. That is, until now. What have I been missing all this time? This recipe started as a spin on my Beef Lettuce Cups and turned into a medley of taco-spiced beef-and-vegetables-meets-summer-taco in a flash of creativity. I nibbled on this invention […]

Mouth-Watering Taco Salad


Perfect Kale Salad From Naturally Sassy

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A big thanks to Saskia from Naturally Sassy for sharing this outstanding Kale Salad! It’s packed with healthy ingredients: creamy cubes of avocado, caramelized sweet potato wedges, pomegranate seeds, maple roasted walnuts, and an amazing tahini-tamari dressing. Raw crunchy kale hardly seems appetizing, but with a little bit of magic, it really becomes delicious. The key to […]

Perfect Kale Salad from Naturally Sassy

Salads and Sides

Eat more vegetables

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Take a moment and review everything you ate yesterday. What did you have for breakfast, lunch, snacks, and dinner? Be honest. Take a mental look at your plate. What percentage of your daily food consumption came from vegetables? One way to make a radical shift in the way you eat is to consider making vegetables – […]

7 Creative Ways to Eat More Vegetables


shaved brussels sprouts

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I watched the Food Network’s Bobby Flay in action over the summer and he gave me an ingenious way of using Brussels sprouts — RAW! Brussels sprouts often get a bad wrap, but they’re one of the most nutritious cruciferous veggies on the planet, rich in cancer-fighting phytonutrients, vitamin C and vitamin K. My Shaved Brussels Sprout Slaw Salad with […]

Shaved Brussels Sprouts Slaw Salad with Chicken


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Sandwiched between gobs of pasta and fries on any restaurant menu, you can almost always find –or customize–something green and lean. Whether you live in Hong Kong or are just visiting town, these salads will soon become your go-to meal of choice and a reliable way to keep light and healthy at lunchtime. Here are my 10 […]

Nealy’s 10 Favorite Salads in Hong Kong

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life salad life cafe

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Life Cafe was epic. Five to ten years ago, before Hong Kong inevitably caught up with the undeniable trend of clean eating, Life Cafe was the only vegetarian restaurant where you could get a good salad. I was a regular and I always ordered the same thing: Life Salad, dressing on the side. And now […]

Life Salad

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kale and cauliflower salad

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I crave this salad. When I serve it for dinner guests, I’m always asked, “What’s in this that makes it so good?” Well, here you go. My absolute favorite new dish. Why is this so addictive? To start with, it’s packed with veggies, crunch, chewiness, flavor. It has protein. Plus, it packs a dose of good-for-you fats […]

Kale and Cauliflower Salad with Creamy Cashew Dressing

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I’m about to share my favorite time-saving baking hack: using store-bought boxed mixes. Get my secrets for making them taste homemade!

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In this piece, I’m about to share my favorite time saving baking technique: using store-bought boxed mixes. Don’t get me wrong, I’m a total advocate for making muffins, bread, and desserts from scratch. Heck, I’m even publishing an entire cookbook to help you become a flexible baking master (read more about that here). But here’s […]

Does 5:00 pm ever roll around and you still have no clue what to make for dinner? Here are my fallback dinner meals that take 20 minutes or less!

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Despite all the best laid out plans, sometimes 5:00 pm rolls around and I have no ideas for dinner. I may not even have my usually fully stocked fridge, forcing me to rely on just a few staples. Here are my fallback dinner meal ideas for when you have no idea what to cook… plus […]

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Love sipping on a flavorful beverage, but hate all those extra calories and chemicals? In this article, my friend and health blogger Melissa Gundersen shows us 11 delicious infused water recipes and steps us through how to make them! Every morning I wake up, stumble to the kitchen, and make myself a pitcher of infused water. […]

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