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Seth and I were more than 12,000 miles apart when we celebrated 24 years of marriage in January! I was at KTLA’s studios in Los Angeles to talk about how to make healthier food choices without feeling deprived. This was timely because “Quitter’s Day” comes around just a couple of weeks into January. I hadn’t […]

Food Swaps to Healthify Your Favorite Foods

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Hummus is a staple in our fridge at home. We use it as a dip, a spread, a dressing, and more. I never buy hummus since it’s so easy to make. Also, since I discovered the effect that good sun-dried tomatoes have on the classic dish, acting as a delightful flavor enhancer, this recipe has […]

Sun-dried Tomato Hummus

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Who doesn’t love a good guacamole? In my humble opinion a good guacamole is one the greatest dishes on the planet — a dip, a side, a garnish and, I confess, sometimes even a snack on its own with a spoon! It kills me when a perfectly good avocado is wasted on a mushy tasteless guac. So […]

The Best Guacamole Ever

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Sprouted Raw Hummus

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I can’t say I always sprout my hummus but when I do have the time it’s a good way to make chickpeas more nutritious and digestible. The consistency and flavor of sprouted hummus feels more real, raw and earthy, and if you’ve never tried sprouting, it’s kind of fun to watch your chickpeas come alive. Serve this with […]

Sprouted Raw Hummus

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Nealy's Zucchini Latkes

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Latkes are classically eaten during the Chanukah holiday but these yummy fritters shouldn’t be reserved for a once a year treat. In our house this zucchini version of the old potato classic is a year round staple. I put a healthified spin on the latke by shallow frying in olive oil and finishing them off in […]

Zucchini Latkes

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What’s a succotash? It’s a simple dish consisting of sweet corn, lima beans (or shell bean) and it’s frankly the fastest and simplest side dish to whip up in a flash. Once you assemble your ingredients it’s your one-pot ticket to a colorful, flavorful and nourishing side dish. Succotash marries well with a simple grilled chicken or […]

Succotash Side Dish Secret

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Ahhh simplicity. There’s something magical in perfecting simplicity, isn’t there? And when it comes to the quest for the perfect oven French fries, there’s a big difference between oil-drenched soggy fries with no luster, and the crisp, salty perfection of a delectable pomme frite! Here’s my recipe and instructions on how you can make your fries truly salivating. In […]

The Perfect Oven French Fries

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Pesto ti adoro! Pesto I adore you! This Italian favorite is one of the kings of my kitchen: it’s a dip, a sauce and a dressing — perfecto! Cilantro pesto adds flavor and color to virtually anything it lands on, jazzing up almost any recipe. In other good news, you don’t just have to stick to traditional basil when […]

Cilantro Pesto with Pop

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While in the supermarket shopping for ingredients for this mango salsa, an accompaniment to my crave-able Chicken Lettuce Cups, I confess I had a panic moment. Low and behold, Montana supermarkets don’t carry ripe mangos in the summer. Determined to pair chicken and mango as I’d originally planned, I took my chances and picked up a […]

Mango Salsa

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Nothing gets me more excited than cauliflower. From the cruciferous family, it’s jam-packed full of special compounds called glucosinolates which are considered cancer-protective and detoxifying. However, this humble veggie needs a lot of TLC and plenty of spices to take it from ordinary to extraordinary. In this recipe I’ve married this super veggie with fresh corn, a well-loved […]

Fresh Corn and Roasted Cauliflower Hash

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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 […]

gluten free banana bread

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Gooey, flavorful, light and satisfying. Need I say more? The original inspiration for this recipe came from one of my visits to Canyon Ranch. They serve their version of this bread every morning at their rocking breakfast buffet (I don’t recommend eating this daily, it’s extremely hard to resist). Here is my spiced up gluten-free […]

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