Spiced Carrot Hummus

Spiced Carrot Hummus

I am a huge fan of dips and spicy food. Spiced Carrot Hummus wowed my socks off. You can make it as spicy or mild as you want by adding in more or less cayenne. So for those people who prefer mild flavored foods, you will still love this recipe. Get ready for a...
Sweet Potato Bruschetta

Sweet Potato Bruschetta

I first made this appetizer for a party with 15 dietitian friends because it was gluten free and dairy free and many of my guests had food allergies. It was a hit at the original party, so I made it again for a friend’s co-ed baby shower. Once more, people loved it....
Italian Potato Salad With Arugula And Cherry Tomatoes

Italian Potato Salad With Arugula And Cherry Tomatoes

I remember going to my Italian friend’s house in high school and her Mom had made a potato salad using oil and vinegar. It was my first time trying a potato salad that wasn’t made with the typical mayonnaise dressing. The tanginess from the vinegar and the smoothness...
Star Spangled Quinoa Salad

Star Spangled Quinoa Salad

One of my favorite ways to celebrate the 4th of July – in addition to fiestas and fireworks with friends and family – is with festive, flag-inspired food like this Star Spangled Quinoa Salad. Quinoa’s versatility shines in this flavorful side featuring sweet red...
Butternut Squash Mac N Cheese

Butternut Squash Mac N Cheese

Memorial Day is here and it’s time for you to wow the backyard /potluck / BBQ crowd with Butternut Squash Mac N Cheese, a kid-tested and kid-approved hit. In this lightened up version of the traditional dish, over half the cheese is replaced with a delicious squash...
40 Best Picnic Recipes For Labor Day

40 Best Picnic Recipes For Labor Day

Summer may be coming to an end with Labor Day right around the corner. However, it’s never too late to enjoy that last picnic of the season. Whether you’ll be at home or in a park, here are 40 best picnic recipes for Labor Day. And many of them include no utensils...