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Spicy Sesame Noodles with Greens, Peppers and Peanuts

A meat-free Monday option – and a truly bowl-licking experience. I love love those sesame noodles from many Asian restaurants (and Trader Joe’s), the only problem being the high calorie count. This bowl of noodles and veggies clocks in around 400 calories and almost 20 grams of protein – a perfect dinner amount.

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Maple Mustard Salmon

Sometimes students ask me, “what is the single healthiest food I should eat?” A difficult question and one which even experts would disagree on; however, from everything I’ve read I think there are a few foods I can answer with confidently. If your day’s worth of food included blueberries, walnuts, spinach, yogurt, eggs and...

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Lightened-Up Oven Fries

My hypothetical day of calorie free eating would include french fries at lunch, dinner, and for several snacks. Not the seemingly healthier steak fry – I want the McDonald’s ones. They definitely have the best fries. Well, studies have shown that people who eat more potatoes generally tend to be a higher weight. The...

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Sunflower, Oat and Walnut Bars

Big weekend for the fam, as Tess got dedicated at our church! Back to my parent’s house for brunch with family and close friends – always fun to have a menu to plan! We had two egg casseroles, cream cheese glazed cinnamon buns, cranberry white chocolate biscotti, fruit, and Greek yogurt set already, but...

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Weeknight Bolognese

If you don’t have kids, then go to Europe. You get married and you say to your husband or wife, let’s make sure to take at least one trip to Europe before we have kids. And then you get pregnant. And then maybe you go to Europe in twenty or so years – at...

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