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Quinoa with Fresh Peas Recipe

Nothing says springtime quite like peas. This quinoa with fresh peas recipe is just the side dish you need this season. It's light, tasty, and high in protein! It's springtime and peas are coming in season. I love peas! Behind their sweetness they're packed with amazing nutrition. What welcome news! Plus, I feel like the small size of peas is…

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Smashed Sweet Potatoes with Spinach Pesto Recipe

A fun and delicious side dish for the whole family. Smashed sweet potatoes are great for little hands to hold and pack in great nutrition, especially with spinach pesto on top! Sometimes you just need a new way to prepare food to bring some enjoyment back into dinnertime. These smashed sweet potatoes are a great way to have some fun…

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Ay Caramba! Coleslaw

Sweet cranberries and poppy seed dressing on this crunchy coleslaw can turn around even the most hesitant salad eaters. Sometimes my kids ignore their veggies. Shocker, I know. When it happens a few days in a row, it’s usually a reminder to me that we need to switch things up a bit. Even though it feels frustrating in the moment…

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Cheesy Veggie Quinoa Cakes

Lunchbox-perfect Cheesy Veggie Quinoa Cakes are gluten-free, whole grain, and filled with colorful, familiar veggies. Here's an irresistible way to eat quinoa, and get your kids to eat it, too: turn the ancient grain into a tasty and portable baked lunch cake! I've been cooking this recipe for my son since he was a toddler, and it’s one of those…

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Spring Rolls Easter Platter

We're having an Easter dinner on Sunday with the grandparents and my sisters family!  In trying to determine how we could incorporate fruits and veggies into our appetizers, I thought about one of my favorite party-friendly snacks: pinwheels. We love them with just salsa in the middle, but for this Easter platter, we decided to try different fruits and vegetables to…

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Springalicious Easter Smoothie Recipe

If you're looking for some super fun and healthy additions to your Easter breakfast, these smoothies are perfect! And you can feel great about providing your kids with awesome nutrition to fuel their busy holiday weekend. From our Smoothie book, kids who consume the recommended amount of fruits and veggies enjoy these lifelong benefits: A lower risk for Type 2 diabetes…

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Make Ahead Lunch Bowls: Greek Chicken & Veggies

Make lunch for the whole week in just 30 minutes! Greek chicken make ahead lunch bowls are great for busy moms or older kids. Easy prep, balanced nutrition, and complete deliciousness! These Greek chicken make ahead lunch bowls are made especially for you, busy parents! How often does lunch roll around and you have nothing planned? When that happens to me…

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3 Minute (and 3 Ingredient) Rice Crispy Treats Recipe

A new cookbook is out, and I love it!  Our friend Arman from Big Man's World writes the most delectable recipes for healthy desserts! Many of the recipes in his new cookbook, Clean Sweets, are designed for one or two servings, and are high in protein. Not exactly a family cookbook. BUT- if you are like me, and making one…

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Fruit & Veggie Sheet Pan Pancakes Recipe

Love pancakes but hate standing over the griddle while the family eats? We have a solution: sheet pan pancakes! Plus, these include fruits AND veggies (and they're whole wheat)! An easy, wholesome family breakfast that also tastes great. Pancakes are so classic. But as much as I love them, I dislike the hassle of them. Someone always has to man…

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Healthy Morning Glory Muffins

Our healthy remake of these classic cafe Morning Glory Muffins is bursting with flavor! Not to mention 100% whole grains and a cornucopia of fruits and vegetables. My family loves muffins… pretty much all muffins! So I’m always looking for something beyond the usual blueberry or bran. I was excited to discover and cook a muffin I’d never tried before,…

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