Shake off the sluggish feelings of winter with these 10 essential Spring ingredients and mouthwatering recipes.

10 Essential Spring ingredients and how to use them

These essential Spring ingredients grow just like the name of the season; they spring up seemingly overnight. Most are light in texture with bright flavors. The foods of Spring are exactly what our bodies need to shake off the sluggish feelings of winter feel re-energized. I love creating recipes that celebrate the freshness of Spring ingredients. Those that are available…

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Whipped Goat Cheese with Lemon and Herbs

Whipped Goat Cheese with Lemon and Herbs

Whipped goat cheese is quickly becoming my favorite quick and easy appetizer recipe. All you need are a few simple ingredients to make this lemon-herb goat cheese spread perfect for pairing with crackers or veggies. This post is sponsored by Gourmet Garden. The ideas and opinions are my own. I love sharing products that fit into my family’s busy healthy eating lifestyle….

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Shrimp and Spaghetti Squash “Pasta”

One of the fun behind the scenes parts about blogging is reading the keywords and phrases that lead people to this site. I have no way to track individual users, just the search terms they use. Commonly searched phrases include: vegan pesto, low fat espresso cake, Netflix workouts, and my favorite bikiniless. That last one makes me smile every time…

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Rosemary roasted Brussels sprouts with apples; seasoned with a mixture of sweet apple, bright citrus, and aromatic rosemary.

Rosemary Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Apples

Rosemary roasted Brussels sprouts with apples; seasoned with a mixture of sweet apple, bright citrus, and aromatic rosemary that feels so right when the weather is chilly. Brussels sprouts are funny little vegetables that for some reason have picked up a bad reputation. They are really just adorable tiny cabbages that can be eaten raw or cooked.  Roasting Brussels sprouts mellows…

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