Category Archives: Nutrition-related

Spotlight on a Superfruit: Avocado

I haven’t talked much about my classes this semester, which is a bit unusual since I’ve written several posts in the past in regards to my classes and assignments.  Currently, I’m taking Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals.  So what exactly is a … Continue reading

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One Less Decision

I’ve received several emails now regarding how I manage my time.  How do I juggle life as a graduate student, Christ follower, blogger, cook, recipe hunter, self-taught photog, yogi (self-proclaimed), wife, friend, etc?  Someone described me as a superwoman, and … Continue reading

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Kamut Margherita Salad

I love simplicity.  More accurately, I have grown to love simplicity.  During my adolescent years, I gravitated towards anything loud and extravagant – my attempt at trying to cover up my timid, awkward self.  Oh those fun years of struggling to … Continue reading

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Herbed Walnuts

Welcome to another edition of The Recipe Redux!  For this month, “Green with Herb Envy” was the name of the challenge.  Spring is officially upon us…although for some of you it may be hard to believe as you look out … Continue reading

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Red Quinoa Pancake

While I had planned on moving onto the next grain in my “Whole Grains Series,” I just had to sneak in another hearty quinoa recipe.  If you missed the first one, I encourage you to check it out!  It’s a … Continue reading

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Mexican Chicken and Quinoa Casserole

Continuing my series on whole grains, let’s move onto quinoa.  Although quinoa is actually a seed rather than a grain, it’s used as and substituted for grains because it’s cooked like one. As it is extremely nutritious, easy to prepare, and … Continue reading

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Whole Grains Series: Brown RIce

In the post where I discussed MyPlate and some basic tips for eating healthy, I briefly mentioned that you should consume more whole grains and ditch refined.   Although this may seem like no biggie, for those who’re extremely attached to … Continue reading

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