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Tag: healthy sides
Kale Salad – Great Make-Ahead Salad
Very few salads can be made well ahead of time, especially if the dressing is already on the greens. Kale, on the other hand, is so hearty and thick that I actually enjoy this salad more on day 2 or after. This gives the acid in the dressing a chance to soften the thick kale […]Read More
Wild Rice and Sausage
When we gather with my husband’s extended family for Thanksgiving, this is the dish that everyone loves and that I look forward to the most. Plus, I’ve been a personal trainer almost as long as I’ve been going to this gathering and a flavorful dish filled with quality, nutritious ingredients is a very welcome treat! So here’s […]Read More
Super Simple Sheet Pan Veggies
Roasting or baking vegetables on a sheet pan is one of the easiest ways to prepare vegetables. The benefits include: Little to no dishes to clean. Use aluminum foil or parchment paper every time! No fancy seasonings required. A drizzle of olive oil and a sprinkle of salt and pepper is all you need. No […]Read More
Freezer Prep: Homemade Chicken Noodle Soup
When it comes to the prep, keep it simple and remember that you’re just trying to have the fresh ingredients on hand for when you or someone in your house needs comfort food. VEGETABLES – dice and freeze Wash and dice carrots. I prefer to peel mine if they’re not organic. Tip: Small pieces make […]Read More