Quinoa Wheat Berry Salad 3

Quinoa and Wheat Berry Salad with Nuts and Cranberries

When you live in a small town, very insignificant things are cause for a whole bunch of commotion. That, and if you want to find out anything at all…you go to the hair salon. Those women know everything. Literally, everything. Some time ago, the talk of the salon was the rumor that a Buffalo Wild…

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Roasted Vegetable and Chickpea Tostada 4

Roasted Vegetable and Chickpea Tostadas + Weekly Menu

I eat lunch every day with my coworkers, and every day we talk about Costco. And food. Apparently, what I talk about over my lunch break is also what I talk about on my blog. Sorry? Naturally, a bunch of diabetes educators enjoy talking about food (Costco? Not sure how we got hooked on that…

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Pomegranate, Pear, and Pistachio Salad 3

Pomegranate, Pear, and Pistachio Salad with Creamy Pomegranate Dressing + Weekly Menu

In recent years, the USDA replaced the very well-known “food guide pyramid” with the almost-insulting, super simple “plate method”. In brief, half of your (9 inch) plate should be filled with fruits and vegetables, 1/4 of the plate should be filled with lean protein, and the remaining 1/4 of the plate with a starch/carbohydrate. At…

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Blackened Salmon Tacos 3

Blackened Salmon Tacos with Corn Salsa and Cilantro-Lime Ranch

About a week ago, my breast milk supply plummeted. I was devastated and could only correlate the reduction in supply to the absence of lactation cookies in my diet. While I don’t that lactation cookies are 100% to thank for good milk supply (though I’d be okay with that – I have modified the recipe…

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