Healthy Entertaining

  Summer is the perfect time for outdoor entertaining! There are so many opportunities to enjoy people’s company and eat delicious food together. With extended daylight hours and what seems like a more relaxed schedule, we seem to have many more porch nights that extend late into the evening.   With...

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Chili, Lime and Cilantro dressing

  This dressing is featured in my Lemongrass Chicken Noodle Bowl recipe but it deserves its own post because it is so delicious and versatile. Whenever I have leftover cilantro, which is the main ingredient here, I pulse it up in my blender and make another batch of this dressing....

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Lamb Barbacoa Tacos

  I first came across a recipe by Rick Bayless who is one of my favorite chefs since he specializes in foods from Mexico.  I found that his recipe, although delicious, would be a bit challenging for most with all the specialized ingredients. I tried to make it a bit...

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Friday Favorites at the Farmer’s Market

  If you are local to Richmond, this post will help you a lot when it comes to shopping at the farmers market. These are some of my personal favorite vendors but to be honest there are amazing farmers all over the place here now! It’s amazing to see people...

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Balancing Discipline with Grace

  I have been thinking a lot this month about boundaries in my personal life and that has also pushed me to think about boundaries with food and how connected that is to my wellness in general. I interact with people from all spectrums that are struggling with overeating, undereating...

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Peanut Butter Energy Balls

  My assistant, Sommer, makes these peanut butter energy balls all the time to eat before workouts and as a little snack.  We modified them slightly to contain some great superfood and hormone balancing ingredients! I’m so excited to share these with you. They are a great snack before or...

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Lemon and Parsley Vinaigrette

  This dressing is a part of my Turmeric Bowl recipe but it is so versatile that it deserves its own post. Now that we are in the thick of spring its the perfect opportunity to use all your herbs! I have an abundance in my garden so this dressing...

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Lemongrass Chicken Noodle Bowl

  I don’t want you to be overwhelmed by all the steps it takes to make this dish.  None of the steps are difficult and there should be plenty of leftovers so that you can eat it the next day.  This is one of my favorite recipes of all time....

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