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January 2nd, 2017

Sweet and Spicy Roasted Chickpeas

Well, the holidays are over, and it's time to start thinking about New Year's resolutions and healthier eating. And when it comes to something to munch on between meals or for a late night snack, these Sweet and Spicy Roasted Chickpeas are one of my favorite healthy snacks.  The first ... Read More

July 27th, 2015

Tomato, Bean and Chickpea Salad (Market Monday)

Today's Market Monday recipes uses all kinds of fresh, in-season produce. I harvested the cherry tomatoes and basil from my garden, and picked up the beans at my favorite local farm stand. Come to think of it, I got my tomato and basil plants from the same farm stand!  I really love ... Read More

July 24th, 2015

Kale, Olive and Chickpea Salad

You've probably heard about the Mediterranean diet and how good it is for your health. The typical Mediterranean diet includes plenty of fruits and vegetables, whole grains, legumes and nuts. Olives are also an important part of the Mediterranean diet. They contain monounsaturated ... Read More

March 6th, 2014

Tuscan Chickpea Dip

I am a huge fan of hummus and other varieties of bean dip. In fact, this Tuscan Chickpea Dip is the sort of thing I like to make myself for lunch now that all my kids are in school. This dip--it's really more of a spread--is a lot like a hummus with a chunky texture, and some fabulous ... Read More

January 16th, 2014

Chickpea Edamame Salad with Avocado Ginger Dressing

I love chickpeas and edamame and often incorporate them into salads and other healthy lunches, so putting them together seemed like a natural thing to do. The best part about this salad is that everything is toasted in a skillet first, which results in a fabulous, nutty flavor. I find that a cast ... Read More

June 30th, 2017

Italian Bean Salad

I love a good salad! Especially in the summer months when I don't want to turn on the oven. And this Italian Bean Salad makes the perfect summer side or light lunch any day! This gorgeous salad features two kinds of beans--green and cannellini--plus lots of veggies like tomatoes and artichokes. ... Read More

June 9th, 2017

Snap Pea Poppy Seed Salad

I love snap peas, and I often munch on them for an afternoon snack. So I was pretty sure I would love this Snap Pea Poppy Seed Salad. I was not disappointed. This quick and easy salad is one of those recipes that reminds me that when it comes to cooking, keeping it simple is often best. All you ... Read More

February 12th, 2017

Easy Meal Plan Sunday {Week 85}

Welcome to Easy Meal Plan Sunday, featuring six dinner recipes, one breakfast, a healthier option, and two delicious desserts to help simplify your life! I know a lot of the country is having some serious winter weather at the moment, but here in Colorado we've been ... Read More

January 27th, 2017

Buffalo Ranch Chex Party Mix

I can't resist a big bowl of Chex Party Mix. So it's no surprise I loved this Buffalo Ranch Chex Party Mix. My boys, who are fans of anything with Buffalo sauce, say they like it ever more than the original! My favorite thing to add to any snack mix is Bugles. But you can certainly ... Read More

January 18th, 2017

Thirty Awesome Game Day Recipes

Even though I love football, my favorite thing about game day is always the food! So I'm sharing thirty of my family's favorite game day recipes to get you through the playoffs and beyond! Whether you're looking for fabulous dips, hearty chilis, wings or munchies, this game day recipe collection ... Read More