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January 2nd, 2017

Sweet and Spicy Roasted Chickpeas

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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 time I made ... Read More

July 27th, 2015

Tomato, Bean and Chickpea Salad

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My garden is in full bloom right now, and I've been looking for ways to use up my harvest. And this Tomato, Bean and Chickpea Salad uses all kinds of fresh, in-season produce. I picked the cherry tomatoes and basil from my garden, and picked up the yellow beans at my favorite local farm stand.  I ... Read More

July 24th, 2015

Kale, Olive and Chickpea Salad

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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. And this Kale, Olive and Chickpea Salad is one of my favorite ways to incorporate the Mediterranean diet ... Read More

March 6th, 2014

Tuscan Chickpea Dip

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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 additions! I ... Read More

January 16th, 2014

Chickpea Edamame Salad with Avocado Ginger Dressing

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I love chickpeas and edamame and often incorporate them into salads and other healthy lunches, so combining them in this Chickpea Edamame Salad with Avocado Ginger Dressings seemed like a natural thing to do.  The best part about this salad is that everything is toasted in a skillet first, which ... Read More

October 25th, 2017

Taco Pretzel Bites

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Now that football season is in full swing, I thought I'd share one of my family's favorite game day snacks: Taco Pretzel Bites. Come to think of it, this is one of my family's favorite snacks any time of year! The first time I made these pretzels, they disappeared so fast, I never make them ... Read More

June 30th, 2017

Italian Bean Salad

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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

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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}

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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

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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 even more than the original! My favorite thing to add to any snack mix is Bugles. But you can certainly stick to the ... Read More