Monthly Archives: September 2014

Coconut Chicken Tenders with Red Curry Dipping Sauce

I’ve had several requests for gluten-free recipes lately, especially for kids. Chicken tenders are a favorite of my grown-up child (my husband, Josh) so I figured I would take what is normally a very simple recipe and amp it up with Thai flavors. The coconut and lemongrass add an awesome flavor punch and the Chex

Turkey-Apple Meatball Subs

Today was a picture-perfect fall day. I look forward to going to the apple orchards every year because eating the apples straight from the tree reminds me of my grandpa’s garden. Honeycrisp apples are at their peak of freshness right now and who can resist those? They’re the perfect balance of sweet and tart and

Tailgate Breakfast Burritos

I love the cool, crisp morning air that awakens us on Saturday mornings to cheer on our favorite teams (Go Green! Go White!). I believe I have some good experience with tailgating, and I know that the day needs to start with a good, hearty meal. These breakfast burritos are the perfect combination of protein,

Maple Pumpkin Granola

Fall is right around the corner and apparently that means everyone is overjoyed with the fact that means we can eat pumpkin again! As a dietitian, I love using canned pumpkin year-round since it’s such a nutrient dense ingredient. But tis the season for the autumn smells to fill the house and this pumpkin granola

Hot German Potato Salad

If there is one side dish I always remember having at family gatherings growing up, it’s this potato salad. The flavor is a wonderful combination of smoky bacon and sweet onion. The original recipe calls for the potatoes to be peeled, but I figured I would add some nutritional value to it by leaving the

Green Chile Pork

My family truly knows the best way to my heart is garden-grown vegetables. This weekend we arrived at my mother-in-law’s house to find a huge basket of fresh tomatillos and tomatoes from his Aunt Pat (she’s has an amazing garden!). Ever since I tried green chile pork in Denver when I was visiting my sister,