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A healthier tuna salad recipe using homemade mayonnaise and Dijon mustard.  Serve this salad in avocado boats for a protein and healthy fat-packed meal or snack. Since I started eating seafood again back in December, I have been pleasantly surprised by three things: 1. I love seafood, when I used to think I did not [...]

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With a hint of curry and a touch of sweetness, these Open-Faced Curried Salmon Salad Sandwiches on Apple Buns make for the perfect gluten-free, paleo, and Whole 30-compliant meal or snack! Over the past several months, I have been up to my ears in internet articles, blog posts, and this gem right here.  After dabbling [...]

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A fresh, filling, and flavorful Tomato, Onion, and Artichoke Chickpea Salad that is both vegan and gluten-free. It makes for the perfect main or side dish contribution to a spring or summer gathering! I have not mentioned it here on the blog before, but I am a bit of a reality TV junkie.  Whether it [...]

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This post is sponsored by Blue Diamond Almonds.A year ago, I never would have thought I would be eating salmon, much less loving salmon.  Now I cannot get enough of it. Though fresh salmon can be on the pricey side (um, $7.99 per filet is rough on my credit card), I try to treat myself to [...]

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A super simple Greek-inspired chickpea salad that is chock full of veggies.  It is a delicious spring/summer side dish and the perfect make-ahead lunch. I am craving salads like mad right now. Salads with lettuce, salads with pasta (GF now), and of course one of my favorites, chickpea salads. At this point I am not discriminating. [...]

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This Pasta Salad and Robert Irvine LIVE Giveaway are sponsored by Omaha Performing Arts.  I received free tickets to "Robert Irvine LIVE," but was not compensated in any other way. No, you're eyes aren't playing tricks on you. These pictures do, in fact, look like they are straight out of a Summertime meal. Unfortunately, this [...]

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Happy New Year and welcome to 2015!  I hope your brand new year is off to a great start.  If you are anything like me, your body is craving some good, clean, healthy food after two weeks of eating plenty of junk.  Lucky for you, I've got ya covered today with a recap of my favorite [...]

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A flavorful French onion-inspired way to make roasted chickpeas.  These chickpeas are perfect for snackin' or as soup and salad toppers! I am going to take a stab at what you are probably thinking right now... "Didn't she just share a recipe for roasted chickpeas yesterday?" You, my friend, would be correct!  What can I say?  I [...]

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Crunchy, spicy, and bold chickpeas that will warm you right up on a brisk Fall day.  These chickpeas are the perfect addition to a classic salad. I am a roasted chickpea aficionado. I love them in tacos.  I love them in salads.  And I love them on their own as a snack. It turns out that [...]

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Is there anything better than a BLT sandwich?  Maybe a vegan "TLT" in the form of a salad, perhaps? BLTs are just one of those staple sandwiches in the American diet, you know?  But maybe not so much for us veggie-eating folks... Just because we do not eat bacon does not mean that vegetarians and [...]

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