Category Archives: Food for Thought

Summer Naan Pizzas

Good morning! How about I add a little pizza to your Tuesday? Summer Naan Pizzas with carmelized onions, mozzerella, zucchini, summer squash and a garlic yogurt cream sauce – delicious! If you’re a regular reader, you’ve probably noticed that I … finish reading Summer Naan Pizzas

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Drop Dead Healthy Book Review

This month’s pick for the Peanut Butter Fingers book club was Drop Dead Healthy by A.J. Jacobs. It was my pick when we voted on the June book and I was excited to read it! The book chronicles the author’s attempt at becoming … finish reading Drop Dead Healthy Book Review

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What I Ate Wednesday #8 (WIAW), National Running Day and Disney News

Guess what today is? National Running Day! (By the way, I cannot believe I didn’t know that yesterday was National Cheese Day until it was almost over! I really need to get one of those little calendars that tells you … finish reading What I Ate Wednesday #8 (WIAW), National Running Day and Disney News

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Strawberry Pineapple Crisp

Happy Friday! Before I get to the amazing new dessert I made this week, I thought I’d share an inspiring article I came across this morning. Ever heard of “Portion Size Me”? It might ring a bell, but you’re probably … finish reading Strawberry Pineapple Crisp

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Whole Wheat Homemade Cheez-Its

What were some of your favorite snacks as a kid? If you grew up in a house like mine, they probably weren’t carrots or green smoothies! Julie over at Peanut Butter Fingers wrote a great post the other day about her … finish reading Whole Wheat Homemade Cheez-Its

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Hummamole (Hummus + Guacamole) and the Food List Challenge

I had to push through my run again today, but I did it. No matter how hard it is to finish my run, I always feel so great afterwords. After seeing the Food List Challenge on Julie’s blog and all over Facebook, … finish reading Hummamole (Hummus + Guacamole) and the Food List Challenge

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Colorful and Flavorful Beet Burgers

Do you know what’s in your burger? Before I get to what’s in these Colorful Beet Burgers: Let’s talk about what’s in the average school lunch burger (other than pink slime). Most burgers just have a few simple ingredients. Kids, … finish reading Colorful and Flavorful Beet Burgers

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Strawberry Kiwi Smoothie and Hungry for Change Documentary

A couple nights ago, Luke and I watched one of the latest food documentaries called Hungry for Change. Most people think of documentaries as boring, but the ones abut food tend to fascinate me. If you love food (who doesn’t?!) … finish reading Strawberry Kiwi Smoothie and Hungry for Change Documentary

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Chocolate Lover’s Granola

Did you know that granola was originally called “granula”? Its original form was crumbled graham flour and the inventor was Dr. James Caleb Jackson. It was Dr. John Harvey Kellogg who changed the “u” to an “o” and called his … finish reading Chocolate Lover’s Granola

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Chocolate Avocado Frozen Yogurt

I had an exciting night last night! Why? Because one of my recipes finally made TasteSpotting! It was my Crowd-Pleasing Chicken Taquitos! Most people don’t understand why that makes me so happy, but if you’re a foodie, you know that TasteSpotting … finish reading Chocolate Avocado Frozen Yogurt

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