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Category Archives: Quick and Easy!

A healthy fall feast perfect for a tailgate too!

With Apple Cup just around the corner I’ve designed a fall menu perfect for your tailgate feast (or even just a cozy night at home). *Want some more healthy tailgate tips and recipes? Check them out here!   This menu is super nutritious, easy and above all delicious! I’ve created all of these recipes using […]

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Seahawks favorite healthy recipes and a healthier tailgate at the Albertsons Blue Friday event!

It was an incredible honor to be a part of the Albertsons Blue Friday Seahawk Tailgate Fan Rally/Food Drive put together by the Lady 12’s and Mill Creek Albertsons on Friday, October 10! Watch the recap of the excitement below! 12’s came out to donate food to the Mill Creek food bank, meet Seahawks Cooper […]

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Cooking a delicious, hearty salad that goes perfect with steak with Seattle Seahawk Cooper Helfet!

Need a perfect side dish to go with a perfectly cooked steak? I’ll show you how to make this easy, healthy and delicious hearty salad with Seattle Seahawk Cooper Helfet!   Need to learn how to cook that perfect steak? Cooper shows you how here!     Cheers, may your day be delicious!¬† Sign up […]

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How to make the perfect stir-fry with my CSA goodies in #TheOxbowBox

While I’m a huge fan of menu planning, I also love to get surprise fresh ingredients in my local CSA delivery boxes to keep me inspired.   Not only that, having the fresh vegetables dropped off at my doorstep once a week often saves me a trip to the grocery store at least one night […]

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How to make lettuce last longer.

We eat a lot of salads at my house so I love to prep my lettuce ahead of time to make it more convenient to whip up a fresh and crispy¬†salad.   I’ve tried many different ways of extending the life of my lettuce before it goes brown and limp, but this has been my […]

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The Cupcake. Healthified. Guest recipe for Bella Cupcake Couture

  I believe life is better with an occasional cupcake, don’t you? I believe in healthy, wholesome real food and indulging from time to time.   The problem with many cupcakes I’ve had is they are either ridiculously processed from a box mix, or just completely empty of any real nutrition. They are also usually […]

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How to make homemade crunchy baked taco shells + how to make taco night a healthy and fun family tradition

My family only likes crunchy taco shells so I make them myself without frying:   Just spray corn tortillas with a little olive oil (I love a mister like this one), put in a 350 oven laying the tortillas over the rack. It won’t look right at first but after the oven warms them up […]

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Leftover ham? If not, you may want to get some to make this amazing “Chuck it in the pan stew”

Leftover ham? Like millions of others, we had a ton after Easter. This wasn’t on purpose, our Easter plans got cancelled so our party of 6-8 turned into a party of four, the day AFTER Easter. (We had an impromptu road trip on Easter day to welcome a new baby to my fiance’s family!) The […]

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Smoky Kickin’ Chicken Chili – 2nd prize chili cook-off winner!

  This past weekend Seattle Uncorked Wine Club held a chili cook-off as a way to raise funds for a family that was hit hard by the Oso, Washington mudslide. The family benefiting from the funds raised is the Spiller Family. Jonielle lost 3 out of her 4 children and her husband in the mudslide. […]

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Nutritious & Easy Stove-Top Macaroni And Cheese Recipe {Gluten Free Options Too!}

I don’t let my son buy the processed, sodium & sugar laden lunches served at his school so I try to make his lunches exciting as well as healthy. Once a week I make him my homemade macaroni and cheese made with all organic ingredients, olive oil, brown rice pasta and a gluten free sauce […]

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