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Do You Really #LoveYourVeggies?

Do You Really #LoveYourVeggies?

How often do you eat your vegetables? If you're anything like most Americans, you probably aren't eating your recommended daily servings — only one...
Roasted Vegetable Salad-on-a-Stick

Roasted Vegetable Salad-on-a-Stick

Salad-on-a-Stick: the hot new way to love your veggies! Whether it's a quick snack, an on-the-go lunch or a chic side dish at your next party,...
“Waldorf” Salad-on-a-Stick

“Waldorf” Salad-on-a-Stick

Take your salad beyond the bowl! A delicious balance of playing with your food while learning new, healthy eating habits, salad-on-a-stick recipes...
Gobble (Gobble) Up Your Veggies: Edible Veggie Turkey Craft

Gobble (Gobble) Up Your Veggies: Edible Veggie Turkey Craft

In need of a festive, yet light, appetizer to ensure everyone gets a serving of nutritious veggies this Thanksgiving? Here’s an idea from parenting...
Snack Swap: Hidden Valley Candied Nuts

Snack Swap: Hidden Valley Candied Nuts

Ditch the candy and chips: satisfy your sweet and salty craving with this tasty recipe for Hidden...
Giving Thanks with Good (and Nutritious) Food

Giving Thanks with Good (and Nutritious) Food

November is traditionally a time when our nation is focused on acknowledging the people and things that give us reason to be grateful. Family is one...
Savory Treats For Any Affair: Ranch, Bacon and Chive Gougeres

Savory Treats For Any Affair: Ranch, Bacon and Chive Gougeres

A gougere is a baked savory choux pastry made of choux dough mixed with cheese. Don’t let that fancy schmancy language scare you; a gougere is...
Make Your Game Day Menu Pop: Pizza Jalapeño Poppers

Make Your Game Day Menu Pop: Pizza Jalapeño Poppers

Even though football season has come to a close, basketball season is in full swing, and there are still plenty of games to bring family and friends...
Easy Recipes to Warm the Soul: Spicy Creamy Chicken Tortilla Soup

Easy Recipes to Warm the Soul: Spicy Creamy Chicken Tortilla Soup

If you are anything like me, you’re not intimidated at all by the fact that spring is just around the corner! In...
Crowd-Pleasing Queso: Cheesy Chicken Enchilada Dip

Crowd-Pleasing Queso: Cheesy Chicken Enchilada Dip

June has to be one of my favorite summer months. The weather starts warming up and the neighborhood comes out of hibernation. This is the time of...
Summer Slow Cooking: Mango Chipotle Carnitas Tacos

Summer Slow Cooking: Mango Chipotle Carnitas Tacos

For those of us who spend time cooking on a regular basis, there are certain kitchen appliances that have taken a crucial role in our weekly menu...

An Evening Solution: Breakfast for Dinner

It happens to the best of us: the clock strikes 5:00 p.m., the kids are home from school, and dinner is still a mystery. Dallas mom Holly Homer...
Remix Your Thanksgiving Leftovers

Remix Your Thanksgiving Leftovers

Thinking of Thanksgiving makes me giddy. The weird thing is that when it actually comes down to sitting at the table to eat Thanksgiving dinner, I...
Hearty One-Dish Ranch Dip

Hearty One-Dish Ranch Dip

Some of my favorite recipes and dressings call for a packet of Hidden Valley® Original Ranch® Dips Mix. I love the stuff and could drink...
Mushroom Ranch Pinwheels

Mushroom Ranch Pinwheels

I've recently partnered with the great folks at Hidden Valley®, and I'm very happy to bring you some tasty ranch-inspired goodies. First up is a...
“No Guilt” Chicken Ranch Naan Pizzas

“No Guilt” Chicken Ranch Naan Pizzas

It’s a new year, and that means new resolutions for healthier living for most of us. After all the decadent holiday treats, it’s a great time to...
Fiesta Ranch Quesadillas!

Fiesta Ranch Quesadillas!

Football food. Party food. Flavor explosions. That's what these Fiesta Ranch Quesadillas are all about. Fun. Food. Flavor. Spicy Ranch...
Chicken-Broccoli Ranch-icotti

Chicken-Broccoli Ranch-icotti

  Given that March is National Noodle Month and the fact that I’ve partnered with Hidden Valley® to bring you some new great...
Ranch Chicken Wings

Ranch Chicken Wings

I love chicken wings. All kinds of chicken wings, really, but I prefer the ones that aren’t all goopy. You know – goopy. The kind that...

Fresh Spin on Salads

Now that daylight savings has come and gone it means, among other things, we can look forward to warmer temperatures and lighter meals. What comes...