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When I’m asked, “what is one thing you wish more people did that would greatly impact their health,” I typically always answer “eat more green vegetables.” If there is one thing that we can get (almost) the whole nutrition world to agree upon, it’s that increasing green vegetables in your diet is a win. They […]

8 Ways to Eat More Vegetables and *ENJOY IT*

For some reason, when I am having company, I always decide to try something new. This is probably as close as I come to “living life on the edge” if I’m being honest. But where there’s risk, there’s a chance at reward, and let me tell you- this dish was a crowd pleaser (especially since […]

Lamb Kofta with Mint Chimichurri and Pea & Mint Salad

Consider this Shrimp & Grits’ fancier, more health-conscious cousin from California. I went to the beach with my family recently, and this was my first time trying scallops. Like fish, they’re nice and light, but with a bit more bite like shrimp. This dish still has all the flavor of its traditional southern comfort food […]

Seared Scallops with Spicy Cauliflower Grits & Greens

This may be the most celebratory spring dish. When you get a little too excited by all the new beautiful produce that hits the market after the dead of winter finally gives way to warmer days, and you just want to eat it all at once, make this. It perfectly encompasses the brightness that the […]

Spring Market Salad

This salad is so light and fresh, but hearty and satisfying at the same time. Typically, I pair arugula with sweet fruits, but this is my favorite savory combo when I want to reset my sweet tooth. It’s full of so many different textures to keep you entertained until the last bite. Keep as a side, or add protein […]

Savory Arugula Salad

Quite possibly the ultimate summer dish. I can’t tell you how many times I made this last summer with my neighbor’s fresh peaches. The sweet peaches and blueberries pair perfectly with the tangy maple dijon dressing, and the richness from the goat cheese and avocado team up with the heartiness of the grain to bring […]

Sweet Summer Kale Salad