Marinated Chickpeas ~ Recipe ReDux

If I’m going to eat a salad, it needs to be exciting… It doesn’t need a lot, but it needs something. Besides artichoke hearts (in water) or tomatoes or peppers, two of my favorite salad toppers are chickpeas and quinoa… But this post is about chickpeas (and ellipses apparently). Have you ever run into that … Continue reading

Kitchen Cupboard Trail Mix ~ Recipe ReDux

As if Recipe ReDux peeked into my google calendar, this month’s theme perfectly aligned with what I had going on… travel. As a packer and a planner, I always have snacks packed for myself and when applicable, my travel companions. July’s Recipe ReDux was to share a special travel treat or tried and true snack. … Continue reading

Arugula Sunflower Pesto ~ Recipe ReDux

Happy first day of Summer! The return of this beautiful season brings just the beginning of incredibly fresh and local produce. While I’m only getting small clippings of basil from my garden so far, I’ve been lucky enough to receive some of the overflow from a friend’s CSA (what is a CSA?). I even got … Continue reading

Summer Parfait with Honey Almond Oats and Berry Rhubarb Sauce ~ Recipe ReDux Sponsored Recipe Contest

{By posting this recipe I am entering a recipe contest sponsored by National Honey Board and am eligible to win prizes associated with the contest. I received a gift card to offset the expense of my ingredients.} Honey is an ingredient that people may shy away from but for me it’s an ingredient I embrace. … Continue reading

Getting creative with cranberries – {Recipe} Cranberry Mushroom Quinoa

If you know me, or come over to my house at Thanksgiving, you know that I LOVE Jellied Cranberry Sauce—seriously—love. While that is a Thanksgiving staple at my house, cranberries are a great fruit year-round for their delicious flavor and impressive health benefits. Why are they so healthy? First of all, they’re a fruit and … Continue reading