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Carrot Bacon

That’s right, people: CARROT BACON. And before all of you, ‘Heaven-is-paved-with-bacon’ people get your panties in a bunch, just know this isn’t meant to BE bacon, but a pretty damn tasty replacement for those who would like to eat less meat or are vegetarian. My seventy eight-year-old Nebraska born father was recently given strict doctors […]

Quinoa Egg Power Bites

 *Preheat oven to 350°     This recipe, along with many others, can be found in my book, Aim True. Photo: Lesley Unruh Styling: Cynthia Groseclose

Beet-Stained Quinoa Breakfast Bowl

Breakfast of Champions! I love smoothies. I think toast is the perfect vehicle for nut butters, honey and jams. I get a little emotional over waffles and clap my hands at the mention of brunch. Breakfast cuisine is always a hit with me, but what about when you want to switch it up? I often […]

Protein Fudge

    It’s a Protein Bar! No, it’s Dessert! No, it’s PROTEIN FUDGE!!! My doctor has me on a quest to eat protein at every meal, which I’ve found to be quite challenging. I love a good smoothie, but don’t always feel satisfied unless I’ve been able to chew. Store bought protein bars often make me […]

Christmas Morning Casserole

I have to be honest, the first time I made this casserole was on the morning of my wedding. That’s right, some brides go all bridezilla and I decided to throw on an apron and cook for all of my girls. Cooking has always soothed my nerves, and this casserole was like a little dish […]