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Broccoli Cauliflower Carrot Salad with Greek Yogurt Honey Dressing Recipe

Broccoli Cauliflower Carrot Salad

This Broccoli Cauliflower Carrot Salad with Greek Yogurt Honey Dressing is perfect for Spring and would be a nice addition to any Easter meal. The first time I had Broccoli Salad I was surprised at how good it was. It was crunchy, sweet and tangy and just plain fun to eat. The only thing is the dressing is typically made with lots of mayonnaise, which doesn't have a lot of nutritional value and is high in fat. I've updated the classic broccoli salad by adding more vegetables - … [Continue Reading...]

15 Healthy Easter Brunch Recipes

Healthy Easter Brunch Recipes © Jeanette's Healthy Living

Try one or more of these Healthy Easter Brunch Recipes for Easter. Many can be made ahead or assembled the night before to make Easter morning stress-free. Looking for some Healthy Easter Brunch Recipes? I've pulled together some of my favorite brunch ideas that have a healthier twist. Why not serve Yogurt Parfaits assembly style so everyone can make their own. Set out granola, Chia Coconut Walnut Crunch, fresh berries and raw honey and serve with parfait glasses or mason jars for … [Continue Reading...]

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It's officially Spring and it couldn't have come any sooner here in the Northeast. We're still having some chilly weather, but just knowing that it's Spring has gotten me psyched about being outdoors a lot more. I love the sunshine...I love the daffodils and crocuses that start peeking out of the soil...I love walking outdoors, watching my son's high school baseball games and catching up with friends I haven't seen all winter. For me, living a healthier life includes eating healthier and … [Continue Reading...]

20+ Healthy Easter Side Dish Recipes

20 Healthy Easter Side Dish Recipes © Jeanette's Healthy Living

Round out your Easter dinner spread with one or more of these Healthy Easter Side Dish Recipes. I can't believe Easter is this coming week already so I've pulled out some of my favorite side dish recipes that would be perfect for celebrating this joyous occasion. Whether you're entertaining a large crowd or celebrating with in the intimacy of your family, these side dishes would make a nice addition to any Easter Sunday gathering. 1. Kale Tomato Corn Quinoa Salad 2. Quinoa Citrus Mango … [Continue Reading...]

Roasted Asparagus with Parmesan Crust Recipe

Parmesan Crusted Asparagus with Balsamic Vinegar

This Roasted Asparagus with Parmesan Crust is an easy, delicious and kid-friendly side dish. One of my favorite early Spring vegetables is fresh asparagus, especially when it's roasted. Of course, almost any vegetables taste good roasted. Usually I just toss asparagus with olive oil and season with a little salt and pepper, but recently, I made a snazzier version by adding a little chopped garlic and sprinkling some Parmesan cheese on top before roasting. Drizzled with a little … [Continue Reading...]

8 Easy Ways To Add Flavor With Less Salt

Tips for Cooking with Less Salt

Today, I'm sharing 8 Easy Ways to Add Flavor with Less Salt, all in the name of better health. If you watch cooking shows as much as I do, you know that good food requires just the right amount of seasoning. The judges almost always comment on a dish being under seasoned, too salty or not salty enough (aside from being undercooked or overcooked). Like most people, I love salty foods, but I've been trying over the years to be more careful about the amount of salt I use in my cooking due to … [Continue Reading...]

Mexican Corn Quinoa Salad Recipe {Giveaway}

Mexican Corn Quinoa Salad © Jeanette's Healthy Living

It is finally getting warmer here in Connecticut and I cannot wait until we are in the 60's consistently. Watching my son's baseball games and catching up with fellow baseball moms, being outdoors more, and snatching up all the fresh produce that's starting to pop up this time of year are a few of the things I'm looking forward to. I made this Mexican Corn Quinoa Salad for our finale women's Bible study last week. We have a tradition of having a little celebration at the end of each of our … [Continue Reading...]

Quinoa Citrus Mango Avocado Black Bean Salad Recipe

Quinoa Citrus Mango Avocado Black Bean Salad

This Quinoa Citrus Mango Avocado Black Bean Salad would make an excellent addition to any meal. Bright with citrus fruits, juicy with mangoes, creamy with avocado, and chock full of protein from quinoa and black beans. It's an odd time of year. Technically, Spring has begun, but the temperatures outside speak otherwise.  Spring crops are just starting to come to market, yet cold weather produce dominates the shelves still. My kitchen reflects this transition. I've still got grapefruits and … [Continue Reading...]

Chinese Steamed Fish with Soy Sesame Sauce Recipe {Video}

Chinese Steamed Fish with Soy Sesame Sauce

This Chinese Steamed Fish with Soy Sesame Sauce is a classic dish that's traditionally made using a whole fish. Here, I use fish filet which makes this recipe an easy preparation for dinnertime. There are so many different cooking techniques in Chinese cuisine that I find fascinating. Most people are familiar with stir-frying when it comes to Chinese cooking, but I find many are not familiar with steaming and poaching in Chinese cuisine. There's also the velveting technique that ensures … [Continue Reading...]

Breakfast Coconut Milk Quinoa with Fresh Fruit Recipe {Video}

Breakfast Coconut Milk Quinoa with Fresh Fruit © Jeanette's Healthy Living

This Breakfast Coconut Milk Quinoa with Fresh Fruit is the perfect way to start off the day - it's packed with protein and nutrients. Did you enter our Bob's Red Mill Quinoa Giveaway?  Looking for a new healthy breakfast idea? Give this Breakfast Coconut Milk Quinoa with Fresh Strawberries and Bananas a whirl. Quinoa is cooked in coconut milk with a touch of vanilla, sweetened with raw coconut sugar and topped off with some fresh fruit (strawberries and bananas in this … [Continue Reading...]

Quinoa Kale Tomato Corn Salad Recipe {Video + Giveaway}

Kale Quinoa Tomato Corn Salad © Jeanette's Healthy Living

This Quinoa Kale Tomato Corn Salad is clean eating at its best - packed with nutrients and oh so good. I've been making lots of quinoa lately, and loving the versatility of this grain (it's actually a seed). I could eat quinoa for breakfast, lunch and dinner, sweet or savory, hot or cold. If you missed my post yesterday, be sure to read it - How To Make Quinoa + Health Benefits and watch my video. Today's recipe was inspired by a quinoa salad and kale salad at a local restaurant … [Continue Reading...]