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creamy cilantro lime sauce
Recipes, Sauces & Dressings

Creamy Cilantro Lime Sauce

This creamy cilantro lime sauce is a summer staple in our house. It pairs perfectly with Ginger Turmeric Chicken, and also makes a fantastic salad dressing. And since the cilantro lime sauce uses greek yogurt as a base, I use it liberally. I know this sauce requires more than a couple […]

ginger turmeric chicken
Main Dishes, Recipes

Ginger Turmeric Chicken

Summer in North Carolina is hot and humid. So we grill a lot once the temperature starts to rise. Because really, who wants to spend their summer in a hot kitchen? This Ginger Turmeric Chicken is one of my favorites for summer cookouts. It is super flavorful and best when […]

chlorpyrifos produce residue level
Pesticides, Topics

The Pesticide the EPA didn’t ban

Earlier this year, the EPA denied a petition to ban the use of Chlorpyrifos, an organophosphate insecticide, on food crops in the United States.1-3 This was surprising because, last year, the EPA concluded that there was “sufficient evidence that there are neurodevelopment effects occurring at chlorpyrifos exposure levels below (the current […]

blueberry yogurt cakelet
Recipes, Snacks & Treats

Blueberry Yogurt Cakelets

My boys and I recently returned from a visit to my parents’ home in the Pacific Northwest. We try to time our visits so we can indulge in lots of delicious seasonal foods. Strawberries from the backyard, cherries, and wild-caught Copper River salmon are some late spring / early summer […]

maple cinnamon cashew pecan
Recipes, Snacks & Treats

Maple Cinnamon Cashews and Pecans

These maple cinnamon cashews and pecans are a little bit sweet, a little bit salty, and very crunchy… a trifecta of snacky deliciousness. Served on their own or as part of a snack mix, they are a protein-packed healthier snack that you will love. Recipe makes 4 cups of nuts. Print Yum Maple […]