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Spring Barley Salad with Herbed Yogurt
04/09/16 by
Barley Salad with Herbed Yogurt- A Healthy Hunger

  Eating well can be this easy. It took one pan to make this barley salad with herbed yogurt. While I am cooking other things I will make a batch of whole grains to eat during the upcoming days. This week it was yummy chewy tummy satisfying barley. Share This:

Roasted Pear and Sprout Salad : Veggie Inspiration
03/29/16 by
Roasted Pear Salad- A Healthy Hunger

Roasting batches of vegetables is part of my weekly meal planning strategy, but what if you haven’t gotten around to that yet? Here is a solution to making a multi roasted vegetable salad, for one or a few, in no time, and with little effort.There are many wonderful aspects of roasting vegetables. For one thing,

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Edamame Aspragus Spring Salad: Veggie Inspiration
03/22/16 by
Edamame Asparagus Grain Salad- A Healthy Hunger

This salad is so chocked full of texture from edamame, asparagus, sweet crunchy snap peas. It’s then brightened with fresh flavor from mint, parsley and a lemony dressing, it will blow your mind. It’s officially Spring and things are popping around here. Making these melange vegetable and grain salad is such a great and easy way

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An Ode To The Joy of a Quality Knife
03/17/16 by
My beloved knife and the joy of quality tools- A Healthy Hunger

What you are looking at here is a constant companion of mine for over (ahem) 30 years. Yep, this baby and I have been through a lot together. It was given to me by my Mother when I was in college, though I don’t think it was an intentional gift. In those days my family owned

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Crunchy Quinoa Granola
03/14/16 by
Quinoa Granola- A Healthy Hunger

Looking for a better breakfast? This Crunchy Quinoa Granola is loaded with protein and fiber and moderate on the sugar. When I was a kid it was only hippies that ate granola. It was that groovy food that lived in mason jars in junk food free pantries. Earth mothers in peasant skirts with long hair down

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Purple Kale Chips: Veggie Inspiration
03/01/16 by

For this week’s veggie inspiration I’ve decided to feature a snack rather than a side dish. Have you heard? Kale is awesome! Silly me, of course you’ve heard, because kale is E-V-E-R-Y-W-H-E-R-E! And it really rates up there as a superfood. It’s a truly power packed antioxidant rich veggie with a good source of iron

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Smokey and Sweet Acorn Squash: Veggie Inspiration
02/22/16 by
Smokey Roasted Acorn Squash- A Healthy Hunger

My favorite way to prepare acorn squash was to load the halves up with butter and brown sugar and roast them for-EVER. The result was a candied luscious squash that was more like candy. Nothing wrong with that, except for the excessive sugar, calories, and time it took to make it to the plate. I’m

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Slow Roasted Tomatoes with Mozzarella and Basil: Veggie Inspiration
02/15/16 by
Slow Roasted Tomatoes with parmesan and basil - A Healthy Hunger

If you’re in the Northeast, like I am, you’ve been experiencing some pretty wicked cold temperatures lately. This time of year is perfect for roasting. The oven ticks and hums, creating luscious warm dishes and a house full of great smells, while the cold presses in vain against the windows. I am silly with delight

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Skillet Carrots with Caraway and Garlic: Veggie Inspiration
02/08/16 by
Skillet Carrots with Caraway and Garlic - A Healthy Hunger

Other than in carrot cake, who likes mushy carrots? Though carrots are sweetened by cooking, the “mush” has never been a desirable thing for me. Raw carrots are great for snacking, or when dieting to get a satisfying crunch into your day, but not when it comes to a side dish at dinner.   Bugs

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