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Quinoa, Butternut Squash, Kale, and Chicken Bake

Looking for a cozy, healthy fall recipe this season? Look no further! This plant-heavy chicken bake pairs well with your need for comfort food while complying to your healthy eating goals. It’s the perfect fall recipe that takes less than 15 minutes to throw together (even faster if you meal prep the ingredients ahead of…   Read More»


Protein-Packed Thai Peanut Pasta Salad

Looking for a high-protein, plant-based recipe to meal prep for lunches or bring to your next summer BBQ? If so, you have come to the right food blog! This Thai Peanut Pasta Salad is so yummy even routine meat-eaters won’t notice it’s vegan friendly. Bonus? The trifecta of chickpea pasta, homemade peanut sauce, and veggies…   Read More»


Mahi Mahi Plated Taco

Looking for a fresh, spring meal full of flavor, healthy veggies, and lean protein? Look no further! This recipe is a great option for anyone– but especially people following a gluten free or dairy free diet. It’s also easy to make it vegetarian or vegan- just switch out the Mahi Mahi for tempeh. Mahi Mahi…   Read More»


Instant Pot® Salsa Chicken and Cuban-Style Black Bean Power Bowl

Does anyone else get annoyed when they find a photo of a recipe they want to make but then have to scroll down through an entire explanation of this random bloggers weekend trip to Branson (with 700 photos) before you get to the actual recipe? Same. So I’ll spare you the boring details about my…   Read More»


Greek Pita Pockets

I’m all about meals you make once and can eat for several days in a row, especially for lunch. These Greek Pita Pockets may not photograph well but they sure hit the spot when lunchtime rolls around. No microwave required. You can make the tzatziki dip yourself or pick up a pre-made one. I found…   Read More»


Spaghetti Squash Orecchietti Mushroom Soup

This is the one of the best soups I’ve ever made! Plus– it’s good for you. It is high in nutrients and packs major flavor. With a trio of mushrooms, the savory flavor is similar to miso soup (the popular starter at Japanese steakhouses) and I added a little kick with the jalapeno. The orrechietti…   Read More»


Greek Barley Bowl

Recipe post by Megan Metropulos, MS, RD, LDN Ever feel like you’re stuck in a brown rice rut? Yep, my hand is raised. You want to make sure you’re getting a slow digesting, complex carb at lunch to hold you over throughout the day but what else is out there? Face it– you’re probably getting sick…   Read More»


Bow Thai Pasta Salad

Recipe Post by Megan Metropulos, MS, RD, LDN When I started my first job after grad school, I’d pack my lunch for the next day every night before I went to bed. As much as I love cooking, packing my lunch was one of the last things I wanted to do at 9:30pm every night. One…   Read More»


Baked Eggs with Roasted Tomatoes

By Mary Curnutte, Nutrition Awareness Intern This is officially my last post as an intern with Nutrition Awareness! I am graduating from Saint Louis University with a Bachelor’s of Science in Nutrition & Dietetics this May. I will be continuing my education by starting a Dietetic Internship combined with a Master’s of Nutrition & Dietetics at…   Read More»


Spinach & Feta Quiche with Sweet Potato Crust

One of my new clients is killing it. Running 5Ks and breaking her personal records, getting ready for her first duathlon, fueling her body with real, whole foods and even sending ME new recipes! This is one she told me I just had to try. A sweet potato crust? I was skeptical. Wasn’t it going…   Read More»


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