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National Raisin Month

National Raisin Month

It’s National Raisin Month, and the childhood favorite is more versatile than you know. It can add the perfect punch to all kinds of dishes. Make the most of them with this week’s healthy raisin recipes.

First up is a Sweet Potato Quinoa Salad with Walnuts and Raisins that’s a savory summer side.

Sweet Potato Quinoa Salad with Walnuts and Raisins

 

Skip the store-bought with this rich Cinnamon Raisin Paleo Breakfast Bread.

Cinnamon Raisin Paleo Breakfast Bread
Image and Recipe via Paleo Running Momma

 

Roasted Broccoli Salad with Pine Nuts, Raisins & Feta is a light take on your favorite summer side salad.

Roasted Broccoli Salad with Pine Nuts, Raisins & Feta
Image and Recipe via Yummy Beat

 

Grab Oatmeal Raisin Overnight Oats and feel like you’re eating a cookie for breakfast.

Oatmeal Raisin Overnight Oats
Image and Recipe via Smile Sandwich

 

These Moroccan Roasted Carrots with Goat Cheese, Pistachios, and Golden Raisins will impress guests.

Moroccan Roasted Carrots with Goat Cheese, Pistachios and Golden Raisins

 

Reinvent your PB&Js this summer with homemade Cinnamon Raisin Almond Butter.

Cinnamon Raisin Almond Butter
Image and Recipe via The Beach House Kitchen

 

Whip up this healthy and tasty Kale, Raisin, Mushroom, and Sweet Potato Quinoa for any meal.

Kale + Raisin + Mushroom + Sweet Potato Quinoa

Ditch the Unhealthy Snack Food

National Snack Food Month

It’s National Snack Food Month, and we want to help you snack smart and ditch processed snacks with healthy snack food recipes.

First up, skip the snack aisle and make Clean and Fudgy Dark Chocolate Frosted Brownies.

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Image and Recipe via Amy’s Healthy Baking

 

If you’re a dipper, you have options with these 29 Healthy Hummus Recipes.

29 Healthy Hummus Recipes
Image and Recipe via Dr. Axe

 

Make Healthy Chocolate Pudding Pops that your kids will love after school.

Healthy Chocolate Pudding Pops
Image and Recipe via Make the Best of Everything

 

Skip the grocery store granola bars with these homemade Strawberry Oat Bars.

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Image and Recipe via My Fussy Eater

 

Ditch the store-bought bags for this Healthy Trail Mix that’s easy and tasty.

Healthy Trail Mix
Image and Recipe via Mom Spotted

 

You’ll feel like you’re eating candy with Chocolate Banana Frozen Yogurt Bark.

Chocolate Banana Frozen Yogurt Bark
Image and Recipe via My Fussy Eater

 

Skip cookies and eat No-Bake Loaded Oatmeal Cookie Energy Bites on the go.

No Bake Loaded Oatmeal Cookie Energy Bites
Image and Recipe via Cotter Crunch

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Awesome Asparagus Recipes

Healthy Asparagus Recipes

This week in food, we helped you take advantage of fresh, spring asparagus with healthy asparagus recipes.

Make this easy Lemon Chicken with Asparagus and Potatoes for dinner any night of the week.

Lemon Chicken with Asparagus and Potatoes

 

This Asparagus and Arugula Pasta Salad is the perfect spring lunch or side dish.

Asparagus and Arugula Pasta Salad

 

Avocado and Asparagus Egg Sandwiches elevate your go-to breakfast to something special.

Avocado and Asparagus Egg Sandwiches

 

This Creamy Goat Cheese Asparagus Quinoa Salad makes the perfect light lunch.

Creamy Goat Cheese Asparagus Quinoa Salad
Image and Recipe via Joyful Healthy Eats

 

One Pan Roasted Lemon Pepper Salmon and Garlic Parmesan Asparagus couldn’t be easier.

One Pan Roasted Lemon Pepper Salmon and Garlic Parmesan Asparagus
Image and Recipe via Cooking Classy

 

Bacon-Wrapped Caramelized Sesame Asparagus will be everyone’s favorite spring side dish.

Bacon-Wrapped Caramelized Sesame Asparagus
Image and Recipe via How Sweet Eats

 

Shrimp and Asparagus Stir Fry with Lemon Sauce is a simple version of homemade takeout.

Shrimp and Asparagus Stir Fry with Lemon Sauce Recipe

 

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Snacks for Adults

Healthy Snacks for Adults

Sick of grabbing your kids’ snacks on-the-go because that’s handier? This week, try making these healthy snacks for adults that will be perfect for you.

First up are homemade Oven-Baked Honey Barbecue Sweet Potato Chips you can’t resist.

Oven-Baked Honey Barbecue Sweet Potato Chips
Image and Recipe via mandyashcraft.com

 

This Edamame with Citrus Salt is a protein-rich snack to fuel you through your afternoon slump.

Edamame with Citrus Salt
Image and Recipe via Kitchen Treaty

 

These Pumpkin No-Bake Energy Bites can help satisfy your year-round Starbucks frap cravings.

Pumpkin No-Bake Energy Bites
Image and Recipe via Gimme Some Oven

 

Make Baked Zucchini Fries with Pesto Yogurt Dipping Sauce for an adult version of fast food.

Baked Zucchini Fries with Pesto Yogurt Dipping Sauce
Image and Recipe via Cookin Canuck

 

These Raspberry Fig Bars will satisfy your sweet tooth while you’re on the move.

Raspberry Fig Bars
Image and Recipe via Dora Daily

 

Baked Rosemary Parmesan Chickpeas are a tasty and light protein boost you’ll love.

Baked Rosemary Parmesan Chickpeas
Image and Recipe via BlogLovin’

 

Easy Homemade Flatbread Crackers are the salty snack you crave without the guilt.

Easy Homemade Flatbread Crackers

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Making the Most of Vegan Meals

Healthy Vegan Meals

This week, we offered healthy vegan meals that are tasty enough for any meat-eater, too.

First up, try these Cozy Vegan Enchiladas with Lime Cream for a beautiful weeknight meal.

Vegan Enchiladas with Lime Cream

everyday eats: cozy vegan enchiladas w/ lime cream

 

Make Mediterranean Baked Sweet Potatoes for a healthy and light dinner that’s actually vegan.

Mediterranean Baked Sweet Potatoes

 

This Vegan Pad Thai with Tofu is a delicious homemade version of the takeout favorite.

Pad Thai Jay with Yellow Tofu

 

With this tasty Vegan Pizza, even people with milk allergies can enjoy a slice.

My Favorite Vegan Pizza

 

Skip the steak but not the comfort with this Vegan Mushroom Stroganoff.

Mushroom Stroganoff
Image and Recipe via One Green Planet

 

Vegan Poblano and Portobello Fajitas bring your restaurant favorite home.

Poblano and Portobello Fajitas

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Give Back Christmas Wishes

Give Back for the Holidays

This week, we’re helping you find ways to give back this holiday season.

Donate a homemade scarf to the Orphan Foundation of America’s Red Scarf Project and give foster teens in college a way to stay warm.

Donate a Red Scarf

 

Toys for Tots collects new, unwrapped, or your homemade toys to give to kids in need. Find a drop-off center.

Donate new, gently used, or homemade coats to those who need them with the Warm Coats & Warm Hearts Coat Drive.

Giving Warmth

 

Send a thoughtful holiday card to American service members, veterans, and their families with the American Red Cross’s Holiday Mail for Heroes program.

Reaching Out for the Holidays

 

Fill a shoe box with handmade or bought gifts to send a personalized present to a child in need through Samaritan’s Purse’s Operation Christmas Child program.

Give a Personalized Gift

 

Donate your old cell phone to Cell Phones for Soldiers and give the gift of communication to our troops and their families.

Give Your Old Phone

 

Give the gift of a good holiday meal to a family that might otherwise go without through a food bank near you.

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Holiday Cookies That Are Good for You

Healthy Holiday Cookies

This week in food, we had some holiday cookies that will keep you and Santa healthy this holiday season.

These Soft Gingerbread Cookies are the perfect holiday treat for the whole family.

Soft Gingerbread Cookies + A Healthier Christmas Cookie

 

Healthy Chocolate Crinkle Cookies only look rich and decadent.

Chocolate Crinkle Cookies
Image and Recipe via Busy But Healthy

 

These Dark Chocolate Cranberry Oatmeal Cookies are best hot out of the oven with milk.

Dark Chocolate Cranberry Oatmeal Cookies
Image and Recipe via Amy’s Healthy Baking

 

Make these Healthy Ginger Cookies homemade and skip the gingersnaps.

Healthy Ginger Cookies

 

Hot Cocoa Cookies with Vanilla Bean Frosting are perfect for the kids or holiday parties.

Hot Chocolate Cookies
Image and Recipe via Fit Foodie Finds

 

Swedish Almond Cardamom Stars are a great alternative to sugar cookies.

Swedish Almond Cardamom Stars

 

These Ginger-Lemon Pinwheel Cookies are the perfect combo of sweet and spicy.

Ginger-Lemon Pinwheel Cookies

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