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Caramelized Mushrooms – Skillet and Air Fryer Instructions

Looking for the perfect way to cook mushrooms? Give these caramelized mushrooms a try! They’re super flavorful and so easy to make. Plus, they pair perfectly with burgers, avocado toast, and risotto. This recipe guide includes both skillet and air fryer mushroom instructions. Disclosure: This post has been sponsored by ​The Mushroom Council. All opinions […]

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Bruschetta Trio

Talk about the perfect party board! This bruschetta trio is so easy to make and has different flavor variations. Featuring three vegetarian options–a canned tomato bruschetta and two fruit bruschettas. Disclosure: This post has been sponsored by ​Pacific Coast Producers. All opinions are my own; I never feature a brand that I don’t love!  What […]

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5 Tips to Improve Your Kitchen Confidence

So you want to improve your confidence in the kitchen? Big kudos to you–it’s such an important skill! Becoming more comfortable in the kitchen makes cooking more enjoyable and may help improve your overall health with more homemade meals. In this post, you’ll learn 5 simple tips to build up your kitchen confidence.  What is […]

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Chickpea Edamame Salad

This Chickpea Edamame Salad is the perfect light side dish or lunch to enjoy during the warmer months! The colorful ingredients in this rainbow quinoa salad pack in tons of health benefits. This recipe is vegan and gluten-free as well. What is edamame? Edamame is simply an immature soybean. It’s a great source of plant […]

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Air Fryer Roasted Chickpeas

Looking for the easiest air fried chickpeas? You’ve come to right place. Whip up these easy roasted chickpeas in just 12 minutes. Plus, you get to customize and choose what spices or seasonings you like best. Add Air Fryer Roasted Chickpeas to soups, salads, or enjoy as a healthy snack. First off, is this just […]

How to make tiktok wraps
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Customizable TikTok Wraps

Want to try making your own TikTok wraps? Take a look at this guide for creating a completely customizable tortilla wrap! Featuring a delicious and balanced combination of lean protein, vegetables, sauce, and cheese. Learn how to make this tortilla hack in a matter of minutes. What is a “TikTok Wrap” or “Tortilla Hack”? The […]

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Customizable Dark Chocolate Avocado Truffles

These dark chocolate avocado truffles are completely customizable and call for just 3 ingredients. Plus, they are ready to go in just under 20 minutes with no baking involved! Perfect to bring to your next party or add to your holiday dessert table.  How do I make these 3-ingredient avocado truffles? I love this no-bake […]

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8 Ingredient Thai Peanut Sauce

Looking for a delicious, flavorful sauce to add to noodles, salads, and buddha bowls, and so much more? Try this easy Thai Peanut Sauce. Just 8 simple ingredients and no blender needed! Watch the video below to see how easy it is to make!  If you haven’t had peanut sauce before, you’re in for a […]

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Mixed Vegetable Curry With Coconut Milk

This easy mixed vegetable curry takes less than 20 minutes to make. It’s cooked in just one pan, making for super easy clean up too! This recipe is naturally gluten-free, dairy-free, and vegan options included. What is curry? How do you make curry? Curry can mean different things to different cultures. In general, it’s a […]

This simple nut-crusted salmon takes just 5 minutes to whip up and is on the table in under 30 minutes! The honey mustard glaze topped with nuts is the perfect combination of sweet and savory
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Easy Nut Crusted Salmon

This easy nut crusted salmon takes just 5 minutes to whip together and is on the table in under 30 minutes! The honey dijon glaze topped with nuts of your choice makes for the perfect combination of sweet and savory. Is salmon healthy for you? Salmon is considered a heart-healthy fish because it contains omega-3 […]

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High Protein Vegetarian Meals

Want to eat more plant-forward but worried about not getting enough protein? Read on for 10 plant-based protein sources to add to vegetarian meals. We’ve also included 60+ recipe ideas to give you inspiration! (This post is written by Cheerful Choices contributors, Corrin Coons and Sydney Coons.) Why is protein important? Protein is used for a […]

Sharp cheddar, muenster, and asiago makes for an indulgent, three cheese Homemade Breadcrumb Baked Mac and Cheese. Some simple healthy recipe swaps help reduce the fat, maintain the protein and increase the fiber content of this classic recipe.
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Three Cheese Mac and Cheese – Baked with Breadcrumbs!

Sharp cheddar, muenster, and asiago makes for an indulgent, three cheese mac and cheese. Sprinkle on homemade breadcrumbs and bake to perfection! This post was first published on May 15, 2021. It was updated on July 27, 2022. I’ve been making this homemade three cheese mac and cheese ever since I was a little girl. In my […]

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Lemon Blueberry Mug Cake

This Lemon Blueberry Mug Cake is brimming with bright flavor and nourishing ingredients like fresh blueberries and protein powder. Perfect to enjoy as a single-serve dessert or breakfast. Plus, it’s ready to go in just 5 minutes! Disclosure: This post has been sponsored by ​Naked Nutrition. All opinions are my own; I never feature a […]

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Cereal Bars

Cereal bars are the perfect snack or healthy dessert. Plus, all you need is 6 simple ingredients found in your pantry. Vegan, kid-friendly and great for summertime! What are cereal bars? When you hear the term “cereal bars” you probably think of rice krispie treats or cinnamon toast crunch bars. These store bought bars are […]

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Air Fryer Stuffed Mushrooms

These air fryer stuffed mushrooms are the easiest appetizer to make! You only need 4 ingredients and a few minutes of your time. Perfect for dinner parties or summer gatherings! Oven instructions included as well.  What are stuffed mushrooms? Stuffed mushrooms are an appetizer where you remove the mushroom stem and add a filling over […]