Author: Mackenzie Burgess

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Spring Vegetable and Flank Steak Stir Fry

Spring means more produce is coming into season. Scallions, peas, carrots, garlic, asparagus–all the good stuff. Incorporate these seasonal ingredients into this super quick stir fry to whip up for your next meal. First, let’s talk technique. Although the idea of a stir fry is quite simple, there are certain tricks to keep in mind […]

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Vegged-Out Egg Frittata

If you have a bunch of veggies and eggs lying around, you’re in luck! This Vegged-Out Egg Frittata highlights the perfect pairing between fresh eggs and colorful, seasonal vegetables. Try making this for a filling breakfast, a star dish of a brunch get-together or for meal prepping. Use 3 cups of veggies of your choice. […]

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3 Minute Microwave Kale Chips

3 minutes? Too good to be true? I thought so too. But these 3-minute microwave kale chips are the perfect crispy addition to salads or just a quick, healthy snack for your day. It is also the perfect idea to use up extra kale that is about to go bad. See the video below for […]

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Mexican Quinoa Stuffed Peppers with Creamy Yogurt Avocado Sauce

This recipe is my entry for the Food & Nutrition Magazine Test Kitchen Recipe Contest featuring Siggi’s Icelandic-style yogurt. All opinions are my own, I never feature a brand that I don’t love! Stuffed peppers have been my go-to meal lately. It’s so easy to whip up the filling, throw them in the oven, and […]

Nutrition

Intuitive Eating

We live in a nation obsessed with physical appearance, weight loss, and dieting. $33 billion dollars are spent on dieting products each year, yet over two-thirds of American adults are overweight or obese. These dieting patterns are a huge issue because they are typically unsuccessful, physically and emotionally damaging, and ultimately promote unhealthy eating behaviors. […]

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Coconut Matcha Energy Bites

These Coconut Matcha Energy Bites are the perfect bite to power your day. They are filled with healthy ingredients like nuts, seeds, coconut, and matcha powder. Plus, these protein matcha bites are naturally dairy-free, vegan, and gluten-free! Do you remember when you first started liking coffee or tea? I remember my freshman year of college […]