Category: Nut-free Choices

Recipes giving you the choice to not add nuts or substitute nuts for an alternative ingredient

Whip up this healthy peanut butter hummus in 10 minutes or less with ingredients right from your pantry. No tahini needed!
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Peanut Butter Hummus

With Super Bowl Sunday right around the corner, hummus is a must. Don’t be left dip-less when the grocery shelves empty. Instead, whip up this healthy hummus in 10 minutes or less with ingredients right from your pantry. Hummus typically calls for an ingredient called tahini. Tahini, a paste made from sesame seeds, is an […]

These Tempeh Thai Peanut Noodles feature fresh blanched veggies and my delicious peanut sauce! Flavorful, colorful, and packed with whole grains.
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Tempeh Thai Peanut Noodles with Blanched Kale and Vegetables

Thai food has been one of my favorite cuisines to cook lately. The cuisine utilizes tons of fresh items like herbs, garlic, ginger, and lime. It is also fun to play around with more unique ingredients like fish sauce, curry paste, and tamarind paste. Small amounts of these ingredients go a long way with adding […]

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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Homemade Breadcrumb Baked Mac and Cheese

Are you ready to be #blessed? Because I’m about to share with you my “world renowned” macaroni recipe that I like to call Mack’s Mac and Cheese! I’m pretty sure my momma knew from day one to name me Mackenzie because 21 years later I would be whipping up this delicious macaroni dish! I would […]

Impress your friends with this beautiful Strawberry Kale Smoothie! The mix between the sweet pineapple, strawberry, and kale makes for the perfect, slightly-sweet smoothie combo.
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Strawberry Kale Smoothie

Are you a kale-hater? Well this recipe might just turn you into a kale-lover. This is a recipe that I’ve prepared at several cooking demonstrations (see slideshow below) and have surprisingly turned skeptics into believers. The mix between the sweet pineapple, strawberry, and kale makes for the perfect, slightly-sweet smoothie combo. The layering of the […]

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3 Minute Microwave Kale Chips

3 minutes? Too good to be true? I thought so too. But these 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.  Watch the glorious transformation…1 minute… 2 minutes.. […]