Category: Nut-free Choices

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

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Protein-Packed Collagen Banana Bread

Banana bread is a classic treat I grew up eating often whenever we had a few browned bananas left. Although nothing can quite top my mom’s made-with-love banana bread, I decided to develop this banana bread recipe to create a healthier, protein-packed twist on the classic loaf. Disclosure: I received free samples of Further Food […]

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Healthy Brown Rice Shrimp Jambalaya

Mardi Gras season is upon us and that means it’s time for some creole cookin’. I decided to develop this healthy-twist on traditional Jambalaya, a dish consisting of meat and vegetables mixed with rice. This would be considered a creole jambalaya, since it has the addition of tomatoes whereas cajun jambalaya does not. This hearty […]

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 peanut butter hummus in 10 minutes or less with ingredients right from your pantry. Do I need tahini to make hummus? Hummus typically calls for an ingredient called tahini. […]

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” homemade breadcrumb baked mac and cheese 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 […]