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Claire G.

I am an aspiring dietitian who loves food! I believe health, fitness and nutrition does not need to be complicated or stressful, they should fit easily into your lifestyle! I'm constantly trying to find new, innovate ways to cook with healthy ingredients, as well as find fun ways to incorporate... Full Bio
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Creamy Sausage Pesto Pasta by Claire G. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I’m not even going to apologize for my absence. Or go into this long diatribe about why I was gone. I was in New Zealand on the trip of a freakin’ lifetime and couldn’t te ... Read on »
Surf N’ Turf (Steak with Shrimp) by Claire G. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living If you want to win me over for life, serve me surf n’ turn. There’s nothing I love more than a big juicy steak topped with shrimp. Well, maybe that and a big glass of Côte ... Read on »
Fudgy Double Chocolate Brownies by Claire G. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Valentine’s Day is less than 2 weeks away! For me, this means one thing: chocolate. Well, I guess love and that sh*& too, but in the sake of being honest, I’m mostl ... Read on »
Garlic and Butter Mussels over Butternut Squash Bisque by Claire G. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living One thing I loved about my job as a freelancer was that I constantly challenged myself in the kitchen. Because the site I wrote for relied heavily on social media networks ... Read on »
Banana Nut Zucchini Muffins by Claire G. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I don’t typically say recipes are “the best” because I think it’s a little narcissistic to say so. I mean, who I am to judge a recipe as best? I’m no Ina Garten or Amanda ... Read on »
Simple Homemade Lasagna by Claire G. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Today we’re going back to the basics with a simple homemade lasagna recipe. As much as I love the funky recipes like these melon and tofu spring rolls or this beef stew an ... Read on »
Red Wine Braised Pork Chops with Mushrooms by Claire G. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living These red wine braised pork chops with mushrooms is an easy, low calorie and a fun dinner option that adds some variety to your weeknight dinners. No more boring chicken b ... Read on »
Whole Wheat Raspberry Cream Cheese Coffee Cake by Claire G. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Since Wednesday’s topic was a little heavy , we’re going to take it light today to celebrate Friday! I do, though, have to say thank you to everyone who read, commented an ... Read on »
8 Healthy Appetizers for NYE by Claire G. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I’ve never wanted healthy food more in my life than I do right now. My jeans are tight, my coat barely buttons and I feel like I gained at least 56 pounds over the 4 days ... Read on »
My Must Haves for Stress-Free, Organized Travel by Claire G. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of for . All opinions are 100% mine. Today’s post has nothing to do with food, but something to do with my other passio ... Read on »
Peppermint Marshmallows by Claire G. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living If I could, I’d add peppermint extract to absolutely everything on the planet. I’d even add it to things that don’t even work with peppermint, like beef stew or scrambled ... Read on »
Super Soft & Chewy Whole Wheat Peanut Butter Cookies by Claire G. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living If you ever need a dose of inspiration for holiday baking, go to my mom’s house. She makes over 2,000 cookies a year with at least 10 – 12 different variations. She has a ... Read on »
Fluffy White Cake Recipe with Whipped Cream & Cranberries by Claire G. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Kick off the holiday the right way with this fluffy white cake recipe with whipped cream and cranberries! It’s a beautiful non-cookie dessert for any parties or family cel ... Read on »
Ravioli with Brussel Sprouts, White Cheddar & Cranberries by Claire G. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living DON’T FORGET TO ENTER THE HARRY & DAVID GIVEAWAY GOING ON NOW! With weather like we’ve been having in the DC region, the only thing I  crave is comfort food. Forget ... Read on »
Roasted Pears with Pomegranates by Claire G. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Remember when I used to write these awesome posts and share incredible recipes with you 3 – 4 times a week? I know, it seems hazy to me, despite that time being just 2 wee ... Read on »
Roasted Brussel Sprout & Beer Cheese Soup by Claire G. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I mean, who would I be if I didn’t share at least one thanksgiving themed recipe this week? Of course this should have been shared on Monday, but life has been a little bu ... Read on »
Fresh Plum Bundt Cake by Claire G. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living If there’s one dessert I simply can’t get enough of, it’s pie. All kinds, all sizes, all fillings. I’m not picky when it comes to a freshly baked pie (well, except for the ... Read on »
Easy Roasted Chicken Noodle Soup by Claire G. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Thank you to everyone for the kind words about my new job ! I’m so excited for this next big chapter, and every time I talk with my new boss (who is awesome), I get even m ... Read on »
Roasted vegetable and quinoa stuffed squash by Claire G. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living This weekend was one for the books, my friends and it was all I needed to fall madly back in love with this city I live right outside of. We had two of our frie ... Read on »
Super Cheesy Kale & Artichoke Dip by Claire G. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living It’s November 6th and I’ve already watched every single Christmas movie on the free section of our On Demand programming and have watched almost every one on HBO & Shotime ... Read on »