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Heather McClees

Spartanburg, South Carolina
Welcome to The Soulful Spoon Hi! My name is Heather McClees and I hold a B.S. in Nutrition Science and Dietetics . I'm a full time blogger, freelance writer, and nutritionist. Simultaneously, I'm aspiring to become a professional food writer, Certified Nutrition Specialist and... Full Bio
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*Super Simple Salad Dressing* by Heather McClees Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating One of my favorite foods has always been salads. Something about the cold, crunchy dish is so satisfying. Recently, I saw a recipe for dressing that I thought I would ma ... Read on »
Pecan-Coconut Crusted Sweet Potato Surprise by Heather McClees Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Greetings once again from The Soulful Spoon ! Today is ALL ABOUT SWEET POTATOES ! As I've mentioned numerous times before, I simply love sweet potatoes. They are absolute ... Read on »
Chocolate Peanut Butter Coconut Muffins by Heather McClees Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating   Since I was a little girl, muffins have simply been one of those foods that just hits the spot like no other breakfast food. I am known to have 3-4 , okay sometimes 5, ... Read on »
Out of India; Into My Kitchen by Heather McClees Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating I'm introducing you all to my latest obsession-(among many others- no, many-many others:). I have delved into the world of Indian cooking cuisine, sort of on accident, but ... Read on »
Cherry Trees- The Secret to A Happy Mood? by Heather McClees Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Hello everyone! Today, as I took a morning walk, I noticed that almost all of the cherry trees in my neighborhood are just past their budding stage and the beautifu ... Read on »
Take Them A Meal | a free online tool for coordinating the delivery of meals to someone in need by Heather McClees Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Check out this wonderful resource on delivering meals to people in need! If you're someone in need of meal delivery, you can also visit the site. It's a great resource for ... Read on »
Protein Power by Heather McClees Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating There has been a buzz about good protein for such a long time, that it's no wonder we all recognize the importance of this nutrient. Not only is protein necessary for prope ... Read on »
Gluten-Free Chocolate Heaven! by Heather McClees Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Today's post is dedicated to something I just love- chocolate. Recently, I got a recipe idea for chocolate muffins, using gluten-free flour. The idea actually came from the ... Read on »
Ingredient Experimentations and Quick Weeknight Dinner by Heather McClees Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Welcome back to The Soulful Spoon! From my last post, I'm sure you're all wondering if this blog is only about smoothies. Well, not completely, although I will ... Read on »
Reader Question- Smoothie Answers! by Heather McClees Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Hello all,  Since my last post, I've gotten lots of questions about good smoothie recipes. I'm pleasantly surprised by the shocking insanity over smoothies on this blo ... Read on »
New Smoothie Recipe! by Heather McClees Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Today at work, a friend introduced me to her newest smoothie and I had to share !! As you all know, I love smoothies. The cold and creamy drinks just satisfy almost any cr ... Read on »
Sensational Stir Fry: A Twist on the Original by Heather McClees Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Sensational Stir-Fry  Perhaps it was the smell of stir-fry in my house the night before that made me crave the dish this week, or perhaps it was just a hankerin ... Read on »
Southern Hash, Sweet Potatoes and Greens by Heather McClees Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Before I get to today's recipes, I want to inform all readers that my absence the past month has been intentional and solely for the consideration of the direction I wan ... Read on »
*Lemon Pepper Salmon Salad* by Heather McClees Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Today's post features lots of new ideas and insight. The recipe today features a salad, which has always been one of my favorite meals. There's something so refreshing abou ... Read on »
*Wild Rice Spectacular* by Heather McClees Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating If you're unsure what wild rice is, I invite you to embark on a new tasty side dish or vehicle for a great entree! Wild rice is a yummy, nutty flavored, sweeter rice that e ... Read on »
*Righteous Red Peppers* by Heather McClees Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Got a winter cold? Don't rush out and buy all the bottles of Vitamin C you can find or load up on the pain meds. Simply add foods that are rich in the vitamin like red bell ... Read on »
Pumpkin Spice Bread by Heather McClees Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating There are so many wonderful things about canned pumpkin- I don’t know where to start! My favorite feature isn’t the taste or even the color, but the texture and the flavor ... Read on »
Super Veggie Soup by Heather McClees Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Recently with all of the terrific cool weather we're having here in SC just weeks before Thanksgiving, I find myself so excited about all of the many changes we're havi ... Read on »
A Few Words From My Heart by Heather McClees Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Today's post is short, sweet and totally honest.  Be good to yourself. Eat when you're hungry. Enjoy the comfort foods sometimes. Take time to enjoy the sunsets. Take ... Read on »
Witch's Brew by Heather McClees Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Halloween has always been one of my favorite holidays, and it is second only to Christmas in my book of favorites. Something about the cool air, spooky look of ... Read on »