Grilled Fish Tacos with Mango Salsa

Grilled Fish Tacos are my favorite item to order on a menu when eating out.  I love how light and fresh they are, and I especially love when they come with a fruit salsa.  Recently, I ordered some fish tacos at a local restaurant that I couldn't wait to come home and try to recreate - with a healthy spin of course!

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Father's Day Gift Guide

If your dad is a grillmaster like mine, look no further for the ultimate gift guide that is sure to have just the right gift for him - at an affordable price.  I've got you covered with everything from grilling and basting to flipping and branding.  Whether you're looking for a gift for your father, husband, brother, uncle or other, you'll find something that is perfect for him.

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Favorite Rosemary Pork Tenderloin

You know THE recipe that you just automatically associate with family dinners?  The one you always request when you go home to see mom and dad?  Well, this is mine! My brothers and I have referred to it for years as “Dad’s Pork Tenderloin” and now my kids refer to it as “Papa’s Pork Tenderloin”.  And, it’s what we eat almost anytime we’re all together.  I hope y’all enjoy my family’s Favorite Pork Tenderloin.

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Is Grilling Healthy?

Gathering around the grill with friends is one of the reasons I love summer. So when I had the assignment from CL.com to research the effects of consuming grilled food, I was a little nervous to even dive into the research afraid of what I would find! I mean, the grill literally saves dinner hour around here on a weekly basis. It’s easy. It’s quick. And most importantly, it’s a break from the stovetop! So what did I find? Find out here.

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Farmer's Market Friday : Purple Potato Salad

Like me, you've probably stumbled upon purple potatoes at your local farmer's market, but instead of buying a basket full, you likely opted for more familiar potatoes - white, red or sweet. Don't let this unfamiliar potato be intimidating!  It is definitely worth a try! You are going to love this easy and unintimidating Purple Potato Salad recipe that will surely be a crowd pleaser by the end of the summer! It is light and fresh and the perfect side for just about any dish.

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Mango Sorbet

Mangoes perfectly sweet and delicious, they also are rich in fiber and many vitamins, minerals and antioxidants.  Take this tasty fruit and add honey and a hint of lemon juice, toss in a blender, puree and freeze, and you have yourself a healthy and delightful treat.

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My Summer Survival Guide

What’s in your beach or pool bag has the power to either make your trip with kids in-tow a breeze – or a hot fiasco that makes you start counting down the minutes until bedtime!  Granted my trips aren’t quite as taxing now that my kids are grade-school-age, but being prepared and packed with some key products definitely make for an easier summer outing no matter the ages.  Here are some of my essentials this summer. 

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Is the Keto Diet the Secret to Better Brain Health?

The most common issues affecting brain health—dementia, memory loss, Alzheimer’s disease, and Parkinson’s disease—all have slightly different symptoms and etiologies, yet are all the result of some type of reduced brain cell functioning or deterioration. Science hasn’t had much success to date in preventing or slowing brain conditions like these, but following a ketogenic diet is being suggested as a potential way to do this. Is there any truth to it? Let’s find out.

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Introducing : "Ask Carolyn!"

As many of you know, I am fairly new to the social media realm!  I’ll be honest, when I first started, I was really skeptical.  I must say now, though, that I have loved being able to connect with so many of you and I love hearing that content I am creating is something that interests you!  Food is my passion and I love sharing it with you! Join with me down this new adventure to engage more with you!

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Nutritional Yeast - Do You Need to Be Eating It?

True confession : I had no idea what nutritional yeast was until a few months ago.  I definitely didn't know that it was often referred to as “nooch.”  Even worse, I had this unsubstantiated idea that nutritional yeast was probably something I needed in order to truly be eating a “healthy” diet.  Who was I kidding?!  I didn't even know anything about it! Here’s what I learned.

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Healthy Recipes from Home

To pay tribute to our mothers and grandmothers and any other women in our lives that have taught us a thing or two about home cookin', I have asked friends and colleagues to share with you some of their memories that go along with some of there very favorite recipes from home. 

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Mother's Day Gift Guide for Your Favorite Foodie

Don't have time to sift through all the deals online for the perfect Mother's Day Gift for your favorite foodie?  Or maybe you just want to send a not-so-subtle hint to your loved ones of what you'd want this Mother's Day?  Don't fret.  I've rounded up a list that the women in your life are sure to love.  Whether it be your mother - or someone who's like your mother, spouse, grandmother - I've got you covered no matter what your budget.

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