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Brandi is natural born food lover of anything from gourmet cheeses and wine down to plain baked breads. When not in the kitchen cooking, she loves to be outdoors, especially near the ocean. She puts her focus mainly on healthy organic ea...

Helpful tips to eat dinner quicker

Sometimes dinnertime can be a stressful time but not anymore! Here we share a variety of great tips to help keep you organized, help you save money and, of course, help your dinner planning (especially for busy moms).

Helpful tips to eat dinner quicker

Quick and easy summer couscous salad recipe

Serves 4


  • 4 cups fresh baby spinach
  • 2 cups cooked Israeli couscous
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 cup diced cucumber
  • 1 large handful alfalfa sprouts
  • 1/2 cup croutons
  • 1/2 cup balsamic vinaigrette or your favorite salad dressing


  1. In a large bowl add the spinach, couscous, tomato, cucumber and alfalfa sprouts. Drizzle 1/4 cup of the balsamic vinaigrette over the top and toss to mix well.
  2. Divide between 4 serving bowls and top with croutons. Serve with remaining balsamic vinaigrette.

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