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The Best Easy 5 Bean Salad

Posted on May 16th, 2019

The Best Easy 5 Bean Salad is perfect for potlucks, cookouts, and picnics. It's inexpensive to make, easily feeds a crowd, and if you have leftovers…

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Lightened Up Broccoli Rice Casserole

Lightened Up Broccoli Rice Casserole

Posted on Apr 14th, 2017

Lightened Up Broccoli Rice Casserole is the from scratch version of a holiday fave. It's good anytime though. No holidays required!UPDATED…

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Lemon Basil Potato Salad

Posted on Jul 19th, 2016

A simple creamy pesto dressing is what sets this Lemon Basil Potato Salad apart. It's fast, fresh, and sure to please at your next cookout!You…

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Cider Baked Sweet Potato Recipe

Cider Baked Sweet Potatoes

Posted on Jun 24th, 2016

This post has been sponsored by alli®. All thoughts and opinions are my own. Sweet potatoes!!! I love a good sweet potato recipe. The natural…

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Veggie Strata Recipe

Vegetable Strata

Posted on Nov 23rd, 2015

A terrific make-ahead dish that can double as a veggie-loaded side OR a delicious breakfast to feed a crowd. This Vegetable Strata is piled high with…

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Garlic Herb Potatoes and Squash + 25 Thanksgiving Recipes

Posted on Nov 9th, 2015

Garlic Herb Potatoes and Squash are a great addition to the Thanksgiving Table! Cheesy, buttery, tender, delicious.It's that time! If you haven't…

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Copycat Bonefish Grill Quinoa Salad

Copycat Bonefish Quinoa Salad

Posted on May 13th, 2015

 An easy, fresh, homemade version of the quinoa salad at Bonefish Grill. Copycat Bonefish Quinoa Salad is healthy and filling! Goes great with…

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Pomegranate Quinoa Salad with Orange Maple Vinaigrette

Pomegranate Quinoa Salad with Orange Maple Vinaigrette

Posted on Nov 19th, 2014

This easy Pomegranate Quinoa Salad is tossed in a fresh and citrusy Orange Maple Vinaigrette to make a completely healthy and delicious side to any…

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Brown Sugar Butternut Squash Tart

Brown Sugar Butternut Squash Tart

Posted on Nov 5th, 2014

A sweet buttery tart crust topped with thin slices of butternut squash that's been sauteed with brown sugar and spices. This Brown Sugar Butternut…

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Easy Caprese Orzo

Easy Caprese Orzo

Posted on Oct 24th, 2014

A simple side dish made with grape tomatoes, fresh basil, asiago cheese, and toasted orzo. Easy Caprese Orzo is terrific, fast, and fresh anytime of…

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Lightened Up Cheesy Broccoli Potatoes

Lightened Up Cheesy Broccoli Potatoes

Posted on Oct 16th, 2014

Baked potatoes stuffed full of roasted broccoli and topped with a delicious lightened up cheese sauce. Lightened Up Cheesy Broccoli Potatoes are such…

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What the Heck Do I Do With Polenta?!

What the Heck Do I Do With Polenta?!

Posted on Aug 4th, 2014

This is the first in a series of instructional posts intended to help home cooks with unfamiliar grocery items. What the Heck Do I Do With Polenta is…

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Healthy Greek Pasta Salad

Healthy Spinach and Feta Greek Pasta Salad

Posted on Jul 31st, 2014

Ruffled pasta, chopped spinach, feta cheese, fresh tomatoes and cucumbers, and a Greek yogurt dressing! This Healthy Spinach and Feta Greek Pasta…

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Pasta Salad with Greek Yogurt Dressing and No Mayo

Healthy Creamy Summer Pasta Salad

Posted on Jun 18th, 2014

This quick summer side dish has a creamy sauce WITHOUT mayonnaise! The dressing is made with Greek yogurt and avocado for a protein-packed, superfood…

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Bacon Caesar Pasta Salad

Posted on May 17th, 2014

Need a quick dinner or a side to take to a cookout or BBQ? This Bacon Caesar Pasta Salad is IT.You can even make parts of it the day before in…

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Lemon Risotto with Spring Peas

Creamy Lemon Risotto with Spring Peas

Posted on Apr 24th, 2014

A simple, delicious dish! Creamy Lemon Risotto with Spring Peas is fresh and full of flavor, studded with tender green peas and a hint of Asiago…

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Warm Herbed Potato Salad

Warm Herbed Potatoes

Posted on Mar 26th, 2014

Red skinned potatoes tossed with olive oil and fresh herbs. These warm herbed potatoes are a great side with any meal and would be great at your…

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Creamy Mushroom and Onion Baked Risotto

Posted on Dec 3rd, 2013

There's this thing that happens when I try to feed my kids a dish with mushrooms. All of the mushrooms stay on the plate. And actually as much as I'd…

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Chicken and Greens Sandwich

Posted on Nov 5th, 2013

I feel like lots of times the story behind the food I share is the same: Once upon a time I worked in __________ restaurant and we served _________…

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Cool and Creamy Tuna Casserole

Posted on Sep 6th, 2013

Wait!!!Stick around! The Tuna Casserole got a makeover!I realize that Tuna Casserole is one of those majorly polarizing foods but I promise…

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Creamy Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Creamy Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Posted on Jul 25th, 2013

 My favorite classic side dish! Creamy Garlic Mashed Potatoes are smooth, garlicky, and lightened up with Greek yogurt. Last night while…

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Risotto with Pineapple and Coconut Milk

Posted on Apr 30th, 2013

This meal. Mmmmmmmmmmm.I love it.So here's what's up. I have about 84,531 desserts to bake/make this week. We have an ice cream social thing…

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Lightened Up Loaded Bacon Cheese Fries

Lightened Up Loaded Bacon Cheese Fries

Posted on Apr 25th, 2013

Okay. Stop right there.I need to tell you that I DO know you can't really lighten up loaded cheese fries. But I made a helluvan effort here and…

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Warm Quinoa Salad with Brussels Sprouts + Pecans + Cranberries

Posted on Apr 2nd, 2013

Remember my sister-Asheville-restaurant binge last week? Well.We had dinner at a place called Posana Cafe. It's a farm-to-table posh kinda spot,…

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Dill Potato Salad on a pretty plate; close up shot with lots of fresh dill

Baby Dutch Dill Potato Salad

Posted on Apr 1st, 2013

  As soon as I started sifting through these photos for editing my mind went straight to one place:High school.So I…

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Butternut Squash Macaroni & Cheese

Posted on Jan 21st, 2013

Last week, when it was supposed to be snowing but actually it was just dumping buckets of rain on my part of the world, I came up with this.This…

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Crispy Baked Green Bean Fries

Posted on Jan 10th, 2013

I was going to share these yesterday, BUT.What had happened was...Evan and Chad were kind of rough-housing. Because that's what boys do.…

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Baked Sweet Potato Fries

Posted on Nov 12th, 2012

Last time I checked it wasn't Christmas yet.I mean, I'm pretty sure it's still like more than a week until Thanksgiving.My mom and I…

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chili cheese baked potatoes

Chili Spiced Cheesy Hasselback Potatoes

Posted on Nov 6th, 2012

Chili Spiced Hasselback Potatoes are like the baked potato version of chili cheese fries. Rubbed with olive oil and chili spice and COVERED in…

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Black Bean Confetti Salad

Posted on Oct 9th, 2012

Let me share with you what I've been eating for three straight days: this Black Bean Confetti Salad.I mentioned yesterday that I got to spend…

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