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Bow Tie Pasta + Tomatoes + Fresh Greens

Today is the first day of Spring and my gosh it will actually feel like it! Diving into Spring for me is all about readjusting, purging, cleansing and detoxing. I’m not necessarily saying a full on juice cleanse or detox, but a simplified way of eating. Preparing meals that are of few ingredients and really…

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Carrot + Squash Curry Soup

I wish we were moving on to spring vegetables, but our winter buddies are still in full swing. We will definitely need to warm up throughout the week with a bowl or two of hot soup. If you were ever skeptical of curry, this soup will introduce you ever so heavenly into the beauty of…

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Zucchini Pasta + Tomatoes

I first fell in love with zucchini noodles when a friend loaned me her spiralizer. It was such an easy tool to use and created a whole new meaning for zucchini for me. I must admit, I am not the biggest fan of zucchini, but crunchy noodles with all delicious toppings really was a game…

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Fresh Greek Salad

Crisp, refreshing and crunchy is what this dish is all about. Not much to do here besides grabbing a white bowl. The colors, flavors and textures all speak for themselves. Fresh Greek Salad 1 cucumber, quartered 1 cup tomatoes, quartered 1/2 small red onion, sliced thin 1 cup assorted olives 1/2 cup feta cheese 2…

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Beef + Red Pepper Fajitas

Good morning! Firstly, I think it is safe to say that we are all LOVING this weather, right? Many of us have busted out the grill and have gotten an early fix in the dead of winter. This warmth will be around all week, so keep that grill out. Secondly, I think we can all…

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Chocolate Chip Banana Nut Bread

Happy Valentine’s Day Week ya’ll…yes that is right…let’s celebrate LOVE all week long! Is there any better way to start out than warm, sweet banana bread? I find myself focusing on meal solutions with the recipes vs. treating the family to a little sweetness once in a while. Well that all stops now because this week…

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Roasted Brussels + Bacon + Garlic Aioli

A bowl full of perfectly caramelized brussels sprouts combined with crispy bacon and garlicky aioli is what I imagine heaven to be like…or so I can only hope. Roasted Brussels + Bacon + Garlic Aioli  For Brussels: 1 pound brussels sprouts 2 tablespoons olive oil Salt + cracked black pepper 3 strips crispy cooked bacon…

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Yukon French Fries

Did you know that potatoes are apart of the “dirty dozen” fruits and vegetables that carry the most pesticides on the skin and then penetrate into the actual vegetable? THE PROBLEMS WITH CONVENTIONAL POTATOES ~ information obtained from https://livingmaxwell.com/health-risks-conventional-potatoes According to the USDA’s Pesticide Data Program, 35 different pesticides have been found on conventional potatoes. And…

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Vegetable + Rotini Soup

Is there anything more soothing and satisfying than a hearty bowl of good soup? I think not. In life there are few foods that are truly best left alone and I think a traditional vegetable soup is one of them. You can even take this beautiful staple a step further and cook this in your…

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Chicken Ragout with Carrots and Chick Peas

Get that one pot out and get chopping. This time of year there is just something so lovely with a one pot dinner. It certainly takes the stress off of timing and cleaning a million dishes. This always makes me feel more warm and fuzzy to spend more time with my family. This recipe calls…

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