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Curried Cauliflower & Kale Quinoa Salad

Quinoa is one of my favorite things. I want to say grains, but it isn’t actually a grain; its a seed. I have found that most people either love or hate it, and I am firmly in the love camp. I’m always on the hunt for a new variation of this yummy super-food for my lunch […]

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{Lightened Up} Eggplant Parm Stacks

Eggplant Parmesan is a delicious dinner, however I always spend the rest of the evening feeling super stuffed. Its a heavy dinner that is more suited for cold weather, but when I got it in the farmshare last week I had a strong desire to bread it :). This recipe is a lighter take on the […]

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PB-Cinna-Choco Energy Bites

I have a massive sweet tooth. I think its genetic, so I blame my dad. But seriously, I can’t make it through the day without some sort of dessert. I’ve made a few different types of these no-bake energy bite cookies before and they can do the trick for me from time to time. Now […]

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Sun Dried Tomato & Kale Quinoa

Quinoa is a stand by in this house. Whether for a dinner side or making a big batch for a week of lunches, I’m always whipping up a new version of this protein packed and filling grain. I usually just start throwing in whatever I have in my fridge or pantry or try to use what […]

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Cabbage & Collard Slaw with Tahini Dressing

Last year I got collards in my farmshare and wasn’t sure what to do with them. I didn’t want to do the traditional southern style preparation, so I tried this cole slaw instead. I liked it a lot and it was a nice departure from the usual cabbage slaws I make in the summer. This […]

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Tropical Berry Coconut Smoothie

I love smoothies in the morning. I wish I made them more. Problem is, I am not a morning person and neither is my toddler, so our mornings are usually mayhem and there is just no flipping way I have my act together enough to whip up a smoothie before work… #lifegoals But on the […]

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Bang Bang Shrimp with Spicy Sriracha Aioli

Last May, we planned a bachelorette party for my sister-in-law Lauren that involved an awesome cooking class. We learned how to make some great Thai and Asian recipes, one of which was this recipe for Bang Bang Shrimp. It was my favorite recipe of the night and I have made it many times since. This has […]

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Spinach & Asparagus Orzo Salad

I’ve had many days lately where I desperately need to clean out my fridge. Whether its from just being so busy that I’m not cooking every day, or that my mom is always bringing over goodies to stock my fridge, the produce drawers are usually bursting at the seams! I had a big bag of […]

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Creamy, Cheesy Mashed Cauliflower

Mama Cheater Bite found this yummy recipe to make for Connor’s birthday dinner. While he didn’t eat much, the rest of us devoured it. Honestly, this could totally replace mashed potatoes for me. It had so much good flavor and the texture was great. And you are eating a big bowl of cauliflower…so its super healthy, […]

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Buffalo Chicken Salads

In an effort to not let dinner be the thing that sets me over the edge after a busy day, I’m always on the search for delicious dinner salads that are filling and easy to throw together.  I came across Jessica’s recipe for homemade buffalo chicken nuggets and was super excited to try them. These […]

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