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Simple and Fast Lentil and Feta Salad

February 7, 2017

Alright guys, this is what I like to call my emergency, super-fast, there’s-nothing-in-the-fridge-to-eat dinner. This weekend I literally had like 20 minutes to come up with a dish for dinner, and this is what I made! I looked in our fridge and we had: cucumbers, red onions, tomatoes, parsley, steamed lentils, feta cheese, peppers, and corn. […]

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Light and Creamy Tomato Soup

December 1, 2016
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Sponsored post by Mirum Shopper. All opinions are my own. The holidays are here! With it comes cold weather, warm fireplaces, time with family and friends, and one-pot-meals. I make soup every week during this season for a few reasons: it’s super easy and has minimal clean-up, it’s a great way to get a ton of veggies […]

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Sweet and Spicy Carrot Bisque

September 11, 2016
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I love soups that have layers of complex flavors. Where, in every bite, you taste multiple ingredients with bursts of sweetness and spice. And while this soup is probably more of a fall soup, I had a ton of leftover carrots in my fridge and I needed to use them up! This recipe was the […]

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Apple and Date Salad with Brie

October 24, 2015
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I’m usually a baby spinach kind of girl. I use baby spinach for everything: as lettuce in tacos, as a mix-in for lentil soup, in smoothies, I could go on. It’s such an easy way to get your full serving of greens every day, and baby spinach has such a mild flavor that it goes […]

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Spicy Tomato, White Bean and Vegetable Stew

September 24, 2015
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Now that fall is here, soups are back on the menu! This is one of our family’s favorite soups: it’s hearty, spicy, healthy, satisfying, and has great texture: crunchy (from the veggies) and creamy (from the white beans and parmesan). It’s just all-around feel good food. I made this soup for the first time years ago, […]

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Fourth of July Recipe Roundup

July 1, 2015
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The Fourth of July is one of my favorite holidays. Outdoor parties, fireworks, great food, spending time with family and friends, my birthday (on July 5th) – it doesn’t get much better than that! Here are some of my favorite recipes for backyard get-togethers: they are healthy, light, summery, and absolutely delicious. Happy long weekend […]

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