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It’s the most wonderful time of the year – kale season! This dish has become a favorite of the husband and mine, adapted from a few different basic kale bakes we’ve tried over time. This one is simple and comforting. It can be mixed up a bit; sometimes we throw in a little lemon, some …

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Forgive the terrible phone photo! Originally we had planned on a recipe from 101 cookbooks, but this meal ended up being a last minute, throw whatever’s in the fridge together, and get it on the table asap kind of dinner. And it turned out fantastic! I love making quinoa when we’re tight on time, but …

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Green Goddess. I never really tasted something that captured that for me until this dish. Lemony green goodness. I’m so looking forward to leftovers tomorrow. I imagine this is just as delicious cold as warm! I’ll be adding it to the list of possible pasta salads, coming to a summer BBQ near you! {update: this …

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Last week I made this amazing soup. It was so bright and summery, and perfect on a night that was just a bit crisp. For fresh herbs, I only had parsley and a little bit of basil on hand, but it made for a fantastic pistou (the french version of a pesto), and with just …

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I’m pretty proud of the job I did cooking this year! I pushed myself and my tastebuds (and my husband’s!). I had some wins and some losses, but overall it was definitely a success! Here are my favorites meals from the year: Comforting and Warm: The Best Ever Turkey Chili / Sweet Onions with Lentil Stew Quick …

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I have a new favorite! This is the perfect weeknight meal. Delicious, super quick and healthy too! While being a huge pesto fan, I hardly get around to making it for myself. And although pesto is incredibly tasty, it’s not exactly the most healthy sauce on earth. Enter creamy avocado sauce. The avocado replaces most …

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