Kale and Bacon Gratin

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Can you believe it’s Thanksgiving already? I don’t think time could move any faster! I’m in full pie mode right now and debating on what to do for our vegetable side dishes. So many choices, so little time. I’ve never been into creamy vegetables like creamed spinach. It’s not that I don’t like creamy. I do. I…

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Vegan Pumpkin Pie {Gluten Free} + Giveaway

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     I was asked to participate in the “#SoyInspired for Thanksgiving” campaign as a member of the Healthy Aperture Blogger Network. I was compensated for my time. Oh. My. Gosh. Is Thanksgiving really next week? It’s insane how quickly the time is flying by. I don’t know about you guys, but pumpkin pie is…

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Baked Sweet Potato Chunks with Oregano

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Hello and Happy Friday! I love going to others peoples’ houses for dinner because you just never know when you’ll be introduced to something that you wouldn’t have thought of otherwise. So my friend and I used to coordinate dinners while our husbands were out of town for work and I went over to her…

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Thanksgiving Leftover Potato Pancakes

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Hi friends! Just stopping by quickly to wish you all a Happy Thanksgiving! I hope you have a relaxing long weekend (hopefully most of you don’t have to work) and eat lots of yummy food. I also wanted to share a recipe that you can use with your leftovers on Friday. Great for breakfast, lunch…

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Cheesy Brown Rice Gratin with Zucchini and Eggplant

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I wouldn’t say rice is my favorite grain; I do love it with Asian food but it doesn’t make a very regular appearance in my weekly menus. A couple years ago my kids tried the traditional cheesy broccoli rice casserole during the Holidays and loved it. When I saw this dish, Cheesy Brown Rice Gratin…

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Crostini with Whipped Feta and Tomatoes

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This is hands down one of my favorite appetizers ever. I made it for the first time a while back when my mom was in town and we ate it several nights for dinner. Wine and crostini. What more do you need? By the way, have you ever wondered the difference between crostini and bruschetta?…

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How to Simplify Thanksgiving

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I was a bit unrealistic this year in my attempt to plan a grand Thanksgiving for my family and a couple friends. Then it dawned on me….who am I kidding? My newborn son will be 3 weeks on Thanksgiving and I am already getting overwhelmed at the thought of all the dishes that need to…

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Carrot Spice Muffins

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You know how I mentioned packing healthy homemade muffins in your kid’s lunches? I love this one and have been making it a lot lately: Carrot Spice Muffins. I had a hankering for warm, freshly baked muffins and I wanted to incorporate a veggie. I was deciding between zucchini and carrot and since I make…

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