Fire-Roasted Tomato Vegetable Soup

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You know those times when you have NO food in the house or at least so it seems. You just stand there staring in the pantry, opening and closing the refrigerator and freezer door waiting for something to jump out at you. And nothing really does, because you don’t have time to defrost the meat,…

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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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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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Black Bean and Veggie Stuffed Spaghetti Squash

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Potty training. That basically sums up our weekend. This is my third kiddo going through potty training and I’ll have to say it is going really well! We talked about it with him for several weeks before and told him when he turned 3, we wouldn’t be using diapers anymore. I think all that preparation paid off,…

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Asian Roasted Broccoli & Red Peppers

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Happy Monday everyone! What kind of food blogger am I blogging Asian inspired vegetables on Cinco de Mayo?! Oops. If it makes it any better we did have Mexican food for dinner. Well I spoke too soon about it being almost summer because it was in the 50s/60s and rainy all weekend. We really didn’t…

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Creamy Dill Cucumber Salad

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Have I ever mentioned I am a magazine junkie? Well it’s true. Over the last couple years I was good and cut back to two cooking magazines. Then I don’t know what happened- actually I do. This crazy discount magazine site sent me emails about all the sales they were having I picked up a…

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Chipotle Roasted Sweet Potato and Cabbage Salad

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I am so happy to be sharing this delicious Chipotle Roasted Sweet Potato and Cabbage Salad recipe today. I had envisioned making this all weekend and really meant to get a post up on Sunday but it was just one of those days that I literally ran out of time. We got home from mass…

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A Trip to the Farmer’s Market: Recipe for Roasted Beets & Meal Planning

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One thing I am really enjoying about this part of the country is the wonderful Farmer’s Markets full of beautiful produce. I definitely missed going to them when I lived in Missouri and now I always look forward to our beautiful purchases each week. I’ve tried to branch out of my comfort zone when shopping…

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