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Sunday Slow Cooker: Ratatouille with Polenta Rounds

Have a bunch of extra vegetables laying around? The this is the perfect recipe for you. Traditionally cooked low and slow on the stove-top, this simpler version is made in the slow cooker and served with crispy polenta rounds. Since it low in protein, consider adding chickpeas, chicken, or some sauteed shrimp to the dish […]

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Creamy Avocado Salsa Verde

As the weather finally begins to warm up, I have salsa on the brain. For me salsa not only makes the perfect snack but also is one of my favorite things to pair with simple grilled meats like chicken, pork, beef, and fish. It’s a quick and low calorie way to elevate any grilled (or […]

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Roasted Honey Mustard Brussel’s Sprouts

I will take a big bowl of crispy, almost burnt, nicely caramelized Brussel’s sprouts any night of the week. They are a favorite side dish, snack, or salad topper and I make them almost once a week. My usual go to is simple salt and pepper, but lately I have been mixing things up with […]

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Baked Veggie Egg Rolls

Looking for a way to make an at home Asian meal really feel like take out? Why not add egg rolls to the mix? Since egg rolls are traditionally deep fried and sometimes packed with some questionable or unidentifiable ingredients, I have started making my own baked, veggie packed egg rolls at home. Not only […]

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Quinoa Fried Rice

Fried rice is a mainstay in our house. I find myself making it almost weekly with leftover brown rice and cauliflower rice, throwing in whatever veggies I have around and adjusting the spices to match the meal. This week I decided to whip up a batch using leftover rainbow quinoa and loved the result. The […]

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Crispy Parmesan Onion Straws

In the world of burger side dishes, I will choose onion rings every time. Not the french fries, not the sweet potato fries, never the coleslaw or potato salad, always the almighty onion ring. Normally when I want to make a healthier version of onion rings at home, I make these Baked Barbecue Rings but […]

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