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grilled lemon garlic pork tenderloin

grilled lemon garlic pork tenderloin

This Grilled Lemon Garlic Pork Tenderloin recipe with rosemary is super simple, but full of flavor. It will be one you return to over and over again this spring and summer! It’s naturally gluten-free, paleo, Whole30 and low-carb. I originally shared this recipe on...

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the best chicken marinade

the best chicken marinade

This is my very best chicken marinade of all time! You simply have to make it! This recipe, originally called Isabel's Island Chicken Marinade, is one I have made so many times over the years I could do it in my sleep. And many readers and friends have told me how...

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chicken quinoa bowl

chicken quinoa bowl

It only takes 30 minutes total to cook and assemble these rainbow hued Chicken Quinoa Bowls. They’re drizzled with home-made peanut dressing which jazzes up the flavors of the bowls a ton and is quite frankly so delicious you may just want to drink it! Customize Your...

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healthy coleslaw

healthy coleslaw

This ultra creamy, healthy coleslaw is super easy to stir together. It's the perfect skinny coleslaw recipe for your summer cookouts, barbecues and picnics. Just chop, stir and serve! I originally shared this Healthy Coleslaw on May 13th, 2016. I have updated the...

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italian pasta salad

italian pasta salad

Dear taste buds, prepare yourselves for the flavor sensation that is this Italian Pasta Salad! It's loaded with artichoke hearts, basil, tomatoes, black olives and a big bright and bold garlic and red wine vinegar dressing to make it pop! It's the newest recipe to...

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healthier broccoli salad

healthier broccoli salad

My Broccoli Salad with Bacon and Cheddar is a Healthy reinvention of the classic my Grandmother used to make.  This version is only 170 calories and 4 grams net carbs per serving! It's super easy to make! Check out the video too to see just how simple it is to make in...

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salmon niçoise

salmon niçoise

Today's recipe is for Salmon Nicoise with hard boiled eggs, green beans, olives, potatoes and radishes. The salmon is baked smothered in pesto, then set on top of each salad. I originally shared this Salmon Nicoise on March 31, 2015. I have updated the images, text...

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Hi! I am Katie and I am glad you're here. Welcome to my Vermont kitchen. I am a classically trained chef, former food stylist and also a reformed dieter. Today, I believe no food should be off limits. Here on my food blog, you'll find hundreds of easy weeknight dinners, simple seasonal vegetable recipes and intuitive eating tips. If you've got seasonal produce and you're wondering what to do with it, or you're just ready to say goodbye to dieting, then we're going to be besties in like one minute! Take a look around, have a bite to eat and let's hang out!
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