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sweet potato and peanut soup

sweet potato and peanut soup

Friends, I'm here to tell you today this Sweet Potato and Peanut Soup is one of the Best Healthy Seasonal Recipes ever. And it just happens to be naturally gluten-free and vegan! I originally shared this recipe on March 6, 2012. I have updated the images and some of...

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garlic mashed broccoli

garlic mashed broccoli

This garlic mashed broccoli isn’t going to win any beauty contests, but close your eyes and take a bite. I promise, it is worth the leap of faith. It is a wow moment! It is vegan, paleo, whole-30 approved, low-carb and gluten-free. Jase and my girls all had pretty...

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Produce Spotlight: The Ultimate Guide to Cabbage

Produce Spotlight: The Ultimate Guide to Cabbage

I know cabbage isn't exactly going to show up on the cover of any magazine winning the award for the sexiest vegetable alive, but to me it is one of the stars of eating seasonally in the winter time. Not only is about as great of a storing vegetable as you can get,...

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grab-and-go high-protein veggie egg cups

grab-and-go high-protein veggie egg cups

These Grab and Go Veggie Egg Cups are my fave for a healthy high-protein breakfast for busy mornings. They’re made with any variety of low-carb veggie you like, plus fresh eggs, cheddar cheese and seasoning. Each serving has 17 grams of protein! They are sugar-free,...

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oven baked meatballs with parmesan

oven baked meatballs with parmesan

Tender savory beef meatballs with sauce and cheese doesn't exactly conjure up phrases like "health food," but these healthier Oven Baked Meatballs with Parmesan are closer to healthy than you might think. It's less than 300 calories per serving, it's made with lean...

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guacamole 5 ways

guacamole 5 ways

Here's how to make Guacamole 5 different ways. First, take the recipe for classic guac and kick it up a notch with these 4 creative super yummy flavor stir-ins! Try Corn and Bacon, Chipotle and Scallion, or chunky Pico de gallo. Or you can get really fancy and garnish...

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classic guacamole

classic guacamole

Just in time for the Big Game, I’m here with my super quick {ready in just 10 minutes!} and utterly delicious guacamole recipe. Check out my 6 Tips for the Best Classic Guacamole and you’ll have all of your guests dipping and raving! I originally shared this recipe on...

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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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