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balsamic kale with cranberries

balsamic kale with cranberries

I'll admit that simple sauteed kale with balsamic vinegar and dried cranberries is not the sexiest recipe to highlight in the first few days of the the new year, but with so many of us (myself included) cutting back on refined sugars, grains and dairy, I think it is...

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how to dice onion

how to dice onion

Welcome to my kitchen, and to a brand new series called "In The Kitchen." This new series will be covering basic cooking techniques, knife skills and kitchen hacks to help make cooking from scratch easier for you. On my very first day of culinary school, the head chef...

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black bean hummus

black bean hummus

This healthy homemade black bean hummus is one of my very favorite recipes. It is naturally gluten-free and vegan! It's the perfect appetizer, party food or plant-based snack. I cannot wait for you to try this black bean hummus recipe with lime, coriander and fresh...

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happy holidays 2018

happy holidays 2018

Dearest Readers, This year has been full of so many delicious recipes and memorable moments. Thank you so much to all of you who have been here in 2018. First of all, if you are still looking for a couple of ideas for this weekend and Christmas next week, here are a...

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how to cook mussels

how to cook mussels

If you're wondering how to cook mussels, then you're in the right place. Maybe you've heard the term "de-beard" but have no idea what that means. Good news: Today I have a complete primer on the easiest way to cook fresh mussels. Plus how to store them, de-bearding...

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butternut squash lasagna

butternut squash lasagna

Behold your future go-to recipe for guests: Butternut Squash Lasagna. Not only is it totally impressive, I'd even say a real show stopper, but it can be made a day or two ahead and then just popped in the oven before your guests arrive. How easy is that! DISCLOSURE:...

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chicken and rice casserole

chicken and rice casserole

I'm not going to tell you that you'll like this from-scratch (NO CANNED SOUP) Chicken and Rice Casserole. No, I am not. Instead I am going to tell you that you are going to fall head over heels, like tell everyone that you know, sing from the rooftops, in love with...

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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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