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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...

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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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healthy taco salad

healthy taco salad

If you’re trying to find a really delicious but Healthy Taco Salad recipe then you’ve come to the right blog my friends, because today I am spilling my secrets (and some step-by-step photos) on how to make the biggest boldest fiesta for your taste buds all for under...

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20 minute pantry dinner

20 minute pantry dinner

Please tell me I am not the only one who (too often) ends up not making it to the grocery store and finds myself staring into the pantry wondering how to magically transform the contents therein into dinner. If you can⁣ relate, then you’ll want to make sure to save...

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brown rice risotto

brown rice risotto

Read on to find out why you don't need to stir brown rice risotto as much as white rice, and grab the recipe for this vegetarian Brown Rice Risotto with peas. Disclosure: I developed this recipe for my client Cabot Creamery Cooperative. It also appears on their...

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vegetarian burrito bowls

vegetarian burrito bowls

These Vegetarian Burrito Bowls are quick, easy, healthy, one-pot and most importantly (to me at least) absolutely delicious! They are obviously vegetarian, as well as gluten free and nut free and whipped up in an Instant Pot making them an awesome family friendly...

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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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