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apple cider vinegar salad dressing

apple cider vinegar salad dressing

Bye bye bottled dressing! A simple 5 minute recipe for salad dressing using apple cider vinegar. Plus a simple list of the elements to make a great homemade salad dressing and vinaigrette from scratch. I originally shared this Apple Cider Vinegar Salad Dressing on...

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chicken vegetable soup {paleo}

chicken vegetable soup {paleo}

My whole family loved this hearty Chicken and Vegetable Soup. It is grain free and dairy free, which means it's Paleo friendly. Leftovers freeze really well, and also heat-up for lunches at the office. Each 2 cup serving is under 300 calories, and has 25 grams of...

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how to thaw chicken safely

how to thaw chicken safely

Stop! Don't leave that container of frozen chicken out on the counter! Read this first and learn how to thaw chicken safely. I have three alternative ways to thaw chicken. I remember clearly seeing a styrofoam container of chicken thawing on the counter many times a...

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roasted turnips

roasted turnips

Here is a simple recipe for Roasted Turnips. It's a great recipe for beginners because it is so easy. It is a great vegetable side dish alternative to potatoes and is paleo friendly, vegan and whole-30 approved! Since I have been cooking paleo this year, I have gotten...

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layered chicken enchilada casserole

layered chicken enchilada casserole

Who doesn’t need a healthy, quick, easy and delicious weeknight dinner recipe? This Layered Chicken Enchilada Casserole is ready in just 40 minutes, a snap to make, super yummy and kid friendly. The simple homemade enchilada sauce takes this dish over the top. Gluten...

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paleo chocolate raspberry muffins

paleo chocolate raspberry muffins

These Paleo Chocolate Raspberry Muffins set a new bar for paleo muffins around here! They're made with two cups of frozen raspberries and believe it or not, they are 100% grain-free, refined sugar-free and dairy-free! DISCLOSURE: These Paleo Chocolate Raspberry...

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Produce Spotlight: The Ultimate Guide to Kale

Produce Spotlight: The Ultimate Guide to Kale

Kale has taken over the superfood spotlight over the past few years. Curious what all the hype is about? How does kale grow, anyway? And why should you put kale in juices or smoothies? Does kale cause bloating? Or does kale make you lose weight? Dive in to the...

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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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