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moroccan carrots

moroccan carrots

These healthy Moroccan Carrots are a favorite flavorful side dish. They are loaded with garlic, vinegar and spice! Moroccan carrots was a standard in my mom’s summer kitchen. It is just one of those recipes that will always remind me of spending time on Lake Champlain...

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shrimp and corn with cheese grits

shrimp and corn with cheese grits

You know that old song, “I’m a little bit Country, I’m a little Bit Rock and Roll?” (I think it came out like the year I was born, so I’m pretty sure I just called myself old… Sigh…) Anyway, this recipe is a little bit Texas and a little bit Vermont. Growing up in a...

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what seasonal means to me and brown rice salad with berries recipe

what seasonal means to me and brown rice salad with berries recipe

I don’t really get a lot of comments on my blog. I guess it’s because I don’t spend enough time figuring out the whole SEO thing, commenting on other blogger’s blogs and social networking. I do spend way too much time at my fitness club, on photo shoots, developing...

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turkey pad thai

turkey pad thai

This post has been a little slow getting out of the kitchen and onto your computer screens because I wanted to get it just right. The first recipe test I did yielded promising results, but none that would stand a chance of meeting your expectations of the...

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gluten free gingerbread sheet cake

gluten free gingerbread sheet cake

  I have just finished reading [or more accurately, I have been listening-to on Audible while jogging or driving to pick-up my kids from one activity or another] James Beard Award winning, Blood, Bones & Butter: The Inadvertent Education of a Reluctant Chef by...

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garam masala cedar plank salmon

garam masala cedar plank salmon

This Garam Masala Cedar Plank Salmon is super simple to make (even though it sounds exotic!) Simply rub the whole filet of salmon with the spice mixture, then grill it on a Cedar Plank! I have been wanting to share this brilliantly easy technique for a while. It is...

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healthy maple tahini chicken and broccoli stir-fry

healthy maple tahini chicken and broccoli stir-fry

This family-friendly weeknight entree comes together in a snap. Just make sure to prep your chicken, broccoli, the maple tahini sauce and other stir-fry ingredients before you start cooking. It is naturally gluten-free if you use tamari soy sauce. Making Home-Made...

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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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