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sweet potato casserole with maple pecans and italian meringue

sweet potato casserole with maple pecans and italian meringue

This sweet potato casserole with maple pecans and italian meringue is a healthy make over of the classic Thanksgiving side dish. It's vegetarian, gluten free and kid friendly making it the perfect addition to your Holiday table! Not that any of you were planning on...

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delicata squash with thanksgiving stuffing

delicata squash with thanksgiving stuffing

On Thanksgiving day, plate real estate is a buyer’s market. That’s why I love this recipe. In fact, I think it is kinda genius, if I do say so myself. It combines two Thanksgiving sides into one and doubles as a Vegetarian entrée. So you can serve these stuffed squash...

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tomatillo avocado salsa

tomatillo avocado salsa

Have a basket of tomatillos that need to be used? Love salsa and want to mix it up? Read on for a totally tangy and creamy tomatillo avocado salsa. Its gluten-free and vegan too! It is pretty much guaranteed to be a lively conversation in the EatingWell Test kitchen...

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slow cooker chicken gumbo

slow cooker chicken gumbo

This homemade slow cooker gumbo features chicken, Andouille sausage, okra, and lots of fresh veggies! It's the perfect winter weeknight dinner. After listening to the New Orleans edition of the Splendid Table  last weekend, I have had gumbo on the brain. Since jetting...

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home made pumpkin puree and brown rice pumpkin risotto

home made pumpkin puree and brown rice pumpkin risotto

Making your own home made pumpkin puree couldn't be simpler!  Then using it in this yummilicious brown rice pumpkin risotto really makes it sing. Trust me this will become a favorite whole grain entree that you can make all Fall and Winter long!! This week I pulled a...

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skillet panzanella

skillet panzanella

A warm version of the classic bread salad, this Skillet Panzanella is flavored with sliced garlic and local cherry tomatoes. Wonderful for lunch on a cool fall day! Oh there are so many exciting things going on right now! First, I got to do food styling for an...

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winner of cabot giveaway

winner of cabot giveaway

Congratulations to Ema, comment number 7! She has won the Cabot cheddar giveaway. Here's what she said: "You can't go wrong with gourmet grilled cheese! I like to use Portuguese bread (similar to a sourdough), high quality butter, delicious cheddar cheese and a thick...

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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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