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Summer Couscous Salad

June 21, 2017
Summer Couscous Salad

This recipe takes advantage of some of the best parts of summer – plenty of fresh parsley, cilantro, cucumbers, and tomatoes. The main ingredient, couscous, is not really a Midwest thing. But somehow my brother became a huge fan of…

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Berry Detox Smoothie

January 26, 2017
Berry Detox Smoothie

If you’ve made a renewed commitment to healthy eating, or perhaps had a little too much fun last weekend, this berry detox smoothie is just the ticket. It only takes minutes to prepare a drink that can give your body…

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One Pot Chickpea and Sweet Potato Stew

January 19, 2017
One Pot Chickpea and Sweet Potato Stew

This filling chickpea and sweet potato stew has a unique blend of flavors that are a little tangy, a little sweet, and completely crave-worthy. If ‘favorite leftovers’ was a real food category, this one pot dinner would be at the…

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Rosemary Parmesan Popcorn

January 13, 2017
Rosemary Parmesan Popcorn

Great conversation starter: If you had to be trapped inside one giant food, and the only way to escape would be to eat your way out of it, which food would you choose? For me, the answer is popcorn. I…

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Easy Breakfast Smoothie

July 11, 2016
Easy Breakfast Smoothie

I didn’t know what I was missing until I tried making smoothies at home. Which is why I highly recommend them to other people all the time. The ingredients are simple, the recipe is easy to make, and the smoothie…

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Lightened-Up Fettuccine Alfredo

April 21, 2016
Lightened-Up Fettuccine Alfredo

Sharing? What is that? The most dangerous thing about making crazy delicious alfredo is that I always want more and more, until I’m in a food coma and can’t move from the couch. Oh alfredo, you wonderful gluttonous devil, you.…

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Herb-Roasted Chicken with Potatoes

April 7, 2016
Herb-Roasted Chicken with Potatoes

You’ve heard of one pot recipes. Well, this recipe for herb-roasted chicken and potatoes is a whole meal made in one pan. It’s simple to prepare yet elegant, which makes it as equally convenient for a weeknight meal as for…

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Overnight Breakfast Casserole

March 23, 2016
Overnight Breakfast Casserole

Sometimes when you create a new recipe, just throwing things together in a way, you surprise yourself with the end results. This overnight breakfast casserole is a recipe that does not disappoint. It’s loaded with chorizo, sweet potatoes, mushrooms, peppers,…

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Healthy Super Bowl Recipe Round-up

February 2, 2016
Healthy Super Bowl Recipe Round-up

The largest sporting event of the year is fast approaching. The Super Bowl–what a wonderful chance to pretend you know the rules of football, watch commercials, and stuff your face with cheesy dip. In an effort to prevent the usual…

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