Bacon Pea Salad

There’s just something super nostalgic about bacon pea salad. It reminds me of being a kid and making this and macaroni salad on a hot summer day. My dad would grill burgers and we’d sit down as a family at the kitchen table in our house that was not air conditioned and enjoy every last…

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Lemony Broccoli Pasta Salad

We are heading into the summer season in just a few short weeks, so I’m thinking about side dishes and light salads I can throw together for camping, potlucks and backyard BBQs. That’s where this lemony broccoli pasta salad comes into play! It’s made with whole grain (or veggie!) rotini, red onion, sunflower seeds and…

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Creamy Asparagus Soup

What better way to celebrate spring than with a big bowl of creamy asparagus soup? And what I love about this soup is it’s a much lighter take on the typical creamy asparagus soup, but it’s still full of asparagus flavor, still has a fabulous creamy texture and is basically springtime in a bowl! Here’s…

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Sweet Potato Fritters

What exactly is a fritter? While there are many types of fritters that are made with a variety of ingredients, in general fritters are a seasoned batter that are deep fried. They can be sweet or savory. I put together a pan-fried fritter that is both sweet and savory. It’s made with shredded sweet potatoes,…

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Maple Roasted Acorn Squash

I love squash so I celebrate all winter long by making all sorts of squash recipes, including spaghetti squash with meaty tomato sauce, mashed cinnamon winter squash and butternut squash black bean chili. My latest favorite is this maple roasted acorn squash! It’s a super simple recipe with only 5 ingredients and a couple of…

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Wild Mushroom Stuffing

It’s surprising how quickly the holidays arrived this year, but I’m ready for it! We have a line up of amazing recipes to help you celebrate, including Balsamic Roasted Carrots, homemade Green Bean Casserole, Sweet Potato Casserole, Pumpkin Pie Parfaits, Cranberry Oat Stuffed Apples and this Wild Mushroom Stuffing. So many delicious dishes to choose…

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Green Bean Casserole

Is it really that time of year?! The time to start planning our menus and all of the festivities that surround the holidays. I LOVE it, I just can’t believe we are finally here! Food is obviously a large part of holiday festivities and I’m always excited to make dishes for my family that they…

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Broccoli Cheddar Tots

Most of us are looking for fun ways to serve veggies to the kiddos (and even the adults!), so look no further than these broccoli tots! The base of these veggie-loaded bite-sized snacks is… broccoli and they’re enhanced with garlic and onion powders and cheddar cheese to make for a real savory treat. Not only…

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Creamy Cucumber Salad

Do you have loads of cucumbers popping up in your garden? Did you visit the farmer’s market and grab a big bag of cucumbers? If you said yes to either of these questions, then boy do I have the recipe for you! Perhaps you have a family favorite cucumber salad recipe in your back pocket,…

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Three Bean Salad

Guess what we’re making today? An oldie but a total goodie! I don’t know about you, but three bean salad is pretty much a staple in our household, and has been my entire life. I’ve had it a few different ways, with small adjustments to the dressing and salad contents, but overall, it’s generally a…

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