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Vegan Chicken Fajita Skillet Recipe #BeyondMeat

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Vegan Chicken Fajita Skillet Recipe brought to you in collaboration with Beyond Meat. The recipe and opinions presented here are my own. This Vegan Chicken Fajita Skillet Dinner is a quick and easy recipe, that is sure to please your family, whether vegan or just experimenting with adding meatless meals into your dinner rotation.  While […]

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Russian Kale and Red Quinoa Salad with Gorgonzola | Easy Gluten-Free Recipe

Russian Kale and Quinoa Salad

My daughter and I have sort of fallen in love with Russian Kale. This was my first year planting it in our small raised bed vegetable garden, and it will now be a yearly addition.  This variety of kale is more tender and less bitter than most, making it far more palatable, and much quicker […]

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Grilled Eggplant Parmesan in Honor of Barilla’s Commitment to Fight Hunger in America (+Giveaway)

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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Barilla®. As thoughts of summer roll in, many of us are focusing on dropping a few pounds, before we’ll be sporting bathing suits.  While this is certainly a worthwhile endeavor, it is also important to keep in mind those who struggle each day to […]

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Wicked Good Vegetarian Chili #PumpkinCan

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This post brought to you by Libby’s. All opinions are 100% mine. This “Wicked Good” Vegetarian Chili recipe is the result of my attempts to create a tasty and satisfying chili, which was both vegan and grain-free. I loved the results, so I’m going to call this one a big success. My secret weapons; Libby’s […]

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Greek Salad in a Mason Jar: Instructions and Tips on Packing a Salad in a Jar

Greek Salad in a Jar

This Greek Salad in a Mason Jar is just one example of a delicious salad you can pack in a jar.  Jar packed salads offer ideal freshness and make for easy packed lunches.  Instructions for this Greek salad are below, along with tips on assembling your own special jarred salads.  The method is simple.  Change […]

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Sweet Potato, Poblano & Black Bean Tacos with Lime & Goat Cheese

Sweet Potato Black Bean Tacos

 Sweet Potato, Poblano & Black Bean Tacos with Lime & Goat Cheese While I stepped away from being a vegetarian many years ago, I still eat a lot of meatless meals.  Some of these meals are just as satisfying as those with meat, while others really aren’t.  This Sweet Potato, Poblano & Black Bean Tacos […]

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Smokey Roasted Carrot, Avocado & Black Bean Salad Recipe #LoveAvocado

Avocado Roasted Carrot & Black Bean Salad

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of the Hass Avocado Board. Smokey Roasted Carrot, Avocado & Black Bean Salad with Roasted Garlic Lemon Dressing With the new year many of us refocus on smarter eating.  To me personally, that means a diet filled with colorful nutrient dense foods, lots of fruits […]

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Mushroom Agnolotti & Green Beans in Creamy Walnut Sauce Recipe (and why my freezer’s full)

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This post brought to you by Frozen Food Foundation. All opinions are 100% mine. At my house the freezer is always packed full.  There is generally a mix of frozen entrees from Healthy Choice, Lean Cuine and the occasional Marie Callender’s Chicken Pot Pie, for those times when I either don’t feel like cooking or […]