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Green Beans with Walnuts and Pomegranate

Green Beans with Walnuts and Pomegranate

| November 26, 2013 | 1 Comment

Green beans get a little makeover in this delicious side dish, Green Beans with Walnuts and Pomegranate. Tender steamed green beans are drizzled with flavorful oil and topped with toasted walnuts and sweet-tart pomegranate arils. Earlier today, I happened upon a Facebook discussion focusing on Thanksgiving and tradition. Basically, it boiled down to the idea […]

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Bacon Walnut Ciabatta Stuffing

Bacon Walnut Ciabatta Stuffing

| November 25, 2013 | 4 Comments

This delicious recipe for Bacon Walnut Ciabatta Stuffing (or, ahem, dressing, if you prefer) was created as part of my ongoing partnership with Jones Dairy Farm. All opinions are my own. Thanksgiving is almost here! And we can’t wait. The fun! The laughter! The food! The family! And since we moved this summer, I have […]

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Lemon Garlic Roasted Green Beans

Lemon Garlic Roasted Green Beans

| November 9, 2013 | 9 Comments

Give your Thanksgiving side dishes a little extra oomph this year. These zesty Lemon Garlic Roasted Green Beans are tender and fragrant — and absolutely delicious. We are two weeks and six days from Thanksgiving. Not that I am counting of course … but seriously, I can’t wait. The food! The family! The football! And […]

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Mini Sweet Potato Casseroles (You’ll Love These Thanksgiving Leftovers!)

Mini Sweet Potato Casseroles (You’ll Love These Thanksgiving Leftovers!)

| November 6, 2013 | 7 Comments

I am a member of the Collective Bias® Social Fabric® Community. This shop has been compensated as part of a social shopper insights study for Collective Bias and its client. Looking for a quick and easy side dish for Thanksgiving? These Mini Sweet Potato Casseroles are perfect — and, for sweet potato lovers like me, […]

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Avocado Salad with Zesty Tomato Cilantro Drizzle

Avocado Salad with Zesty Tomato Cilantro Drizzle

| October 25, 2013 | 2 Comments

I created this recipe for Avocado Salad with Zesty Tomato Cilantro Drizzle for my client Old El Paso, as a pairing for their new frozen Old El Paso Shredded Beef Enchiladas. All opinions are my own. A year ago, I curled up on our couch and convinced my kids that it would be way better to […]

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Easy Lime Cilantro Black Beans and Brown Rice

Easy Lime Cilantro Black Beans and Brown Rice

| October 18, 2013 | 1 Comment

I created this recipe for Easy Lime Cilantro Black Beans and Brown Rice for my client Old El Paso, as a pairing for their new frozen Old El Paso Chicken Fajitas. All opinions are my own. “Mrs. Caron, why are you so dressed up today,” one of Will’s classmates asked while I was supervising his […]

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Pan Seared Shredded Brussels Sprouts and Apples (The American Diabetes Association Vegetarian Cookbook)

Pan Seared Shredded Brussels Sprouts and Apples (The American Diabetes Association Vegetarian Cookbook)

| September 30, 2013 | 8 Comments

This post about a quick and easy recipe for Pan Seared Shredded Brussels Sprouts and Apples is sponsored by the ADA in conjunction with Kitchen PLAY. You may already know this. Or maybe not. But for five years, beginning in my mid-high school years, I was a vegetarian. And I loved it. It all started […]

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Cheesy Bacon Grilled Potato Wedges with Velveeta

Cheesy Bacon Grilled Potato Wedges with Velveeta

| June 24, 2013 | 10 Comments

I am a member of the Collective Bias®  Social Fabric® Community.  This shop has been compensated as part of a social shopper insights study for Collective Bias and their client Velveeta. I was challenged to create a recipe outside the proverbial box, and came up with this easy grilled potato wedges recipe that will delight […]

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Roasted Daikon Radish, Carrots and Peppers

Roasted Daikon Radish, Carrots and Peppers

| May 29, 2013 | 13 Comments

When I was entering the third grade, I transferred from a public school where I had many friends to a catholic school where I had none. While my public school friends were still my friends, I went to my new school every day wondering when I would feel the level of comfort and fitting in […]

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Roasted Asparagus with Tomatoes

Roasted Asparagus with Tomatoes

| April 1, 2013 | 1 Comment

Something happened this weekend. Perhaps it was the effect of our Saturday picnic on the beach (our first of the year!). Or maybe it was the marked uptick in temperatures that seems to be signalling that spring is really, truly, finally here. But this weekend, I suddenly felt so happy and at peace — more […]

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