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Brussels Sprouts Salad with Grapefruit Vinaigrette

Brussels Sprouts Salad with Grapefruit Vinaigrette

| December 8, 2014 | 24 Comments

Filled with creamy avocado, sweet bits of clementines and meaty pistachio kernels, this quick and easy recipe for Brussels Sprouts Salad with Grapefruit Vinaigrette is a light and tangy addition to any meal. This recipe was created for my client Pompeian but all opinions are my own. We are swiftly approaching the official start to winter […]

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Grilled Foil Packet Carrots with Garlic and Basil

Grilled Foil Packet Carrots with Garlic and Basil

| June 26, 2014 | 1 Comment

Love carrots? These Grilled Foil Packet Carrots with Garlic and Basil are a quick and easy recipe for turning carrots into something totally memorable. Serve these with whatever is coming off the grill today. This recipe was created for my client Pompeian but all opinions are my own. Carrots are good for eyesight — or, at […]

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Very Veggie Tabbouleh

Very Veggie Tabbouleh

| May 14, 2014 | 32 Comments

Loaded with tomatoes, cucumbers, red peppers and more, this Very Veggie Tabbouleh recipe is a quick and easy side dish perfect for spring and summer cook-outs. I vividly remember the first time I tried tabbouleh. I was 18, and had just moved to the city (New York, that is) for college. That semester I was […]

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Triple Layer Quesadilla Dip

Triple Layer Quesadilla Dip

If you love quesadillas, then you will probably go wild for this easy Triple Layer Quesadilla Dip, which brings together a quick and easy guacamole, salsa and cheese for a spectacular dipping experience. This recipe was created for my client Old El Paso but all opinions are my own. Just when I thought I’d found […]

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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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