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main dish, recipe, vegetable

Spicy Eggplant and Chinese Sausage Stir fry

Looking for a perfect weeknight dinner recipe? This eggplant and sausage stir fry made the list because it's simply delicious and fast- it comes together in about 15 minutes. A mix of sweet and savory is always a win in my books, and the gentle hit of spice means even those who aren't a fan of spicy dishes will enjoy it (and if you're a  ...

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main dish, recipe, sponsored

Mediterranean Meatball Stew

When I come home from a long afternoon of running errands, cheeks cold from the nipping wind and recovering from the slight breathless feeling from climbing over snowbanks and trudging through slush, I have an insurmountable hunger that comes a-knocking. Perhaps you know him- his name is Winter Hunger. Oh, and there's a giveaway too!

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recipe, snack, sweet

Ground Cherry and Pistachio Hand Pies

Ground cherries are completely under-appreciated. You would probably recognize them for their natural paper-encasing, beautifully tuliped to protect the fruit inside. Peel back that papery shell and you will find a golden round bulb that tastes a bit like a pineapple but with the texture of a tomato. Are you curious yet? I love snacking on  ...

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Carrot Top Pesto & Spiraled Zucchini

Disclaimer: Hamilton Beach provided me with their 3-in-1 Spiralizer in order to conduct this review. All words, recipes and opinions are entirely my own.   Carrot tops don’t get nearly the attention they deserve. For years, I used to chop off the leafy greens that crowned the root and throw them away. That is, until I discovered you  ...

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breakfast, recipe, sweet

Strawberry Oatmeal Muffins

Hearty homemade muffins are pretty much one of the most perfect weekday breakfasts out there. I love when they’re full of jammy puddles of fruit, chewy bits of grains or seeds, and with a soft pillow-y crumb. These Strawberry Oatmeal Muffins are no exception. I love the chewiness from the oatmeal and the punch of fresh strawberries that  ...

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drink

Watermelon Sangria Slushie

As you might be able to tell from scouring my blog, I’m not big on cocktails. Or, I should say, I’m not big on making cocktails. I would much rather have someone else make them for me! But sometimes, when the mood strikes, I try my hand at making a simple cocktail. This Watermelon Sangria Slushie is not only a simply cocktail, it  ...

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