Spring Asparagus Orange Farro Salad

In this Asparagus Orange Farro Salad boiled new potatoes, crispy raw asparagus, chewy farro, peppery scallions, salty feta and crispy bacon all get tossed in a bright orange vinaigrette for a mouthful of Spring flavors!

In this Asparagus Orange Farro Salad boiled new potatoes, crispy raw asparagus, chewy farro, peppery scallions, salty feta and crispy bacon all get tossed in a bright orange vinaigrette for a mouthful of Spring flavors! Alternate Title: “Spring in a Bowl”. The orange vinaigrette is bright and basically liquid happiness and sunshine right there on… 

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Savory Butternut Squash Carrot Tart

Carrots and butternut squash roasted with Harissa and Hungarian paprika covered in caramelized onions, then baked to custardy perfection in a whole-wheat tart shell. All topped with sage browned butter.

In this savory Butternut Squash Carrot Tart, carrots and butternut squash are roasted with Harissa and Hungarian paprika then covered in caramelized onions, and baked to custardy perfection in a whole-wheat tart shell. All topped with sage browned butter. A savory tart? After all the sinfully sweet fruit and nut pies that have been appearing from my kitchen… 

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Roasted Honey Orange Brussels Sprouts Wild Rice Salad

Roasted Honey Orange Brussels Sprouts Wild Rice Salad - An easy, healthy and filling meal!

Crispy roasted honey Brussels sprouts and leaks are tossed with wild rice, kale, feta cheese and a honey orange dressing for the perfect side dish or meal! These roasted Brussels sprouts and leeks are my everything right now. I can eat an entire pan without blinking. The crispy pieces of honey leek and Brussels sprouts… 

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Quinoa Kale Power Bowl

This Quinoa Kale Power Bowl is packed with vitamins, minerals, healthy fats and filling protein! Plus it is a super easy recipe that is perfect for lunch or dinner!

This Quinoa Kale Power Bowl is packed with vitamins, minerals, healthy fats and filling protein!  Oh hey! Culinary school has taken over my life the past few weeks, but I’ll fill you in on that at another time. Today, today is about food!!! More specifically filling, healthy food! Even I cannot live on bread alone. Yes,… 

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Rosemary Pinot Noir Steak Chili

This flavorful Rosemary Pinot Noir Steak Chili is a spicy, hearty chili with tender pieces of steak and a hint of pinot noir and rosemary!

This flavorful Rosemary Pinot Noir Steak Chili is a spicy, hearty chili with tender pieces of steak and a hint of pinot noir and rosemary! Is it Summer yet? My husband keeps taunting me with tales of 70˚ days in Atlanta while I get excited about the mercury cresting 45˚ here in NYC! It’s a… 

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Easy Thai Peanut Chicken Noodle Stir Fry

Dinner on the table in less than 20 minutes with this easy Thai Peanut Chicken Noodle Stir Fry!! | Mixed vegetables and chicken are tossed with whole wheat udon noodles and a spicy sweet Thai peanut sauce!

In this easy Thai Peanut Chicken Noodle Stir Fry mixed vegetables and chicken are tossed with whole wheat udon noodles and a spicy sweet Thai peanut sauce! And it comes together in under 20 minutes! Dinner is served! I love peanut sauce. I will eat it on anything. At a restaurant, I will soak up… 

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Creamy Swiss Cheese Mixed Vegetable Casserole

Creamy Swiss Cheese Mixed Vegetable Casserole takes just 5 minutes to prepare and only 5 ingredients! So creamy, cheesy and delicious!

Creamy, cheesy, flavorful. 5 ingredients and 5 minute prep time: This casserole couldn’t be easier yet it has a surprisingly dynamic flavor! Last year when I hosted my in-laws for Thanksgiving, my mother-in-law whipped up her family’s favorite at the last minute. I enviously watched her throw it all together in a bowl and pop it in… 

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The Best Homemade French Onion Soup – A love story

French Onion Soup

This is the best Homemade French Onion Soup! It has a generous portion of caramelized onions in a rich, flavorful beef broth made from scratch. Three types of cheese are broiled on top of croutons to melty, toasty perfection.  Everyone knows that the three key ingredients in French cuisine are butter, butter, and butter, but I would argue that… 

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Quinoa Roasted Vegetable Chopped Salad {Thai Chili Vinaigrette}

Quinoa Roasted Vegetable Chopped Salad

It’s no secret that I could live off of cupcakes and salad. Salad and cupcakes. I should probably just rename my blog “Cupcakes & Salad”. My tagline could be “Eating salad to save room for more cupcakes!” But that would be a lie, because I LOVE salad. The salad can be cold or warm with roasted… 

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Collard Green Salad with Vidalia Onion Peach Glazed Chicken {aka The Peach State Salad}

Collard Green Salad with Vidalia Onion Peach Glazed Chicken

Collard Greens don’t get nearly enough love. I am here today remedy that. No longer will collards be relegated to a buttery, Southern side dish. Sometimes you’ve gotta mix it up! This sliced Collard Green Salad with Vidalia Onion Peach Glazed Chicken is packed with fresh flavors. It’s so good, in fact, I am proposing… 

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