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Hello Fresh Review

October 13th, 2016

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I love to cook. I own a million different cookbooks, follow a ton of food blogs and truly enjoy going to the grocery store…but sometimes I get stuck in a cooking rut or have weeks where I just can’t get to the grocery store but still want to cook inspiring meals for my family. In
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Crockpot Chicken Tacos

September 17th, 2015

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My children have declared Tuesdays “Taco Tuesday” for this school year. I’m happy to give them tacos every week; it helps take the stress out of meal planning. I don’t want them to get sick of tacos, so my plan is to mix it up a bit and serve different kids of taco (almost) every
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Crock-Pot Balsamic Chicken

March 13th, 2015

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I love the idea of a crock-pot meal. Put everything into one pot in the morning and come home to wonderfully smelling kitchen and a delicious slow cooked meal. The problem is I’ve been trying out a lot of different recipes and have not found many that I love…until now. This dish has been a
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Cauliflower “Risotto” with Shiitake Mushrooms and Truffle Oil

January 16th, 2015

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I LOVE cauliflower. It is delicious, super healthy and very versatile.  I know it sounds crazy, but it really makes a great substitute for the starch in many carb-heavy dishes. It lightens them up, adds a ton of nutritional value and tastes great. My first experiment was turning cauliflower into pizza crust…AMAZING (check out the
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Simply Delicious Chicken Soup

January 15th, 2015

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I love chicken soup. It’s comforting, filling and a great way to get my kids to eat more protein and vegetables. Unfortunately I do not always have a enough time to make it entirely from scratch. This simple recipes uses a few short cuts (like store bought chicken stock and a rotisserie chicken) to create
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Shrimp with Tomatoes and Arugula

January 11th, 2015

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Cold winter Sundays call for warm cozy dinners. This is one of my favs. It’s quick, cozy, delicious and SO good for you. Pair it with a big green salad (and maybe some crusty whole grain bread) and enjoy by the fire! Shrimp with Tomatoes and Arugula 1 tablespoons olive oil (or a few good sprays from
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Mini Chicken Meatballs

October 4th, 2014

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This recipe is a great alternative to the traditional meatballs in tomato sauce.  Because they are cooked in chicken broth along with fresh tomatoes they are a bit lighter in flavor…my son thought they tasted like matzoh balls.  I thought they were delicious and so easy to throw together.  This will definitely have a place
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Cauliflower Crust Pizza

April 2nd, 2014

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This is THE best (food) invention EVER!  I was skeptical at first, pizza crust made out of cauliflower…really?  YES!  It is amazing….even the kids loved it.    Start off by grating the cauliflower with a box grater (I tried grating it in a blender, but it did not come out fine enough).     Microwave
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Ben’s Chili

March 13th, 2014

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I am always looking for new one pot recipes that my entire family will eat…it makes for a much more relaxing and enjoyable meal time!  A few weeks ago we were at my sister’s apartment; her husband is always cooking up something delicious.  He’s great at throwing all kinds of things together and coming up
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Cozy Quinoa Casserole

January 21st, 2014

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I love one pot dishes.  They are a great way to combine a lot of different flavors and textures into one dish and so much easier to clean up after.  This casserole combines delicious vegetables, lean protein and quinoa into one fantastic dish that is sure to please the entire family…enjoy!   Cozy Quinoa Casserole
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