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Summer Artichoke & Pesto Pasta Salad

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Hello, my friends! We interrupt your regularly scheduled Italy adventure recaps for a recipe. :) Introducing my new hot weather favorite: Summer Artichoke & Pesto Pasta Salad! Served cold, preferably with some fruit, salad, or maybe some Prosecco on the side. Yep, I still have Italy on the brain, clearly. Continue Reading …

Gluten Free Spiced Pumpkin Pancake Recipe

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Happy Friday! In honor of the almost weekend, I have a new recipe for you to try tomorrow morning: Gluten Free Spiced Pumpkin Pancakes! Continue Reading …

Edamame Bruschetta Recipe (and Wasa Giveaway!)

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Good morning, friends! I have a feeling that you guys are feeling like me right now – ready for some simple, healthy eats after all the holiday indulgence! Well, I’ve got you covered – introducing Edamame Bruschetta! Easy to make, simple, delicious, and protein packed, too. The perfect snack. :) My friends at Wasa recently reached out Continue Reading …

Quinoa Salad with Pecans and Cranberries (recipe from our wedding!)

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One of my main contributions to our Thanksgiving feast this year was a delicious vegan Quinoa Salad with pecans and cranberries. This dish first made its debut at our wedding! Back when we first met with our caterer (Celebrations Catering) a year ago to figure out our reception menu, I mentioned that I’d like to have some sort of Continue Reading …

Pesto Baked Salmon with Veggies

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Hello and Happy Halloween! Last Thursday, I had my college BFF (and one of my bridesmaids) Turner over for dinner and some serious business: The Vampire Diaries was on TV! Yes, we’re 30 years old and addicted to a show about teenager vampires. No shame. ;) For dinner, I whipped us up a delicious Pesto Baked Salmon with Veggies. Full recipe Continue Reading …

Roasted Eggplant & Red Pepper Quinoa + Apple Kale Salad

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Morning! I had another fun “ingredient potluck” dinner last night with my blogger buddy Gena! I’m loving these dinner dates — we get to catch up and enjoy each other’s company and a delicious, wholesome meal, but without spending money (and with the added bonus of clearing out the random odds and ends in our fridges). Perfect! Like Continue Reading …

High Protein Oatmeal Recipe

Morning, friends! I have a simple new recipe for you all today. Remember when I tried “Oatless Oats” awhile ago but wasn’t a big fan of the texture? Well, I decided to try a new version of high protein oatmeal, adding eggs to the mix but leaving some oats in there as well for texture purposes. It came out awesome! This is a simple Continue Reading …

Simple Red Beans and Rice Recipe

Hey friends! A bunch of you asked for the recipe for the red beans and rice that Matt made for us the other night. It was delicious and definitely worth recreating, so I asked Matt for a general idea of the recipe he used. He said he used a bunch of different red beans and rice recipes online as inspiration to come up with his own variation (which Continue Reading …