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White Bean Pesto Soup

Happy New Year! For my first post of 2013 I wanted to feature something healthy, simple and filling, Since soups is my most popular recipe category I thought it would be a great way to kick off a healthy 2013. It is such a fun way to experiment will all kinds of healthy, delicious ingredients. I especially love soup in the winter, it’s  a perfect cold weather meal. This soup came together on Sunday afternoon as we were decorating our Christmas tree. I wanted something simple and healthy that could last a few days. I soaked some white beans and then added some other things I had on hand. This [...]

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Rainbow Hash

  It’s the end of October and I’m still finding the most amazing things at the farmer’s market! The healthy, colorful produce is so inspiring. This colorful hash is the result of some weekend experimentation. Craig and I love to make hashes of all varieties, but adding beets seemed like a challenge. I’ve seen a few variations online so I decided to go for it with some sweet potatoes. I also added the beet greens, which are packed with healthy vitamins. The recipe itself is dead simple and super duper tasty. I topped this with some poached eggs, but it could be paired with a variety of things. Craig suggested [...]

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Winter Greens with Butternut Squash

This weekend, Craig’s family came over for dinner. It is always such a treat for me to have guests to cook for. I was thinking of trying out some new recipes I’ve been working on, but instead Craig begged me to make some yummy Italian comfort food. He really wanted bracciole, and since it’s a great dish to enjoy with guests, I agreed. Of course, this was not enough for Craig, who insisted I make four different types of meat and pasta. As you can imagine, this was shaping up to be a very heavy meal. I decided to throw together a new salad that takes advantage of some of [...]

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