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Family Recipe: Au Gratin Potatoes

Another recipe from my grandparent’s supper club Murphy’s. And wow…. thats a lot of cheese 🙂 As someone who adds extra veggies to everything I’m cooking to make it healthier, I winced a little when I re-read this. But let me tell you: THIS IS DELICIOUS! This is still a family favorite for us, my […]

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Romertopf Clay Pot Chicken & Roasted Vegetables (Paleo, Whole30)

Easy Romertopf Clay Pot Chicken recipe comes together quickly for an impressive dinner or date night!  Healthy roasted chicken, carrots, potatoes, and mushrooms will impress!  We love cooking in our clay pot… aside from chicken, you can even bake bread in it, check out my easy 4-Ingredient Clay Pot bread recipe. This Clay Pot Chicken Recipe […]

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Soupe Au Pistou

Probably one of the best soups I’ve ever made!  A French summer harvest soup featuring fresh picked zucchini, green beans, and tomatoes! And also features basil (which we grow a lot of!) in the pistou/pesto. We always have dried beans around too, so this recipe is great because it utilizes a few different kinds. Excellent […]

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Perfect Vegan Lentil Soup

After making many many pots of lentil soup – I finally found the perfect recipe!  Plus its vegan and gluten-free which is nice too.  Also, it makes the perfect mason jar lunch for work, and is really filling but not too heavy.  A winner right here 🙂   Perfect Lentil Soup Prep Time: 20 Minutes […]

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Creamy Vegan Wild Rice and Chickpea Soup with Kale

Creamy Vegan Wild Rice and Chickpea Soup with Kale Prep time: 15 minutes Cook time: 45 minutes Ingredients 3 cloves garlic 1 vidalia onion 1/2 cup wild rice 3 carrots 3 stalks celery 1 cup mushrooms (I used cremini) 2 14oz cans chickpeas 1 bunch chopped kale (about 4 cups) 2 springs fresh thyme Salt […]

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Purple Risotto with Mushrooms and Asparagus

This was an improvised dinner, and one that turned out fantastic! We are moving in about 5 weeks, and I’m trying to think of ways to use what we already have in our pantry so we don’t have a ton of food to move.  The solution: grab anything that’s half open and start getting creative! […]

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Amazing Vegan Stuffed Pepper Soup!

Stuffed peppers always feel like such a treat to me!  Traditionally they are laborious, difficult to bake, and include so many ingredients that we never made them too much growing up.  That being said, this soup takes all the best parts of stuffed peppers, and delivers into a quick and equally amazing dinner!  This has […]

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Homemade Low Sodium Tomato Sauce Recipe (Vegan, GF)

My Signature 5-Ingredient low sodium tomato sauce is SO easy to make! A simple mouthwatering sauce bursting with flavor, perfect to slurp pasta with! Ok now THIS is an exciting recipe!  Its my go-to “signature” marinara sauce that I’ve been making for years.  Perfect when you want a light sauce that pairs well with a […]

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Creamy Vegan Wild Rice Soup

More than anything I love when a recipe turns out so insanely good that I can’t wait to have it again.  This soup is rich, creamy, and packed with so many vitamins from the veggies!  And it is vegan/gluten-free too, so it can be enjoyed by all.  The leftovers didn’t even last more than a […]

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Easy 5-Ingredient Baba Ganoush

I first made this recipe for a Mediterranean potluck my roommates and I threw.  For this adaptation of the recipe I added way more garlic because we looove garlic over here.  So good with pita or veggies, on a falafel, or just by itself. Easy 5-Ingredient Baba Ganoush Prep Time: 45 minutes Cook Time: 5 […]

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2-Ingredient, All Natural Body Scrub (Moisturizes and Exfoliates!)

Hydrate and exfoliate with this all natural body scrub that will leave your skin SO smooth and soft! Great for your skin and the environment. After almost running out of our super expensive amazing face scrub the other week, I decided that it would be pretty darn easy to make our own.  And what do […]

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Healing Miso Soup (Vegan, Gluten Free, Dairy Free)

This is definitely our weeknight ‘go-to’ meal when we want something simple, quick, and super yummy! We always have the ingredients on hand, and this one-pot soup cooks up in about 15 minutes. One of the great things about miso soup is that you can pretty much throw in any veggies you have in the […]