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Balsamic Caramelized Onion and Mushroom Loaded Baked Potatoes

A big loaded baked potato with butter, sour cream, cheese, chives, and bacon is definitely comfort food to me. But, like most comfort food, I realize these don’t exactly fit into the “good for me” category of side dishes. Balsamic Caramelized Onion and Mushroom Loaded Baked Potato is a great lighter alternative to the traditional cheese, sour …

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Easy Recipe for Asparagus Tart with Gruyere (Puff Pastry Crust)

This easy Asparagus Tart has a light buttery puff pastry crust and cheesy filling. Serve this savory tart as an appetizer, side dish, a light meal, or part of a brunch spread. Savory Asparagus Tarts are the perfect way to show off fresh asparagus this spring. This recipe for Asparagus Tart was shared by Shaina …

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Roasted Cauliflower and Tomatoes

I recently had the opportunity to attend the Dole Blogger Wellness Summit at the Four Seasons/California of Health and Longevity Institute in Westlake, across the street from Dole Headquarters. It was truly a treat and a much needed break for me. As part of our stay with Dole at the Four Seasons we received nutrition …

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Recipe Makeover – Green Beans with Feta

This recipe for Green Beans with Goat Cheese, Tomatoes, and Almonds was one I had marked in an issue of Southern Living Magazine and recently transferred to my recipe binder. Going through all those magazines was like discovering old friends. Hundreds of recipes I had marked to make and had since forgotten about are no …

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Grilled Baby Artichokes with Lemon

These Grilled Baby Artichokes with Lemon are a great side dish to enjoy during grilling season. Enjoy all the flavor of full sized artichokes without the tough outer leaves or the choke. This article will teach you everything you need to know about baby artichokes. Don’t be fooled by their unique appearance – grilled baby artichokes are super simple to prepare!

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Orange Thai Beef Skewers + Orzo with Peppers and Asparagus

I can’t emphasize enough how much I love to grill during the warmer months. Little mess, easy prep, fast cooking (usually) – this is a great way for me to go during the week when we’re busy, leaving the more time consuming meals for the weekend. Colored bell peppers were on sale 4/$5 last week …

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