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Lemon Parmesan Brussels Sprouts

Lemon Parmesan Brussels Sprouts All you need: 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 pounds Brussels sprouts, trimmed and halved salt and pepper, to taste 1/2 of a lemon 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese. All you do: Over medium-high heat, place a … Continue reading

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Southwest Chicken Egg Rolls

  Baked Southwest Chicken Egg Rolls All you need: 1 chicken breast (can use fresh or leftovers. Pork also works well) 1 tsp taco seasoning 1 cup frozen corn, thawed 1 (15 oz.) can no salt added black beans, rinsed … Continue reading

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Food of the year: Cauliflower

2017 is off to a great start. This time of year is always exciting for me, people are genuinely interested in trying new foods and recipes. What I am most excited about this year, is the humble cauliflower! I’m serious, … Continue reading

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Friendsgiving

We have all heard of Thanksgiving, but Friendsgiving is the new kid in town. A traditional Thanksgiving meal, except with friends, this meal is traditionally served the weekend before or after Turkey Day. Whether you are a Friendsgiving newbie, or … Continue reading

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Rutabaga Fries

Rutabaga fries are a great way to include veggies into your next meal. With half the carbohydrates as potatoes, these garden gems cook up into delicious fries.  The process is simple.  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Peel the rutabaga … Continue reading

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Stuffed Dates (Bacon Wrapped)

You know those times where delicious, simple, and nutritious meet? Well, I’ve found it! If you haven’t ever tried Medjool dates, then you should. They are softer and sweeter than other dates and taste like candy (with one simple ingredient, … Continue reading

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Kalettes

We are about to go crazy for Kalettes! No, that is not a made-up word – Kalettes are a delicious new vegetable that are a blend of Brussels sprouts and the beloved kale. They are made through the process of … Continue reading

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Roasted Garbanzo Beans

You say chickpeas, I say garbanzo beans… We’re both right!  I love a good salty, crunchy snack. Can anyone say potato chip? And I have found a new favorite. Garbanzo beans, when roasted, are crispy, crunchy, and hearty.  This homemade … Continue reading

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Weeknight Chicken Gyros with Tzatziki Sauce

We all have those recipes that we come back to time and time again. This chicken gyro recipe is one of our staples. It is quick to pull together on a weeknight, and best of all, everyone in my family … Continue reading

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Pineapple Salsa with Shrimp

You know those moments when everything just seems right? This salsa has the power to right all wrongs and make your life sing!    This recipe is based on one from the newest Hy-Vee Seasons magazine, with a few modifications.  It … Continue reading

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