Easy Entertaining

Healthy Crab Tarts

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Creamy dips and appetizers are always the hit at any party. (Um, hello hot spinach and artichoke dip!) I mean, what’s not to love. Gooey, creamy dips and spreads are at every holiday function. Coming up with healthy appetizers is tough. Fruit and veggies simply don’t cut it. While they are great things to have […]

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Black Bean Summer Salad

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Sometimes the best things are created from what you have on hand. This was the case when I made this delicious salad. I wanted to make a quick salad for lunch, but didn’t want it to be lettuce based. I always have some canned beans on hand, and I love black beans because they taste […]

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Roasted Vegetable Quinoa

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Vegetarian doesn’t mean boring, and this Roasted Vegetable Quinoa proves it.  There are some bright and fresh flavors in this dish, and its great served warm, room temperature, or cold. Its a perfect potluck dish as it makes a hefty batch (10 cups), but if that’s too much, you can easily halve the recipe. There […]

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Coconut Shrimp

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We used to go this seafood restaurant and they had Coconut Shrimp on their menu. Even when I was a kid, it was something I would order every time.  I know it must’ve been fried, and they served it with a sweet sauce. Everyone at the table loved them, it was just one of those […]

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Pesto & Cranberry Turkey Meatballs with Pesto Yogurt Dipping Sauce

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Salty and sweet. Can you ever really go wrong with that combo?!  This recipe came to fruition as I had a package of turkey thawing and I had no idea what to do with it, but wanted to try something new. I’ve done the pesto and cranberry combo before, in quesadillas (DELICIOUS!), so I figured […]

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Garlic Lemon & Dill Chicken

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This is a very simple and delicious way to prepare chicken. You might just be fighting over the roasted garlic!  Even though there seems to be a lot, it cooks down to a very mellow flavor.  If you’re a fan of garlic, lemon & dill, than this may become your go-to easy chicken dish! If […]

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