Sides & Salads

Broccoli Slaw Chicken Salad

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When you’re in need of a quick lunch or dinner, packaged veggies can be a huge time saver. I frequently get packaged coleslaw and broccoli slaw to save myself a ton of chopping. This recipe is a simple and easy lunch for one, or you could double or triple the recipe to turn it into […]

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Broccoli Bars

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I really do like broccoli. I just don’t like always eating it plain. This recipe is great if you’re looking for a creative way to get in your greens!  The broccoli is not hidden in this recipe, you do taste it…I actually wanted to highlight it. So if you’re wanting a bar that hides the […]

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Thai Curry Chicken Salad

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Anytime I can make a curry out of anything, I’m all game. Some of you on Facebook requested different variations of chicken salad. I thought this was a great idea as chicken salad is such a simple and easy lunch option, but you can run out of variations pretty fast.  For a vegetarian option, I […]

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Healthy Poutine

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Fries, gravy & cheese. Can you really go wrong with that? Poutine is indeed a Canadian thing. It was actually founded in Quebec. Traditionally, its french fries, beef gravy and cheese curds. Instead of using cheese curds, I substituted for part-skim mozza cheese to keep the fat down, and its not like cheese curds are […]

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Roasted Garlic & Butter Mushrooms

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What is the best way to have mushrooms? With butter and garlic, of course! These mushrooms taste amazing, and I could literally have them for a side dish every.single.night. I was talking on Facebook the other day about how I went to a restaurant and had escargot. They way they serve it with mushroom caps […]

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Healthy Cream of Broccoli Soup

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This recipe was a reader request.  Surprisingly I’ve never made a broccoli-only soup.  I’ve never been much of a fan of cream-based soups, as I find them too rich, but this healthy version is really great!  It has creaminess, so for the cream-soup lovers, I think this will be a great substitute! Healthy Cream of […]

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