Sides & Salads

Parmesan Roasted Tomatoes

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I don’t know about you, but I’m always looking for more easy and yummy vegetable side dishes. I made these parmesan roasted tomatoes to eat with our lean proteins throughout the week, and they were a hit! They were great to put alongside leftovers, and with a dinner entree! Truth be told, I’m not a […]

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Healthy Cauliflower Alfredo Sauce

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Who’s ready to take their alfredo sauce to another level?! I know I am! That’s why I created this healthy cauliflower alfredo sauce. It has all the same flavors of traditional alfredo but without all the fat and calories. Plus, it has the added nutrition of an entire cup and a half of pureed cauliflower! […]

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Spinach Chimichurri

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Plain grilled meat got ya down? Prepare to have your mind blown! Gone are the days of having BBQ sauce as the only sauce for grilled meat. This Spinach Chimichurri is the perfect addition to anything you might be throwing on the grill this summer. Steak, chicken, shrimp, fish and even grilled veggies. The best […]

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Light Caesar Potato Salad

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Potato salad is one of my favorite summer side dishes, and you can’t beat homemade. I actually really dislike the taste of store-bought potato salad and coleslaw. They taste really fake to me, and the potato doesn’t really taste like potato at all. For how simple and easy this light caesar potato salad recipe is, […]

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Shirataki Vietnamese Salad

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Nothing says summer like a delicious salad. I love a good salad in any form, and this shirataki vietnamese salad has an ethnic feel to it and different from your typical chopped salad. I love that this salad has the addition of noodles, but what’s great is that since they are House Foods Tofu Shirataki […]

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Best Ever Light Caesar Dressing

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I love a good caesar salad, and you can’t beat a nice garlicky dressing. I always assumed that you had to make caesar dressing with raw egg yolk and anchovies since that’s how my mom used to make it. While it tasted great, I didn’t like the idea of using raw egg. I also don’t […]

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