Green Bean Salad

Green Bean Salad

This green bean salad is made with fresh green beans, tomatoes, feta cheese and olives, all tossed in a Greek style dressing. An easy and satisfying salad that’s full of bright flavors and colors. Salads don’t need to contain lettuce. In fact, some of my favorite salads are lettuce-free such as black bean and corn …

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15-Minute Bacon Cheeseburger Soup

15-Minute Bacon Cheeseburger Soup

 A quick and delicious 15 Minute Bacon Cheeseburger Soup with all the flavors of a traditional burger. Who wouldn’t love that? Inspiration for my soup recipes comes from other dishes that aren’t soup at all. For instance, that’s where the idea for my past Pizza Soup and Chinese Beef and Broccoli Soup came from. Today’s soup is also inspired by a …

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Braised Mediterranean Chicken

Braised Mediterranean Chicken

By now, you’ve heard that the Mediterranean diet is the key to longevity and that it’s ingredients boast a wealth of antioxidants, vitamins, and nutrients. This dish is emblematic of the perfectly complementary flavors of the Mediterranean region with its lush tomatoes, zesty lemon, earthy garlic, and just a hint of tartness from the berries. …

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Caprese Rice Salad

Caprese Rice Salad

(This post is part of the #ThinkRice campaign that I am participating in as a member of the Healthy Aperture network, sponsored by USA Rice.) Happy Spring!! I don’t know about you, but Spring is most definitely my favorite season of the year. Depending on where you live, the weather has warmed up (we hit …

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Tomato Basil Tortellini Salad

Tomato Basil Tortellini Salad

Pasta salad is an essential summer staple. Highlight freshly picked summer produce with this easy tomato basil tortellini salad, full of fresh summer tomatoes and corn. Summer is in full swing over here, and you know what summer means.  Grilling!  Potlucks!  Picnics!  Backyard BBQs! What’s the best part of all these events?  The food (duh). …

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