Something Savory

Throw a Kentucky Derby Party!

by Janelle 05.06.2011
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Saturday is the Kentucky Derby so if you can’t make it to Churchill Downs then it’s about time to plan your fabulously fancy Kentucky Derby Party. With just a few easy recipes, you can create an elegant Southern party to watch this legendary race.First step – whip up the Mint Juleps.

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Kale & White Bean Soup

by Janelle 05.06.2011
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Last night I made a delicious and hearty Kale & White Bean Soup. Overflowing with cannellini beans, greens, carrots, onions and chunks of kielbasa, this soup is bursting with flavor! It’s easy to make and perfect for a healthy and quick weeknight dinner. Serve with thinly sliced pieces of toasted ciabatta bread and freshly grated […]

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Spicy Vegetable Chili

by Janelle 04.08.2011
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Get ready for a healthy twist on a favorite southern comfort food, chili. This recipe is full of nutritious vegetables and has a mix of spices that really packs a punch. Veggie chili is surprisingly easy to make and extremely satisfying. Serve over brown rice or cornbread and top with plain greek yogurt, avocado and […]

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Southwest Turkey Burgers

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Last night I made the most fantastic recipe for turkey burgers — Southwest-style! Bursting with flavor, these burgers feature a variety of vegetables and southwest spices that create the perfect easy and healthy dinner. 

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Fluffy & Healthy Cottage Cheese Pancakes

by Janelle 02.18.2011
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I love this recipe because I adore pancakes, but I never choose them because they can usually run up some serious calories. I finally found the perfect recipe that is both healthy and satisfying. This recipe from Mark Bittman uses cottage cheese to add fluffiness and creaminess as well as a healthy dose of protein […]

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Healthy Turkey Meatballs

by Janelle 02.07.2011
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Think turkey meatballs are bland and lack flavor? Not my recipe. These turkey meatballs are oozing with flavor and will change your mind completely! Overflowing with fresh parsley and garlic and a surprise crunch from toasted pine nuts, these meatballs are healthy and delicious. I made them tonight and served over brown rice with a […]

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Baked Gourmet Macaroni & Cheese… And a Date Night Dinner

by Janelle 02.05.2011
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The dish that started it all… This recipe is close to my heart because it’s the first thing I ever cooked for my boyfriend. We are happier than ever now and I think my first home-cooked meal has a lot to do with it 😉 The recipe is adapted from the Barefoot Contessa and it […]

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