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Lettuce Wraps: How to Fill Them

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Lettuce wraps are a delicious way to enjoy protein and vegetables without having just another salad. Try some of these great fillings for lettuce wraps. Nicoise Salad Wraps The first time I ever heard about lettuce wraps was in the context of In-N-Out Burger’s secret menu. Instead of a bun, you could get your burger […]

Fajita Burgers to Liven Up Your Burger Bar

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Grilling season approaches. Switch your burger bar up a bit this year with salsa, chipotle mayo, and fajita vegetables. Viva the Fajita Burger! Burgers are a huge hit at our house. I know that I can get instant approval from everyone at the table when I make hamburgers. They’re good with eating them at restaurants, […]

Italian Salad with Crispy Prosciutto

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Freshen up this season with dinner salads. Try this Italian Salad loaded with vegetables and topped with crispy prosciutto. Vegetables are the name of the game, people. Nutritionists can argue all the live long day about paleo v. vegan v. whole grains, but one thing everyone agrees on is vegetables. We should all eat more […]

Nicoise Salad Wraps

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Take an old French classic and tweak it with these Nicoise Salad Wraps. Filled with tuna, egg, and vegetables but serve in a wrap, the traditional salad feels new again. I love Salade Nicoise. I remember eating it at an outdoor cafe in Bordeaux with my friend Lucile many, many moons ago. It’s a French classic that […]

Quiche Recipe Basics

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The basic quiche recipe is not complicated. Eggs and cream form a luscious custard that you pour into a pie crust and customize with your favorite fillings. Learn the basics to your classic quiche recipe. As you may know, I was a fan of France long before I ever set foot in Charles de Gaulle airport. Ever […]

Quinoa Vegetable Salad

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This Quinoa Vegetable Salad is packed with protein and flavor and full of all the colors of the rainbow. It’s perfect for packing. This post contains affiliate links. When you make a purchase through those links, I am paid a small amount in advertising fees. Thanks for your support. I really appreciate it. I’ve been […]

Calzone with Sausage and Peppers

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Give pizza night a little twist by baking up these meaty Calzone with Sausage and Pepper. These perfect Italian hand pies are delicious dipped in homemade red sauce. I grew up in a large family, lived in the same house for all my childhood, and ate at the same hometown restaurants whenever we dined out. It […]

Reuben-Style Patty Melt

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This Reuben Sandwich and Patty Melt mashup will knock your socks off. Instead of corned beef, the grilled sandwich features a juicy burger with all the Reuben-style fixings. This post contains one or more Amazon affiliate links. When you make a purchase through those links, I am paid a small amount in advertising fees. Thanks […]

Spicy Pork Chili with Pumpkin

Spicy Pork Chili with Pumpkin

This Spicy Pork Chili with Pumpkin will wow everyone at your table. Tender chunks of pork simmer in a pumpkin-tomato sauce redolent with chile. Such a great way to warm up! This post is sponsored by the National Pork Board Porksgiving program in conjunction with One2One Network. I have received compensation for ingredients and time […]

Homemade Chicken Noodle Soup

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I grew up eating chicken noodle soup from a can, and I loved it. Imagine my surprise and delight when I found out that Homemade Chicken Noodle Soup is tastier and cheaper, too! As I type, I’m feeling a little under the weather. A mild sore throat, a few aches and pains, and a regret […]