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Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Dijon & Maple

If there’s one thing you make this Thanksgiving, it should be these sweet potatoes with a drizzle of dijon and maple.  It’s super quick, easy and absolutely delightful. Also, try this Herb Roasted Potatoes for a quick and easy side dish. Related Posts:Maple Dijon Pork ChopsBitter Melon & PotatoesKopi Bhaaji/Aloo Gobi (Spicy Cauliflower and Potato)Spicy Roasted

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Spicy Roasted Chicken

I have way too many people in my family who want that drumstick… me being one of them.  Since our Thanksgiving dinner includes 22 people, 1 turkey is never enough for the dark meat lovers. So I always end up making a few chickens, this way there’s enough dark meat for everyone. Since I get a

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Curry Chicken Salad Sandwich

I have made many variations of chicken salad, as chicken is like a blank canvas that picks up any flavor you add, but this is hands down my favorite recipe. This is a fool proof, no fail, crowd pleasing recipe that is can be served in many different ways.  I’ve used this recipe to make sandwiches, as

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Spicy Thai Basil Fried Rice with Shrimp

This may look like your regular ol’ fried rice, but don’t be fooled, this is packed with unique, complicated flavors.  For starters, it’s very fragrant with spicy chili and minty thai basil leaves.  But fear not, I’m here to assure you that it’s not that complicated to make at all!!  And it takes only about 15 minutes

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Prosciutto and Brie Sandwich

You all know how I’m not into cold food… cold salad, cold noodles, cold cuts, yep I dislike them all.   BUT PROSCIUTTO, now that’s a whole different story. Now I can enjoy prosciutto straight outta the packet or in any which way served.  However, paired with something sweet and mild cheese, it’s just amazing.  This sandwich

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Blueberry Turnovers

Flaky, gooey, sweet…. best served warm, fresh outta the oven 🙂  Perfect semi-homemade treat! Enough said… check below for the recipe. Related Posts:Raspberry PieApple Rose TartCitrus Crescent RollsCauliflower Puree with Caramelized OnionBasmati Rice with Raisins (Pulao)

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Guacamole and Fries

I’m not gonna lie, I’ve had this in place of a real meal :/  #dontjudgeme.  I figure, this gives me my daily serving of greens and protein… so why not? 😉 This is a killer menu item for a party.  And with football season around the corner this should be everyone’s go to.  Trust me

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Pasta with Sun-Dried Tomatoes and Garlic

Sun-dried tomatoes, garlic, basil…… how can you go wrong with that? This is definitely my go to recipe when it comes to pasta.  With just a few ingredients, this pasta is uber flavorful.  I’ve made this for a crowd or just lunch by myself and it just never disappoints.  It’s so light and just simply

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Sangria

Sangria…. possibly one of my favorite summer drinks (and fall, and winter…. 🙂  ) Of course as a busy city girl, many of my recipes are semi-homemade.  This isn’t any different, I use sangria wine instead of red wine to get a head start.  But when the fresh marinated fruits are added, this stuff is

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Cauliflower Puree with Caramelized Onion

This has become my go to side-dish lately.  I’m obsessed with it. To make it easier, I use frozen cauliflower, but you can definitely make it with fresh cauliflower.  This pair really well with anything from seafood to steak.  I top it off with the caramelized onion for some extra flavors, but it’s just as

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