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red onion salad dressing

daisi - January 16, 2013
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My mom is the one to thank for this refreshing salad dressing. She brought me a jar and when it was gone in a week, I asked for the recipe. This recipe is easy to tweak to make it your own. I added garlic, because, why not? And you can adjust the spices to your taste to make it your own. Use it over your …

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slow-cooker cornbread casserole

daisi - January 7, 2013
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I have recently been trying to put all of my recipes that I’ve ripped from magazines in one place… pinterest. There are years and years and years of magazine recipes, so I apologize for overloading your pinterest feed lately. If you don’t follow me, lucky you. Er, I mean, go follow me here. The good news is… I’m almost done! Some of the recipes aren’t …

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Skillet Vegetarian Curry

daisi - November 11, 2012
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This recipe was originally posted way back in January 2011 [see original here]- but I am making it for dinner tonight so I thought I’d bring it up to the top just in case you may have missed it. It’s full of flavor and healthy – enjoy!!!  here’s what you’ll need: 1 large potato, peeled and cut into 1-inch pieces 1 large sweet potato, peeled …

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Slow-Cooker Barbecue Baked Beans

daisi - July 19, 2012
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Ok, so typically baked beans are well, baked. But if you aren’t one of the lucky ones to have a double oven, then you can’t necessarily make baked beans AND anything else at the same time. I ran into this problem recently when making some barbecue ribs. Of course the perfect side dish for barbecue is baked beans, so I decided to attempt beans “baked” in a crock pot. …

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crustless quiche with spinach & bacon

daisi - May 30, 2012
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So in an attempt to shed some last minute poundage, I went low carb for a week or two before the wedding. We all know that carbs are the devil, but bacon? Bacon is our low carb best friend. So I whipped up a quick crustless bacon and spinach quiche. It’s so delicious, you won’t even miss the crust. Promise. Here’s what you’ll need: 3 slices …

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Meatballs with Zucchini & Tomatoes

daisi - May 1, 2012
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Around here it’s wedding go-time. AKA – no more procrastinating, which includes the diet. So, I am attempting to cut carbs for the next 3 weeks (excluding the bachelorette party this weekend) in a last minute attempt to shed some pounds and get a flatter tummy. Which brings me to this great website for low-carb, healthy, satisfying meals. It’s Paleo Plan and whether you’re dieting or …

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Enchiladas Verdes

daisi - April 15, 2012
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I borrowed this enchilada recipe from my friend Megan after she raved about how great they were… And man was she right. This recipe is a great change to the typical chicken with queso enchiladas. The spinach sauce is what sets this recipe apart, so fresh and delicious. Omit the chicken and you have a perfect meatless meal and I promise you won’t miss it. …

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Roasted Chicken Stock

daisi - March 21, 2012
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It’s against my religion to let food go to waste. I cannot, will not, throw food away. Hence all my freezer woes (more to come on that). Well, a couple weeks ago when I made roasted chicken, I used it as an opportunity to make some roasted chicken stock. A new one for me. It’s very easy (as most stocks are). Just keep your chicken …

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Julia Child’s Roasted Chicken

daisi - March 4, 2012
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Roasted chicken is one of those recipes that is so easy to make, you’ll wonder why you don’t make it more often. I was itching to use my new cookbooks I got for Christmas this year, Mastering the Art of French Cooking, so I decided to attempt the Roast Chicken recipe from Julia Childs herself. It’s easy, yet time consuming so don’t run off too …

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