Category: Appetizer & Side Dish Choices

Recipes perfect to serve before the main or on the side. Featuring small bites, salads, and other winning dishes.

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Massaged Kale Salad with Marinated Chicken, Fall Produce, and Apple Cider Vinaigrette

Looking for a light yet filling meal this fall? This massaged kale salad is the perfect, protein-packed dish. Add this recipe to your meal prep routine, holiday table, or party platter. How to make this kale salad: This salad is a seasonal spin off my fruit and nut salad with homemade vinaigrette. I added some […]

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Your Guide to Top Fall Produce Favorites

Ahh, fall. The air is cooler, the leaves are changing and new foods are in season.  Celebrate autumn by heading to your local market and filling your basket with these seasonal gems. Fresh fall produce is a great source of fiber, antioxidants and phytochemicals, which promote health and can be protective against disease. The variation […]

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Secret Ingredient Salsa

This secret ingredient salsa is filled with fresh ingredients bursting with authentic flavor. Throw everything into a blender and have on the table in 10 minutes or less! Perfect to serve alongside chips, with chicken and rice, or over tacos. My tomato turnaround  Surprisingly, I used to hate tomatoes. I would be that person who […]

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Fresh Farmers Market Bruschetta

The summer farmers market season is my absolute favorite season. There’s something about the fresh produce, inviting local spirit, and warm sunshine that you can’t beat.  This Fresh Farmers Market Bruschetta is one of my all time favorites to make and lead cooking demonstrations on. With light ingredients and bright flavor, this is the perfect […]

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Simple Fruit & Nut Salad with Homemade Vinaigrette for One

Mixing up a salad doesn’t have to be either bland or time consuming. This 5-minute Simple Fruit & Nut Salad proves that a quick salad can be both flavorful and easy. This recipe is naturally vegan, gluten-free, and has nut-free options. Bonus: You don’t have to scout out the endless dressing options at the store. […]

This salad is sure to be both a family-friendly and crowd-pleasing summer favorite!
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Grilled Lemon Chicken and Asparagus Salad with Creamy Feta Sauce

Ahh, the warm breeze, friends and family gathered together, and the sizzle of fresh meat and vegetables hitting the grill–there’s nothing quite like it. If you’re looking for an easy and delicious dinner to serve up at your next meal or cookout… you’ve come to the right place. This Grilled Lemon Chicken and Asparagus Salad […]