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Rosemary White Bean Tomato Soup

Rosemary White Bean Tomato Soup

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This vegetarian Rosemary White Bean Tomato Soup is chunky, a bit garlicky and can be made with ingredients you might already have in your pantry. We had a loss in our kitchen. After nearly 16

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Ingredients
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 white onion, roughly chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1-15 ounce can white beans (navy or cannellini beans)
  • 1-28 ounce can diced tomatoes
  • 2 cups vegetable stock
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper plus more for serving
Roasted Tomato Spinach Spaghetti Squash

Roasted Tomato Spinach Spaghetti Squash

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With less than 10 ingredients, this Roasted Tomato Spinach Spaghetti Squash is a hearty, satisfying vegetarian meal that’s easy to make. I’ve been in total denial that summer is coming to an end. It’s taken

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Ingredients
  • One 3-pound spaghetti squash
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 cup chopped roasted tomatoes, oil drained
  • 3 ounces baby spinach
  • Pinch of red pepper flakes
Grilled Corn Pepper Chopped Kale Salad

Grilled Corn Pepper Chopped Kale Salad

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One of the questions I get asked most is what I eat for dinner. Cooking for a meal is different than cooking for the blog which involves recipe testing, writing and photography. While I love

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Ingredients
  • 3 ears corn, shucked
  • 1 large red pepper, sliced lengthwise into 3-inch strips
  • 1 teaspoon plus 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 bunch curly kale, ribs removed and chopped
  • 1 scallion, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 ounce shaved pecorino cheese
  • 1/4 cup roughly chopped almonds
  • 1 teaspoon everything bagel seasoning
Cherry Tomato Eggplant Pasta

Cherry Tomato Eggplant Pasta

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My panic buying has calmed down since its peak in March and April. Never one to stock up, I’ve had to find all sorts of unexpected places to store pantry items that I hoarded just

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Ingredients
  • 1 medium eggplant, diced
  • 2 teaspoons kosher salt
  • 12 ounces rigatoni or penne
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 red chili, thinly sliced
  • 1 pint cherry tomatoes, half kept whole and the rest halved
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
Grilled Corn and Avocado with Cilantro Pesto

Grilled Corn and Avocado with Cilantro Pesto

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Looking for a way to celebrate corn season, try Grilled Corn and Avocado with Cilantro Pesto. Serve it as a side or a salad with or without tortilla chips. Sharing comes pretty easy when you

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Ingredients
  • 2 garlic gloves
  • 1-1/2 cups packed cilantro leaves
  • 1/4 cup raw pumpkin seeds
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 cup + 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 4 ears corn, shucked
Green Bean Tomato Olive Salad

Green Bean Tomato Olive Salad

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My summer fling with green beans is still going strong. We’ve moved past the infatuation stage, but we’re not official yet. This isn’t all my doing. For what seems like the last 6 weeks, I’ve

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Ingredients
  • 1 pound green beans, trimmed
  • 1 cup halved cherry tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup roughly chopped pitted Kalamata olives
  • 1 scallion, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 ounce shaved Parmesan
  • 2 tablespoons chopped parsley
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 2 tablespoons white wine vinegar
Balsamic Zucchini Tomato Bake

Balsamic Zucchini Tomato Bake

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With just 9 ingredients, this Balsamic Zucchini Tomato Bake is simple to make and great for leftovers. Combine the veggies with pasta or grains to stretch them into another meal. Whenever I make this balsamic

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Ingredients
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • 2 garlic cloves, finely minced
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • Pinch of red pepper flakes
  • 3 pounds zucchini, trimmed, quartered lengthwise and sliced 1/4” thick
  • 1 pound cherry tomatoes
Corn Tomato Wild Rice Salad

Corn Tomato Wild Rice Salad

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We are closer to fall than spring, but I’m just getting around to spring cleaning this year. Better late than never, I suppose. So far, I’ve gone through drawers packing bags of clothing that my

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Ingredients
  • 1 cup wild rice
  • 1-3/4 cups water
  • 3 corn cobs, shucked
  • 1/4 cup plus 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons champagne vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 pint cherry tomatoes, halved
Tomato Chili Mozzarella Salad

Tomato Chili Mozzarella Salad

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From Friday to Sunday, we spent a lot of time on our back deck. It was the perfect stay-close-to-home kind of summer weekend. We took multiple dips in the inflatable pool and dined al fresco.

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Ingredients
  • 1 pound cherry tomatoes, quartered
  • 1 red chili, thinly sliced
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon white wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 3 ounces fresh mozzarella, torn
Grilled Eggplant Corn Tomatoes

Grilled Eggplant Corn Tomatoes

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With grilled garlic vinaigrette, arugula and scallions, these Grilled Eggplant Corn Tomatoes make a great vegan side dish to feed a crowd. No matter the time of year, I am always about sides. It could

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Ingredients
  • For garlic
  • 1 head garlic
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • Pinch of kosher salt
  • Pinch of black pepper
  • For vegetables and vinaigrette
  • 1 medium eggplant, cut into 1/4-inch thick slices
  • 3 ears corn, shucked
Tomato Kale Pesto Frittata

Tomato Kale Pesto Frittata

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Eggs are always my go-to when it’s been a long day, and I’m out of ideas for dinner. Of course they are perfect for breakfast and brunch, too! Whether I’m making a scramble or an

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Ingredients
  • 8 large eggs
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup pesto
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 2 scallions, thinly sliced, white parts and green parts separated
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
Grilled Corn Broccoli Salad

Grilled Corn Broccoli Salad

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When I heat up the grill, I like to make the most of every square inch of those grates. That means I always end up with leftovers.I have a gas grill, so preheating and setup

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Ingredients
  • For vinaigrette
  • 2 tablespoons white balsamic vinegar
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • For salad
  • 1 head broccoli
  • 4 ears corn, shucked