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Chipotle Chicken Potato Skins

Chipotle Chicken Potato Skins #festfoods

One of my favorite appetizers is potato skins. I mean, you really can’t go wrong with crispy skins, juicy chicken, spicy chipotle sauce and melty, gooey cheese! These are absolutely perfect for a game day treat or as a late night snack. They are gone in just seconds when I serve them to my family and friends!

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Butternut Squash Soup

Butternut Squash Soup #festfoods

I don’t know about you, but I am pretty much in love with butternut squash. It has a sweet flavor and velvety texture, and can be used in so many ways. From ravioli to gnocchi to oven-roasted, the possibilities are endless! Today I am sharing with you a delightfully simple recipe for Butternut Squash Soup. It has a hint of coconut milk and

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Kale, Artichoke & Goat Cheese Frittata Cups

Kale, Artichoke & Goat Cheese Frittata Cups #festfoods

I don’t know about you, but weekday mornings are pretty crazy for me! I am usually running out the door, with or without breakfast, so it’s important for me to plan ahead. These Frittata Cups are make-ahead friendly and heat up in just 30 seconds, which makes them the perfect breakfast on-the-go! {And they’re just so darn cute!}

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Getting Spicy in the Kitchen with Chef Julie

Chicken Tikka Masala #festfoods

I can’t pass up a simple and quick meal, especially on a weekday! In today’s impossibly busy world, most of us need a handful of tasty recipes in our back pockets for those crazy-busy nights. Some of my favorite 20 Minute Meals include Sautéed White Fish with Lemon Pesto, Italian Sausage Ragu with Polenta and Italian Sausage Tortellini Soup {and the list goes

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One-Pot Orzo Pasta with Feta, Olives & Artichokes

One-Pot Orzo Pasta with Feta, Olives & Artichokes #festfoods

I am all ears when someone tells me I only need one pot to make dinner. It makes me think I will only need to wash one dish, so it immediately goes on my menu! This One-Pot Orzo Pasta is a blend of Mediterranean flavors that is not only simple {both prep and clean-up}, but beautiful! It boasts

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8-Ingredient Chili

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We all love chili, right? It’s simple, quick, hearty, delicious and pleases just about everyone. Well, this chili recipe makes things even easier and tastier than ever {that doesn’t seem possible, but it’s true}! It’s just 8 classic ingredients that we typically have at home, and can be ‘ready to eat’ in a matter of minutes.

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Balsamic Roasted Vegetables

Balsamic Roasted Vegetables #festfoods

Hi Friends! So I know Balsamic Roasted Vegetables seems fall-ish. But I am telling you – this dish is something you will want to eat year-round! I absolutely love vegetables that have been roasted at a high temp because the sugars caramelize and create this amazingly sweet and rich flavor {and texture}. Everyone will be a veggie-lover after trying this dish!

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Crock Pot Loaded Baked Potato Soup

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Some days I am just too busy to spend any time making a meal. Today is one of those days, so I’m relying on my trusty crock pot! This guy has gotten me through some pretty busy and crazy times, and it never disappoints. On the menu = Crock Pot Loaded Baked Potato Soup, which also never lets me down because it pleases absolutely everyone! It

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Surf n Turf With Red Wine Sauce

Surf-n-Turf With Red Wine Sauce #festfoods

How about that – it’s almost Valentine’s Day. I don’t know about you, but I’d much rather cook something special for my loved one than go out. And what I have on the menu for you today is going to please even the pickiest special person in your life! It is the perfect pairing of sea and land – Surf n Turf!

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Avocado BLT

Avocado BLT #festfoods

Sometimes I just need a hearty sandwich, and my typical go-to is a BLT. You can never go wrong with smokey bacon, crisp lettuce and juicy tomatoes, all held together by a wholesome, grainy bread. Besides it being absolutely delicious, it only takes a few minutes to throw together, and it will please the entire family!

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