Panzanella Salad

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This panzanella salad is a Tuscan-style staple loaded with fresh ripe tomatoes, spicy arugula, crunchy cucumbers, sweet red onions, and zesty capers. Just use gluten-free or vegan bread to make this salad gluten-free / vegan. It’s not a typical tomato salad, it’s a toasted bread salad drizzled in a light vinaigrette, and it’s so satisfying. […]

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Smoked Chicken Quarters

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These smoked chicken leg quarters are tender, moist and juicy. They’re made with the simplest (and surprisingly tasty!) dry rub.  I think chicken leg quarters are one of the easiest things to smoke. These things are huge, so just one or two per person is enough. It’s way less fussy to deal with 1-2 quarters […]

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Mango Strawberry Banana Smoothie

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This mango strawberry banana smoothie has thick and creamy flavors of a tropical summer, even if you’re not by the sea! Sweet chunks of mangos coupled with fruity strawberries and silky bananas is an amazing drink that’s breezy to make. With only 5 ingredients and in 5 minutes, you can sip back, and relax with […]

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Air Fryer BBQ Chicken

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This air fryer BBQ chicken is amazingly easy, juicy and tender on the inside, and sweet and crispy on the outside. And it’s ready in only 20 minutes. It makes quick weeknight dinners a breeze. The chicken is lightly seasoned with garlic powder and paprika and slathered with your favorite BBQ sauce. If you like […]

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Greek Pasta Salad

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This Greek pasta salad is quick and easy with a tangy vinaigrette tossed with fresh juicy tomatoes, zesty sliced olives and crumbled feta cheese. It’s a flavorful cool side dish for all your summer fun as it’s easy to make ahead. Can be made gluten-free and vegan. I usually have all the ingredients for this […]

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Pineapple Matcha Starbucks Copycat

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This pineapple matcha Starbucks copycat recipe tastes really similar to the real thing. It’s an energizing green tea drink that is naturally sweetened with 100% pineapple juice with a kick of ginger and topped with creamy coconut milk. It’s vegan and paleo and without all the preservatives, it’s actually healthy! Plus, it’s cheaper in the […]

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Corn Chowder

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This corn chowder is creamy and hearty with the fantastic flavors of summer. It’s made with fresh summer corn, sweet onions, tender potatoes, fresh thyme and bits of crispy bacon. It’s hard to resist this fabulous soup, and you can have this summer chowder all year long. It’s great for a quick lunch or dinner […]

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