Pantry Green Beans

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Whether they’re store bought or home canned from the summer garden, this is an easy recipe for using your canned green beans from the pantry. Simple ingredients and a fast cook time make this a winner for any night of the week. First things first…it all starts with bacon. Of course it starts with bacon!…

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Sausage, Pesto, White Bean Crockpot Soup

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It’s Crocktober! I love #Crocktober! It means soups and warm meals and fall! Fall is my favorite. This crockpot soup is one of those effortless pots of flavor that is hearty and everything you want in a bowl. And if you want to make a few batches for the freezer, you can just dump and…

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Yellow Wax Beans Roasted With Pancetta

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Yellow wax beans roasted with pancetta is one of those super easy side dishes, full of flavor, using one pan, and healthy too! Whether you have a plethora of these in the garden to use up (as I do) or you buy them from your local store or farmer’s market, these make a great addition…

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Creamy Cucumber Dill Dressing

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Use your garden produce or farmer’s market finds to make this refreshing and easy cucumber dill dressing for salad, dip, or even as a sauce on fish. What is more refreshing in summer than the bright flavor of cucumbers, full of water content and brimming with so many possibilities? Not much. Cucumbers in water have…

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Make Your Own Mayo and 1,000 Island Dressing!

Making your own mayonnaise is easier than you think with the help of an immersion blender. And making your own 1,000 salad dressing is even easier! With a few simple ingredients and just a few minutes, you can make some of your favorite condiments! This post will be short and sweet because this process is…

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Wild Rice Bowls With Roasted Vegetables

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What makes this wild rice bowl so good? The flavor combo! Rice bowls and power bowls have been popular for a few years now. There are recipes all over the internet and even restaurants that feature rice bowls as the main attraction. This one in particular uses wild rice. I actually like a wild rice…

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4 Bean Chicken Chili – A 15 Minute Pantry Meal

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What could be faster than fast food? A pantry meal! This pantry meal idea is so simple your ten year old could make dinner. I often get asked what I do with all the food I can all summer. This recipe is just one answer. Home canned food is the epitome of fast food. Since…

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Chocolate Covered Cherry Smoothie​

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The totally paleo, healthy, energizing Chocolate Covered Cherry Smoothie is here!  It’s fast and easy and so delicious that you won’t feel like you’re missing out on anything.  Rich chocolate indulgence, here we come.

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