salads and sides

Winter Green Salad with Orange Honey Mustard Vinaigrette

by heidi December 2, 2014
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‘Tis the season to embrace balance. It’s the time to do the dance and fancy footwork when toeing the line between giving into each and every one of your holiday mouth cravings (hello to Mom’s homemade fudge) and listening to your head—and often times your bloated belly—and take a side […]

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Cranberry and Walnut Stuffing

by heidi November 26, 2014
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Every year, the holiday season begs for taking note of all things nostalgic. From shopping mall Christmas Santas to familiar family stories, reminiscing and relishing the familiar sights, sounds and smells of the holidays goes hand in hand with the season itself. While the destination of where we gather changes […]

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Maple Buttered Sweet Potato Wedges

by heidi November 19, 2014
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Yesterday I was all about the pie, pie, pie, pie, pie. Today I’m all about the sides, sides, sides, sides, sides. Let’s go T-swift style and Shake! It! Up! Shake! It! Up! You can find sweet potatoes on pretty much every Thanksgiving table. Except for ours. Growing up we never had […]

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Buttermilk Blue Cheese Mashed Potatoes

by heidi November 13, 2014
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It’s okay to admit it. We all know it’s true. The best part of dinner, especially when it’s a holiday dinner, is the side dishes. And when the side dishes are rocked with flavor, the main dish can just scooch on over to the sidelines. Unless you’re slathering a turkey […]

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Garlic and Herb Gnocchi Salad and Better Blog Retreat 2014

by heidi November 6, 2014
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A few weeks ago I gathered with a group of blogging friends for a weekend at Deer Valley Resort in Park City, UT. The purpose? To kick off our shoes and cozy up on the couches to learn from one another in an easy and relaxed setting. It’s the best […]

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