salads and sides

Strawberry and Avocado with Tuna Salad Recipe

by heidi August 26, 2014
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It’s back! After a summer peppered with vacations to the beach / cabin / red rocks, popsicles and cereal flavored milkshakes, far more thunderstorms than I ever remember a summer possibly possessing and not nearly enough time spent weeding my garden (thank you for doing so, my #1 rock star […]

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Grilled Romaine Salad with Prosciutto Wrapped Shrimp

by heidi July 31, 2014
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I like to think I have an adventuresome palate. Not that you’ll find me eating deep-fried crickets anytime soon—or should I say again—like that time I did in Thailand. But that is another story for another day. Boring salads are my nemesis. I’m more into loading it on with a […]

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Dill Cucumber Salad and 5 More Super Simple Cucumber Salads

by heidi July 3, 2014
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In our house, when it comes to cucumbers the mantra is “the more, the better.” I hear the chanting of “CUKES! CUKES! CUKES” almost as loudly as “USA! USA! USA!” combined with a bunch of screaming at the TV during the final game of the World Cup. What an amazing […]

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The Best BBQ Baked Beans and 5 More Baked Beans to Love

by heidi June 10, 2014
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Just the thought of this recipe for BBQ Baked Beans makes the top of my mouth hurt. Because willpower and baking beans simply do not mix. This is my mom’s baked beans recipe and with it comes a flood of summer memories. Of coming home after a full, hot day […]

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Greek Salad with Avocado

by heidi May 28, 2014
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Sometimes the classics are just what the doctor ordered. Especially when it’s Dr. SummerHasArrived who’s making the house calls. Oh boy. Did I really just write that? I may have officially lost my mind. Hit writer’s block rock bottom. Scraped the lowest nadir. Really? Dr. SummerHasArrived? Heidi, you’re reaching, reaching, […]

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