fennel

Happy Valentine’s Day! This year for Valentine’s Day I am craving a quiet night in with a hearty bowl of soup…add a glass of wine, cozy oversized blanket, and a few shows on the DVR and I am one happy

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During the cold snowy nights of Chicago Winter I am a sucker for ordering fried rice takeout. Fried rice is one of my favorite go to comfort foods and after trying so many different restaurants over the years I finally decided

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Ready for a holiday detox? After days (or maybe weeks…) of holiday bingeing on rich meats, cheeses, desserts, cookies and eggnog your body is most likely screaming for something clean and nutritious. This toasted barley soup with kale and white

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Once the temps dipped back down into the 50’s this past weekend I was ready to get back into action with my soup recipes! This Chicken Soup with Fennel and Farro came together in less than 45 minutes and is

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This past weekend I hosted a Summer’s over, it’s almost Fall, Girls Night In! The weather completely cooperated and we had sunny skies and crisp high 60 degree temperatures! Hosting a girls night in is one of my favorite ways

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This fall pasta recipe was adapted from a Clean Eating magazine recipe I tried last Fall. As some of you blog followers know fennel is one of my absolute favorite veggies and I’m excited to start using it again in

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So, I know what you’re thinking…onions and fennel as pizza toppings?! Don’t fear – these veggies are caramelized together, piled on top of a homemade¬†beer pizza crust and loaded up with some fresh shaved parmesan cheese and then drizzled with

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I adore pot pie and this recipe is a lighter and healthier pot pie with lots of Spring flavor and veggies including fresh peas, asparagus and mushrooms. It’s a very easy recipe to whip together in one pot on the

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I was not always an olive fan but over the past year I have really developed a taste for olives…not just olives in a can but really meaty, vibrant, flavorful olives. This recipe hits all the right notes with olives,

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This Roasted Fennel and White Bean dip is kicking off my week of Oscar Night appetizers…as most of you who follow me regularly know, I love and adore fennel this time of year. This dip really brought the best of

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