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Sweet and Savory Roasted Carrots

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Little fun factoid of the day: In the book, Salt Sugar Fat, I learned that the man responsible for popularizing baby carrots was a top executive for Coca-Cola. After years of using his genius marketing…

Yummy Chicken and Dumplings

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Today's yummy Chicken and Dumpling recipe is brought to you by Christina from Martha Martha. Being someone who grew up on chicken and dumplings, I'm excited to finally have a recipe on Thriving Home to…
Basic Roasted Vegetables Recipe

Basic Roasted Vegetables Recipe

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Build Roast it, and they will come eat. I've found this mantra to be so true over the years--from Brussel Sprouts to Asparagus to Purple Potatoes and Carrots to Broccoli. My young kids will try just…
Roasted Potatoes and Carrots Recipe

Roasted Purple Potatoes and Carrots

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Have you ever had purple potatoes? My son picked them out at Natural Grocer a few weeks ago (that's one of my keys to getting the kids to try new foods) and they were delightful. The bluish-purple…
Tomato Bisque from "From Freezer to Table" Cookbook. Order at FromFreezerToTable.com today.

Tomato Bisque Recipe {Freezer Meal}

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Anyone a big fan of Panera's Tomato Bisque? I may have found a recipe as good or better. That's a bold claim, I know. It began with this recipe from Food & Wine. But, then I added a few healthy spins…

Zucchini Flaxseed Muffins {Freezer Meal}

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I've made these Zucchini Flaxseed Muffins more times than I can count. Not only are they moist and totally yummy, but they are a great way to include some sneaky nutrition into a kid-favorite. I almost…
roasted chicken and vegetables

Roasted Chicken and Vegetables

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Simple, fresh ingredients yield a moist, flavorful one-pot chicken meal that your whole family is sure to love.
Super Sloppy Joes - A much healthier and tastier version of the canned stuff!

Goodbye Manwich, Hello Super Sloppy Joes {Freezer Meal}

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The term "Manwich" has always been equilavent to the phrase "sick nasty" in my book.  Sloppy Joes have traditionally ranked up there with my notion of bad meatloaf. Just bad ones...I don't mind…