Garlic & Herb Crispy Roasted Chicken Thighs

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Perfectly crispy roasted chicken thighs! They are baked to perfection with sage, rosemary, and lots of garlic cloves to infuse flavor. A simple, staple chicken recipe that everyone will love! This recipe is my mom’s famous chicken thighs! Whenever she makes this chicken for relatives or for special occasions, everything asks for the recipe – it's that good. Why are they so deliciou ...

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Roasted Bruschetta Pasta

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Bruschetta pasta - cooked pasta noodles served with rich roasted tomatoes that are tossed with balsamic, fresh basil, and lots of garlic. The simplest ingredients are used to make this quick and super flavorful pasta dinner! Traditionally, bruschetta is toasted bread that is brushed with olive oil and garlic, then served with tomatoes, basil, and balsamic! But, instead of serving the tom ...

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Roasted Eggplant & Zucchini Lasagna

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Eggplant zucchini lasagna, a vegetable-based lasagna with the simplest ingredients; roasted eggplant & zucchini, rich tomato sauce, Italian cheese blend, and lots of fresh herbs. It's rich in flavor, easy to make, and you won't miss using pasta noodles at all! Get the best of both worlds by using eggplant and zucchini to make this low-carb lasagna! It's made from roasted eggplant and zu ...

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Tuscan Kale & Chickpea Soup

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This hearty chickpea soup is filled with Tuscan kale, Italian herbs, and potatoes. It's the easiest soup to make and every bite is rich in flavor and full of healthy veggies! This cozy chickpea soup is the ultimate vegetable soup! It consists of hearty potatoes, accents of diced vegetables, and lots of fresh herbs for flavor. This soup is rich in flavor and is perfect for any season! Spring, ...

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Peach Caprese Salad

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This peach Caprese salad has the perfect balance of sweet and tangy! Each bite is filled with juicy peaches, fresh tomatoes, with a touch of balsamic vinegar and fresh basil. It's the easiest salad that is full of flavor! Looking for a way to use up those summer peaches? Try this fresh salad with tomatoes, mozzarella, and juicy sweet peaches! If you've never had this type of salad bef ...

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Avocado Black Bean Salsa

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Each bite of this zesty black bean salsa has creamy avocado and is bursting with lime flavor. Serve this recipe as a dip, over your favorite grilled protein or fish, or serve it as a salad! This colorful salsa is made with black beans, chopped tomatoes, creamy avocado, and jalapeno for some spice. It has all the flavors of a typical salsa, but with a little more veggies involved and some p ...

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Roasted Lemon Rosemary Chicken with Potatoes

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Impress your guests with this roasted lemon rosemary chicken with potatoes. Minimal effort and simple ingredients are all you need! The chicken is perfectly juicy, the sauce is bright and lemony, and every bite is better than the last. Today we are talking about this DELICIOUS lemon rosemary chicken with a flavorful lemon sauce and hearty potatoes. This recipe takes less than 1 hour, is ma ...

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5-Minute Mango Lime Sorbet

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Refreshing and tangy mango lime sorbet is the perfect summer treat to beat the heat! You'll need just 4 ingredients and 5 minutes to make this recipe happen. Learn how to make creamy sorbet in minutes! Sorbet is an "icy" Italian dessert that is usually dairy-free and fruit-forward. But today, instead of using an ice cream maker and waiting hours for the finished product, we're using froz ...

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Parmesan Baked Zucchini Fries

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Turn your basic summer squash into super tasty zucchini fries! They're coated in gluten-free breadcrumbs with parmesan cheese, Italian herbs, and then are baked in the oven until perfectly crisp. If you've never had a fry made out of zucchini, prepare to be amazed at how delicious they are! These fries are made from sliced zucchini (green or yellow) that are dredged in egg, breadcrumbs, ...

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4 Ingredient Frozen Chocolate-Covered Bananas

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Learn how to make frozen chocolate-covered bananas in just minutes with 4 simple ingredients! These kid-friendly treats are peanut buttery, so chocolatey, and are always a crowd-pleasing treat. These chocolate-covered banana pops are the easiest to make and let's not forget to mention - they're extremely deelicious and EASY. They take about an hour to fully freeze, don't require any fussy to ...

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Summer Farro Salad with Cherries & Chickpeas

Farro salad with sliced avocado and cherries in a brown wooden bowl.

This summer farro salad is filled with seasonal cherries, crisp apple slices, and creamy avocado! Each bite of this fiber-filled salad is bright in flavor and absolutely delicious. Farro is an Italian grain that is filled with fiber and perfect for adding to salads, soups, or even served a rice replacement. If you've never had it, this summery salad is the best way to try it! In this bi ...

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Roasted Eggplant Meatballs

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These delicious eggplant meatballs are the perfect "meatless" version of an Italian classic. Instead of meat, they are filled with roasted eggplant, parmesan cheese, breadcrumbs, and fresh basil. This vegetarian meatball is a must for eggplant lovers! Throughout my blog, you'll notice I use a lot of eggplants - especially in Italian dishes. It's a very "meaty" tasting vegetable and is incre ...

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