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Vegan Black Bean Fajita Bowls

These Vegan Black Bean Fajita Bowls have been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #BalancedMealsMadeEasy #CollectiveBias After yesterday (Valentine’s Day), I definitely needed to start this morning with something green. I absolutely do not regret anything, though. Holidays are for celebrating and we celebrated. We celebrated with homemade cupcakes,......
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7 Tips to Get a Better Night’s Sleep

We explore seven tips to get a better night’s sleep, from meditation to unplugging to finding the perfect bed. This post is sponsored by Lull, but all opinions (as always) are my own. I used to be able to sleep through the night without the slightest problem. I would sleep like a rock, so much......
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Gluten-Free Blueberry Crisp with Meyer Lemon and Ginger

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Van’s International Foods. The opinions and text are all mine. This wholesome Gluten-Free Blueberry Crisp is sweetened with maple syrup and flavored with Meyer lemon and fresh ginger. For me, fruit crisps and winter go hand-in-hand. They’re easy, comforting, and anything hot straight from the......
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Lentil and Barley Salad with Pomegranate and Feta

This Lentil and Barley Salad is a hearty and healthy grain salad—made with pomegranate, feta, and apples, and dressed with an Apple Cider Vinaigrette. As a child, I thought lentils were the most unseemly, slimy entities. I would wince as my grandmother and mom would eat lentil soup. I actually don’t believe I even tasted......
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Seared Polenta Rounds with Ratatouille

Seared polenta rounds with ratatouille are easy to make and come together quickly. Prepared polenta gets a quick fry in olive oil to form a bed for a flavorful and healthy ratatouille. I love hosting, and I’m always trying to create new and interesting recipes. Two-bite finger foods are the best, aren’t they? When I think......
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Vegan Quinoa Porridge with Roasted Citrus

Vegan Quinoa Porridge is the perfect cozy winter breakfast, and even better when it’s topped with bright roasted citrus. I’ve never really been an oatmeal person. Something about the texture doesn’t really do it for me. Still, I’ve tried and tried. I have added different textures, some crunch. I have added in far too much......
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How to Throw a Treat Yourself Day with Your Pup

This post on How to Throw a Treat Yourself Day with Your Pup has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #TreatingWithNutrish #CollectiveBias We’re taking a break from our regularly scheduled food programming to bring you some adorable fluff. Fluff in Corgi form. And I know how much you......
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Grown-Up Lunchbox DIY: How to Pack the Perfect Work Lunch

This post on How to Pack the Perfect Work Lunch has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and Campbell’s Well Yes!™ Soup at Walmart. All opinions are mine alone. #WellYesMoment #CollectiveBias There’s nothing worse than a boring desk lunch. That’s why I’ve teamed up with Campbell’s Well Yes!™ Soup at Walmart to bring you 6 easy......
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Cheese Pupusas and Thoughts on Time + Love

Authentic cheese pupusas with pickled curtido (cabbage) are cheesy, savory, and absolutely delicious. This Salvadoran dish is made with love and surprisingly simple to make. This post is done in collaboration with JORD Wood Watches, but (as always) all opinions are my own. There’s nothing quite like making something with your hands. A new project, a......
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Jersey Diner-Style Disco Fries

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of McCain Foods. The opinions and text are all mine. #JoyintheKitchen. These Disco Fries are a New Jersey diner classic. Crunchy crinkle-cut fries get bathed in an easy homemade gravy and gooey mozzarella cheese. What’s one food that instantly reminds you of home? For me,......
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