Kale Soup with Sweet Potatoes

This hearty and delicious kale soup is full of fresh cubed sweet potatoes, red and white kidney beans and of course lots of kale! It’s flavor is rich and full without being heavy thanks to the simple broth base.

Welcome to our first recipe post of 2020 friends! We are all about comfort food like our Chicken and Dumplings – as you know if you have followed us for some time – but we like it to be a little lighter after all the heavy holiday food we’ve indulged in! That’s were this incredibly easy Kale Soup Recipe comes in; a delicious vegetable broth base loaded with fresh vegetables and super foods, as well as beans for the protein we crave! Bonus points for a totally vegan soup option this winter!

Hearty Kale Soup with Sweet Potatoes and beans in red dutch oven with wooden spoon
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Mixed Berry Muffins

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These Mixed Berry Muffins are a better-for-you, super moist muffin that are full of delicious dried fruit chunks and shredded coconut that can be enjoyed for breakfast or as a snack!

 

We are so happy to be partnering with Mazola® Corn Oil for National Cholesterol Awareness Month and wanted to share these delicious muffins with you so you could take part in eating something that is better for you but still tastes good! It’s all about having a good balance when we want to indulge, so be sure to read on to see how we swapped out traditional muffin ingredients in our recipe to make them even better. In fact, a clinical study showed Mazola Corn Oil reduces cholesterol 2x more than extra virgin olive oil. To learn more about this claim, see Mazola.com.

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Cabbage Roll Casserole

This Cabbage Roll Casserole is the ultimate comfort food, and it’s easy to make so you can enjoy it during the week. Loaded with sauteed cabbage, ground beef, basmatti rice and a delicious tomato sauce, it is a family favorite that will never go out of style. 

There is something about cool weather and casseroles that just go together in my opinion. This Cabbage Roll casserole is the perfect balance of healthy and tummy satisfying comfort, and it is so much easier to make than a traditional cabbage roll where you have to spend hours assembling. With our version of this classic cabbage recipe you simply prepare your ingredients and then layer them in your favorite casserole dish to bake. Then you can sit back with a glass of wine while your oven does all the hard work.

Cooked Cabbage Roll Casserole in white casserole dish
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Cheesy Zucchini Loaf

Easy, quick and delicious. This Zucchini Loaf is loaded with cheddar cheese and chopped chives to make a savory quick bread you will want to make over and over again!

I am so excited that zucchini season is here, finally! While we can get them year round thanks to our local grocery stores, it’s always better when they are local and fresh. This zucchini loaf is super moist thanks to our method of mixing and baking, comes out crunchy on top, and is loaded with stringy cheddar cheese…why wouldn’t you want to make this?!

Fluffy Zucchini Cheddar Loaf in White Loaf Pan

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Chocolate Cherry Muffin

Cherries and chocolate combine together in this decadent cherry muffin recipe to give you a treat that will leave you reaching for a second one! The cherries are found throughout the double chocolate muffin so every bite is as good as the last and the muffin top is incredible with a slight “crust”. 

If you have an abundance of cherries that are staring at you from the counter just begging to be turned into something scrumptious then you NEED to make this muffin recipe STAT! They aren’t overly sweet which makes them a nice option for any time of day when you want a little treat.

Chocolate Cherry Muffins in muffin tin with scattered cherries

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