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17 Slow-Cooker Dinners That Will Make Your House Smell Incredible. 25 Ways to Eat Salad for Dinner Tonight. Are you dreaming of salad during these sweltering July days?

25 Ways to Eat Salad for Dinner Tonight

Heavy on veggies and light on dressing, a summer salad is the refreshing meal you need at the end of the day. From a vegetarian taco salad to a mess of juicy tomatoes to the citrusy salad that explains the existence of kale and quinoa, these 25 hearty recipes are the key to your salad dreams this summer. More Ways to Make Sure It's a Hearty Salad (for You) Of course, if you're going to eat a salad for dinner, you're going to want to know it will fill you up. Depending on the size of your appetite, some of these may need a little extra help. Star Salad Toppers: 7 Quick Toppings That Turn Salad into Dinner 1. You can customize this succotash salad to make it your own depending on which type of beans — lima, fava, or edamame — you choose. 2. We'll never say no to adding a bit of fruit to a salad, and this version with dried apricots is simple and delicious. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8.

Steak With Stout Beer Mushroom Sauce. Let’s start by talking a little bit about steak, and how to cook it at home.

Steak With Stout Beer Mushroom Sauce

Before you even start your meal, you need to know how to buy steak and what those stickers on the package mean. If you are lucky enough to be cozy with your local butcher, you can disregard this next bit of trivia. If you buy your steaks at the grocery store, you’ll need to know this in order to get an amazing steak on to your dinner plate. While I’m the first in line to let everyone know that cheap cuts of meat can turn in to fantastic meals, this is not a dish that will give you memorable results with low quality beef. You must spend on steak. Prime, Choice and Select. Prime is the best meat for that cut and will, most likely, taste the best once cooked, but it almost always cost the most.

Don’t even bother with Select, it’s the lowest quality of meat. Spinach, Butternut Squash, and Pasta Bake. 15 Easy & Healthy Recipes for the New Year. Personally, I believe almost everything is good in moderation.

15 Easy & Healthy Recipes for the New Year

One Pot Cheesy Turkey Taco Chili Mac. Turkey chili with taco seasoning, beans, and pasta shells topped with cheese – this is pure comfort in a bowl and it's packed with protein and fiber so it fills you up.

One Pot Cheesy Turkey Taco Chili Mac

Bonus points for only dirtying one pot! I wanted to make this a gluten free dish because my aunt who is gluten intolerant was eating with me. I've heard all good things about DeLallo Gluten Free Pasta from my friend who swears by it and I was honestly blown away. It was by far the best GF pasta I've ever tried, in fact I even prefer it over whole wheat and I 'm thinking I might be using this pasta all the time. Milk Free Mom - Healthy Dairy Free Recipes & Products » Vegan Quinoa & Sweet Potato Chili. Margherita Flatbread Pizza. Recently I have been receiving lots of questions about lunches.

Margherita Flatbread Pizza

What to make? Quick lunches? Lunches to pack and take with you to work? Sweet Potato Spinach Tacos. When it is a clean out the cupboard type of night I usually think about 3 types of meals – soups, stirfrys, and tacos.

Sweet Potato Spinach Tacos

Soups are generally a terrific catch all for cleaning out the fridge or pantry and stirfrys come in a close second place. However one of my favorites (no surprise!) Quinoa Fried Rice. Fried rice is a mainstay in our house.

Quinoa Fried Rice

I find myself making it almost weekly with leftover brown rice and cauliflower rice, throwing in whatever veggies I have around and adjusting the spices to match the meal. This week I decided to whip up a batch using leftover rainbow quinoa and loved the result. The quinoa adds a great nuttiness to the dish and holds up well with the spices. Creamy Roasted Tomato, Garlic, & Onion Coconut Soup.

It’s the first day of Fall and I know exactly what you need. A Snuggie, so you and your family can snug on the couch watching all your new favourite Fall shows. That poor dog. Why do I get the feeling that you are all sitting at your computer right now with one on? Don’t worry, it’s our little secret. Crock Pot Chicken Taco Chili. One of my most popular recipes!

Crock Pot Chicken Taco Chili

This is the perfect slow cooker dish because you just dump all the ingredients in, turn it on and come back to the best tasting meal! No prep, super easy, freezes well and the kids love it! Creamy Sweet Potato Soup. Pasta with Butternut Sauce, Spicy Sausage and Baby Spinach. Spicy chicken sausage is the perfect compliment to this creamy pasta dish made with butternut squash, baby spinach, parmesan and a touch of sage.

Pasta with Butternut Sauce, Spicy Sausage and Baby Spinach

It's filling and comforting on a chilly winter night. Since making Spaghetti with Creamy Butternut Leek Sauce a few weeks back, I am officially hooked. I love how the butternut squash feels like a decadent creamy sauce without the need for heavy cream. Corn Chowder. I am seriously bummed out about the end of corn season.

Corn Chowder

Fresh corn is one of my favorite things and the season came and went in the blink of an eye. However with some clever freezer planning, you can still enjoy the great taste of fresh corn all year long. This recipe for corn chowder is one great way to do that. Make a big batch and freeze individual or family size portions to pull out when a corn craving strikes. Portobello Mushroom Burgers. It's been far too long since I made portobello burgers! If you are ever in the mood for a slightly lighter burger option or happen to be a vegetarian or pescatarian then you must give this a try. It's delicious, super filling and involves wine. Fancy! Start by scrubbing any dirt or grim off the mushroom caps and removing the stems. Place them in a shallow bowl, gill side up (gills!) The Power of Soup: 20 Soup Recipes to Warm and Satisfy Recipe Roundup. From Beet Burgers to Sweet Potato Sliders: 10 Unique Veggie Burger Recipes Recipe Roundup.

Quesadillas with Chicken Sausage and Roasted Vegetables Recipe.