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Green Bean Casserole with Smoked Cheddar and Fennel

I originally published this recipe last year, and it instantly became one of our favorite Thanksgiving dishes. Since some of you are probably scrambling with last-minute holiday preparations, I thought I’d bring it back to the top of the stack and share it with you today — it’s an easy recipe, and can be prepped in advance. Happy Thanksgiving, everyone!

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Whole Garlic Heads for Roasting

Gratitude and Garlic

Since Thanksgiving is just around the corner, and a lot of people have found my blog since I originally published this in November 2011, I thought I’d bring it back to the top of the stack and share it with you today. I hope you have a wonderful Thanksgiving, filled with love, family, friends, gratitude…and garlic.

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Chocolate-Avocado Breakfast Bars

Chocolate-Avocado Breakfast Bars

These breakfast bars are sweet, crunchy, and incredibly satisfying. You might even feel like you’re having a treat — oh wait, you are! Chocolate-Avocado Breakfast Bars taste like a treat and they’re packed with unprocessed goodness. So when you enjoy this recipe, you’re actually treating your body as well as you’re treating your palate. Scrumptious and healthy — all in one. Perfect.

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Coconut Horchata

Coconut Horchata

Horchata has its roots in Mexico and Spain and is probably one of the original milk alternatives, and I think still one of the best. There are lots of versions, but most everyone agrees that it’s essentially rice milk with a bit of cinnamon. I’ve used almonds and coconut in my concoction, too, which gives it a full creamy flavor.

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Yogurt Margherita for Redwood Hill Farm

Yogurt Margherita

Redwood Hill Farm recently invited me to join a few fellow bloggers in creating our own yogurt flavors. Instead of the typical fruit-on-the-bottom (yawn), we were encouraged to think “outside the cup” and come up with fun new twists on yogurt mix-ins. I decided to go savory.

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Wild Alaskan Halibut with Roasted Fennel

Fennel-Roasted Wild Alaskan Halibut

Even if you hate fennel, I dare say you might like this dish. One of our guests — who usually hates the stuff — cleaned her plate. The sauteed fennel was sweet and mild, and the fennel stalks baked with the fish kept it moist, infusing a subtle licorice flavor.

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