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Best Chicken Bruschetta Recipe · i am a food blog

If you love bruschetta and want to eat it all the time, this chicken bruschetta is for you! Bruschetta in the summertime is a masterpiece. The tomatoes are sweet and juicy, the basil is plentiful, the balsamic is tart and delicious, and the toasty bread is amazing. I love classic tomato bruschetta topping so much that we’ve been eating chicken bruschetta on repeat. I know it’s kind of funny to

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Vibrant Mango Beet Smoothie (Antioxidant-Packed!)

Aren’t smoothies the best?! Not only are they creamy, cooling, and quick, but they can secretly contain tons of veggies and antioxidants. Inspired by Juiceland’s Rehydrator, this refreshing smoothie packs in three different veggies (but no one will know by tasting it!). It’s sweet, tart, SO vibrant, plant-based, and bursting with freshness (hello mango, raspberry, beet, and carrot). Just 8

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Strawberry Spinach Salad with Candied Hazelnuts

This salad has it all, friends! Sweet strawberries, crunchy candied pecans, salty vegan feta, nutrient-packed spinach, and a tangy balsamic dressing. The components marry together for a party in your mouth! Not only is this salad full of flavor, but it’s so beautiful and easy to make. Just 30 minutes required for this showstopping recipe perfect for hosting or hanging

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Cinnamon Toast · i am a food blog

Cinnamon toast is the best breakfast food out there, period. I love cinnamon sugar things in all their forms but I especially love the comfort and coziness of cinnamon toast. Soft, yet crisp toast slathered with buttery cinnamon sugar fills a deep void in my soul. Everything just feels alright whenever I eat cinnamon toast, no matter what. There’s something

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Green Chile Cheeseburger · i am a food blog

This spicy, crispy, cheesy smash green chile cheeseburger is probably the best you’ll ever eat. The cheese is melt-y and almost queso-y, the fire roasted hatch green chiles are fire, and the smashed patties are charred and juicy. Seriously amazing. If you’ve had the chance to travel to New Mexico, you’ll know that the state slogan really rings true. New

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poolside sesame slaw

I am very excited* to announce the opening day of what we call slaw season at the Smitten Kitchen. There is nothing better than a crunchy, lettuce-free, wilt-resistant salad in the summer, and I don’t just mean cabbage swimming in mayo. It could be broccoli or cauliflower, vegetables fine and pickled on sandwiches and tacos, and honestly, if it’s a

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The BEST Edamame Guacamole

Inspired by True Food Kitchen, this edamame guacamole is truly something special! You’d never guess there’s (fiber- and protein-rich!) edamame hidden in this creamy and classic condiment.  To get the texture just right, we threw it in the food processor for an extra smooth and satisfying result! Just 7 ingredients and 25 minutes required for this delicious, nutrient-packed dip. Grab

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Everything Bagel Seasoning · i am a food blog

It’s super easy to make homemade everything bagel seasoning: only 5 ingredients and less than a minute of your time! Everyone loves everything bagel seasoning, am I right? I throw that stuff on everything like it’s going out of style. It’s that secret ingredient that you can add to anything to add flavor. I like to think of it like

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