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Tunisian Lamb Meatballs

October 3, 2014
Tunisian Lamb Meatballs are filled with fragrant spices and served with a cinnamon and saffron infused tomato sauce! | TheCornerKitchenBlog.com #meatballs

Aside from apple picking, these lamb meatballs were at the top of my priority list last weekend. And, guess what, they’re at the top of this weekend’s list too. I just want to keep eating them again and again and again! I bet these meatballs are like none you’ve had before. These little balls of […]

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Shredded Kale and Pear Salad with Maple Tahini Dressing {Vegan}

September 26, 2014
The addition of wholegrain freekeh makes this Shredded Kale & Pear Salad with Maple Tahini Dressing a filling & flavorful lunch!| TheCornerKitchenBlog.com #kale #salad #freekeh #vegan

Fall is here, so it’s time to add a little oomph to our salads. This kale salad, which you might recognize from the other day, is pretty much a big pile of some of my most favorite things tossed together. Shredded kale, which I will love always and forever. Red Anjou pears because they’re so pretty. […]

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Cucumber Pineapple Salsa

July 1, 2014
Cucumber Pineapple Salsa

A few years ago I learned that pineapple is an excellent post-workout recovery food.  It has lots of great anti-inflammitory properties, so it helps to speed up the recovery process.  Plus, it’s totally delicious, so it’s pretty much a win-win.  Not so shocking, my pineapple consumption increased shortly after that. Currently, triathlon season is in […]

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Barramundi Ceviche

March 12, 2014
Barramundi Ceviche

Barramundi Ceviche is great served as an appetizer or lite dinner, and just the thing to help you forget about winter. Everyone keeps talking about how spring is less than two weeks away.  Here’s the thing, when it still dips below freezing, and tomorrow’s high is 28 degrees with a chance of snow, spring’s arrival […]

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Roasted Red Pepper Pesto Pinwheels

March 3, 2014
Roasted Red Pepper Pesto Pinwheels

I’m totally dragging this morning.  If someone could send some coffee my way that would be great.  Really, really great!  Please, help. Why is it that I can wake up at 7am on Saturday, fresh faced and bursting with energy, yet when the alarm goes off at the same time on Monday morning it still […]

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Roasted Garlic Hummus

January 31, 2014
Roasted Garlic Hummus

Roasted Garlic Hummus is a vegan, gluten free dip that’s healthy and packed with flavor. As much as I hate to admit it, I’m really not into football.  Well, actually, it’s not just limited to football, all sports (except triathlon) are kind of  lost on me.  I wish I could get into it, but I (now […]

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Sundried Tomato and Olive Tapenade

December 27, 2013
Sundried Tomato & Olive Tapenade

I hope you all had a wonderful Christmas!  I think I’m still kind of tired from traveling around to see as much of my family as possible, and I’m definitely still full from the seemingly endless stream of food that was in front of me all day. Although maybe not too full to think about […]

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Heirloom Tomato Tartine

August 7, 2013
heirloom tomato tartine

Serve this Heirloom Tomato Tartine with mixed greens for the perfect summer lunch or lite dinner. I briefly considered roasting these tomatoes.  Oven roasted tomatoes are simply divine.  The thought of a sweet, slow-cooked tomatoes with salty whipped feta and crunchy, toasted farm bread sounded heavenly.  But, on second thought I realized that roasting these […]

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Slow Cooker Pulled Pork Sliders

July 24, 2013
Slow Cooker Pulled Pork Sliders

Get out your slow cookers!  These Slow Cooker Pulled Pork Sliders are the perfect addition to your weekend BBQ! I don’t usually think about my slow cooker when it’s 90 degrees outside.  I’ve always associated it (wrongfully so) with winter comfort foods, soups and stews.  But, in the past few weeks I’ve been seeing slow […]

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July 4th Recipe Roundup

July 3, 2013
July 4th Recipe Roundup

Happy {almost} July 4th!!!  Get your sparklers out and get ready to party! Looking for some last minute picnic inspiration?  I’ve got you covered with some of my favorite summer dishes and drinks that are sure to make your 4th of July bash a hit!   APPETIZERS & SNACKS * Black Bean & Mango Quinoa Salad […]

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