Gouda Grilled Cheese with Lemon Asparagus, Bacon, and a Fried Egg

Gouda Grilled Cheese with Lemon Asparagus, Bacon, and a Fried Egg
Omg. Talk about a sandwich. I looooove this so much. Also, fried eggs make everything better..can we all agree? This is my ideal brunch. I’m such a savory girl through and through. I definitely get my cravings for pancakes, waffles, scones, and the like, but savory will always have my heart.
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Paleo Bacon Brownies

Paleo Bacon Brownies
These brownies are the best combo of sweet and salty. One of my favorite combos in the whole world. They definitely don’t scream bacon. Just the tiniest amount of salty and savory to compliment the chocolatey flavor. You might be thinking “What?! Bacon in brownies…?” But trust me on this one. Not as weird as it sounds.
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Breakfast Naan Pizzas – 2 Ways!

Breakfast Naan Pizzas - 2 Ways!
Pizza for breakfast! It’s happening. In “personal pan” size too! Everything is better when you don’t have to share, amiright?! I always make others share, because I want need to try everything. Can you relate? These would be absolutely perfect for a fun weekend brunch with friends, or even breakfast for dinner! I’m always up for that.
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Healthier Loaded Crispy Smashed Potato Bites

Healthier Loaded Crispy Smashed Potato Bites
Healthier football food. Yes, it can be a thing. Healthier football food that tastes amazing? That would be these bites. I cannot get over how good these are and how much they taste like the loaded potato skins you’re probably thinking about. First of all, this method of making crispy smashed potatoes is INSANELY addicting. I’m obsessed. My mom and I ate an entire sheet-pan’s-worth in minutes. They’re too good. They even made an appearance as a rosemary garlic version for a Christmas dinner side.
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Crispy Brussels Kale Salad with Bacon Maple Dressing and Toasted Hazelnuts

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Hearty winter salads are the best! It’s officially SO COLD here in Maryland and I’m not happy about it. I’m such a warm weather girl at heart, so the winter isn’t exactly my favorite time. I absolutely love the holidays and this time of year, but come January 1st, I’m ready for shorts again.

This salad is for those times where you want something healthy, but also comforting. It also hold up really well in the fridge because kale is so hearty!
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Acorn Squash Mashed Potato Boats with Brown Butter, Bacon, and Chives

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It’s time for Thanksgiving sides! The best part of Thanksgiving if you ask me. These are SO fun! Anytime a food is served inside of a food, I’m in. How can you lose?! These boats are filled with creamy mashed potatoes mixed with some of the flesh of the acorn squash, and brown butter. These might seem involved, but they’re actually incredibly easy..and less than 10 ingredients! Plus, they’re topped with bacon and chives..and more brown butter. SO good!
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One Pot Lightened Up Creamy Sundried Tomato and Bacon Pasta

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I have a new obsession with one pot meals. It started with this insaaaanely flavorful and EASY pasta. It’s so creamy and it’s made with no cream or half and half..just a little milk and a small amount of parm in the whole dish.

I’ve been all about easy and efficient lately, trying to get most of my meal prep done on the weekend so I can be less stressed and enjoy the week more. This is perfect for those days when you need an easy and comforting meal that comes together in minutes.
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Loaded Autumn Guacamole

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OMG. I can’t contain my excitement over this one. I didn’t think I could love guacamole any more than I do, but this combo of flavors is insane. I loaded all of my favorite fall ingredients (minus apples) into this bowl of smashed avocado love. Bacon, butternut, sage, pomegranate, and toasted pumpkin seeds are a serious match made in heaven. This app will be on repeat in my kitchen alllll season long. Heck, I might even eat it for dinner.
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