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Roasted Butternut Squash Kale Salad with Pecans and Orange Vinaigrette

Roasted butternut squash kale salad with crunchy pecans, poppy pomegranate seeds, delicious bacon, and an orange vinaigrette makes for an incredible side dish or entree this holiday season. This post is sponsored by the American Pecan Council. Hellooooo salad of my dreams! I know, I know…the internet is saturated with kale salad recipes, but you’ll …

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Pan Fried Bacon Green Beans with Pomegranate Seeds

These sauteed green beans with pomegranate seeds and bacon make for an easy and delicious side dish, requiring only three ingredients! Every autumn, I find myself locked into a tractor beam-like side dish obsession, and this fall has been no exception. As I alluded to in my Maple-Cinnamon Glazed Acorn Squash and Brussels Sprouts post …

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Chili Chicken Kale Salad with Cinnamon Dijon Vinaigrette

You were expecting this. Did you all have a fabulous Thanksgiving and Thanksgiving weekend? Is your brain still set to vacation mode or are you ready to bounce back to Workland? Did you watch all the TV show re-runs and read all the books over your break? Did you come to any conclusions/decisions/spiritual awakenings/philosophical enlightenments? …

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Seared Duck Breast with Pomegranate Reduction

Sex food, guys! That’s probably the least sexy way I could have begun this post. It’s like going to the Grand Canyon, and being like, “Look at that canyon! Oh mylanta, do you SEE those rocks?! Now that’s a canyon. Bravo, well played, GC, well I’ll be.” Buuut cereal…this is real sexy food. And mark …

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Citrusy Brown Rice with Butternut Squash and Pomegranate

Let’s talk about passion. Lately, I’ve been feeling wildly passionate about side dishes. Like, skip the entree, just give me all the sides. My fire’s stoked and I would like to get inappropriate with all 50 Shades of Side Dish, puh-lease and thank you. And not tapas-sized portions, because that’s just confusing. Full-sized portions, because …

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How to De-Seed a Pomegranate Without Water

Learn how to de-seed a pomegranate! This quick and easy method will have you hooked on the superfruit. On one of my trips to the grocery store last week, I had a thicker-than-normal amount of fog in the harbor. I began purchasing all sorts of items that were uncharacteristic for me, like duck, yucca root, …

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Pomegranate Kombucha Floats

Pomegranate Kombucha Floats are a fun fizzy dessert recipe that is a healthier alternative to classic ice cream floats. Your free pass for eating ice cream is pouring probiotics on it. Can we all agree that kombucha is gaining in popularity? One’s favorite kombucha flavor (let me guess: yours is Gingerberry?) is becoming a prominent topic of conversation, more and …

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