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Grape, Pistachio & Shallot Brussels Sprouts

  Gotta get those veggies on the Thanksgiving Table…and what better way than with brussels sprouts! They are a bit unconventional for Thanksgiving but pack a serious flavor punch. I roasted these brussels with purple grapes, pistachios and shallots, tossed them in balsamic and dijon mustard and voila! These tasty …

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Butternut Squash & Crispy Sage Pie

We are all familiar with the classic pumpkin pie at the Thanksgiving day table but what about the butternut squash pie?? I did some experimenting with my favorite squash and the results were quite delicious! I used a store bought pie crust, a large butternut squash, some ricotta… and enjoyed …

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Tuna & Watermelon Radish Salad with Truffle

  The aroma of white truffles is something I love this time of year, and even if you can’t shell out the big bucks (um, who can! 150$ a plate?!) you can still dress your dishes up with the sensual aroma of truffles! I picked up a bundle of watermelon …

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Spicy Pita Fattoush Salad

Last night I spent the evening with 4 of my favorite girlfriends, if you follow my twitter (@Hayliek) then you might have even seen some of our pictures. My long time bff Bev chose a Mediterranean restaurant called Mantee for us…and it was to die for. Not only did we …

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Watermelon Caprese Skewers

As I sit here trying to decide how to pitch you these caprese skewers I think to myself, what are their selling points? Obviously, they are tasty and healthy but there must be more. Then it hits me. Not only is this a no-cooking required snack but it is also …

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ESK: Classic Arugula Parmesan Salad

This might be the easiest recipe I have ever posted here on RGK but I feel everyone should know how to make a classic salad. It doesn’t matter whether you order it in a restaurant or make it in your kitchen, an arugula and Parmesan salad is a win/win situation. …

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Butternut Squash, Goat Cheese, Pecans and Cherries.

  No Thanksgiving feast is complete with my favorite veggie. Butternut Squash. I could literally write love songs about it…and i’ll take it anyway I can get it. In a ravioli, soup or in it’s purest form…roasted. Love it. Love it. Love it. Here, It’s simply tossed in a good …

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Chocolate Cheese Plate

Who doesn’t love a good cheese plate? I guess, unless they are vegan. They are a great appetizer to bring to a thanksgiving party too, mainly because the travel time does the cheese good. By the time you drive through LA traffic to get to the festivities the cheeses will …

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The not- so- cute Breakfast Sandwich

I’m not ashamed to admit that I love left-overs. Well, worthy left-overs. A nice piece of steak from a great dinner the night before with an egg on top is literally my favorite breakfast. This not-so-cute sandwich is a similar take on the steak and egg breakfast. ¬†Of course, minus …

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Spinach & 5 Mushroom Mix Crostini

Thanksgiving is almost here! It’s one of my favorite holidays because there is no pressure of gifts or putting up major decorations. Don’t get me wrong, I love those things too but there is something so relaxed and carefree about the turkey day. Thanksgiving is all about being with family …

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