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    Butternut Squash & Cauliflower Curry Soup

    It doesn’t get much more satisfying than a hearty, warm bowl of soup on a cold, winter night. Especially, when someone in the household is sick- which is my situation currently. Fortunately, some of my favorite ingredients boost immunity, reduce inflammation, and taste great which leads to a delicious, immune boosting bowl of comfort. The key spice in this recipe is… curry! This recipe can be adapted depending on the ingredients you have on hand, so feel free to switch it up! A post shared by Caroline Kennedy (@a_dash_of_sweet_caroline) on Jan 10, 2018 at 10:42am PST Butternut Squash & Cauliflower Curry Soup Makes approx. 4-6 servings For the base -1 butternut…

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    Easy Risotto with Scallops, Mushrooms, and Leeks

    A post shared by Caroline Kennedy (@a_dash_of_sweet_caroline) on Jan 7, 2018 at 1:59pm PST I don’t know why most people think that risotto is difficult to make. The truth is, it’s very simple and can be modified according to the ingredients you have on hand! The only ingredients you need are the arborio rice, olive oil, and vegetable broth; everything else can be added or subtracted as you please. Go ahead, give it a try! Easy Risotto Makes approx. 4-6 servings -2 tbsp olive oil -1/4 cup chopped onion or shallot -2 cloves garlic, minced -1 leek, white part only, sliced thin -1/2 cup sliced mushrooms -1 & 1/2 cups…

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    5 Healthy On-the-Go Snacks

    As we ramp up the new year and try to stick to our goals, there’s one thing that can really get in our way- the office snack shelf. It’s so much harder to stick to your healthy eating goals when there’s a wall full of chips, crackers, and bagels staring at you from across the room. You think “one bagel won’t kill me”or “I could use a bag of chips to go with my salad” then before you know it you’re eating bagels for breakfast everyday and your diet is over before you began to see any results. I’ve had this problem and have given in to the snack shelf…

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    8 Bulk Items I Always Have in my Kitchen

    It’s that time of year again. The Holidays are over, you’re trying to get back in your normal routine, get healthy, and start preparing for the summer but there’s one thing holding you back- your bank account. January is often the lowest-spending month of the year, with good reason! After splurging on gifts for friends and family, ordering an extra round at the bar, and paying for flights across the country (or the world) it’s understandable that we want to cut back this month. But how am I supposed to afford the boutique fitness classes? Those adaptogens that every food blogger seems to have an abundance of? The answer is…