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Smokey Chili Mac Soup

Smokey Chili Mac Soup / Bev Cooks

Two more days until the official Slurpin’ Season begins! Everything I said just now was 100% true, except for the whole official part. So never mind everything I said just now. But you can still slurp if you want. You should slurp this! Let me tell you about it. I love this recipe. I had […]

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Sausage Meatballs with Kale and Creamy Polenta

Sausage Meatballs with Kale and Creamy Polenta / Bev Cooks

Siiiiimple simple simple. (also it’s simple.) This is my brand new all-time favorite meal of all time today right now. It may look all fancy face, but in reality, it’s just a plain ol’, delicious cinch to pull together. Three things happen. Let’s discuss. You’re excited, I can tell. You roast tomatoes. Cherry tomatoes. If […]

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Summer Chicken Soup with Pinto Beans and Corn

Summer Chicken Soup wtih Pinto Beans and Corn / Bev Cooks

Summer slurpin’! It happens. Yes, it’s soup. And yes, it’s 86 kazillion degrees outside. But I can’t rightly care, because there’s so much summer in this soup! Plus pinto beans. I’m really into pinto beans lately. Remember when I made slow cooker burritos with them? Well, they’re BACK, but in a soup. This soup. The […]

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Creamy Sausage and Kale Soup

Creamy Sausage and Kale Soup / Bev Cooks

I don’t think we’ve slurped enough this season. Usually I say this next sentence towards the end, but I just can’t rightly deal with suffering in silence that long. I cannot WAIT for you to make this soup! It has everything. Yesyesyesyesyesyes. (<–name that character) Sausage (yes), mini pasta (hurts), rustic fire-roasted tomatoes (heavens), cream […]

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Lentil, Kale and White Bean Salad


FAVORITE NEW LUNCH. Sorry to scream. So this sucks. (not the salad, but what I’m about to tell you.) A week before Labor Day I somehow hurt my ankle while running. I’m not sure when the exact moment was, because I don’t remember anything specifically happening during my run, like a snap, a crackle, or […]

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Kale Caesar Salad with Grilled Chicken


Thiiiiiiiiiiis. I’m almost speechless. I said almost, don’t get too giddy. This kale caesar salad is straight up madness. First of all, it’s kale. Dark, earthy Tuscan kale, sliced into the tiniest ribbons and fist bumped for good measure. Then we have brioche croutons. An idea that comes from a Saturday morning PBS/Martha-thon. Then we […]

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Broken Pasta with Kale, Mushrooms and Sausage


Honestly, is it any huge shock that I’m already giving you kale and sausage? Right. I mean glory be, this is pretty much the fuel to my soul. (besides salt on chocolateeeeohhhdeaaarrrr.) I eat this in soups, on bread, in regular pasta, and now . . . broken pasta! Broken lasagna sheets to be exact. […]

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Homemade Baby Food. Four Recipes, Yo.


Okay, you guys, baby food is ugly. This has been your warning. But it’s soooo easy to make and I just couldn’t get through this phase without sharing a few of my go-to purees for the gremlins. And no, they’re not going to be gremlins for Halloween. Which actually breaks my heart because I seriously […]

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Most Ridiculous Breakfast Sandwich Ever


It’s the most wonderful meaaaaaal of the daaaaaay. With the protein all runny and oozy and sunny you’ll want a whole traaaaaaaay, it’s the most wonderful meaaaaaaal of the daaaaay. It’s the hap-happiest tiiiiime for your faaaaaace.   With some leafy greens blistered and aged cheese all toastered, you’ll want to embraaaaace, it’s the hap-happiest […]

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