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close-up of crispy baked chicken tenders on cutting board

Crispy Baked Chicken Tenders

If you’re craving fried chicken but need something healthier, these crispy baked chicken tenders will have you wanting more. They are great for a main course or appetizer. I know what you’re thinking… baked and crispy don’t normally go together. When having chicken tenders, frying is the only way to […]

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Vegetarian Quinoa Stuffed Peppers

These vegetarian quinoa stuffed peppers are hearty and filling and the perfect vegetarian option for any day you feel liking being healthy. It doesn’t hurt that they are super tasty as well. It’s January, which is all about eating healthy! In fact, Food and Wine comes out with a great […]

Overlay of buffalo falafel with blue cheese

Buffalo Falafel

You’ve probably had falafel at some point in your life, but have you had buffalo falafel covered in blue cheese and with some homemade naan? So for anyone following our blog, I’m sure you’ve quickly realized we are obsessed with Half Baked Harvest. Ironically that obsession began with me not […]

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Goat Cheese Risotto

This simple goat cheese risotto is loaded with, you guessed it, goat cheese and Parmesan cheese and is the perfect side dish for a variety of meals. Hope everyone had a great holiday! I figured as we enter the new year, it’s time for me to reintroduce two of my […]

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Cider Beer Braised Pork Tacos

These slow cooker cider beer braised pork tacos with an apple-pomegranate salsa combine a ton of flavors in one tasty dish. The colors just scream winter to me. The holiday season is in full force, which means it’s time to pull out the slow cooker! But instead of my same […]

close-up of charred Brussels sprouts pizza on parchment paper

Charred Brussels Sprouts Pizza

Loaded with shaved Brussels sprouts, fresh herbs, fig jam, fontina cheese, prosciutto and pomegranate arils, this charred Brussels sprouts pizza is the perfect winter pizza. I’m always on the lookout for new and unique pizzas. When you have pizza every Friday night, you get to the point where you want […]

close-up of pesto goat cheese mac and cheese in orange bowl

Pesto Goat Cheese Mac and Cheese

Not your traditional mac and cheese, this pesto goat cheese mac and cheese gives a unique spin on a traditional comfort dish. If you’ve never had pesto with goat cheese, you’ll soon realize it’s a great combination. It’s the holiday season which is all about eating what you enjoy so […]

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Italian Braciole

This Italian braciole is meat stuffed with cheese that is slow cooked in a tomato sauce for hours and is the perfect Italian comfort food for a cold night. Make no mistake, it is labor intensive in the beginning but the work you put up front is so worth the […]

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Instant Pot Chicken Tacos

These Instant Pot chicken tacos can be prepared in less than 30 minutes but are packed with so much flavor, you’d think they were cooking for 8 hours. I’ve been sharing quite a few Instant Pot recipes lately. My apologies as I know I’m a little late to the bandwagon, […]

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Cheddar Pierogies

Inspired by a dish where the popularity knows no bounds in Poland, these homemade cheddar pierogies might make you think you’re in Poland eating them! Ahh pierogies! Who doesn’t love them? Well surprisingly, Lauren had never even had them until 3 years ago. Portland is well-known for their food carts […]