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Beer Roasted Brats and Vegetables

This Oktoberfest-inspired meal is the perfect fall dinner for a busy weeknight.  The flavors of fresh-picked mountain apples, sweet potatoes, and chicken brats are balanced with Belgian white ale.  Enjoy the flavors of the season with this healthy, no-fuss, and one-dish recipe!   Fall in the mountains means apple season!  I found myself with way more apples and local cider than …

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Homemade Chicken and Dumplings

Scratch-made chicken and dumplings are the perfect comfort food for chilly fall evenings.  With some yardbird, root vegetables, and a few pantry staples, you can easily put together this southern classic.   Asheville temperatures have been dropping to the 40s at night.  Leaves are subtly starting to change colors, and the air is damp and crisp.  My simple recipe for …

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Asian Chicken Lettuce Wraps

These PF Chang’s-inspired lettuce wraps are delicious, healthy, and easy enough for a quick weeknight dinner.  Everything comes together in about 20 minutes in one pan.  More importantly, they are low carb, which means you can gorge on them shame-free! I’m constantly trying to come up with new healthy recipes that are actually satisfying.  Let’s face it, chicken, broccoli, and …

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