Living the Savory Life

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Category: Vegetarian

Pea and Avocado Crostini with Zucchini and Tomatoes

Even the biggest carnivores need some vegetables every now and then.  Today is my day and I couldn’t be more excited about this recipe.  It’s one of the best things I’ve made lately (and considering those lamb shanks that’s a pretty tall order!).Pea and Avocado Crostini with Zucchini and Tomatoes ~ Living the Savory Life
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Oven Roasted Potatoes with Thyme and Onions

Forgive me friends, it has been nine days since my last post.  My how time flies!Oven Roasted Potatoes with Thyme and Onions ~ Living the Savory Life
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Fourth of July Series part 2 ~ Bow Tie Pasta with Basil Vinaigrette

Welcome back for part 2 of our Fourth of July series.  Yesterday we kicked things off with a Lynchburg Lemonade Cocktail made with homemade sour mix.  And just a side note on that homemade sour mix…..  Please, please never ever buy pre-made sour mix again.  Please?  Promise me?  Yes?  Okay.  I feel better now.  Back to the subject at hand.  Pasta Salad!Bow Tie Pasta Salad with Basil Vinaigrette ~ Living the Savory Life
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Roasted Beet and Goat Cheese Salad

Beet and Goat Cheese Salad ~ Living the Savory Life

Today I want to share with you one of my favorite flavor combinations; beets and goat cheese.  There’s just something about it.  An earthy roasted and sliced beet combined with the creaminess of goat cheese and finished off with the zip of a vinaigrette.
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Pizza Bread

Pizza Bread ~ Living the Savory LifeIf I had to choose one food to eat everyday for the rest of my life, I’m pretty sure it would be bread.  Maybe even this specific bread.  You see, I have had a very loving relationship with bread for my entire life with the exception of the 18 months we had a long distance relationship when I was carb free.  Skinny and beautiful?  You know it but absolutely miserable without the food love of my life.  I vow to never be carb free again.
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Soup. It’s What’s For Dinner.

I love soup.  Any time of year.  Hot weather.  Cold weather.  I just really don’t care.  I generally prefer my soup hot rather than cold but I can get down with a chilled cucumber and dill every now and then.Butternut Squash Soup ~ Living the Savory Life
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