Crispy Parmesan Edamame Clusters

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How’s 2018 been treatin’ you so far? How about those New Year’s resolutions?

I feel like I always get a week or two into January and then my resolutions reach a critical point. I either stick to them and make them a new habit or I give up and fall back into old routines. It’s a hard pattern to break, especially when the exciting newness of the start of a new year wears off!

Crispy Parmesan Edamame Clusters
Like many Americans, one of my goals is to eat healthier. Easier said than done, even for a food blogger! However, I find that discovering new recipes that help substitute or replace old ones always is a game changer when it comes to making health changes.

And that’s where this recipe for my Crispy Parmesan Edamame Clusters comes in!

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Roasted Butternut Squash Artichoke Soup

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Teriyaki Chicken Lettuce Wraps

I don’t think it’ll come to a surprise to anyone when I say that some of my favorite flavors are Japanese. Being half Japanese, I grew up eating traditional food at my obachan’s house each Friday night and my more adventurous palette definitely stemmed from eating octopus salads and raw fish on a weekly basis….

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Green Refresh Smoothie

AYOOOO!!! 2018 HELLO AND WELCOME! Can you believe it? It’s here! I would be lying if I said I wasn’t a little tired of all the indulgent holiday food. I mean, I LOVE it and wouldn’t have it any other way, but there comes a time when a girl just needs a break from sugar,…

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This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #VeggieNewYear #CollectiveBias And just like that, the holidays are over and we are about to jump into 2018! I know I say this every year, but where did the time go? This has been an incredibly transformative year…

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Merry Christmas and happy holidays from our little fur-filled family to yours! We are on round two of the holiday celebrations (my family celebrates on Christmas Eve) and I’m typing this up quickly before heading off to make some creamed corn. Here’s a little video compilation of some cute moments with our little babies! They…

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I used to always think that I needed to share more complex recipes. I had a mental block where I imagined that none of you guys would want to see the simple recipes that I make on a weekly basis for Kyle and I. I’m realizing that that’s pretty ridiculous since I’m sure what everyone…

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I mean, when a recipe title starts with the words “garlic” and “parmesan”, can it go wrong? Nope! I’ll be the first to admit that I was never the biggest brussels sprouts fan growing up. In fact, it was on of my LEAST favorite vegetables. My mom would boil them and make me eat a…

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Hey look! It’s me doing a Thinking Out Loud for the first time in forever. Thanks to Amanda for hosting! Let’s jump into some random thoughts! Christmas at our first apartment… This is the first Christmas that Kyle and I are spending in our very own apartment and I couldn’t wait to decorate our small…

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Let’s get boozy up in here! Christmas is getting closer and closer and I think that alone is enough reason to celebrate with some festive alcohol, am I right? RIGHT! It’s funny how I actually feel like I drink more now that I’m out of college. I was not a huge partier (too busy studying……

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Cue December, Christmas music, and holiday cheer! Although it is currently 80 degrees outside (not the type of weather one associates with winter), I’ve found myself pinning winter comfort foods that are typically best enjoyed in cold weather, in front of a cozy fire. Even though I don’t have either, I’m still determined to enjoy…

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