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butternut chili with leaves | thecopperlemon.com
Beans & Legumes, Bowls, Budget, Game night, Gluten free, Latin American, Quick & Easy, Vegan

Vegetarian Butternut Chili

Something about October just begs me to put winter squash in everything…much to my husband’s dismay, but really! All those awesome shapes and colors? and how they keep on the counter or in the fridge — they’re perfect for a busy teacher whose cooking eyes are bigger than her time […]

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three butters | thecopperlemon.com
Budget, Gluten free, Quick & Easy, Sauces, Dips & Spreads, Vegan

Apple Butter, Pear Butter, and Pumpkin Butter (and how to cook a pumpkin)

One of the earliest cooking memories I have is of my mom simmering apple butter overnight on the old wood cookstove in the hundred-year-old farmhouse we lived in at the time. I wasn’t to touch it, of course, but I do remember one of my stuffed animals getting a melted […]

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egg salad dish | thecopperlemon.com
4th of July, Budget, Gluten free, Lightened up, North American, Picnic & Cookout, Sandwiches & Veggie Burgers, Sauces, Dips & Spreads

Egg Salad

Do you have a love-hate relationship with traditional picnic foods? All those mayonnaise, pasta, or egg-based dishes that may or may not be on your healthful food plan!  How about a lightened-up version of everyone’s old favorite, egg salad?  Egg salad sandwiches are great because they are a complete meal, […]

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chicken with roast vegetables and couscous | thecopperlemon.com
Bowls, Budget, Gluten free, Lightened up, Mediterranean, Quick & Easy, Vegan

Roasted Summer Vegetables with Couscous

If you’re like me, you like a hot meal at least once a day. But, if you, like me, live in a place with hot summers, you don’t want to heat up your kitchen to achieve said meal. Enter the set-it-and-nearly-forget-it meal: quick-cooking couscous, breaded chicken, and caramelized summer vegetables, […]

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