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Asian Chicken Chopped Salad (Whole30 Paleo)

Asian Chicken Chopped Salad (Whole30 Paleo) - a deliciously nutritious salad with a sweet and tangy Asian dressing, free of soy or sugar! | tastythin.com

Asian Chicken Chopped Salad (Whole30 Paleo) – a deliciously nutritious salad with a sweet and tangy Asian dressing, free of soy or sugar! One week into our January round of Whole30 and we are going strong!  We’re eating super delicious and satisfying food everyday and my cravings for naughty treats have been minimal.  Even my husband, who was a hard sell, is sticking to the plan with few complaints.  Inspired by the…

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Top 12 Most Popular Recipes of 2016

Top 12 Most Popular Recipes of 2016 - a look back at the most visited and popular recipes of 2016 on Tastythin. | tastythin.com

Top 12 Most Popular Recipes of 2016 – a look back at the most visited and popular recipes of 2016. Happy Holidays Friends!  I hope your holiday season has been full of family, fun, and good food! I have to say a huge THANK YOU to all who have read and supported my little project this year.  It has been such a fun and educational first year of food blogging!  I hope you will continue to…

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Slow Cooker Buffalo Chicken Lettuce Wraps & Giveaway!

Slow Cooker Buffalo Chicken Lettuce Wraps - Just like the classic comfort food without the calories! (recipe credit Skinnytaste.com) | tastythin.com

This recipe is coming to you from my new favorite cookbook, Skinnytaste Fast and Slow.  I am absolutely LOVING this book and everything in it!  So much that I had to share this recipe for Slow Cooker Buffalo Chicken Lettuce Wraps AND will be giving away a free copy!!!  See the bottom of this post to enter the giveaway! I’m a huge fan of Gina’s blog, Skinnytaste,  and her first cookbook, so I’ve been…

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Mixed Herb Pesto

Mixed Herb Pesto - A simple, fresh pesto excellent on sandwiches, pasta, salads, meat, and more. Great use for fresh herbs from your garden! | tastythin.com

This Mixed Herb Pesto is full of wonderful fresh flavors and with only 6 ingredients is incredibly simple to make.  I love that it is so versatile and can be used in countless ways – try it on pizza, over pasta, on grilled meat, on a sandwich, or in a salad.  If you love pesto and have a garden overflowing in fresh herbs, this recipe is for you!  I first made…

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Homemade Taco & Fajita Seasoning

Homemade Taco & Fajita Seasoning - this versatile blend is a lower sodium, homemade replacement for store bought seasonings. | tastythin.com

This super versatile Homemade Taco & Fajita Seasoning is a staple in my spice cupboard.  I make double batches and use it in place of store bought taco seasoning packets in all my Mexican and southwestern inspired recipes.  Tacos, casseroles, chili…you name it, this spicy blend adds a huge punch of flavor. Not only is it simple to make and lower in sodium (and other junk I can’t pronounce), but…

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Tomato Herb Quinoa Salad with Goat Cheese

Tomato Herb Quinoa Salad - A trio of sweet cherry tomatoes, fresh herbs, and creamy goat cheese brighten this tasty salad! | tastythin.com

This Tomato Herb Quinoa Salad with Goat Cheese is a simple and delicious side dish, make ahead lunch, or stand alone meal!  I love quinoa salads, especially in the summer when I can cook up a large batch of quinoa and let my veggie and herb garden do the rest! In this simple recipe, the herbs and lemon juice add a bright freshness while goat cheese provides a touch of creamy indulgence. …

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