Easy Black Bean Dip

Easy Black Bean Dip {vegetarian, gluten free, under 10 minutes} - girlheartfood.com

~ Easy Black Bean Dip ~

This Easy Black Bean Dip is creamy, packed full of flavour from chipotle powder and cumin,  and can be made in under 10 minutes!    Plus, it’s made with simple ingredients that you probably already have on hand.  It’s delicious with your favourite corn chips or even as a spread for a wrap or sandwich.  You’re gonna want to make this one over and over again! Continue reading

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Greek Pasta Salad {Gluten Free, Vegetarian}

Greek Pasta Salad {vegetarian, gluten free, under 10 minutes} - girlheartfood.com

~ Greek Pasta Salad {Gluten free, vegetarian} ~

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This Greek Pasta Salad is loaded with fresh flavours from crunchy veggies, including bell pepper and cucumber.  It’s then tossed in a creamy Greek yogurt based dressing;  there’s  oregano, dill, garlic and a bunch of fresh lemon juice.   This one is a delicious make-ahead salad that is perfect for those upcoming summer bbqs! Continue reading

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Creamy Blue Cheese and Mushroom Pasta

Creamy Blue Cheese and Mushroom Pasta {vegetarian, under 30 min.} - girlheartfood.com~ Creamy Blue Cheese and Mushroom Pasta ~

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Looking for a satisfying, quick dinner that’s perfect for meatless Monday?  Look no further than this Creamy Blue Cheese and Mushroom Pasta.  A touch of heavy cream is combined with delicious blue cheese and sautéed mushrooms and then tossed with pasta for a hearty dinner. Continue reading

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Grilled Cheese with Heidi, Pear and Caramelized Onions

Grilled Cheese with Heidi, Pear and Caramelized Onions - girlheartfood.com

~ Grilled Cheese with Heidi, Pear and Caramelized Onions ~

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Looking for an easy, satisfying dinner?  This Grilled Cheese with Heidi, Pear and Caramelized Onions will hit the spot!  Ooey, gooey Heidi cheese, slow cooked caramelized onions and sweet pear is sandwiched between buttery, grilled bread.  Grilled cheese is such an iconic childhood favourite for many and for good reason – you’re going to love this one! Continue reading

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Chili Pasta Bake

Chili Pasta Bake {One Pot Dinner} - girlheartfood.com

CHILI PASTA BAKE

This one pot Chili Pasta Bake takes about 15-20 minutes of prep and then you just throw  in the oven until it’s bubbling and the cheese is browned.  This one has all the delicious flavours of chili including black beans, beef, pork, tomatoes, cumin and cayenne with the addition of penne pasta.  When it’s all baked, you just garnish as you like.  It’s total comfort food and a recipe you’ll make again and again! Continue reading

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Shepherd’s Pie {with Guinness Lamb and Horseradish Mash}

Sheperd's Pie {with Guinness Lamb and Horseradish Mash} - girlheartfood.com

Shepherd’s Pie with Guinness Lamb and Horseradish Mash

Ground lamb is flavoured with Guinness beer and herbs like rosemary and thyme and topped with creamy, dreamy horseradish mashed potatoes to make this super comforting, stick-to-ya-ribs Shepherd’s Pie.  Can’t get much better than that!  Just don’t forget to save some Guinness to drink alongside! Continue reading

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Black Bean and Sweet Potato Soup with Avocado Cilantro Crema

Black Bean and Sweet Potato Soup with Avocado Cilantro Crema - girlheartfood.com

Black Bean and Sweet Potato Soup with Avocado cilantro Crema

This Black Bean and Sweet Potato Soup with Avocado Cilantro Crema packs all kinds of flavour in one little bowl.  It’s made with simple ingredients like black beans and sweet potato, of course, and spiced up with smoky chipotle peppers.  The avocado crema adds a pretty touch, but does more than that.  The creaminess of the crema balances with the smokiness of the chipotle and it’s just a match made in heaven.  This one will warm ya right up on the coldest of days. Continue reading

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White Bean and Kale Soup with Crispy Chickpeas

White Bean and Kale Soup with Crispy Chickpeas - girlheartfood.com

This White Bean and Kale Soup with Crispy Chickpeas can be prepped and cooked in about 30 minutes.  It’s so perfect for busy days, super satisfying, healthy, and budget friendly.  White navy beans are blended up with just a touch of cream to create a smooth creamy base, chili flakes give it a hint of spice and kale is added for extra hearty flavour and nutrition.  The whole lot is then topped with parmesan cheese and crispy chickpeas.  How good does that sound? Continue reading

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Pumpkin Mac-and-Cheese with Kale and Bacon

Pumpkin Mac-and-Cheese with Kale and Bacon - girlheartfood.com

Pumpkin Mac-and-Cheese with Kale and Bacon

This Pumpkin Mac-n-Cheese with Kale and Bacon takes only  about 20 minutes prep and then you just throw it in the oven for about 30 minutes.  What you’re left with is pasta surrounded by a creamy, cheesy pumpkin sauce infused with flavours of cinnamon, nutmeg, clove, smoked paprika and a touch of cayenne.  Let’s not forget the hearty kale and crispy bacon.  You’re gonna love this one! Continue reading

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Spiced Pumpkin Hummus

Spiced Pumpkin Hummus - girlheartfood.com

Spiced Pumpkin Hummus

Less than 10 minutes and you’ll be on your way to Spiced Pumpkin Hummus yumminess!  All versions of hummus are pretty easy to whip up and this one is no exception!  Plus, it’s so flavourful, it’ll be devoured in no time at all.  Chickpeas are combined with pure pumpkin purée and iconic fall spices like cinnamon, nutmeg and clove for quite the tasty treat.  Then there’s some chili flakes for that extra kiss of heat.  It’s SO creamy too.  You’ll never buy pre-made hummus again! Continue reading

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