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Coconut Pecan Cabin Granola

It's July 3rd! Almost July 4th! ūüáļūüáłWHAT IN THE WORLD. I have no idea when or where that happened or, um, better question - what I was doing while it was happening? - but psh. No time for that on this Friday before the 4th. Here I am! Granola in hand, cabin ... Read More →

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Spicy Brazilian Burrito Bowls

ūüíĮūüíĮūüíĮūüíĮūüíĮThe end. And thanks for coming mmkkay baiyyyy!Kidding. I should - WILL - stop obsessively eating¬†this beautiful bowl of fried plantains, black beans, seasoned rice, and garlic cilantro lime slaw for at least two seconds so I can share the spicy, ... Read More →

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Triple Berry Refrigerator Jam

This post is sponsored by our friends at Bai5! We¬†absolutely love their naturally sweetened, antioxidant-infused, yummy, fun drinks. Carry on and drink Bai!Voila!And just like that, there is homemade jam in my refrigerator.Happy times, happy ... Read More →

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Naturally Sweet Dark Chocolate Coconut Bites

Hey my sweet, sweet friends!I'm talking to the coconut bites, actually. These are my sweetest, most wonderful friends, especially when trying to cut back on the refined sugar sweets and still trying to LOVE LIFE. ‚ô°But I'm also talking to you, because ... Read More →

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Rainbow Vegetarian Pad Thai with Peanuts and Basil

Once again, NOODLES.Here we are again, just me and my big bowl-o-noodles... and a few veggies, and a lot of sauce, and a handful of fresh basil and cilantro.... ¬†a fork, a hungry mouth, a heart-eyes emoji... ugh. This¬†reunion with me and¬†cooking¬†could not ... Read More →

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4 Ingredient Creamy Vodka Steak Pasta

Al-right-al-right-al-right, now ladies.¬†YEAH! ūüé∂Let's make some steak. This recipe goes out to all¬†the guys who like steak, to all the ladies who like 4 ingredient recipes (PS. why am I even using the word "ladies" right now? dislike), and¬†to my girl Sage, ... Read More →

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Chocolate Banana Naturally Sweet Ice Cream

Today's post is sponsored by a new favorite: ALOHA! This company makes delicious, wholesome, and¬†beautifully designed products that are straight up inspiring for a healthy lifestyle. Can't wait to share.Okay, so this is ice cream.Bjork and I ... Read More →

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Spicy Sausage Rigatoni

You guysss. We are super-excited to have today's post sponsored by our wine brand of choice: Barefoot¬†Wine!Whoa-ho-hoaaa.This Spicy Sausage Rigatoni + a smooth glass of Barefoot Rich Red Blend is my newest, bestest friend.Barefoot is and always ... Read More →

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10 Minute White Bean Artichoke Basil Toasts

So I'm kind of having a moment with artichokes.Just even writing that out makes me almost be able to taste their tangy-deliciousness in my mouth, even though I just ate a nice big breakfast of peanut butter pancakes and coffee and somehow it seems like a ... Read More →

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Lemon Herb Salmon Burgers

Today's post is sponsored by DeLallo! And, um, just in case you hadn't noticed, Pinch of Yum ‚ô°'s DeLallo.Salmon burgers! WHO AM I!This is totally not something I would normally think to make, because 1) 90% of what I¬†eat¬†right now is Magic Green Sauce, ... Read More →

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5 Ingredient Lemon Chicken with Asparagus

5¬†Ingredient Lemon Chicken and Asparagus!Friends. today is a throwback Monday.Last¬†week I stumbled across¬†an old recipe (well, it's only about a year old, but¬†things get old fast in the inter web world - okay, fine, especially¬†in my hungry food¬†world) ... Read More →

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Steak and Cheddar Mac and Cheese

Today's post is sponsored by our friends at¬†Barefoot Wine!How much do I love Mac and Cheese? It's like, well, just, I don't even really know how to talk about it, which, if you've been reading this blog for a while, is saying something. LOUD AND ... Read More →

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Easy Mexican Chicken Quinoa Casserole

Hi there Wednesday!Can I interest you in a mid-week pick me up of Mexican Chicken Quinoa Casserole involving a pan piled high with blistered peppers, salsa-ified quinoa, black beans, spicy chicken, and Pepperjack cheese? Suhhhweeeeet, that's what I ... Read More →

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15 Minute Spicy Shrimp with Pesto Noodles

Happy Memorial Day!And I guess 15 Minute¬†Spicy Shrimp with Pesto Noodles Day, too!Today I'm doing the unthinkable and cutting myself off from my usual habit of writing every word known to man in one single post. I KNOW.¬†I literally woke up this morning ... Read More →

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12 Magical Ways To Use A Food Processor

Honestly, my whole life has been leading up to this moment.It's time for me to come clean: Pinch of Yum is really just a place for me¬†to publicly¬†document the progression of¬†my¬†major love affair with¬†my food processor. That's all it is, you guys. It has ... Read More →

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Creamy Garlic Herb Mushroom Spaghetti

Okay, this is capital L-O-V-E on so many levels.I know - technically, this probably would¬†have been a better fit for¬†Meatless Monday. It's a nice way to change up spaghetti and make it something a little more veg-friendly and, um, what's the word? ... Read More →

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5 Minute Homemade Peanut Butter

You guys.I DID THIS.I made it. On my own, with, like, real peanuts.In five minutes and NOT EVEN JOKING.This is The Peanut Butter of peanut butters. It's peanut butter¬†like you've never seen before. Or have you? If you've made your own peanut ... Read More →

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Thai Yellow Chicken Curry with Potatoes

Why hello, my love.And when I say my love, I most definitely do mean this creamy, savory-sweet, Thai Yellow Curry that is rice's best friend +¬†my idea of food heaven. ‚ô°The thing is that I don't normally post on Thursdays, but sometimes life tells you ... Read More →

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Easy Thai Yellow Curry Paste

And all the curry lovers, please stand up!Truth: I just shoved a jar of yellow curry paste in your face on a Wednesday morning and you didn't even close the browser window on me. YOU ROCK.Today's recipe (**dat yellow curry paste!**)¬†is a lot of ... Read More →

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20 Minute Healthy Chicken Parmesan

Greetings from Minnesota in May on a¬†Monday Morning!Eew, I'm annoying.Let's try that again.Hi, friends! It's Monday after a beautiful, brunch-filled weekend celebrating All The Mothers and we're going to start talking about this cheesy, saucy, ... Read More →

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The Best Soft Chocolate Chip Cookies

All the good¬†cookie eaters¬†of the world!We were made for such a time as this.These cookies are soft, thick, bricks of chocolate chunks and¬†buttery¬†dough baked into a heavy, milk-loving cookie that is my most favorite chocolate chip cookie of all time. ... Read More →

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Queso Stuffed Poblanos

Okay, so I have some major things to tell you.First of all, these Queso Stuffed Poblanos¬†are everything. HONESTLY.Those mild, delicious green poblanos are cut in half and filled¬†with a fluffy white rice mixture that has been¬†simmered¬†in a quick ... Read More →

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The Best 3 Ingredient Grilled Chicken

We need to talk, like, big time.This is the easiest and best way I've ever made chicken EVER. Period. I'm not even going to beat around the bush about it - you need to know the secret to this 3 Ingredient Grilled Chicken right this very second.The ... Read More →

Thai Summer Rolls

Thai Summer Rolls with Peanut Sauce

It's SUMMMAHHHH.No, it's not really. I lie. It's actually the 2nd day of May. And even May isn't safe - sometimes you still get the Sn word in May when you live in the Northland.But just look at that picture and try to not feel all like SUMMMAHHHHH. ... Read More →

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Super Easy One Pot Lasagna

Shout out to our friends at DeLallo for cooking up the incredible sauce and whole wheat oven ready noodles that MAKE this lasagna - and for sponsoring this post!Ohhhk yuhssssss.It's just, like, way too obvious, but my love for this is out of ... Read More →

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Bacon Wrapped Dates with Goat Cheese

Well well well well well. What have we here on a Monday morning?To my hungry eyes, this looks like¬†soft, sweet Medjool dates stuffed with creamy, tangy goat cheese wrapped in salty, smoky bacon and baked to crispy-soft perfection. And stuck with a lil' ... Read More →

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Healthy Sweet Potato Skins

These sweet potato skins! They're baaaaack!These little guys were my first "viral" recipe originally published in October of 2011 - and today, April 25th, 2015,¬†I'm bringing them back to life and dying with food happiness all over again. It's the circle of ... Read More →

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Frosted Blueberry Lemonade

Today's¬†vibrant¬†smoothie recipe post is sponsored by our good friends at Bai5! Bring on the healthy smoooooothies.So maybe I went ahead and jumped the gun on summer a little bit.April? I could have sworn it was, like, July or something.After a ... Read More →

Super Easy Lentil Quesadillas Recipe - melted Pepperjack cheese + a spicy lentil and brown rice filling. Easy, made from scratch, crockpot friendly, vegetarian comfort food! | pinchofyum.com

Quick and Easy Lentil Quesadillas

It's time for another round of MEATLESS MONDAY!I actually sort of get annoyed by the fact that Meatless Monday is a thing, but hooray! We're there. We're doing this.This round of meatlessness features the most beautiful, yummy, vegetarian comfort food ... Read More →

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Rainbow Power Salad with Roasted Chickpeas

Color! Texture! Beautiful food in a bowl!There's so much good going on here, guys.¬†The carrots and zucchini get all ribboned up into shreds, and the chickpeas get roasted with a little spice, and just like that, the 5 minute¬†Magic Green Sauce finds ... Read More →

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5 Minute Magic Green Sauce

I've been just WAITING for the right time to share this sauce, and by waiting I do definitely mean hoarding.Friends, readers, good sauce loving people of the world: let me introduce you to 5 Minute Magic Green Sauce.Loaded with avocados, garlic, ... Read More →

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Lightened Up Whole Wheat Fettuccine Alfredo

Today we are giving a big¬†huge¬†virtual hug¬†to my favorite whole wheat pasta makers at¬†DeLallo for sponsoring this¬†post.¬†Pasta, pasta, and more pasta!Once upon a time, I had this idea to make an Alfredo sauce out of cauliflower. Remember that? ... Read More →

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Quinoa Black Bean Crockpot Stuffed Peppers

It's the¬†best Monday in all the Mondays!Er, what? Monday and best in the same sentence? I know, but I have my reasons.Let's just pause for a second and add these crockpot stuffed peppers into the picture of your day.These Quinoa Black Bean Crockpot ... Read More →

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The Ultimate Chocolate Granola

ohhhk. I am seriously bursting at the seams.With joy, I mean. With joy. Granola joy and dog joy.There are two really happy things going on in my life right now -->#1 - The dog. We have a dog!¬†We have had our puppy for almost a week now, and ... Read More →

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Spicy Shrimp Tacos with Garlic Cilantro Lime Slaw

It's almost hard to talk about it these shrimp tacos, that's how much I love them.What we have going on here is delicious spice-loaded shrimp layered on smashed avocado topped with a cabbage slaw that is¬†heavy¬†with a¬†homemade creamy lime sauce¬†and topped ... Read More →

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30-Minute Sesame Mango Chicken Teriyaki

Hi friends! And happy¬†weekend.I am coming to you live on a Saturday morning because this 30-Minute Sesame Mango Chicken Teriyaki is too good to wait any longer. It's¬†a special day when I can find a chicken recipe that I actually like - and that kind of ... Read More →

30 Minute Sesame Roasted Sweet Potatoes

30-Minute Sesame Roasted Sweet Potatoes

Do you love sweet potatoes?Meee tooooo.And as of recently, I love roasted sweet potatoes with sesame oil, cilantro, tahini, and sesame seeds drizzled all over the place. Hello awesomest, randomest, most fancy-feeling-easy-snack-turned-dinner.Sesame ... Read More →

15 Must-Try Healthy Breakfasts - simple fruit bowls, smoothies, muffins, and egg dishes to make the morning awesome!

15 Must-Try Healthy Breakfast Recipes

Good morning!And I really mean GOOD MORNING, because mornings are a lot better when they include any one of these must-try healthy breakfast recipes.Spring is the time when my body starts to say: enough oatmeal already. It's been cold forrrrever which ... Read More →

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Whole Wheat Blueberry Muffins

Blueberry Muffins made with wholesome whole wheat, frozen wild blueberries, and honey.And a spoonful of butter glaze to¬†make the whole thing pretty.THIS IS REAL LIFE.We're not quite at the point yet where good blueberries are showing their little ... Read More →

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Crockpot Quinoa Chicken Primavera

Happy happy green green!How wonderful is spring produce? Tender-crisp asparagus, peas, and pesto are making an appearance in this super easy recipe that resembles a quinoa chicken casserole but can be made with minimal prep in a cozy little crockpot. ... Read More →

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Simple Coconut Green Smoothie

Today's healthy glowing coconut green smoothie post is sponsored by my new friends at¬†Bai5!You guys, I am on a green smoothie KICK. And when I say kick, I mean I'm in this phase where I'm doing a green smoothie every Monday - Tuesday - Wednesday - Thursday ... Read More →

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One-Pot Creamy Spinach Lentils

Oh, for the love of that humble little lentil.They're cheap, they're adaptable to any recipe, they're easy to make and store, and they are considered a power food that is somehow¬†the nutritional fountain of youth. Not complaining, yo. To reiterate the ... Read More →

Chocolate Raspberry Almond Butter Bars

Chocolate Raspberry Almond Butter Bars

Fri-daaaay.Good to see you, old friend.I love my job (someone just seriously pinch me that THESE CHOCOLATE BARS ARE MY JOB), but even still, Fridays have some kind of magic in them.Friday night pizza is only a few hours away and I can stay up ... Read More →

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Chopped Thai Shrimp Salad with Garlic Lime Dressing

It's time for another version of Chopped Salad Deliciousness.And I am not mad that this version includes spicy jalape√Īo garlic shrimp, chopped carrots and edamame, roasted cashews, baby spinach, and the lightest, crispiest, most addicting little golden ... Read More →

20 Minute Ancho Chicken Tacos

20-Minute Ancho Chicken Tacos

It's Monday!We're back from vacation!And Minnesota is experiencing some awesomely WARM WEATHER.Those three things + these 20-minute ancho chicken tacos are a force to be reckoned with in my life right now.Let's just get this out of the way ... Read More →