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Grilled Mediterranean Meatballs

This is the perfect summer meatball!  They are made with the classic meatloaf/meatball blend of beef, pork and veal which is such a great combo for the best flavor and texture. Lots of fresh parsley, oregano, dill, and a little mint give them their Greek flavor profile. They are tender […]

Orzo, Kale, and Spinach Salad

This is a great summer salad that goes well with any backyard barbeque or potluck. It’s perfect to make ahead because the kale and spinach are hearty greens that hold up well with dressing. In fact, I think it tastes even better the next day.  I made it to go […]

My Best EVER Corn Chowder!

Oh YUM, this was good! I make corn chowder quite a bit, but this one was the BEST! There are a few things that made it extra delicious. The first is fresh corn. I make corn chowder in the winter as a cozy warm-you-up soup, but I use frozen corn […]

Soba Noodle Salad

Yes…it’s true. This Juicy Bites post in front of you is for real. I am ACTUALLY posting a recipe! For those of you that have been eagerly awaiting more juicy bites, I apologize. No real excuses other than the fact that I am too darn lazy to take pictures of […]

Coconut and Chocolate Rice Crispy Treats!

I’m sure just about everyone out there has made rice crispy treats, or at least eaten them at some point in their lives, but these aren’t your average ordinary rice crispy treats! These are super delicious, all natural, vegan rice crispy treats with coconut and dark chocolate!! I am not […]

Asian Braised Short Ribs

A little sweet, a little spicy, and loaded with flavor! Last week we had our first real fall weather. As soon as the weather changes I start day dreaming about all of the cozy warm dinners I can make. I love fall and winter comfort food. It’s my favorite to […]

Baked Oatmeal Cups with Coconut and Chocolate Chips

A perfectly portable breakfast or snack! JUST when you were beginning to think…I wonder what happened to that juicy blogger girl? Here I am! Ok, so maybe I am flattering myself and no one was really thinking that because you all forgot I existed. I like the first scenario :). […]

Mexican Lasagna

Get bold Mexican flavors and good-for-you veggies all in one simple dinner! I’m a sucker for a good casserole. There is just something about cooking a bunch of good ingredients in one dish that I really like. I love that I can sit with a glass of wine while it […]

Great Grains Salad

Kamut, Wild Rice, and Quinoa with Pearled Couscous Hellooooo Summer! The Lauterbach family has had a very full social calendar lately (we are just so darn popular ;)). We have had lots of fun with family and friends and lots of eating and drinking. It’s a little exhausting to have […]