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The Family Flexitarians

Whenever I mention the way our family eats, I get some friendly eye-rolls and comments like, “what ever happened to everyone eating the same meal for dinner?”  I can’t answer that question but let’s chalk it up to the all-American ethos of having it your way. I know my parents […]

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ButcherBox Veggie Burger

This might not be a recipe you expect from ButcherBox, but we enjoy a good meatless meal once a week as much as anyone. This is a relatively easy-to-prepare veggie burger that has a ton of options to customize. This recipe calls for white beans, baby bella mushrooms, and gluten-free […]

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What is the Flexitarian Diet and How Does it Compare to Other Diets?

Have you heard of the flexitarian diet, or wanted to try it? If you’re looking for more opportunities to eat plant-based, but still want the flexibility to enjoy delicious meat and seafood, read on. The flexitarian diet melds the words “flexible” and “vegetarian.” It’s exactly how it sounds. You’ll enjoy […]

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Slow-Roasted Salmon with Citrus and Avocado

A bright and refreshing warm salad to serve at almost any time of day.   It’s full of color and flavor from the wild-caught salmon, red onion, citrus, and herbs. Slow-roasting the salmon gives the fish a rich but delicate texture that’s excellent warm, room temp, or even cold from […]

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5 Delicious Plant-and-Meat Blended Recipes

Plants and meats are often treated differently, cooked separately, and served side by side in different dishes. Not only do both meat and plants hold a variety of essential nutrients, but they can also be easily combined into the same dish to create incredible meals loaded with rich, complex flavors. […]

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A 5-7 Day Flexitarian Meal Plan

The word “flexitarian” is a combination of “flexible” and “vegetarian.” A flexitarian diet allows someone to eat a mostly plant-based diet throughout the week, with a peppering of meat, poultry, and seafood dishes. ButcherBox offers several recipes that can serve as a meat-based dish or be vegetarian-modified. To make experimenting […]

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Tips for Cutting Butternut Squash

Butternut squash is not the easiest vegetable to cut up. Luckily, we’ve made it easier for you; even a pointer for removing the pulp and seeds. Use our tips to dice butternut squash into smaller pieces that are perfect for roasting or slice it into larger sections to bake or […]

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Roasted Carrots with Pesto & Breadcrumbs

Most root vegetables respond well to high-heat roasting and carrots are no exception. In this simple side dish, they’re roasted until their sweetness intensifies and they become lightly caramelized. Then they’re topped with a verdant parsley pesto and crunchy, garlicky breadcrumbs, bringing some real zip to the party.

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Easy Mashed Potatoes

You simply cannot serve turkey on Thanksgiving without a steaming hot dish of classic mashed potatoes beside on the side. These garlic-infused mashed potatoes taste even better drowned in a generous helping of turkey gravy. This is the one side dish you need to master to complement your holiday bird.