Healthy Sweet Potato Casserole
November 16, 2017

Healthy Sweet Potato Casserole

Skip on the marshmallows this year and opt for this equally delicious take on sweet potatoes. Perfect for your Holiday table!

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Holly Erickson & Natalie Mortimer

Holly Erickson & Natalie Mortimer

Welcome to The Modern Proper. We're glad you're here! We believe in sharing life through great food at our own tables. Let's change the way people think about hospitality—one delicious meal at a time.

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Sweet Potato Tacos
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Sweet Potato Tacos

Roasted sweet potatoes and black beans star in these veggie tacos that will have you going back for seconds and thirds and forgetting that going “meatless” is supposed to be difficult.

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Coconut French Toast with Apples and Pecans
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Coconut French Toast with Apples and Pecans

Nothing says good morning quite like a plate of warm soft French toast. This particular dish is piled high with poached apples and pecans. Perfect for fall weekends.

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One Pot Chicken and Stuffing
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One Pot Chicken and Stuffing

Take a break from holiday menu planning and enjoy a home-cooked meal with family. This one pot chicken and stuffing dish is simple and cozy and requires little of your precious time.

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Potatoes au Gratin
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Potatoes au Gratin

Every holiday table deserves a side of cheese potatoes au gratin (scalloped potatoes). There is nothing extraordinary about this recipe except that it's perfect, easy and near impossible to mess up.

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Beer Cheese Soup
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Beer Cheese Soup

Beer and cheese are a match made in heaven in this rich and creamy soup that’s perfect for game day.

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Celery Pear and Hazelnut Salad
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Celery Pear and Hazelnut Salad

Crispy celery, hazelnuts, and pear vinaigrette star in this salad that make for the ideal holiday side dish that is packed with seasonal flavors.

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Vegetable Curry Soup
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Vegetable Curry Soup

Think rich and creamy coconut broth, loaded with hearty vegetables like carrots, broccoli, mushrooms and eggplant, and fragrant, exotic spices, all being soaked up with a warm piece of naan.

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Bourride (Fish Stew with Aioli)
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Bourride (Fish Stew with Aioli)

Every once in a while it's good to spend a rainy afternoon in your kitchen, trying something new only to enjoy your masterpiece in the company of others. This French fish stew with aioli is just that.

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Three Ingredient Tomato Sauce
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Three Ingredient Tomato Sauce

This incredibly simple pomodoro sauce yields perfect results every single time. It's perfect for pizzas, soups and our favorite...pasta.

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Coconut Caramel Pecan Bars
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Coconut Caramel Pecan Bars

We're kicking off the baking season early with these bars. We encourage you to share these with a friend, but doubt they'll ever make it out of your kitchen...they're just that good!

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Slow Cooker Chicken Pumpkin Curry
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Slow Cooker Chicken Pumpkin Curry

We're about to make all your fall slow cooker dreams come true with this pumpkin chicken curry. This healthy and hearty dish comes together with little effort, making it the perfect weeknight dinner.

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Slow Cooker Mushroom Mac and Cheese
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Slow Cooker Mushroom Mac and Cheese

The mushrooms are the real star here. The butter melts, the mushroom drippings soak into that cheesy goodness and I’m sure you get the picture—it’s going to be good.

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Sweet and Smokey Bean and Corn Dip
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Sweet and Smokey Bean and Corn Dip

If there is only one dip you make this fall for all your weekend gatherings, please let it be this one. The sweet and smokey dressing make this corn and bean dip a crowd pleaser.

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Roasted Red Pepper and Tomato Soup with Goat Cheese
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Roasted Red Pepper and Tomato Soup with Goat Cheese

We are welcoming Autumn with open arms and a big bowl of this Roasted Red Pepper & Tomato Soup served with pesto, goat cheese and rustic homemade croutons.

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30 Minute Garlic Ginger Salmon Dinner
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30 Minute Garlic Ginger Salmon Dinner

If you haven't ever used a parchment pouch to cook your entire dinner now is the time. This easy dinner is loaded with flavor and takes less than 30 minutes start to finish!

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One Pan Honey Mustard Chicken and Vegetables
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One Pan Honey Mustard Chicken and Vegetables

This delicious dinner is perfect for weeknights. The best part about it is everything is cooked in a single dish!

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No Noodle Pad Thai
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No Noodle Pad Thai

This meal is healthy, insanely quick, and so simple to make, that it just might change your meal times, if not your life.

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