Perry’s Plate Blogiversary + Blendtec Giveaway

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I can’t believe I’ve been at this for five years! Happy Birthday little blog!

Since I started reading food blogs and starting my own I’ve always wanted to give away a Kitchen-Aid stand mixer. I think it was seeing those shiny, colorful mixers on Pioneer Woman’s blog that created a slight giveaway-envy inside of me. I love giving people things they like, and everyone loves those things.

Fast forward five years… I still love Ruby, my pretty red stand mixer, but because we’ve cleaned up our diet which resulted in far less baking, she collects some dust every now and then. I never thought I would ever have an appliance that I loved as much as (or more than) Ruby, but it’s happened. Twice.

First, my food processor. And now this incredibly powerful Blendtec blender that sits on my counter and gets used at least once, sometimes 2-3 times a day.

As you might know, if you’ve ever shopped for one of these, they are rather pricey. When we considered getting one, I had to find other uses for it besides making smoothies to justify the cost. Like grinding flour. Or making almond and coconut milk.

After we bought it, I was blown away at how useful and powerful it is. It spins so fast it heats up soup. And hot chocolate. It’s also powerful enough to make ice-cream-like desserts. And blend soups so smoothly you don’t even need to strain them!

Don’t even get me started on how awesome it is at making silky-smooth baby food. The only way you could tell the purees are homemade is because of their bright color!

I must say, there is absolutely no buyer’s remorse in this house. Blendtec blenders are worth every penny.

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And because I’ve had such a blast these five years, I’m thrilled to be able to giveaway one of these lovelies in your choice of black, red, or white! I so wish I could give one to each of you. But I’m not Oprah.

HOW TO ENTER:

Just leave a comment on this post and answer this question for me:

What kind of posts would you like to see more of on Perry’s Plate?

More healthy recipes? Meal plans? (Sorry I dropped the ball on that last year.) In-depth series like Staying Whole and CSA Wednesday? Photos of my baby invading my photo shoots?

The rules:

1. Comments will close on Monday, February 25, 2013 at 8PM PST. I’ll use a random number generator to choose one winner that I will contact and announce here shortly after. If I don’t get a response from the winner after three days I’ll pick a new one.

2. Two possible entries per person. I know, I broke my one-entry rule, but only because Blendtec made me. :) As a second entry, you can subscribe to Blendtec’s weekly newsletter by clicking here. Just come back here and leave a second comment telling me you did it.

3. Contest open to US and Canadian residents only.

4. Leave a valid email address for me to contact you.

Giveaway blender provided by Blendtec. (Thank you!) The blender given away is a factory reconditioned Total blender with a brand-new FourSide jar. The same, 7-year warranty applies to this blender. All opinions shared are 100% my own. I bought my own Blendtec, and you already know how much I love it. This post shouldn’t be a surprise to you. :)

Image credits: shutterstock.com, Blendtec.com

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615 Responses to “Perry’s Plate Blogiversary + Blendtec Giveaway”

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    Carolyn — February 18, 2013 @ 4:54 am

    Wow, 5 years! Impressive, my friend. I loved the baby invading the photo shoot, but I also love the CSA posts. We joined a meat CSA for the winter, all grass-fed, and I am loving it!

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    Nicole M. — February 18, 2013 @ 5:06 am

    I love your how-to posts about making the basics!

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    Julie — February 18, 2013 @ 5:14 am

    I would like to see more of the “healthy” recipes – veggies as the main dish.

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    Kate — February 18, 2013 @ 5:15 am

    More healthy posts on what you’re doing with your CSA. You can never get enough of that kind of inspiration.

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    Susan Cradic — February 18, 2013 @ 5:16 am

    I would like to see more healthy side dish recipes

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    Andrea Smith — February 18, 2013 @ 5:17 am

    I’m all about the food! But I’m trying to make it more whole and natural- so all recipes that encourage this, I’m all about! Thank you!

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    Liz @ The Lemon Bowl — February 18, 2013 @ 5:17 am

    Happy 5th Anniversary!!! I would love more healthy recipes and anything CSA related!! It’s nice to know other people who eat clean!! Keep it up!

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    Kate — February 18, 2013 @ 5:17 am

    I already subscribe to the BlendTec newsletter. Good stuff in there.

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    Andrea Smith — February 18, 2013 @ 5:18 am

    I subscibed to Blendtec’s newsletter.

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    Stephanie — February 18, 2013 @ 5:20 am

    I would love to see more menu plans. Easy and budget friendly!

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    Ryann — February 18, 2013 @ 5:20 am

    I really love what you post on here but if I had to offer a suggestion…maybe more vegetarian main dishes?

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    Amy K — February 18, 2013 @ 5:20 am

    I would love to see healthier recipes, especially any gluten free ones since I have thyroid issues and have been told to stay away from gluten. Thanks!

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    Stephanie — February 18, 2013 @ 5:21 am

    I subscribed to the newsletter.

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    Kel — February 18, 2013 @ 5:22 am

    Meal plans would be great. Congrats!!

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    Lisa — February 18, 2013 @ 5:23 am

    I’d love to see more meal planning posts. And baby posts are ALWAYS appreciated. ^_^

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    Amy K — February 18, 2013 @ 5:23 am

    I signed up for blendtec newsletter. :-)

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    Ilene — February 18, 2013 @ 5:25 am

    More healthy recipes are always welcome.

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    Lauren — February 18, 2013 @ 5:28 am

    I vote for more baby photos :D

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    Mel — February 18, 2013 @ 5:32 am

    I come here because your recipes are awesome and healthy. I really enjoyed the “Whole” series, so more of that type of thing if you were going to add something. Pretty Blendtec!

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    Rachel @ Baked by Rachel — February 18, 2013 @ 5:33 am

    HUGE congrats! That’s a major accomplishment. I love family dinner ideas. I’m always at a loss for new ideas…even blogging new stuff all of the time, I still get in a rut! But honestly, I’ll just be thrilled to keep seeing what you come up with. :)

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    Bethd — February 18, 2013 @ 5:33 am

    I am among those voting for the CSA recipes. What about all those Asian vegetables? More turnips?

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    Bethd — February 18, 2013 @ 5:33 am

    CSA recipes. What about all those Asian vegetables? More turnips?

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    Bethd — February 18, 2013 @ 5:34 am

    subscribed to Blendtec

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    Sandra H — February 18, 2013 @ 5:38 am

    I turn to blogs for main dish recipes to help me answer life’s most difficult question–What should I make for dinner?

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    MaryAnn D — February 18, 2013 @ 5:40 am

    I would love more healthy recipes.

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    Caitlin W — February 18, 2013 @ 5:41 am

    Congrats on 5 years! I’d love to see more vegetarian recipes!

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    Jennifer — February 18, 2013 @ 5:42 am

    Veggie as main dish recipes.

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    SaraM — February 18, 2013 @ 5:43 am

    I’d love to see vegetarian meals for the carnivores, perhaps some healthy desserts (fruit focused) and perhaps more stories of your adorable family! ;)

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    Lisa — February 18, 2013 @ 6:00 am

    I subscribed to the blendtec’s weekly newsletter

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    April @BarbellsandBellinis — February 18, 2013 @ 6:03 am

    I’d love to see more meal plan posts. They always provide me options and ideas for my own menu planning!

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    Doug McGee — February 18, 2013 @ 6:05 am

    How about more veggie dishes? Or more slow cooker/crockpot meals?

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    Doug McGee — February 18, 2013 @ 6:06 am

    I’m subscribed to the Blendtec newsletter.

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    December l — February 18, 2013 @ 6:06 am

    Recipes that are full of veggies that kids will love.

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    Nedra Dover — February 18, 2013 @ 6:11 am

    I would like to see meal planning and or crockpot recipes.

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    JaLynn — February 18, 2013 @ 6:13 am

    I love the healthy recipes!

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    Nedra Dover — February 18, 2013 @ 6:13 am

    I subcribed to the Blendtec weekly newsletter also.

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    Lanie — February 18, 2013 @ 6:15 am

    Healthy Dessert Recipes!

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    dtr3 — February 18, 2013 @ 6:17 am

    I’m interested in healthy/whole foods

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    Marti — February 18, 2013 @ 6:30 am

    Congratulations on the anniversary! I’ve never been let down by any recipe from you and your Staying Whole series was a great resource for my family. Meal planning is something I struggle with so I would love to see more posts in that area.

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    Deborah Edwards — February 18, 2013 @ 6:31 am

    I would love to see more CSA recipes! Or healthy recipes in general – most of yours are pretty good – so keep it up!

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    Eric — February 18, 2013 @ 6:32 am

    I would like to see more meal plans. Thank you for the chance to win one of these awesome blenders!

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    Eric — February 18, 2013 @ 6:33 am

    I hav subscribed to the blendtec weekly newsletter.

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    Scootter — February 18, 2013 @ 6:34 am

    Foods that kids like to eat and help cook! Love your blog!

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    Stephanie — February 18, 2013 @ 6:34 am

    I’m always on the lookout for healthy sides. I would love to see more side dish recipes!

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    Scootter — February 18, 2013 @ 6:37 am

    I have subscribed to the blendtec weekly newsletter also.

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    TC — February 18, 2013 @ 6:42 am

    Definitely meal plans! (I’m so bad at it.)

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    TC — February 18, 2013 @ 6:43 am

    I am subscribed to the blendtec weekly newsletter

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    Micheline — February 18, 2013 @ 6:44 am

    I am also more concerned with keeping my family healthy, so the more healthy recipes the better. Thanks for the giveaway!

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    Micheline — February 18, 2013 @ 6:46 am

    I subscribed to Blendtec’s newsletter, too.

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    deb threefeathers — February 18, 2013 @ 6:48 am

    already subscribe to blendtec; more recipes using the crock pot and recipes featuring chicken would be really nice

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    A.K. — February 18, 2013 @ 6:49 am

    I would like to see some more healthy recipes and meal plans.

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    Meagan @ A Zesty Bite — February 18, 2013 @ 6:49 am

    I love all the posts already! Nothing that I want to see more! Happy Blog Anniversary!

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    A.K. — February 18, 2013 @ 6:50 am

    Subscribed to the Blendtec newsletter as well :)

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    Jan — February 18, 2013 @ 6:51 am

    I’d like to see more meal planning with one main ingredient like chicken or pork.

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    Jan — February 18, 2013 @ 6:53 am

    I subscribed To Blendtec newsletter

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    Jenny — February 18, 2013 @ 6:54 am

    I would love to see more Staying Whole posts! Congrats on 5 years!

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    Barbara Gibbons — February 18, 2013 @ 6:54 am

    Five years means success in any venue so congratulations. I find you very refreshing. I do wish that if you go for healthy dishes from time to time, that you would explain to folks that you don’t just take all the “good stuff” out of a recipe, you merely ‘lighten’ the recipe. So many people give up on healthy eating for this reason. Your recipes on the other hand are still tasty when they are considered healthy! Thanks for five great years!

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    Rebecca — February 18, 2013 @ 6:54 am

    I would personally love to see some Crockpot freezer meal ideas! I’m single and have crazy-weird work hours, so any help with having a tasty, healthy meal to come home to would be appreciated! ;)

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    Jenny — February 18, 2013 @ 6:55 am

    Just subscribed to Blendtec newsletter

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    Rebecca — February 18, 2013 @ 6:56 am

    I already subscribe to Blendtec’s newsletter! (This is definitely not my first time trying to win one of those babies! No such luck yet, but I have my fingers crossed!)

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    Brittany — February 18, 2013 @ 6:56 am

    Veggie-centric main dishes (bonus if it’s quick)–you simply can’t have too many of those in your repertoire.

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    Kristi Bassett — February 18, 2013 @ 6:57 am

    I love the meal plans and it would be awesome if you could baby step meal plan me to being all paleo. Baby steps. One week at a time, make me not even realize that im saying goodbye to bread and pasta. yes, do that! Everything I have ever made from your blog is amazing. In fact I kind of abandoned ship on my own recipe blog because I just love your recipes so much, no need to search elsewhere.

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    Barbara Gibbons — February 18, 2013 @ 6:58 am

    I also just subscribed to the Blendtec newsletter.

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    Geri — February 18, 2013 @ 7:00 am

    How about some “Almost Plaeo” or something as close to”natural” as possible! Thanx

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    Jen B — February 18, 2013 @ 7:02 am

    I’d love to see more yummy and healthy recipes :)

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    Kathy — February 18, 2013 @ 7:05 am

    I like your blog as is – a great variety!

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    Babs — February 18, 2013 @ 7:07 am

    I am all ready subscribed to Blendtec newsletter.

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    Katha — February 18, 2013 @ 7:08 am

    Congratulations! Great blog! I would love to see more healthy recipes.

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    kenneth hoover — February 18, 2013 @ 7:08 am

    Bacon…i want to see more bacon in your recipes! ;) Congrats and Happy Birthday Perry’s Plate!!!!

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    Ruth P. — February 18, 2013 @ 7:08 am

    I really liked the series you’ve done, also homemade ingredient posts. Love them!

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    Bev @ Bev Cooks — February 18, 2013 @ 7:09 am

    Happy Blogiverrrrsary! Just keep dern what you’re dern!

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    Michele West — February 18, 2013 @ 7:09 am

    I would love to see Clean Eating recipes!

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    Elizabeth — February 18, 2013 @ 7:09 am

    Five years, go Nat!! I love the Staying Whole series you did, and refer my classes to it frequently. It’s funny, but it seems like every week they hunger for “diet” tips that are basically variations on “Don’t eat crap, and you’ll feel better!”

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    Elizabeth — February 18, 2013 @ 7:10 am

    Also subbed to the Blendtec newsletter … I really want that blender!

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    kenneth hoover — February 18, 2013 @ 7:10 am

    i also signed up for the Blendtec weekly newsletter.

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    Babs — February 18, 2013 @ 7:10 am

    I would like to see ideas to make ahead for freezer to oven to table recipes. The healthier variety the better! Thanks for the great give away and Happy Birthday!

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    Michele West — February 18, 2013 @ 7:10 am

    I follow the Blendtec Blog!

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    grace — February 18, 2013 @ 7:11 am

    i’d like to see more stuff that’s sweet and sinful. :)

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    Lorraine — February 18, 2013 @ 7:13 am

    I love the healthy recipes! And the babies :).

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    Kristy — February 18, 2013 @ 7:13 am

    Happy birthday, Perry’s Plate! I am a huge fan of the delicious vegan/vegetarian recipes and would love to see more of those!

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    Jennifer Petetson — February 18, 2013 @ 7:14 am

    Definitely meal/menu planning posts ! Glad to have met you and your blog. Also subscribed to blend tech newsletter. Happy posting :)

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    Kari Caulder — February 18, 2013 @ 7:14 am

    I’d love to see more meal plans. :) I’d also love a Blendtech! Awesome give-away!

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    Lorraine — February 18, 2013 @ 7:15 am

    I signed up for the newsletter too!

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    Nicholle C. — February 18, 2013 @ 7:18 am

    Always scoping out other people’s meal/menu plans for the week for ideas- would love to see more of those!

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    Nicholle C. — February 18, 2013 @ 7:19 am

    Subscribed to Blendtec’s newslwetter

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    Double Dipped Life — February 18, 2013 @ 7:22 am

    Happy Anniversary! I love your blog and would love to see more side dish ideas. I’m awful at side dishes. Thanks!

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    Double Dipped Life — February 18, 2013 @ 7:23 am

    I signed up for their newsletter!

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    Tara — February 18, 2013 @ 7:24 am

    I would love to see more healthy meal plans done on a budget!

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    KT — February 18, 2013 @ 7:24 am

    5 years? That’s awesome! I would love more CSA posts, as I get all sorts of random (for us at least!) veggies that i never know what to do with. I also really love your paleo meals. We aren’t paleo (we need cheese in our lives), but I find that I am drawn to the diet and have made most of your paleo recipes. Fantastic giveaway – thanks!

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    Clara — February 18, 2013 @ 7:25 am

    I would like to see more of the healthy recipes! :)

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    Clara — February 18, 2013 @ 7:26 am

    I also subscribed to the newsletter!

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    Julie — February 18, 2013 @ 7:26 am

    What’s not to love about the beautiful REAL food you present! Your posts inspire me to cook better food for my family — that’s what I like the most!

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    KT — February 18, 2013 @ 7:28 am

    Also, I sucked it up and signed up for the newsletter :)

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    Julie — February 18, 2013 @ 7:28 am

    I signed up for newsletter as well.

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    Gwen — February 18, 2013 @ 7:28 am

    Happy birthday to one of my favorite food blogs out there! I love the healthy main dish recipes that keep and reheat well (though my favorite healthy dishes always include cheese!). Since I’m single, I don’t often cook side dishes or breakfast for myself, although your always look yummy!

    Thanks for the chance to win.

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    Gwen — February 18, 2013 @ 7:31 am

    I signed up for the newsletter, too. :)

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    Ann Mc — February 18, 2013 @ 7:33 am

    Happy Blogoversary! I love your page just as it is – but CSA recipes are great – because everything is fresh & in season….and we’re all getting about the same thing!

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    Ann Mc — February 18, 2013 @ 7:35 am

    Believe it or not…while I don’t own a BlendTec (yet – pick me!), I am already subscribed!

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    Stephie @ Eat Your Heart Out — February 18, 2013 @ 7:37 am

    Baby pictures! Haha. ;-)
    Happy anniversary!! 5 years – WOW!! 1 1/2 seems like a feat to me right now. Keep going, love. You rock. :-)

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    Janette Childs — February 18, 2013 @ 7:37 am

    Happy Blogoversary! I would love more healthy side dish ideas, could use some inspiration!

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    Tara — February 18, 2013 @ 7:40 am

    Subscribed to the newsletter!

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    Mindy O — February 18, 2013 @ 7:44 am

    pictures of your kids. especially mimi. i love that baby. PS. you know where i am

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    Sharon W — February 18, 2013 @ 7:46 am

    I like the variety you write about but would love to read more series like your whole foods entries. Congrats on 5 years!

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    Cassie Odom — February 18, 2013 @ 7:48 am

    Happy 5 years to you!!! I love baby invaded photos, too cute! I also love the idea of meal plans (I’m so bad at this). Love your posts, keep up the good work!

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    Holly — February 18, 2013 @ 7:48 am

    Happy blogiversary! So happy for you! I’d love to see more healthy lunch for moms and kids that are healthy, without being too complicated for moms on the go.

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    Beth — February 18, 2013 @ 7:49 am

    I would love to see recipes how I can get whole grains and vegetables disguised into meals for my family. I eat healthy, but I have trouble getting me kids to follow suit. Thanks Nat!

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    Chelsea Marie — February 18, 2013 @ 7:49 am

    Congratulations on five long years, Miss Natalie! Some of my favorite recipes are from you (both preblog and blog) and I can’t help but brag about your awesomeness!

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    Elise M — February 18, 2013 @ 7:50 am

    I would love to see more healthy recipes!! I just love your blog Natalie and I use your recipes all the time. I can’t believe its been five years either!!!

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    Chelsea Marie — February 18, 2013 @ 7:50 am

    Subscribed to BlendTec newsletter!

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    Cassie Odom — February 18, 2013 @ 7:52 am

    I signed up for their email as well! Have a great day :)

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    Janis — February 18, 2013 @ 7:52 am

    More meal plans. :)

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    Shelley — February 18, 2013 @ 7:52 am

    I love to see quick weeknight recipes.

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    Shelley — February 18, 2013 @ 7:53 am

    subscribed to Blendtec newsletter!

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    Becca — February 18, 2013 @ 7:55 am

    I like the pictures of your baby invading photo shoots! I also like that you post Paleo recipes!

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    Mayra — February 18, 2013 @ 7:58 am

    Congratulations! I’ve been following you for a year and have enjoyed you blog a lot :)
    I would like to see meal plans that can also be toddler friendly.
    Keep up the good work and yummy recipes.

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    Aki! — February 18, 2013 @ 7:59 am

    I think I’d like to see more 1 ingredient 3 meal type posts. Like, if I went out and got lettuce, here are three things I could make with that. Or, I made a dish and here’s what I could do to spice up leftovers.

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    Rosie — February 18, 2013 @ 7:59 am

    I would love to see some posts in your pantry and fridge/freezer staples!

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    Rosie — February 18, 2013 @ 8:02 am

    Just subscribed to the newsletter.

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    Cara — February 18, 2013 @ 8:02 am

    whoo hoo, happy blogiversary to you! I love your posts as is – I’m all about the healthy recipes :)

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    Amy G — February 18, 2013 @ 8:06 am

    healthy vegetarian recipes & ones that are easy to freeze. Love CSA info and especially loved your eating whole in a processed world series–I (unofficially) recommend it to my personal training clients as a good nutrition source! Thanks!

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    Leslie — February 18, 2013 @ 8:07 am

    Happy Happy Anniversary! Here’s to many more!
    LOVE the invading baby photos…LOVE it all!!

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    Jenny C — February 18, 2013 @ 8:07 am

    Happy Blogiversary! I’d like to see more seasonal/csa posts!

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    Jennifer M. — February 18, 2013 @ 8:08 am

    Congratulations, Nat!! It’s been a pleasure I would like to see your blog grow through the years. I would like to see more paleo recipes, if possible.

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    Elizabeth Hogueison — February 18, 2013 @ 8:08 am

    I would love to win! I would like to see more gluten-free recipes as well as dairy-free recipes. thanks Natalie!

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    Laurie @ Relishing It — February 18, 2013 @ 8:09 am

    Wow– 5 years! Congratulations, that is very impressive. It’s a ton of work to have/maintain a food blog. You do it SO well! I love seeing healthy recipes on your blog.

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    Elizabeth Hogueison — February 18, 2013 @ 8:10 am

    Subscribed to Blendtec newsletter

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    Kendall Keeler — February 18, 2013 @ 8:10 am

    Congrats Natalie! Your blog is so awesome… Keep up the good work! I would love a step by step of going organic/natural or paleo. I am having the hardest time making the leap!

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    Jennifer M. — February 18, 2013 @ 8:10 am

    I registered for the Blendtec newsletter.

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    Daylene Perry — February 18, 2013 @ 8:11 am

    Congratulations “how about. A few vegan recipes

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    Kendall Keeler — February 18, 2013 @ 8:11 am

    I registered for the newsletter.

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    Sonia! The Healthy Foodie — February 18, 2013 @ 8:12 am

    OMG! A Blendtec Blender Giveaway that’s open to Canadian residents! And from one of my favorite bloggers too! I am so joyfully entering that one! Wow. Just being able to enter makes me so happy!

    And Natalie, I so hear you on the KitchenAid mixer collecting dust… mine is the same. I used to use it ALL the time, but I now use my food processor and blender a whole lot more. I purchased all three in cobalt blue many years ago and they still serve me flawlessly after all this time. I never thought I would see the day where my food processor would win over my standing mixer in terms of “ice time” though… Poor little mixer doesn’t get to play much anymore. Now at least, if I was to get my hands on a Blendtec, I get the feeling that my blender would be keeping it company, so it wouldn’t feel so lonely! ;)

    I don’t think there’s anything I could say I’d like to see more of on your blog. I do, however, appreciate your “behind the scene / invading baby” posts and I thoroughly enjoyed your staying whole series.

    Oh, and lastly… HUGE CONGRATS ON 5 YEARS! HIGH FIVE! And please, keep it up… your blog is totally awesome!

    OK, I’m done now, promise! ;)

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    Mandy — February 18, 2013 @ 8:13 am

    I love your “clean” recipes and what do I do with _____ cut of beef.

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    Ali Thornley — February 18, 2013 @ 8:14 am

    More healthy :). I love getting healthy ideas from you.

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    Sonia! The Healthy Foodie — February 18, 2013 @ 8:14 am

    And just because Blendtec made you break your one entry rule… I subscribed to their list as well! ;)

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    Ali Thornley — February 18, 2013 @ 8:15 am

    I am a follower of blendtec :)

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    Erin @ Adventures of a Hungry Redhead — February 18, 2013 @ 8:15 am

    I would like to see more healthy recipes. I feel like I’ve been on sugar overload recently and I love new, creative ways to use vegetables. Happy Birthday!

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    Erin @ Adventures of a Hungry Redhead — February 18, 2013 @ 8:17 am

    I’m already a subscriber to the BlendTec email list, so I hope that counts for a second entry!

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    Ashley Perry — February 18, 2013 @ 8:17 am

    So proud of you!! I would love more healthy substitute recipes. Loved your cauliflower pizza dough recipe. I need more tricks to getting Jason to eat healthy versions of his favorite meals ;) But to be completely honest I wouldn’t be mad if there were more pics of Ivy and the girls..and bacon. I would like more bacon. (please don’t substitute that)

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    Kim W. — February 18, 2013 @ 8:19 am

    I’d like to see more info. on real-life examples of whole, clean eating. Thanks!

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    Kim W. — February 18, 2013 @ 8:20 am

    I’ve signed up for BlendTec’s newsletter

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    Amy — February 18, 2013 @ 8:22 am

    I read for the recipes – but no one can resist a baby photo bomb!

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    Amy — February 18, 2013 @ 8:22 am

    I subscribed to the newsletter.

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    Kameron Hilroy — February 18, 2013 @ 8:25 am

    Signed up for the Blendtec recipes AND would to continue seeing more recipes on how to make kitchen basics that people don’t realize are simple and better for you than their processed counterparts.

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    kathryn — February 18, 2013 @ 8:27 am

    congrats, Natalie! you are awesome :) I want more healthy recipes, as always! and a new blendtec wouldn’t hurt either!

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    Jamie B. — February 18, 2013 @ 8:27 am

    Thanks for the chance! I would like to see more meal plans . I’ve enjoyed your blog and recipes.

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    Jennifer — February 18, 2013 @ 8:28 am

    Woohoo! Go blog go!
    Would love even more simple delicious whole food recipes that are easy for families with small kids to whip together.

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    Hollie Wood — February 18, 2013 @ 8:32 am

    I have signed up for the Blendtec newsletter :)

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    Marisa — February 18, 2013 @ 8:33 am

    I love when the recipes are perfect for small helping hands, so more of those, please! (With kiddo pics, too, of course!)
    Congrats on five years!

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    Hollie Wood — February 18, 2013 @ 8:35 am

    I would love to see more healthy treat recipes. I tried the cookie dough bites this weekend and LOVED them! I may or may not have accidentally rolled them in some dark chocolate too. ;P

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    vaishali — February 18, 2013 @ 8:38 am

    Weeknight dinners.

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    Olivia — February 18, 2013 @ 8:38 am

    I would love to see more breakfast recipes! Maybe more breakfast things on the savory side? Thanks!

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    Sarah — February 18, 2013 @ 8:41 am

    I love the recipes, some simple lunch ones would be great.

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    Kelsey Galloway — February 18, 2013 @ 8:43 am

    I would like to see more salad recipes on Perry’s Plate!

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    Breanne Penland — February 18, 2013 @ 8:44 am

    Congratulations!! I love your blog and your recipes! I would love to see more gluten free recipes, definitely more photos of the baby, and more crockpot recipes!!

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    Kelsey Galloway — February 18, 2013 @ 8:44 am

    I subscribed to Blendtec’s weekly newsletter!

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    Breanne Penland — February 18, 2013 @ 8:46 am

    I just signed up for the newsletter!

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    Tara — February 18, 2013 @ 8:48 am

    I would love to see more meal plans. Especially those that are budget friendly.

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    Charlotte Bjarnason — February 18, 2013 @ 8:52 am

    Natalie, you are amazing. I love your blog. Well, you do a great job anyway but I guess my request is for healthifying kids good especially school snacks. I am trying to get away from the packaged foods but sometimes I get stuck!

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    Denise Heaton — February 18, 2013 @ 8:53 am

    I would love to win one of these. I don’t have one, but Stephanie says I should. I would like more recipes with veggies. We are trying to get more healthy and eat more veggies and less meat. I love your website and check it almost daily. Your little girls are growing up so fast. I can’t believe how fast time is going. Thanks for your recipes. We have tried many and have added them to our favorites.

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    Lindsey — February 18, 2013 @ 8:53 am

    Light, healthy lunch recipes would be great. It’s something I struggle with and sandwiches tend to get boring after a while!

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    Sharon D. — February 18, 2013 @ 9:01 am

    Happy Anniversary! I particularly like the grain free, sugar free savory recipes and would like more meal plans too.

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    Denise Heaton — February 18, 2013 @ 9:02 am

    I have subscribed to the BlendTec website!!!

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    Kat — February 18, 2013 @ 9:05 am

    Congratulations on 5 years! Love to see the healthy recipes. Currently we are doing meatless Mondays and I’m thinking of extending it to two days a week. Some main vegetarian dishes would help me out. Thanks for the giveaway.

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    Andrea Ring — February 18, 2013 @ 9:05 am

    I love seeing the pictures of your kids involved in the cooking process! I would also like to see a “Goes Well With…” after a recipe. What I mean by that is if the recipe is a side dish, say rice or a vegetable, then a section that says what main course it would compliment. Hope that made sense. :)

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    Jenni Amundsen — February 18, 2013 @ 9:08 am

    Congrats! I have really enjoyed your stuff for years…but would especially like the meal plans…and possibly ways to make old time favorites in a healthier way :)

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    Jenni Amundsen — February 18, 2013 @ 9:08 am

    I already receive emails from BlendTec :)

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    AmyG — February 18, 2013 @ 9:09 am

    Love the quick dinner recipes!

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    Andrea Ring — February 18, 2013 @ 9:09 am

    Subscribed to BlendTec. :)

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    Jessica Walters — February 18, 2013 @ 9:10 am

    What an awesome thing 5 years is for you! Congrats. I would love to see healthy eating meal plans. :) Thanks.

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    Jessica Walters — February 18, 2013 @ 9:14 am

    I just subscribed to the BlendTec newsletter as well.

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    cc — February 18, 2013 @ 9:15 am

    healthier!

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    cc — February 18, 2013 @ 9:16 am

    i subscribed to blendtec recipes

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    heather j — February 18, 2013 @ 9:17 am

    happy blogiversary! so exciting. I’m always up for more healthy meals!

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    Laurel C. — February 18, 2013 @ 9:19 am

    I would love to see more meatless recipes! And meal plans could be really useful, too. Congrats on 5 years! :)

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    Loretta | A Finn In The Kitchen — February 18, 2013 @ 9:23 am

    Keep the healthy recipes coming! I love having options!

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    Loretta | A Finn In The Kitchen — February 18, 2013 @ 9:24 am

    I get their newsletter already.

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    Sandie — February 18, 2013 @ 9:25 am

    I’d love to see more meal plans.

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    Alexa — February 18, 2013 @ 9:26 am

    Happy 5th anniversary! I would love to see more on meal planning, as I am terrible when it comes to that sort of thing. Thank you for the great giveaway!

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    Rosa Parks — February 18, 2013 @ 9:26 am

    I would love to see more meal planning

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    Tabitha — February 18, 2013 @ 9:28 am

    I would love to see more healthy recipes on your blog. Love the less healthy ones, but my body doesn’t! haha

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    Tabitha — February 18, 2013 @ 9:28 am

    Also subscribed to Blendtec emails!

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    Sandie — February 18, 2013 @ 9:31 am

    Subscribed to Blendtec!

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    Rachael — February 18, 2013 @ 9:31 am

    Meal planning. I definitely need to step my game in that department and can use all the help I can get.

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    Tenille Osborne — February 18, 2013 @ 9:32 am

    Congrats on 5 years!! I can remember when it was just starting out in CA, you’ve come so far!!! Your doing a fabulous job…but the one thing maybe more of…baby food?? The blendtec would make making baby food a lot easier!

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    Sharon D. — February 18, 2013 @ 9:34 am

    Just subscribed to Blendtec newsletter!

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    Stefanie Noble — February 18, 2013 @ 9:39 am

    Meal plans and getting kids involved with cooking!

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    Kathy — February 18, 2013 @ 9:57 am

    Meal plans and ways to get kids to eat vegetables. Other than that, keep doing what you’re doing! Love all your recipes!

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    Sarah — February 18, 2013 @ 10:01 am

    Congrats! So proud of you. I like most of what you do already. I think just keep it up doing somewhat simple fast meals. Lunches are the hardest for me.

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    Ashley — February 18, 2013 @ 10:12 am

    Congrats! I would love to see more vegetarian or vegan main dishes!

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    Tawny — February 18, 2013 @ 10:22 am

    You’ve been doing so great already. Maybe more meal plans? It’s always hard trying to figure out what to make for dinner

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    Janet J. — February 18, 2013 @ 10:40 am

    I would like to see more meal plans.

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    MonicaB. — February 18, 2013 @ 10:47 am

    More Paleo recipes! I love them.

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    margaret — February 18, 2013 @ 11:00 am

    would love to some healthy remakes.

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    eric — February 18, 2013 @ 11:01 am

    I would love to see more snack, appetizer, party recipes that are still healthy

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    margaret — February 18, 2013 @ 11:03 am

    just subscribed to blendtec

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    Megan Lavin — February 18, 2013 @ 11:07 am

    I already love what you’re doing. But, it would kick it up a knotch if you’d do dietary restricted recipes, like ones that are dairy free, or ones that are gluten free.

    I’d love to win a blendtech because my 14 month old son was just diagnosed with eosinophilic esophagitus…and I have to blend ALL of his meals. I have a crappy blender, and it’s about to bite the dust.

    Thanks for all you do!

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    Alyse — February 18, 2013 @ 11:12 am

    I would like to see more soups, and maybe more vegetarian recipes.

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    callie — February 18, 2013 @ 11:12 am

    I love everything so far. Now that the kids are getting older, they love to have picnics at the park so some packed lunch ideas would be great. My go to right now is a make ahead oatmeal green smoothie that I put in water bottles with some fruit or baby carrots on the side. But we usually get weird looks from the other moms at the park.

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    Maneesha Pradhan — February 18, 2013 @ 11:14 am

    More advice for beginner bloggers.

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    Maneesha Pradhan — February 18, 2013 @ 11:15 am

    I subscribe to the blendtec email letters.

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    AB — February 18, 2013 @ 11:22 am

    More vegetarian meals! Thanks!!

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    Lindsey — February 18, 2013 @ 11:26 am

    More out of necessity than choice, my family is eating gluten free and dairy free and your paleo recipes have been lifesavers. I would love to see more of those recipes. Love you blog!

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    Kristin — February 18, 2013 @ 11:26 am

    Five years, how exciting–congratulations! I would love to see more healthy, vegetarian recipes (vegetarian just because it’s usually cheaper than buying really high quality meat)…although there are still several on your site I still need to try out! I also loved your Staying Whole series, so if you have more to say on that, I’d be all ears! Thanks for your blog, I’ve loved it.

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    Kristin — February 18, 2013 @ 11:27 am

    I subscribed to Blendtec.
    kristinwade3@gmail.com

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    Laura — February 18, 2013 @ 11:27 am

    I love healthy recipes and would love more!

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    Angie — February 18, 2013 @ 11:27 am

    I would like to see more healthy options with fewer ingredients. I like to keep it simple :)

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    Rebecca — February 18, 2013 @ 11:33 am

    More in-depth series and meal plans sound wonderful! i love your blog!

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    Rebecca — February 18, 2013 @ 11:35 am

    Just subscribed to Blendtec. Thanks!!

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    Kristin — February 18, 2013 @ 11:44 am

    More healthy recipes!!

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    Kristin — February 18, 2013 @ 11:45 am

    I subscribed to Blendtec too.

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    Carolyn — February 18, 2013 @ 12:00 pm

    Love cSA posts and inspiring ways to serve veggies . I REALLY need this blender!

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    Carolyn — February 18, 2013 @ 12:01 pm

    I subscribed to Blendtec!

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    Christine W. — February 18, 2013 @ 12:09 pm

    I love the Staying Whole series. I’ve forwarded it on to several of my friends. More like that, please! :) Thanks for the giveaway!

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    Jennifer — February 18, 2013 @ 12:24 pm

    As a working mom, it’d be great to have easy meals that taste great and are really quick to prepare! Love your site! Thanks.

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    Katherine — February 18, 2013 @ 12:38 pm

    We just bought a freezer full of grass fed beef, but I find that beef feels less versatile than chicken, I need more beef ideas! But my all time favorite recipe that you have ever posted has been your version of stacked roasted vegetable enchiladas. Thanks again!

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    Natalie S — February 18, 2013 @ 12:45 pm

    I would love to see more staying whole posts! I am looking into eating more whole foods! Congratulations on five years!

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    Natalie S — February 18, 2013 @ 12:45 pm

    I am signed up for Blendtec’s weekly recipe!

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    Judi perry — February 18, 2013 @ 12:46 pm

    Definitely more posts of the baby raiding your photo shoot of healthy food!
    Congratulations ~

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    Shelby — February 18, 2013 @ 12:55 pm

    Babies always welcome-healthy always needed!

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    Claire L — February 18, 2013 @ 12:56 pm

    I’d love to see the pictures of your baby photo-bombing your shots! That sounds quite cute. Also, I really liked the in-depth Staying Whole series. I would enjoy reading more like that. Thanks for such a great giveaway opportunity!

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    kimwithak — February 18, 2013 @ 12:59 pm

    Wow!!!
    I just found your blog yesterday….and love it!!!
    I’ve printed “stacked roasted vegetable enchiladas” and “apfel strudel” to make!!!
    I haven’t found recipes that look as good as each of them before and can’t wait to make them!
    I would love more yummy, impressive recipes…but really so excited to see what else you have already got on your site!
    Thanks for the chance to win!

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    Cindy Newell — February 18, 2013 @ 1:03 pm

    Congratulations on your fabulous blog! My favorites are the in-depth series like Staying Whole. I’d like something that gives more detail about food preparation basics or techniques like knife skills, adding fancy touches to vegies (Julienne), shortcuts, etc. Of course, baby photos are always welcome! Thank you for this giveaway opportunity.

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    Elizabeth — February 18, 2013 @ 1:10 pm

    One pot meals!

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    Heather — February 18, 2013 @ 1:18 pm

    I’d like to see more recipes that help a family in the transition period to whole foods (aka- things hesitant husbands and kids will eat).

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    Jenny Runyan — February 18, 2013 @ 1:20 pm

    I’d like to see more healthy recipes that are kid friendly, especially for those kids who arent used to eating whole, natural foods.

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    Landen — February 18, 2013 @ 1:21 pm

    More vegetarian recipes, please. You have some fabulous recipes on your blog! Thanks for the giveaway!

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    Amy — February 18, 2013 @ 1:24 pm

    Healthy, simple recipes are always useful! I’m new to Perry’s Plate so this may already exist but I’d love info on how you meal plan from what you receive from your CSA. I love meal planning and I loved our CSA produce when we were getting it but for some reason I had a really hard time putting the two together easily and efficiently.

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    Aimee M. — February 18, 2013 @ 1:31 pm

    I would love more healthy recipes focusing on breakfast and lunch. I also loved the CSA posts!

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    Lisa — February 18, 2013 @ 1:42 pm

    Meatless Monday meals! My family eats meatless several times a week and I’m always looking for new ideas!

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    Lisa — February 18, 2013 @ 1:43 pm

    I subscribed to Blendtec’s newsletter.

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    Jennifer — February 18, 2013 @ 1:59 pm

    I love to see vegetarian main dishes. Thanks!

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    Janet Gelman — February 18, 2013 @ 2:33 pm

    Love your site. I would like to see more paleo menu plans.

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    Hilary — February 18, 2013 @ 2:39 pm

    Congrats onf 5 years! I love your back to basic posts about making something that I buy weekly, like almond milk! I would love to be able to make my own almond milk in a brand new Blendtec!

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    Stacey B. — February 18, 2013 @ 2:39 pm

    I would like to see vegetarian main dishes.

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    Janet Gelman — February 18, 2013 @ 2:41 pm

    I subscribed to Blendtec’s newsletter.

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    Hilary — February 18, 2013 @ 2:43 pm

    I subscribed to Blendtec’s weekly newsletter too!

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    Kristin — February 18, 2013 @ 2:54 pm

    I would love more kid-specific recipes – things that are fun for them to help make, healthy, and will be eaten even on the most cranky day where suddenly they refuse things they have eaten a hundred times!

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    Leslie — February 18, 2013 @ 3:11 pm

    Happy Anniversary! I love your blog and appreciate all the work you do to keep it interesting. I would like to see more soup recipes. Thanks for hosting this give-away.

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    Leslie — February 18, 2013 @ 3:14 pm

    Just signed up for the newsletter. Thanks for second chance to win this awesome blender.

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    Kate — February 18, 2013 @ 3:14 pm

    I love your series on “How to stay whole” and would like to see more like that. I found it very helpful!

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    Jill — February 18, 2013 @ 3:19 pm

    I love everything you write, but more of those “staying whole” posts would be nice. :)

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    Brittany — February 18, 2013 @ 3:20 pm

    I’ve heard great things about the Blendtec. Would love to try it out!

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    Lani — February 18, 2013 @ 3:22 pm

    Eating healthy and simply. Especially using Blendtec. Thanks!

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    TiAnn F. — February 18, 2013 @ 3:28 pm

    I’d love to see a few more meatless meals. Thanks, love your blog!

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    TiAnn F. — February 18, 2013 @ 3:29 pm

    Just signed up for the Blendtec newsletter.

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    Jenny Friden — February 18, 2013 @ 3:33 pm

    I loved your “staying whole” series and would love to hear about how it has affected your family’s health. For example: Do you think your kids get sick less? More energy? What differences have you noticed? Happy 5 year anniversary! I enjoy your blog, Natalie. Thanks for all your hard work.

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    Kelly — February 18, 2013 @ 3:34 pm

    I would love more healthy recipes and CSA ones too.

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    Jenny Friden — February 18, 2013 @ 3:36 pm

    Just signed up for the newsletter. Thanks for this fun giveaway.

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    Jolene (www.everydayfoodie.ca) — February 18, 2013 @ 3:43 pm

    I’d like to see more posts about your family :-)

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    Starlene — February 18, 2013 @ 3:46 pm

    Congratulations! I’m two weeks in to my Whole30 so I’d love to see more posts dealing with Paleo!

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    Sarah L — February 18, 2013 @ 4:00 pm

    Congratulations on five years! This is a wonderful giveaway. Thanks! I’d love to see more slow cooker meals and soups.

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    Sarah L — February 18, 2013 @ 4:00 pm

    I signed up for Blendtec’s emails.

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    Corisa — February 18, 2013 @ 4:01 pm

    breakfast! i love breakfast recipes!

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    Suzanne — February 18, 2013 @ 4:04 pm

    I would appreciate make ahead meals. Working full time requires me to make dinner one day ahead.

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    Suzanne — February 18, 2013 @ 4:08 pm

    Subscribed to Blendtec

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    Sylvia — February 18, 2013 @ 4:24 pm

    I love the healthy recipes! Fantastic for family dinners!

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    jan — February 18, 2013 @ 4:38 pm

    More healthy recipes…please.

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    jan — February 18, 2013 @ 4:39 pm

    I subscribed to Blendtec emails

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    Sarah H.P. — February 18, 2013 @ 5:02 pm

    I’d like to see more healthy recipes using whole foods and no processed ingredients!

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    Marti — February 18, 2013 @ 5:04 pm

    subscribed to the emails, thanks again for the chance to win!

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    Jeannie — February 18, 2013 @ 5:10 pm

    Happy Blogaversary!!! I love the healthy recipes mainly vegetables. Thanks so much for the ‘keepers’ you have shared since I’ve signed up.

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    Jodi — February 18, 2013 @ 5:14 pm

    I would like to see more whole food recipes as well. We are trying to clean up our foods/meals and I need more recipes. Thanks!

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    Jodi — February 18, 2013 @ 5:17 pm

    I just added our email to the Blendtec Newsletter too. Thanks again! I have been itching to get one of these. Even better to win one!

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    Erica — February 18, 2013 @ 5:28 pm

    More healthy recipes please, especially main dishes :) Thanks!

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    Dana — February 18, 2013 @ 5:33 pm

    I’ve been a silent reader on Perry’s Plate for quite some time, and I love it :) congrats on five years!! Your blog is fantastic. As for me, I’d love to see recipes/tips for pantry organization that might be more friendly for beginning cooks – I’m a grad student living in my first apartment with a kitchen, but I hardly know what to do with it or how to even think about starting a pantry!

    Keep up the fantastic work ^^

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    Meredith — February 18, 2013 @ 5:51 pm

    I love all of your gluten/grain free recipes! I recently made your raw cookie dough bites and they were SUPER YUM!

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    Meredith — February 18, 2013 @ 5:53 pm

    I just subscribed to the BlendTec newsletter too! :)

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    robina — February 18, 2013 @ 6:08 pm

    I think I enjoy your recipes so much, so I’m tempted to say “more recipes!” But I also love bits and bobs about meal planning, the day-to-day of healthy living with small children, etc. It is kind of voyeuristic, but I love seeing typical “day in life of our family’s eating” type posts!

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    Carla — February 18, 2013 @ 6:16 pm

    I love all your categories, but, would love to see even more healthy main course recipes. I especially enjoy crock pot options. Happy Anniversary!

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    Alicia — February 18, 2013 @ 6:24 pm

    I have recently gone dairy, soy, and gluten free for my family. I am also attempting to cut all processed foods. Would love to see recipes that fit in these categories! I am going to try your tortilla, coconut milk, and taco seasoning recipes this week! Great giveaway! You have me dreaming!

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    Carly — February 18, 2013 @ 6:26 pm

    More CSA Wednesdays!

    ps my blender is trash and I would love love love to win! Fingers crossed!

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    Amanda B. — February 18, 2013 @ 6:26 pm

    I love all your healthy recipes – and this BlendTec looks amazing!

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    Lindsey — February 18, 2013 @ 6:41 pm

    Clean eating recipes would keep me coming back, keep up the good work :)

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    staci l — February 18, 2013 @ 6:50 pm

    I would love to see more dinner recipes preferably gluten free or meal plans for a week.

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    Carol Adams — February 18, 2013 @ 7:22 pm

    Healthy recipes most definitely!!
    :)

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    Carol Adams — February 18, 2013 @ 7:22 pm

    I subscribed to the newsletter.
    Thanks!!

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    Jessica — February 18, 2013 @ 7:26 pm

    I would love more meal plans!

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    Jessica — February 18, 2013 @ 7:27 pm

    I subscribed to the newsletter! Fingers crossed!!

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    Carolyn — February 18, 2013 @ 7:34 pm

    More vegetarian recipes!! Your stacked vegetable enchiladas is a staple in my house! :)

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    Carolyn — February 18, 2013 @ 7:35 pm

    I also signed up for the Blendtec newsletter!
    It’s almost like you know I need a new blender! ;)

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    Megan {Country Cleaver} — February 18, 2013 @ 7:55 pm

    So many congrats on a 5th year of delectable recipes Natalie!! I loved your series on whole foods last summer – keep enlightening us all with great knowledge and healthy recipes :)

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    Sarah — February 18, 2013 @ 8:05 pm

    I love posts with : 1. Fat babies; 2. healthy food that I is either simple to prepare or, if more complicated, can do double-duty (like stick the leftovers in the freezer). I have kiddo #3 on the way, and while it’s really important for me that our family eats healthy food, I can’t spend hours on meal prep everyday (some days, yes, but not everyday!)
    Congrats on your birthday. I have really enjoyed your blog!

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    Natalie — February 18, 2013 @ 8:06 pm

    I really enjoyed the “staying whole” series. Would love to see more posts like that. Healthy recipes are always good too, especially anything kid-friendly!

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    Gina N. — February 18, 2013 @ 8:22 pm

    I wish that I had followed your blog sooner! My family and I are starting to work on eating better foods. Something that has needed to happen for quite a long time. I would like to see meal plans on the blog. I can cook, I just don’t like to spend a lot of time in the kitchen. Simple meal plans would be wonderful! Thank you so much for everything you share with us, including your adorable little ones! :D

    Congratulations on 5 years!!!

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    Gina N. — February 18, 2013 @ 8:23 pm

    I just subscribed to Blendtec’s weekly newsletter! :)

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    Michelle S — February 18, 2013 @ 8:25 pm

    I would love to see more CSA posts. :)

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    Michelle S — February 18, 2013 @ 8:27 pm

    I’ve subscribed to Blendtec’s newsletter. :)

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    DeKe — February 18, 2013 @ 8:35 pm

    I agree with you…healthy meals and meal planning would be a great start.

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    Annie — February 18, 2013 @ 8:47 pm

    I would love to see some healthy dessert recipes!

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    Brynn McC — February 18, 2013 @ 8:49 pm

    I would love to see some more healthy (whole/clean eating) recipes! I’m trying really hard to eat better, and find joy in the kitchen, and I’d love some inspiration!!

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    Courtney @ CardioQueen — February 18, 2013 @ 9:13 pm

    Congrats to you for keeping such a fun things going for 5 years now! I love your blog and am so grateful I stumbled upon it. I loved reading all of your segments on doing away with processed foods and such. I would love to see more healthy main meals (as well as sides and desserts here and there) showcasing how to use more veggies and good grains as opposed to those yucky cream of ___ soups and processed packets! Also, I love when you showcase how to make your own of something…i.e. butters, flours, ranch packets, etc! :)

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    bianca @ sweet dreaming — February 18, 2013 @ 9:14 pm

    i’d love to see more vegan recipes!

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    bianca @ sweet dreaming — February 18, 2013 @ 9:14 pm

    subscribed to the newsletter! :)

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    Tashani — February 18, 2013 @ 9:31 pm

    I would love to see more clean recipes. My family has just started eating clean. Its sort of a challenge.

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    Tashani — February 18, 2013 @ 9:39 pm

    subcribed to Blendtec!

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    Brooke — February 18, 2013 @ 9:41 pm

    Way to go Nat! I loved your meal plans. I’d like to see more of those. If you could help me plan my meals to be quick, budget-friendly, and healthy, that would help me immensely. Thanks for all you do.

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    Jackie williams — February 18, 2013 @ 10:17 pm

    Your healthy meals are always a winner!

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    Chelsea — February 18, 2013 @ 11:05 pm

    More healthy recipes that are geared towards toddlers!

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    Brianna — February 18, 2013 @ 11:08 pm

    I would love to see lots of healthy recipes that kids would be into too!

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    Brianna — February 18, 2013 @ 11:10 pm

    I have subscribed to blendtec

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    Chelsea — February 18, 2013 @ 11:15 pm

    I subscribe! I also should add that the recipes for toddlers could be paleo!

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    Holly — February 18, 2013 @ 11:43 pm

    I would like to see more healthy recipes. I love getting ideas from you.

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    Julia — February 19, 2013 @ 1:52 am

    I would love to see more gluten-free recipes – that is how I found your site in the first place!

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    Julia — February 19, 2013 @ 1:55 am

    Just subscribed to the Blendtec newsletter.

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    Emily — February 19, 2013 @ 3:55 am

    I just had a baby so all foods baby related would be great. Also ways to plan meals with a 6 month old would be cool, like ways to easily incorporate making their meals with your normal meals and tips and ideas of how to provide balanced meals for the whole family. So excited about the possibility of owning a blendtec, I worked at smoothie king 10 yrs ago so I know their epic blending power! Also, I signed up for blendtec emails with the same address I’ve provided for you here :)

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    Emily — February 19, 2013 @ 3:56 am

    Just subscribed to the blendtec newsletter :)

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    Lindsay R — February 19, 2013 @ 4:33 am

    love the simple, tasy and healthy family recipes!

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    Lindsay R — February 19, 2013 @ 4:35 am

    just subscribed to the blendtec newsletter…I would LOOOVE to have one! its been on my list since I last saw an awesome smoothie demo at whole foods!

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    Jacque Weech — February 19, 2013 @ 5:03 am

    New reader here :) And I check it daily now. I love your clean eating recipes, mostly because they consistently involve ingredients I have on hand, are rather simple, and are incredibly tasty!

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    Jill — February 19, 2013 @ 5:09 am

    I love healthy & simple main dish recipes.

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    Judy C. — February 19, 2013 @ 5:29 am

    I would love fruit focused desserts!

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    Kevin — February 19, 2013 @ 6:01 am

    My current blender is on its last legs and I have been looking for something new!

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    Colleen — February 19, 2013 @ 6:01 am

    My husband makes the best smoothies and I think this would take it up a notch!

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    Kevin — February 19, 2013 @ 6:05 am

    Just signed up for the Blendtec Recipe Emails.

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    Suzy — February 19, 2013 @ 6:31 am

    Happy 5 years!! I’m really liking the healthy stuff as we’re trying to eat better as well!

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    beccaroseprimo — February 19, 2013 @ 6:36 am

    More Goodies! I love the education value of your blog and always look forward to new references/articles/posts on ‘clean’ eating. Thank you!

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    Kristyn — February 19, 2013 @ 6:46 am

    Happy Blogiversary! I love what you do here on Perry’s Plate, so I would just love more of the same. I love that you make whole food eating more accessible for the whole family. Our family loves meatless meals and I’m always looking for more inspiration, so more of those would be awesome, but really, just keep doing what you do, and thank you!

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    Jessalyn — February 19, 2013 @ 6:49 am

    Congraulations on 5 years! I’m a huge fan of your site and your roasted sweet potato and chorizo lettuce wraps are one of our top 5 favorite meals of all time. :) I’d love to see more healthy, family-friendly meals that are also quick enough to make on a weeknight!

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    Sydney — February 19, 2013 @ 6:51 am

    I would love to see more pics of the baby…she is so cute :-) Recipes are great too!

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    Lindsey — February 19, 2013 @ 7:12 am

    Love your blog! I would like to see more healthy vegetarian, interesting meals.
    Thank you!

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    Lindsey — February 19, 2013 @ 7:19 am

    just signed up for blendtec’s weekly newsletter!
    This for this chance to win :)

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    Kelsey — February 19, 2013 @ 7:20 am

    Congratulations! As a new mom, I would love more meal-planning help. Having a little one makes it difficult to have and prepare healthy meals throughout the week.

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    Ali — February 19, 2013 @ 7:23 am

    I really like delicious weeknight meals.. I have a hard time figuring out how to cook meat especially, cause I live alone and so I end up eating either eating the same quinoa salad all week or just eating carrots for dinner.. Love your blog!

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    Ali — February 19, 2013 @ 7:25 am

    signed up for blendtec’s weekly newsletter!

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    Elizabeth — February 19, 2013 @ 7:25 am

    I subscribed to the Blendtec website.

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    Sarah Osborne — February 19, 2013 @ 7:40 am

    Awesome giveaway!! I like hearing about healthy recipes :)

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    Krista — February 19, 2013 @ 7:44 am

    I always love reading new recipes, so keep them coming!

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    Darlene — February 19, 2013 @ 7:49 am

    Happy Anniversary! I would LOVE one of these blenders, I’ve heard they are AH-MAZING. :)

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    Christine — February 19, 2013 @ 7:56 am

    Congrats on five years! I would love to see more healthy slow cooker recipes. I love using my slow cooker and would love some healthier recipes.

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    Sarah Osborne — February 19, 2013 @ 8:01 am

    I subscribed to their newsletter!
    sarahosborne12@gmail.com

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    Carol Sosalla — February 19, 2013 @ 8:22 am

    I subscribed to the newsletter for the second entry.

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    Carol S — February 19, 2013 @ 8:23 am

    I would love to see more meal planning – a lot of times I make a recipe and end up with leftover ingredients – it would be great to see an entire week of meals planned out using up the extra ingredients.

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    Theresa J — February 19, 2013 @ 8:27 am

    I would love to see healthy/ clean recipes

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    Theresa J — February 19, 2013 @ 8:28 am

    I subcribe to their newsletter

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    Etta — February 19, 2013 @ 8:29 am

    Love ALL of the recipes and how well they are photographed. I’m always am looking for ways to get my children excited about eating “real” food, so I’m voting to see more of the “Especially For Kids” recipes.

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    Lisa C — February 19, 2013 @ 8:30 am

    I would love to continue to see dinner recipes that primarily feature veggies!

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    Etta — February 19, 2013 @ 8:32 am

    Also subscribed to newsletter.

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    Jean F. — February 19, 2013 @ 8:46 am

    I would love to see more posts about meal planning – healthy meal planning would be even better. Cooking for the week is a constant struggle in my house and I am always looking for new ideas. Thanks for the great giveaway! hellina2000 at hotmail dot com

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    Jean F. — February 19, 2013 @ 8:46 am

    I subscribe to Blendtec’s Recipe of the Week emails with jeanbrinkley73 at gmail dot com

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    Demarae — February 19, 2013 @ 8:50 am

    I’d love to see more organizing tips. I’m sort of a mess that way. Also, if I get the blender I could go for some of those recipes as well;)

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    Shaunna@mamas13minutemile — February 19, 2013 @ 8:58 am

    More whole food recipes.

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    Melissa Beck — February 19, 2013 @ 8:59 am

    I remember way back when your blog started. Pretty exciting!! So happy that its been such a success for you. You really are one amazing cook. Many of your recipes have become staples in our home:) Love to be able to call you friend too:) Love ya.
    I would love for you to post more healthy and quick recipes. We could always use more ideas in that area.

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    Beckie Thompson — February 19, 2013 @ 9:00 am

    I subscribed to Blendtec.

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    Beckie Thompson — February 19, 2013 @ 9:00 am

    I would like to see– healthy kid friendly meals- that don’t take alot of time– I know that is like asking for the moon right?

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    Joanne P. — February 19, 2013 @ 9:33 am

    I’d love to see more clean eating posts and slow-cooker posts are always good too :)

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    Amelia L. — February 19, 2013 @ 10:13 am

    Congratulations on five delicious years!!

    I would love to see more meal plans. I’ve got a nearly-4-month-old at home (I love seeing how your little one is going, btw – it’s kind of like peeking into the future!), and I’m working, so any help making decisions on good, delicious food for weeknight meals is so appreciated.

    Here’s to the next five years! Best of luck!

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    Amelia L. — February 19, 2013 @ 10:20 am

    Also – I subscribed.

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    Alicia — February 19, 2013 @ 10:46 am

    More meal plans would be AWESOME! :-)

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    Alicia — February 19, 2013 @ 10:47 am

    subscribed to blendtec newsletters! :-)

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    Anna D. — February 19, 2013 @ 10:55 am

    Healthy recipes are always welcome! I’m always looking for healthy recipes that aren’t necessarily veggie-centric. I love veggies, but all vegetable main dishes don’t always fly with my hubby, so I like lightened up recipes. Love your blog, thanks!

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    rebekah ankney — February 19, 2013 @ 11:07 am

    Maybe more quick weeknight vegetarian food! Want that Blendtec so very badly!!!

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    Cami S. — February 19, 2013 @ 12:16 pm

    Congratulations on 5 years! I love your blog. I especially like your recipes for main dishes without processed ingredients.

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    Cami S. — February 19, 2013 @ 12:17 pm

    I subscribe to the Blendtec newsletter. Thanks!

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    elly — February 19, 2013 @ 12:30 pm

    Congrats on 5 years! I’d love to see more healthy recipes – every recipe I’ve tried from your blog has been a big hit!

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    India — February 19, 2013 @ 12:30 pm

    before i even read this new post, i just thought to myself “I wish Natalie would do more meals that could be ‘freezer’ meals”. I have a cookbook that has some, but I would LOVE a Perry’s Plate spin! I love your blog, so glad it’s been 5 years.

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    des — February 19, 2013 @ 12:32 pm

    I love the recipes. Always looking for more paleo and slow cooker stuff. :)

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    des — February 19, 2013 @ 12:34 pm

    Subscribed to blendtec. Congrats on 5 years & thanks for the giveaway! <3

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    Emily C. — February 19, 2013 @ 12:38 pm

    Congrats on the milestone! I’d love some veggie/vegan recipes or how to use less-common veggies (like those that might turn up in CSA shares). Thanks!

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    Becky — February 19, 2013 @ 12:49 pm

    Healthy quick meals!

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    DancingMooney — February 19, 2013 @ 12:51 pm

    Congratulations on your Blog Birthday Anniversary Natalie! I’ve been blogging for about 5 years as well, but am still trying to find my voice! (and let’s not talk about the time I deleted my blog about 2 years ago too) Haha! :) I bet this message will get lost in the sea of fishes because you’ve got so many amazing followers here…

    I would love to see more recipes that you can make with the food processor and or this fancy blender you have. Soups, drinks, deserts, salsas, purees (sauces?) etc.

    And I would love to get more ideas for freezer meals. Either meals that can be put in glass dishes with lids (freezer to oven meals) or freezer zip lock bag meals that can be put into a crock pot or dutch oven, or…. :)

    Congratulations on making your blog such a success my friend. I know I don’t post often, but I lurk often, and Pin too! xo! ♥

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    Janssen — February 19, 2013 @ 1:07 pm

    I have a Kitchen-Aid but I do NOT have a Blendtec. So your giveaway is better.
    I’d love more main dish recipes that use CSA items.

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    Sarah B. — February 19, 2013 @ 1:23 pm

    I would love to see posts on healthy freezer meals or meal plans. Our household is both gluten and dairy free, so finding tasty food that EVERYONE likes can be a bit of a challenge :-) Congrats on your blogiversary.

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    Sarah B. — February 19, 2013 @ 1:24 pm

    I’m a subscriber to Blendtec’s newsletter.

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    Jennie — February 19, 2013 @ 1:29 pm

    I would love to see meals prepared for just 2 people.

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    Jennie — February 19, 2013 @ 1:30 pm

    I subscribed to Blendtec’s newsletter.

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    Tamara T. — February 19, 2013 @ 1:37 pm

    I love the heathly meal posts, but would love more on meal planning and ways to make it more efficient.

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    Heather Clouse — February 19, 2013 @ 1:40 pm

    I would love more healthy recipes! Especially ones that are cheap to make as well.

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    Andrea — February 19, 2013 @ 2:23 pm

    I love your healthy recipes– especially those that are gluten free or easily adapted as such

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    Heather Webb — February 19, 2013 @ 3:39 pm

    Are you kidding me??? I would love a blendtec! I would love more help with meal planning! My biggest battle is deciding what to cook.

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    Lynn — February 19, 2013 @ 3:42 pm

    I would love to see more paleo recipes!

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    Heather Webb — February 19, 2013 @ 3:43 pm

    I also subscribed!

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    Michele O. — February 19, 2013 @ 3:46 pm

    My all time favorite recipe of yours is the Cabbage Slaw! It is so versatile and delicious on so many things. Healthy eating is so much more enjoyable because of people like you who are willing to share, so thank you so much! I would love to see simple dinner (or any meal) ideas. I love your blog!

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    Rose — February 19, 2013 @ 3:50 pm

    Congrats on your blog anniversary! I love your blog and would enjoy seeing healthy, sugar free recipes. I too have set my beloved ruby red Kitchen Aid aside as we are eating healthier and more gluten free. Love my Cusinart for nut butters and chopping. Your Blentec sounds very awesome!

    Thanks for all your hard work. Know how much we all appreciate it.

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    Michele O. — February 19, 2013 @ 3:51 pm

    I signed up for the Blendtec newsletter.

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    Karen — February 19, 2013 @ 4:18 pm

    Meal planning! I get great ideas from your blog, but I am an absolute dipstick when it comes to figuring out what to put together and how to pull it all off with minimal disasters. I need all the help I can get (and a Blendtec would be awesome)!

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    Abby — February 19, 2013 @ 4:24 pm

    I would love to see more meal planning…and some more baby toes in pictures don’t hurt either!!!

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    Rebecca — February 19, 2013 @ 4:35 pm

    Would love to see more meatless meal recipes! Thanks! Rebecca

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    Kate D — February 19, 2013 @ 5:06 pm

    I love your blog! I would like to see more slow cooker meals/ cook ahead meals. I enjoy seeing all of your healthy recipes:)

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    Robin H — February 19, 2013 @ 5:24 pm

    Hmm I would love to see more healthy easy recipes!

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    Robin H — February 19, 2013 @ 5:25 pm

    I also just subscribed to Blendtec’s newsletter. Thanks!

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    Julia {The Roasted Root} — February 19, 2013 @ 6:31 pm

    HAPPY BIRTHDAY, PERRY’S PLATE!! Congratulations, Natalie! I’m toasting you with my virtual glass of champagne! Here’s to many many, many more delicious moons on Perry’s Plate!

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    Christine M. — February 19, 2013 @ 6:44 pm

    Congrats on your blog birthday! Definitely meal planning, since that’s what I tend to be worst at!

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    Kammi A. — February 19, 2013 @ 6:50 pm

    I loved the staying whole series and would like to see more posts like that or small ways to improve/change your diet. I’m really terrible about grains.

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    Bridget Washburn — February 19, 2013 @ 6:52 pm

    I would like to see more healthy leaning post. I like to cook the “bad” stuff from time to time but the internet is FULL of not so healthy recipes. I need more good for you idea to help me find a balance.

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    Bridget Washburn — February 19, 2013 @ 6:53 pm

    I subscribed to Blentecs Newsletter. Thanks

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    JenX — February 19, 2013 @ 6:55 pm

    Congrats on 5 years! I would love the Blendtec. I never win anything.

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    Heather Spooner — February 19, 2013 @ 7:16 pm

    Healthy crockpot meals. Happy Blogiversary!
    miyax15 at yahoo dot com

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    Gretchen Schlier — February 19, 2013 @ 7:17 pm

    I am new to this site…I have always wanted a powerful blender! I would love to see some gf/dairy free recipes.

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    natalie@thesweetslife — February 19, 2013 @ 7:19 pm

    congrats!

    and no specific requests, except maybe more cute kid pics ;) love all the recipes though!

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    Gretchen Schlier — February 19, 2013 @ 7:22 pm

    I have subscribed to Blendtec’s newsletter.

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    jacquie — February 19, 2013 @ 7:23 pm

    more healthy recipes especially in terms of dessert &/or breads as i tend to have a bit of sweet/carb tooth. the CSA wed’s sounds good also.

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    jacquie — February 19, 2013 @ 7:23 pm

    subscribed to the newsletter.
    also congrats on the anniversary.

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    Susan — February 19, 2013 @ 7:37 pm

    More veggie recipes are good! Congrats on the blog-aversary!

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    Susan — February 19, 2013 @ 7:39 pm

    I subscribed to Blend-Tecs newsletter! Woohoo!!!

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    Emily K. — February 19, 2013 @ 7:53 pm

    I would like to see more breakfast foods. I love breakfast!

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    Carrie — February 19, 2013 @ 7:55 pm

    My family is trying to be super healthy in 2013… Healthy recipes are what I would like to see!

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    Anna @ Cuparoons — February 19, 2013 @ 8:39 pm

    I’m trying to get healthier and lose weight as I hit my 40s, so I’d like to see more healthy recipes.

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    brenda s 'okie in colorado' — February 20, 2013 @ 1:05 am

    Congrats on 5 years! I’ve been loving your blog for at least 3 or 4 of those. I can’t think of anything I would want you to change. Love it the way it is. I have been wanting a Blendec forever. Praying for a miracle to come my way. Thank you for the giveaway opportunity.

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    Mel — February 20, 2013 @ 1:54 am

    Congratulations on 5 years! The meal planning would be really nice as well as seasonal CSA produce in your area used in various ways. How about kid-centric recipes? Congrats!

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    Alexandra — February 20, 2013 @ 4:18 am

    More tips and tricks about managing your household (budgeting, etc)! Congrats on 5 years!

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    Brandie — February 20, 2013 @ 4:23 am

    Congrats on 5 years. Love all the great recipes. I would love to see more recipes for kids/toddlers.

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    Brandie — February 20, 2013 @ 4:25 am

    I subscribed to Blendtec’s newsletter.

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    Alexandra — February 20, 2013 @ 4:25 am

    I also subscribed to the Blendtec email!

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    Janine O — February 20, 2013 @ 7:19 am

    Meal planning! I spend too much of my time each day just trying to figure out what to make for dinner. I need to streamline this process!

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    Amy — February 20, 2013 @ 8:44 am

    I subscribed to Blendtec’s newsletter!

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    Beth — February 20, 2013 @ 8:48 am

    I’d love to see some slow cooker recipes!

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    Jodi J. — February 20, 2013 @ 9:13 am

    Congrats on 5 years! I’ve been drooling over a Blendtec for years! I love your meal planning posts, I share them with my friends and they are very helpful!

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    Cynthia — February 20, 2013 @ 9:23 am

    Congatulations! Happy Birthday! Happy Anniversary! :)
    I’d like to see more vegetarian main dish ideas….I gotta get my Montana meat and potatoes hubby healthier!

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    Cynthia — February 20, 2013 @ 9:26 am

    Whoops – forgot my email (carolinaclare@hotmail.com)! Also, I subscribed to BlendTec’s newsletter!

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    Christy Stephensen — February 20, 2013 @ 10:05 am

    Definitely meal plans!!!
    Congrats on reaching 5 years! So incredible… you are awesome lady :D

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    michellelove — February 20, 2013 @ 10:12 am

    I would love to see more crockpot recipes – healthy ones.

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    Stacy — February 20, 2013 @ 10:41 am

    I would like to see more healthy meals that my kids will love.

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    T Sara — February 20, 2013 @ 10:52 am

    Healthy recipes!! Recently found your blog and LOVE it! Everything I’ve tried has been delicious :)

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    Kate — February 20, 2013 @ 11:21 am

    Meal plans would be great! Congratulations on your blog birthday!

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    Amanda — February 20, 2013 @ 11:37 am

    Comgrats on 5 years! I’d love to see some of those baby food recipes you mentioned. We’ll be starting that in a few months and I really want to make my own but don’t know where to start.

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    Rena — February 20, 2013 @ 11:51 am

    I would love to see more vegetarian dishes that would tempt my two teenage boys. They are adventurous eaters but feel that most veggie only meals don’t fill them up for a very long time.

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    Elizabeth C — February 20, 2013 @ 12:14 pm

    I would love to see more posts related to using contents of CSA box, I felt like I wasted way too much food from our CSA last year because I couldn’t think of enough things to do with the same items.

    Thanks!

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    Sarah — February 20, 2013 @ 12:58 pm

    Healthy recipes that the whole family will enjoy.

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    Sarah — February 20, 2013 @ 12:59 pm

    I subscribed to blendtec!

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    katherine d — February 20, 2013 @ 1:01 pm

    dying to have a blendtec – vegan smoothies are a must for me!

    katherinedibello (at) gmail (dot) com

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    katherine d — February 20, 2013 @ 1:02 pm

    i signed up for their newsletter!

    katherinedibello (at) gmail (dot) com

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    Kiley — February 20, 2013 @ 1:08 pm

    Congrats on 5 years! I would love to see more posts about healthy freezer meals for busy (or single) parents. Oh, and I subscribed to the Blendtec newsletter as well. My parents have a blendtec and I drool over that thing every time I visit.

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    Kim Catapano — February 20, 2013 @ 1:21 pm

    Congratulations!!! All of your gluten-free recipes are great, I would love to see many more in the future.

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    Charlotte Bjarnason — February 20, 2013 @ 1:24 pm

    Just signed up for Blendtec emails =)

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    Kim Catapano — February 20, 2013 @ 1:24 pm

    I subscribe to Blendtec’s weekly newsletter.

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    rachel — February 20, 2013 @ 1:33 pm

    Meal planning tips are always helpful

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    Kelly — February 20, 2013 @ 1:34 pm

    More healthy snacks would be awesome. And more pics, ’cause they are beautiful!

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    Lisa G — February 20, 2013 @ 2:32 pm

    Easy and budget friendly! Please and thank you!

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    Ali — February 20, 2013 @ 2:41 pm

    I love everything already, but maybe more gluten free posts? Thanks!

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    Judy — February 20, 2013 @ 2:41 pm

    I love the CSA inspired recipes. We joined two years ago and will never look back. My husband told me the other day that his body is craving the growing season.

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    Ali — February 20, 2013 @ 2:42 pm

    I subscribed to Blendtec’s emails.

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    ashley — February 20, 2013 @ 3:47 pm

    healthy recipes!

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    ashley — February 20, 2013 @ 3:48 pm

    I’m subscribed to blendtec emails!

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    Kiersten — February 20, 2013 @ 3:54 pm

    Awesome! I would love to win this. I love to learn healthy snacking ideas. Thanks so much!

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    Kiersten — February 20, 2013 @ 3:55 pm

    I subscribed to their emails. Thanks!

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    Kim D. — February 20, 2013 @ 5:16 pm

    I would like to see more meal plans.

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    Kim D. — February 20, 2013 @ 5:17 pm

    I subscribed to Blendtec’s newsletter.

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    Susana I. — February 20, 2013 @ 7:01 pm

    Maybe helthier desserts (but good ones, not just helthier :D)

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    Jodi — February 20, 2013 @ 8:08 pm

    hmm…I think something that would be helpful is lunch ideas. Is that stupid? Sometimes I’m just desperate at lunch time! Another thing is that I’m always on the prowl to collect more super healthy recipes (not that yours aren’t healthy because they are…), even with some vegan in there for good options…sometimes the “super healthy” food I see on blogs is like seriously weird rabbit food and I’m just not into that. But seriously, everything I get from your blog is so good and such a hit!

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    Jodi — February 20, 2013 @ 8:10 pm

    I signed up for the newsletter

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    Jenny Block — February 20, 2013 @ 8:59 pm

    I’d like to see more “healthy” gluten free recipes:)

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    Karen — February 20, 2013 @ 10:04 pm

    Would love to see more healthy unique meals (especially dinner). Congrats on the blogiversay, love the blog! :)

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    Karen — February 20, 2013 @ 10:05 pm

    Subscribed to Blendtec’s newsletter

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    Carie — February 20, 2013 @ 11:18 pm

    I would definitely want more photos of your baby invading your photo shoots. It’s too cute. :)

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    Carie — February 20, 2013 @ 11:20 pm

    I subscribed to Blendtec.

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    Karen Tate — February 21, 2013 @ 5:41 am

    Definitely more healthy recipes. I am always looking for new good ones, and I have liked the ones I’ve tried from your blog.

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    Karen Tate — February 21, 2013 @ 5:44 am

    Okay. I subscribed.

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    Darci — February 21, 2013 @ 7:41 am

    I would like to see more recipes on the blog! :)

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    Darci — February 21, 2013 @ 7:42 am

    I also signed up for Blendtec’s weekly newsletter!

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    kristi — February 21, 2013 @ 9:12 am

    I love all of your whole foods recipes! Keep them coming!

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    kristi — February 21, 2013 @ 9:12 am

    I also signed up for the newsletter.

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    Eliza B — February 21, 2013 @ 9:57 am

    More healthy recipes like always!

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    Eliza B — February 21, 2013 @ 9:58 am

    I signed up for the newsletter!

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    Christa M — February 21, 2013 @ 10:22 am

    i kinda wondered what happened to those meal plans! lol i love, love, love the two that you did make up and use them a lot so more meal plans would be fabulous!

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    Niki Baker — February 21, 2013 @ 11:23 am

    Meal plans would be a big help to me….I kinda fall short in that category!

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    Niki Baker — February 21, 2013 @ 11:27 am

    I subscribed to the newsletter.

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    Danelle Joy — February 21, 2013 @ 1:42 pm

    More meal plans would be great! I’m keping my fingers crossed for the blendtec! :)

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    Gretchen — February 21, 2013 @ 4:32 pm

    Congratulations!! I’d love to see more healthy recipes!;)

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    Melodie — February 21, 2013 @ 6:23 pm

    I’d like quick, healthy kid friendly meals.

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    Denise S — February 21, 2013 @ 6:48 pm

    Congrats on 5 years! I would like to see more quick weeknight meal plans.

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    Nan De Vries — February 21, 2013 @ 6:50 pm

    I’d love all the healthy recipes you can give me! I love to cook, and eat, but I am diabetic, have metabolic syndrome x, arthritis, and other not so great stuff…but I’m changing my nutrition and lifestyle and its working….please help with more of your fabulous healthy recipes!

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    Nan De Vries — February 21, 2013 @ 7:16 pm

    I subscribed to Blendtec’s weekly newsletter – Loved reading the recipes there, too—> and happy anniversary1

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    Meg — February 21, 2013 @ 7:47 pm

    I’ve been working on trying to gather a bunch of healthy recipes that can be frozen and pulled out on a whim for quick, weeknight suppers… so I’d love any of your ideas!!

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    Becky — February 21, 2013 @ 9:52 pm

    I really appreciate the healthy recipes! And I definitely want to see more baby!

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    Becky — February 21, 2013 @ 9:58 pm

    All subscribed!

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    Ingrid — February 21, 2013 @ 10:11 pm

    I would love to see more slow cooker recipes and/or more breakfast options.

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    Margot C — February 22, 2013 @ 12:46 am

    My current fad is using my slow cooker for everything, so maybe more stuff that I could do with it would be good.

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    Margot C — February 22, 2013 @ 12:54 am

    I subscribe to the Blendtec emails already (and dream of having a Blendtec) to this email: annazed10 [at] yahoo [dot] com (I hope that counts)

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    Suzanne — February 22, 2013 @ 3:00 am

    More recipes targeting picky eaters!

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    M Perez — February 22, 2013 @ 6:10 am

    I love the variety – keep it up!

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    M Perez — February 22, 2013 @ 6:11 am

    I subscribed to the Blendtec newsletter!!

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    Mary Beth — February 22, 2013 @ 6:46 am

    I’d love it if you did more meal plans and slow cooker recipes are always very welcome.

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    Becky Hartesveldt — February 22, 2013 @ 6:50 am

    I have been enjoying Perry’s Plate Blog for quite awhile! I enjoy all the healthy variety of recipes offered on her site. Keep up the good work and please continue to keep us inspired. More healthy recipes are are the reason I look forward to seeing your next post ;o)

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    Alicia — February 22, 2013 @ 7:02 am

    I would love to see school lunch ideas for kids!

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    Ang — February 22, 2013 @ 7:02 am

    Quick meals (30 min), crockpot dishes, helping kids eat healthy

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    Elsbeth Schey — February 22, 2013 @ 7:04 am

    Keep it seasonal–I love your photos (and the girls). Maybe you could help with weekly meal plans and things you can prepare ahead of time.

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    jen shields — February 22, 2013 @ 7:04 am

    I would love to see more dairy free versions of usually dairy-laden recipes! Love your blog!

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    Ang — February 22, 2013 @ 7:05 am

    Signed up for blendtec

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    Alyssa | Queen of Quinoa — February 22, 2013 @ 7:06 am

    Happy Blogiversary!! 5 years is an amazing accomplishment! Would love to see more healthy recipes :) Especially healthy breakfast ideas (that aren’t just smoothies – my go-to).

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    Alyssa | Queen of Quinoa — February 22, 2013 @ 7:07 am

    I also just subscribed to BlendTec’s newsletter! Thanks for this opportunity!

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    Paige B. — February 22, 2013 @ 7:09 am

    I love reading healthy meal ideas!

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    Ellen — February 22, 2013 @ 7:12 am

    I would love to see meal plans! Love all the recipes!

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    Sarah p — February 22, 2013 @ 7:15 am

    I would love to see more meal plans and healthy snackd

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    Sarah p — February 22, 2013 @ 7:17 am

    I Subscribed to blendtec newsletter

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    Dana — February 22, 2013 @ 7:26 am

    Loved the staying whole series! Something like that again would be great.

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    Nicole Swanson — February 22, 2013 @ 7:40 am

    I’d love to see more about CSAs and Staying Whole.
    I also signed up for the Blendtec newsletter.

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    Elizabeth — February 22, 2013 @ 7:42 am

    Thank you, thank you for opening this to us Canadians. So appreciated! I love your recipes that focus on the basics in a whole, unprocessed way. And baby photos never, ever go astray.

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    Elizabeth — February 22, 2013 @ 7:43 am

    I subscribed to Blentec’s newsletter

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    Kim — February 22, 2013 @ 8:11 am

    I would love to see more low-carb meal plans. If I have the meal plan and the ingredients ahead of time, I am less likely to stray from healthy eating.

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    John — February 22, 2013 @ 8:11 am

    Love the healthy recipes….how about more kid friendly dinner ideas without a lot of ingredients? The kind of meal you need to whip up quickly because your child is pulling your pant leg begging for attention?

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    Kim — February 22, 2013 @ 8:13 am

    Subscribed to Blendtec Recipe Emails!

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    Rachel — February 22, 2013 @ 8:14 am

    I love the idea of meal plans. I come up blank so may times when it comes to dinner!

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    Rachel — February 22, 2013 @ 8:15 am

    Subscribed to Blendtec emails.

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    Rachel — February 22, 2013 @ 8:21 am

    I have Subscribed to Blendtec emails.

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    Melissa R — February 22, 2013 @ 8:33 am

    Natalie love your recipes, healthy is my favorite since my RNY I still love flavor just not fat… Thank You!! KEEP ON BLOGGING… You rock!!

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    Melissa R — February 22, 2013 @ 8:40 am

    I subscribed to blendtec…looking forward to the recipes!!

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    Melissa B — February 22, 2013 @ 8:57 am

    I would LOVE to see more meal plans and also loved your series on staying whole in a processed world. But in the end, it’s your recipes that keep me coming back :)

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    Katherine — February 22, 2013 @ 9:00 am

    I would love to see more of what you are doing. I <3 your blog.

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    Katherine — February 22, 2013 @ 9:01 am

    I subscribed to BlendTec. <3 BlendTec.

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    Tamar — February 22, 2013 @ 9:20 am

    I would love to see more recipes of how to make more wholesome ingredients from scratch- like almond milk/rice milk or homemade Nutella!

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    Brynn Roundy — February 22, 2013 @ 9:28 am

    Happy Anniversary!! I love the healthy recipes. Your blog is my go to site!

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    Cheryl V. — February 22, 2013 @ 9:51 am

    I subscribed to Blendtec. I can’t wait for some great new recipes to try! :)

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    Cheryl V. — February 22, 2013 @ 10:02 am

    I would love to see more meal plans, adding some new recipes in the mix that kids would love or could create with me so they will try it. I’m always looking for healthy new favorites!! Happy Blogiversary!!

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    alice — February 22, 2013 @ 10:07 am

    What kind of posts would you like to see more of on Perry’s Plate?

    I’d like to see more diverse cuisines featured on the blog! Unique recipes attract more creative and diverse audiences. :)

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    Windy P. — February 22, 2013 @ 11:16 am

    What I’d like to see most is healthy recipes that are relatively easy (like 30 minutes prep) and don’t require specialty foods that I will have to go to three stores to find.
    I know, I don’t ask for much, right? But I figure if I’m asked, I should answer truthfully. ;) Thanks so much for the awesome giveaway and happy blogoversary!!

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    Windy P. — February 22, 2013 @ 11:18 am

    I subscribed to Blendtec’s mailing list. :)

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    Kathryn H — February 22, 2013 @ 12:34 pm

    More of the whole foods series. More vegetarian meals without soy substitutes.

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    Susan Willingham — February 22, 2013 @ 1:06 pm

    Would love to see meal plans! Always in need of new fresh ideas.

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    Susan Willingham — February 22, 2013 @ 1:09 pm

    Signed up for the blendtec newsletter

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    Jordan R. — February 22, 2013 @ 1:52 pm

    I would like to see more wholesome main dishes! I am always looking for new and healthy dinner ideas.

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    domestic diva — February 22, 2013 @ 2:03 pm

    I’d like to see more slow cooker recipes.

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    Lisa Garrett — February 22, 2013 @ 3:09 pm

    Great recipes! I would like to see more 1-pot healthy main dishes
    .

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    Lisa Garrett — February 22, 2013 @ 3:12 pm

    I subscribed to the Blendtec newsletter as well.

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    Nikki — February 22, 2013 @ 3:21 pm

    I would like to see more healthy or alterative bread recipes

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    Mel — February 22, 2013 @ 5:12 pm

    Subscribed to Blendtec’s newsletter.

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    Heather Shutt — February 22, 2013 @ 5:15 pm

    I loved your series on going back to basics and the step by step cooking.

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    CK Wilkerson — February 22, 2013 @ 5:24 pm

    I vote for healthy meal plans that focus on seasonal ingredients.

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    Lori — February 23, 2013 @ 12:01 am

    posts about your favorite healthy products

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    Jeni — February 23, 2013 @ 12:27 am

    Congrats on 5 years! That’s awesome! Love following your blog and fb. Always looking for healthy family meals. Kid friendly, veggie stocked! Keep up the great work!

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    Sally Inman — February 23, 2013 @ 5:21 am

    Congratulations on your 5 year blog. I would like to see healthy recipes .

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    Sally Inman — February 23, 2013 @ 5:23 am

    I subscribed to Blendtec newsletter too.

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    Malerie C. — February 23, 2013 @ 7:46 am

    Thanks for the awesome giveaway!

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    Malerie C. — February 23, 2013 @ 7:46 am

    I get their newsletter

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    Jen Brinkman — February 23, 2013 @ 12:03 pm

    Just found your site (from pinterest) and LOVE it. I’m a busy mom of 3, struggling to make healthy choices – standing at the top of the cliff and ready to jump off and go completely free of any processed foods. Takes time, dedication, planning to cook all clean meals, provide clean food to my family, but the right choice for our health. Happily, our classroom (I’m a room mom) has decided to be healthy. Yes, our valentine’s party was complete with fruit kabobs, bowls of fruit, red berries and real yogurt in parfaits… the kids LOVED it. Not one complaint over the missing sugar fest of cookies and cupcakes.
    LOVE everything I’ve seen on your site so far, but since my interest is in my family and children, perhaps more kid-friendly meals/ideas?
    THanks!!!

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    Jen Brinkman — February 23, 2013 @ 12:04 pm

    Just signed up for blentec newsletter (recipes).

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    Hannah M — February 23, 2013 @ 1:14 pm

    I would just love more of your healthy recipes! They always look delicious! Thank you!

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    TJ — February 23, 2013 @ 2:43 pm

    I love your website! I think it’s great as it is, but more posts about local bakeries, etc., might be interesting.

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    TJ — February 23, 2013 @ 2:44 pm

    I just subscribed to the newsletter

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    Carolyn g — February 23, 2013 @ 5:02 pm

    I would like to see more recipe posts

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    Liz H. — February 23, 2013 @ 6:54 pm

    Would love to see more healthy recipes! Or meal plans with healthy recipes :)

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    Liz H. — February 23, 2013 @ 6:54 pm

    and I subscribed to the Blendtec email newsletter!

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    TaraO — February 23, 2013 @ 8:18 pm

    Awesome giveaway! I have a newborn, so I’d love to see lots of make ahead recipes.

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    amanda — February 23, 2013 @ 9:11 pm

    I love the how to make stuff you normally would have bought in a can (chicken stock, coconut milk, etc. So fun and freeing to do it myself!

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    Troy — February 23, 2013 @ 11:15 pm

    It would be great to hear about some new ideas of some quick healthy lunches-to-go.

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    Debbie H. — February 24, 2013 @ 6:28 am

    I would like to see more healthy slow-cooker ideas. Thanks

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    Pattie F. — February 24, 2013 @ 6:38 am

    I love your blog and have tried many of your recipes! I would love to continue to see more back to basic ideas and perhaps more grain free recipes. Thanks!

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    Pattie F. — February 24, 2013 @ 6:39 am

    I subscribed to the Blendtec newsletter. Thanks!

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    Kayla — February 24, 2013 @ 7:18 am

    CSA posts please!

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    Kayla — February 24, 2013 @ 7:19 am

    Subscribed to the Blendtec newsletter!

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    Stacey Smith — February 24, 2013 @ 8:02 am

    i would like more healthy posts… something for vegetarians that includes protein choices.maybe protein bars?

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    Kate — February 24, 2013 @ 9:09 am

    I love your healthy-but-hearty recipes! And as a college student, I love meat but veggies are cheap, so inexpensive ones are always nice too.

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    Kate — February 24, 2013 @ 9:10 am

    I subscribed to the Blendtec newsletter as well!

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    Lynn — February 24, 2013 @ 10:48 am

    In need of suggestions on recipes and tips for pre-planning meals that can be put on the table quickly when things go crazy. You know, the relatively healthy, yet yummy, ones that are flavorful but not so involved. Or have in the freezer. As a contrast to the weekends or times when there is a bit more leeway to scan your recipe archive and get inspired.

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    Jessalyn — February 24, 2013 @ 2:06 pm

    I subscribed to receive the Blendtec weekly newsletter!

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    Jessica P — February 24, 2013 @ 2:47 pm

    I would love to see easy and yummy meal plans.

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    Jessica P — February 24, 2013 @ 2:48 pm

    I subscribed to the Blendtec newsletter!

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    Kimi — February 24, 2013 @ 4:35 pm

    That’s a hard one. I guess more dessets?

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    Stefanie Gladden — February 24, 2013 @ 4:55 pm

    I love recipe posts! I’m always looking for new dinners to try, I need all the help I can get!

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    Stefanie Gladden — February 24, 2013 @ 4:55 pm

    also signed up for blendtec recipes!

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    meredith — February 24, 2013 @ 6:22 pm

    I want more gluten/grain free recipes!!

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    meredith — February 24, 2013 @ 6:22 pm

    I subscribed to Blendtec’s weekly newsletter

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    Julie — February 24, 2013 @ 8:07 pm

    Healthy and vegetarian recipes. I loved your coconut chowder with shrimp recipe. Thanks!

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    Donna — February 24, 2013 @ 8:27 pm

    Happy Anniversary! I would lke to see some blender recipes. And grain free too.

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    Anna — February 25, 2013 @ 2:51 am

    You are pretty much awesome, so I’d love to see any new posts:) but meal planning is the harder for me, if I do it we eat a lot healthier, if not it is like starving kids and I’m scrambling to make box Mac and cheese;)

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    Jen — February 25, 2013 @ 4:26 am

    Happy Birthday Perry’s Plate, and thanks for all the tasty meal ideas and laughs along the way! I would love to see more meal plans. I particularly like hearing about the recipes for main ingredients that you can use twice in a week (like chicken as a main dish, and then on a salad or in tacos a couple of days later). I am still learning when it comes to pairing up dishes for a single meal. And I have another request: I once tried to follow a link to a roasted tomato soup and it was broken. I’d love to see what you put in your version!

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    Jen — February 25, 2013 @ 4:30 am

    And I just signed up for the Blendtec e-mails!

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    jeannie — February 25, 2013 @ 5:23 am

    Just signed up for the Blendtec newsletter

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    Susan — February 25, 2013 @ 6:45 am

    I would like assistance with weekly shopping for whole foods so I can conserve trips and costs to go along with your great recipes. It’s a tall order but will be beneficial to me and others I hope. Thanks. Please put me on your list to win the cool blender.

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    deb threefeathers — February 25, 2013 @ 7:20 am

    besides my suggestions feb 18 for more crock pot recipes, i would like to see more “cook once eat 3 meals” type of recipes, like making several different meals out of a pork roast or whole roasted chicken for example. that would be really cool

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    manika — February 25, 2013 @ 9:24 am

    I would love to see more dessert recipes that used natural sweetners like fruits and are wholesome…

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    Kristi — February 25, 2013 @ 9:34 am

    I just subscribed to the e-mails!

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    Colene E — February 25, 2013 @ 9:45 am

    I would love to see more healthy recipies or meal plans. Love your site!

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    Colene E — February 25, 2013 @ 9:49 am

    I subscribed to Blendtec!

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    Alison H. — February 25, 2013 @ 10:28 am

    I think more main dish meals. We’re getting a bit redundant and some new ideas would be very welcome!

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    Alison H. — February 25, 2013 @ 10:28 am

    I also subscribed to the Blendtec Newsletter. Thanks for the giveaway!

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    Kaylee Oswald — February 25, 2013 @ 11:02 am

    I would love to see some healthy meal plans! I have a 2 yr old son and we are getting married in July so we are trying to get on the healthy train and stay there :) thanks for your awesome recipes!

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    E, Norris — February 25, 2013 @ 11:05 am

    Would love to see more “food-in-season” stories and recipes. If we all ate more seasonally, we would stay healthier!

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    Vanessa — February 25, 2013 @ 11:25 am

    i always love more inspiration for side dishes!

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    Megan — February 25, 2013 @ 12:50 pm

    I’d love to see make ahead/freezer option posts! :)

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    Megan — February 25, 2013 @ 12:51 pm

    I get the Blendtec weekly newsletter!

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    Kris Boydstun — February 25, 2013 @ 6:13 pm

    I love your posts for a healthy meal that feels satisfying and filling. Thanks for such good recipes!

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    Tina — February 25, 2013 @ 6:30 pm

    Wow, I remember when Perry’s Plate turned two! Congratulations on five years! I don’t comment much but your recipes are now an integral part of my family’s life. Tonight we had sweet potato “tacos”.

    For blog posts, I’m curious about grocery shopping & budgeting. Where do you find your ingredients? (I know you mention that occasionally) How much is a reasonable amount for a whole foods diet? Posts on the day-to-day foods your kids eat would also be interesting. One of my kids used to be a fantastic eater but is suddenly turning her nose up at things. The other was born with a sweet tooth (I craved sugar the entire pregnancy!) and vegetables are still a struggle with her. (Fruit, of course, is not).

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    Tina — February 25, 2013 @ 6:30 pm

    I subscribed to the newsletter.

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    Erica marks — February 25, 2013 @ 6:58 pm

    Would love some family friendly posts!

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    Caroline — February 25, 2013 @ 6:58 pm

    I love the how-to posts and would like to see them. I make gallons of homemade vegetable stock thanks to you idea of broth bags full of veggies in the freezer.

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    ginna — February 25, 2013 @ 7:00 pm

    I’d love to see healthy meal plans.. I’m happy with anything though really.. HAPPY ANNIVERSARY!!!!

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    Jill Subirats — February 25, 2013 @ 7:01 pm

    I’d love to see more healthy meal planning. Im trying to lose weight and get healthy so it’d help to see more of that.

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    Patricia Pamplona — February 25, 2013 @ 7:02 pm

    I would love to see more healthy and nutritious recipes that kids go crazy for!!
    I really enjoy all of your posts!!!

    Greetings!

    Patricia

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    JOdie — February 25, 2013 @ 7:03 pm

    I just found your blog a few weeks ago, so I still have some exploring to do :) But I would love to see menu plans and ideas for feeding the kiddos.

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    Hailey — February 25, 2013 @ 7:03 pm

    Yay for 5 years! I would like more food plans and leftover ideas! ♥♥

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    Nicole — February 25, 2013 @ 7:04 pm

    I’d love to see more CSA and gluten free recipes!

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    Jessica H. — February 25, 2013 @ 7:04 pm

    What a giveaway…and congrats on 5 years!

    I love recipes and series. :)

    Thanks,
    Jessica

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    Stephanie May — February 25, 2013 @ 7:05 pm

    I’d like to see healthy, budget meals on a budget. Also, desserts. You can never go wrong with desserts.

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    JOdie — February 25, 2013 @ 7:05 pm

    I already subscribe to blendtec’s emails

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    Annie Currier — February 25, 2013 @ 7:05 pm

    I subscribed to Blendtec’s newsletter.

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    Krystal — February 25, 2013 @ 7:06 pm

    Congrats on five years! I would love to see more posts on healthy eating meal plans.

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    Stephanie — February 25, 2013 @ 7:07 pm

    I would like to see some meal planning with some healthy meals. Oh, of course, who doesn’t love baby pictures! Congrats on your anniversary

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    Lori Crocker — February 25, 2013 @ 7:07 pm

    HappyBirthday! I love the Whole Foods topic, so that’s what I’d like to see more of. You’re awesome!

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    Stephanie May — February 25, 2013 @ 7:08 pm

    I also subcribed to the Blendtec newsletter.

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    Stephanie — February 25, 2013 @ 7:08 pm

    I signed up for the email newsletter

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    Annie Currier — February 25, 2013 @ 7:09 pm

    I would love to see weekly meal plans! I have four kids and would love to have meals planned out ahead of time, especially with our varying schedules!

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    Lori Crocker — February 25, 2013 @ 7:09 pm

    I subscribed to Blendtec newsletter.

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    Nicole — February 25, 2013 @ 7:10 pm

    The “staying whole” posts are wonderful!

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    ginna — February 25, 2013 @ 7:13 pm

    subscribed to blendtec! thanks for the chance!

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    emily — February 25, 2013 @ 7:19 pm

    Healthy, whole, and clean recipes

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    emily — February 25, 2013 @ 7:22 pm

    I subscribed to the Blendtec newsletter! Thank you for an awesome giveaway!!

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    Amanda Thompson — February 25, 2013 @ 7:23 pm

    I would love to see more recipes for “side” dishes :)

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    Tasha @ Homemade — February 25, 2013 @ 7:24 pm

    Congrats on 5 great years!!!! Cheers to many many more!

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    Celeste — February 25, 2013 @ 7:26 pm

    Hi! I LOVE your blog. Thanks to Mindy. :) I would love more vegetarian main dish ideas. My daughter decided to become a veggie girl and I need to get enough good food and protein in her.

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    Amanda Thompson — February 25, 2013 @ 7:26 pm

    I subscribe to Blendtec’s weekly newsletter.

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    Lurel — February 25, 2013 @ 7:29 pm

    I love me some healthy recipes!

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    Nicole R — February 25, 2013 @ 7:32 pm

    I subscribe to Blendtec!!

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    Elizabeth — February 25, 2013 @ 7:32 pm

    I’d love to see more healthy, budget-friendly recipes that use seasonal veggies and can be made in under 30 minutes or with a slowcooker. :)

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    Nicole R — February 25, 2013 @ 7:33 pm

    I would LOVE this, what a great giveaway we all could use!! Thanks

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    Alison Altop — February 25, 2013 @ 7:37 pm

    Would love healthy, yet easy to prepare on busy night meal ideas. Happy Birthday Perry’sPlate!

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    mira — February 25, 2013 @ 7:46 pm

    more soups! :)

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    mira — February 25, 2013 @ 7:46 pm

    I subscribed to blendtec – thank you for this giveaway! :)

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    Alaina — February 25, 2013 @ 7:57 pm

    Healthy recipes & meal plans!!

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    Alaina — February 25, 2013 @ 7:58 pm

    I receive the blendtec newsletter!

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    August Moulton — February 25, 2013 @ 8:00 pm

    Dessert recipes! :)

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    Kelly Connor — February 25, 2013 @ 8:00 pm

    Healthy lifestyle for me and my toddlers

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    Emily Smith — February 25, 2013 @ 8:14 pm

    Meal planning!! I’m terrible at it and can’t always randomly ask you to fill in the blanks with whatever is in my house. :-)

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