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Hi, I'm Valerie! I'm a Social Media Marketing Consultant and visual storyteller based in Portland, OR. Let's Regale is a space filled with bits + bites of food, life and travel that are part of my everyday life. It's a breeding ground for ideas and excitement for a balanced and inspired lifestyle.


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These Are 5 Mouth-Watering Fennel Fall Recipes

You've seen it before, at the supermarket or the farmers' market; it's white, bulbous with green stems and has frilly dill-like fronds. It's fennel. Fennel is a wonderful vegetable with a sweet, anise or licorice flavor that's strongest when it's raw, but much more mellow when it's cooked. It's a great vegetable for Fall cooking. Here are 5 mouth-watering recipes what will have you loving this vegetable.

Fig & Fennel Salad

Source: Bitchin Camero

Bitchin Camero's Fig & Fennel Salad is a great combination of flavors. With five simple ingredients and a hot pan, this meal is ready in no time.

Fennel Buckwheat Crepes: Brussels Sprouts & Shiitake, Fennel Mornay Sauce

Source: Princess Tofu

This Fennel Buckwheat Crepes: Brussels Sprouts & Shiitake, Fennel Mornay Sauce from Princess Tofu is gluten-free and oh-so-delicious. It features a fennel mornay sauce, which pairs well with the brussels sprouts and baby shiitake mushrooms. Eat this for breakfast or even for dinner.

Blackened Tilapia with Fennel Slaw

Source: The Roasted Root

Is you mouth watering yet? This beautiful Blackened Tilapia with Fennel Slaw The Roasted Root makes for a perfect supper. The scrumptious combination will leave you asking for seconds.

Fennel, Eggplant, and White Bean Soup

Source: Eating In Instead

Thing scream Fall than a nice warm and hearty soup. That's why I think you'll love this soup from Eating In Instead -- Fennel, Eggplant, and White Bean Soup. The flavors of the eggplant and fennel take center stage and the garlic and cumin give a warm, flavorful boost. This hearty soup will keep you warm this week.

Swiss Casserole with Bread and Cheese & Oven-Roasted Young Fennel

Source: http://foodviewberlin.com/2014/05/07/markthalle-neun-swiss-casserole-schweizer-brotauflauf/">Food With A View

This Swiss Casserole with cheese, bread & white wine, along with oven-baked fennel from Food With A View is a must try. And, if you have a gluten intolerance, just opt for gluten-free bread. The baked fennel is simply prepared with olive oil, salt and pepper.

What are your favorite fennel recipes?

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Fall Apple, Fennel and Walnut Salad with Maple Mustard Vinaigrette

Fall Apple, Fennel and Walnut Salad with Maple Mustard Vinaigrette