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Arugula Avocado Burrata Salad

Arugula Avocado Burrata Salad

This salad is, by far, the most refreshing, delicious salad that I chow down on at least twice a week. It is so easy to make and has all the food groups that you would need for a balanced meal - all in one salad. It is perfect for both the hottest days of summer and...

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The Best Gluten Free Peach Crisp

The Best Gluten Free Peach Crisp

I don’t post (or make for that matter) very many desserts. I try not to eat very much sugar. Although it does come into my diet, I don’t like to tempt myself, knowing full well that if dessert is available and in my house, I am going to eat it.  Occasionally,...

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The Best Egg Salad Recipe

The Best Egg Salad Recipe

Growing up in New York, my family frequented many kosher delis, where the matzo ball soup and potato knishes were the best in the Country. While the rest of my family would order corned beef and pastrami sandwiches, being a vegetarian, I always ordered the egg salad...

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Steamed and Grilled Artichokes

Steamed and Grilled Artichokes

I LOVE artichokes. I think some of it appeals to my strange desire to deconstruct foods when I eat them. For example, I would never bite into a gluten-free Oreo-like cookie. It must be twisted open, licked, and then eaten. So, artichokes are the perfect food because...

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Sugar-Free Peach Sorbet Recipe

Sugar-Free Peach Sorbet Recipe

I feel guilty even posting this as a recipe because it is so stinking EASY! It really doesn’t even count. But this is my absolutely favorite warm weather treat and it feels wrong to keep it to myself. Here is the thing, though, you need a high speed blender for this....

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Refreshing Spring Salad

Refreshing Spring Salad

This has to be one of the most refreshing recipes in my recipe repertoire. It is so easy to throw together and has an abundance of vitamins, fiber and it is also high in protein. A half cup of this salad  fills you up for hours. My Dad used to make it all the time to...

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Chocolate Almond Swirl Bread

Chocolate Almond Swirl Bread

It seems like baking is the thing to do right now. I think it has to do with finding comfort in the knowledge that something you do is going to have a specific outcome. I am writing this in the midst of COVID-19 and everything feels so uncertain and out of our...

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The BEST Thai Coconut Soup Recipe

The BEST Thai Coconut Soup Recipe

I was lucky enough to spend three weeks in Thailand in 2006. Our second day there, my Husband and I ordered the Coconut soup at a restaurant in Koh Tao and we were both hooked. We ate it almost every day thereafter, while sitting on the beach, overlooking the most...

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Mango Avocado Salsa

Mango Avocado Salsa

I live in a household full of salsa lovers. I am not kidding when I tell you that ‘some’ of us eat salsa every day. Every. Day. I, myself, am not one of the ‘some’ people, but I do love salsa. I have made my own in a multitude of ways, including tradition, strawberry...

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Peppermint Patties

Peppermint Patties

A Sweet Treat for Your Sweetie I try my hardest to avoid sugar. I really do. I do also have the philosophy that I am going to enjoy a treat on a special occasion. I will eat a gluten free dessert out at a fancy restaurant and I experiment at home with Paleo baked...

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Butternut Squash Soup

Butternut Squash Soup

I love butternut squash. LOVE it! The sweet, creamy flavor makes my winters more tolerable. Put it in a soup and I can eat the whole pot. Like most of my recipes, this one is really quick and easy. Great for a weeknight meatless dinner. Here is my go-to recipe: 1...

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Sweet and Spicy Walnuts

I love nuts. All of them. It doesn’t matter what kind or really even in what form, to me, nuts are like crack. Add some spice to them and forget it- I will eat them all. Here is a recipe for all of you nut-aholics like me. This is such an easy recipe it almost doesn’t...

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Cabbage, Rice and Beef Casserole

Cabbage, Rice and Beef Casserole

As much as I love summer and all the light summer foods, I have to admit that I am ready for some warming foods. Roasted vegetables, soups and stews, slow cooker meals, and casseroles are some of my favorite ways to cook come Fall and Winter. I am a big fan of one pot...

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Bacon Ranch Chicken

Bacon Ranch Chicken

I get so bored with chicken. I can really only stand to eat it once a week because it is just kinda boring. My sister came up with this recipe and it really packs a punch! Bye bye boring chicken! Hello, tasty yummy! Try this one with a nice green salad on the side....

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Taco Inspired Cabbage Salad with Tostones

Taco Inspired Cabbage Salad with Tostones

I had the rare opportunity to go grocery shopping with my son, who, while interested in all of the ‘food products’ that I would not even call food, never wants to shop with me because I won’t buy any of that stuff. We were perusing the produce aisles, trying to figure...

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Lemon Berry Strata Dessert

Lemon Berry Strata Dessert

This rich, delicious strata is a perfect dessert for summer with the fresh berries coming into season. Try this for your next family occasion. 4T butter (or ghee, if dairy-free) 4 eggs 1 1/2 c whole milk or heavy cream (coconut milk, if dairy free) 1/2 c maple syrup,...

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Summer Frittata

Summer Frittata

On the days I just don't feel like spending a lot of time in the kitchen, I whip up a frittata. Easy, yummy, and always a hit with the family, you can add in any vegetables you have on hand and it always just works. This even works well with leftover veggies that you...

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Sauteed Cabbage with Sausage

Sauteed Cabbage with Sausage

I have been making this meal for years. It is my go-to quick, after work, too tired to cook tonight, meal. You just need to do a little bit of chopping, minimal clean up, and you will likely even have some leftovers. A Head of cabbage (green or purple - you decide)...

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