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    Roasted Veggies with Cranberry Balsamic Glaze

    Holiday celebrations are filled with fun and good food, but most foods during the holidays can be a little rich and heavy.  If you’re like me, you will appreciate a […]

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    Savory Bread Pudding Rolls

    I’ve been busy in the kitchen creating new recipes for the holiday season and I am very excited to share this one with you all! When I dream up dishes […]

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    Sweet Potato Mash Martinis

    It’s October and the holidays are approaching! This new Sweet Potato Mash Martini recipe will make a fun and exciting addition to your holiday menus. The traditionalist in me likes […]

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    Sweet Potato Carrot Mash

    Did you know that Sweet Potatoes are one of the top anti-inflammatory foods you can eat? That’s not all; they are loaded with vitamins such as B6, C, D, iron […]

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    Sun-Dried Tomato and Mushroom Cauliflower Rice

    Trying to cut down on carbs?  Don’t fret! There are plenty of foods that will fulfill your appetite. With the help of a food processor or grater, cauliflower will resemble […]

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    Homemade Plain Yogurt

    Most people would agree that homemade food tastes better than store bought. There are several reasons why it does, like freshness, being able to use good quality ingredients and adding […]

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    Asparagus with Lemon Tarragon Aioli

    Did you know that asparagus is one of the top foods that are considered an aphrodisiac? In addition to a long list of health benefits like potassium and fiber, asparagus […]

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    Garlic and Leek Red Mashed Potatoes

    Garlic and Leeks add exciting flavors to these red mashed potatoes! I like the consistency of my potatoes to be smooth for two reasons; one because I love the creamy […]

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    Garlicky Hasselback Potatoes with Smoked Gruyere Cheese

    Potatoes can be prepared a number of different ways. If you haven’t tried them hasselback style, your missing out on a potato that is crispy on the outside and tender […]

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    Sweet Potato and Parsnip Mash

    I was preparing a Saturday night Chilean Sea Bass dinner. Already sounds good right?  A smoky tomato puree and creamy mashed potato base for the fish is what I had […]

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    Quinoa Edamame Salad

    Yes, another Quinoa recipe post! I absolutely love Quinoa and every time I eat it I wonder where it’s been my whole life!  Not only is it healthy and easy […]

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    Butternut Squash, Cranberry and Walnut Orzo Salad

    Each year I look forward to the harvest of my butternut squash patch. Waiting for the little peanut shape fruit to grow on the vine and ripen into the amazingly […]

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    Mango Salsa

    This easy to make salsa will add a refreshing and pleasingly fruity twist to chicken or fish tacos. Try it with grilled salmon, halibut or mahi mahi. They all taste […]

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    Vegetarian Shepherd’s Pie with Gruyere Cheese Potato Topping

      Vegetarian Shepherd’s Pie with Gruyere Cheese Potato Topping You never thought that a vegetarian dish could be this rich and flavorful! The savory red wine vegetarian stew made with […]

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    Cabernet Cranberry Sauce

      Cabernet Cranberry Sauce The combination of the roasted cranberries and cabernet wine creates a rich flavor while the orange juice adds the familiar flavor of sweetness and tang that […]