Roasted Balsamic Beet and Arugula Pizza

Roasted Balsamic Beet and Arugula Pizza

Roasted Balsamic Beet and Arugula Pizza is so easy to make and incredibly good that you'll want to put it on regular dinner rotation throughout the summer. Once upon a time there was a young woman who, while visiting her hometown in New Jersey, went out for pizza with her parents. The sweet Italian gentleman behind the counter took her ... Read More
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Turkey Thai Lettuce Wraps

Turkey Thai Lettuce Wraps

Are you looking for a healthy, delicious, and fun picnic food?  Something out of the norm? We celebrated a friend's birthday at Arbor Crest, a local winery and outdoor concert venue.   These lettuce wraps were my contribution to our little celebration and they were a big hit. They're not your usual picnic fare so I wasn't sure how'd they ... Read More
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Crunchy Ginger Lime Kale Chips

Crunchy Ginger Lime Kale Chips

Kale Chips will surely satisfy your crunch craving.  Seasoned with fresh ginger and lime, sesame tahini and sesame seeds, these snacks are high in calcium, magnesium, iron and dietary fiber.   They’re a treat you could feel good about sharing.   I used 50 (to be exact) young kale leaves fresh from our garden which would be equivalent to 2 bunches of … Read More

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Avocado, Arugula and Radish Toasts

Avocado, Arugula and Radish Toasts

This long awaited season of fresh garden produce is finally here.  All of our salad fixings are up including arugula and radishes. We’ve been enjoying our own lettuces now for awhile.  So divine!  We were extremely eager for garden fresh produce this year.  At the end of each garden season I make a mental note to not plant so much … Read More

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Endive Stuffed with Goat Cheese and Walnuts

Fresh and Festive Appetizer : Endive Stuffed with Goat Cheese and Walnuts

Our home has been swarming with family, and to keep up with growing babies appetites there has been a constant stream of food flowing from our kitchen. And yes…those ongoing dirty dishes. Grandbabies played with their cousins with the remains of Christmas wrap and trimmings strewn about. Papa G turned out some amazing wood toys that all the kids were trading off playing with. We had a few “firsts” … Read More

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