Bow-tie Pasta Spinach & Basil Salad

Bow-tie Pasta Spinach & Basil Salad

The fourth of July is just about here and if you're feeding a crowd this flavorful Bow-tie Pasta Spinach & Basil Salad, loaded with wilted spinach and fresh basil is just the thing.  Spiked with salty goodness of prosciutto and complimented by the bite of toasted pine nuts, this veggie rich salad is a crowd pleaser. Although I'm grain free ... Read More
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Spinach, Basil and Zucchini Noodle Salad

Spinach, Basil and Zucchini Noodle Salad

This Spinach, Basil and Zucchini Noodle Salad came about as a redo of a bow tie pasta salad recipe I make every year at my grandson's request for his birthday dinner.  The fact that this 9 yo boy wants a salad with spinach and basil in it makes me proud of him and his mama, who's such a great cook, ... Read More
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Grilled Sesame Baby Bok Choy

Grilled Sesame Baby Bok Choy

Grilled sesame baby bok choy - I've taken my favorite veggie to the grill and it's smokin' good and easy. I have been a little MIA lately because we've had family happenings.   You know, the ups and downs and every-days of family life that happens?  In the day to day of doing life together there's stability and being there ... Read More
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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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Homemade Salad Dressings, a new cooking workshop

Homemade Salad Dressings, a new cooking workshop

Hello cooking friends, checkout this new class format I’m offering.  It’s a homemade salad dressing workshop full of helpful tips and delicious recipes. In this new workshop format, I will demonstrate several homemade salad dressings that are high quality, quick to make, versatile and for less than half the cost of the best store purchased brands.  You can’t beat more … Read More

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Cabbage Crunch Arugula Salad

Cabbage Crunch Arugula Salad is all about the crunch and how well it goes with the sweet and sour whole30 approved dressing. It is the perfect complement to a hearty winter soup or side to any protein, and it's made with ingredients you should already have in your pantry. Not to mention that it's another great way to get your ... Read More
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Broccoli Pomegranate Salad

Broccoli Pomegranate Salad

Broccoli Pomegranate Salad fits perfectly into a holiday meal because it's simple but festive, comes together quickly, can be prepped a day or 2 ahead then mixed together right before serving.  With so many dishes needing attention at the last-minute, this salad is a bright spot on the holiday menu in more ways than one.  It's not fussy or high ... Read More
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Dijon Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Dijon Roasted Brussels Sprouts

All veggies taste best when they're in season but this is especially true for Brussels sprouts, and now is their time to shine.  I get so excited to see them at markets in the fall.  Choose sprouts that have an even green coloring, are firm, and measure about 1 1/2 inches in diameter.  This is an old recipe from way ... Read More
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Savory Crusted Stuffed Buttercup Squash

Savory Crusted Stuffed Buttercup Squash

Savory Crusted Stuffed Buttercup Squash was created because I have a love affair going with sweet buttercup squash and I needed to figure out a way to get it on my plate...and in my mouth more often.  Out of all the winter squashes to choose from this is my favorite.  Kabocha is a type of buttercup with the same qualities. ... Read More
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