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Peruvian Avocado Lemonade Smoothie

August 10, 2014
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Happy Monday….Oh la la! Do I have a super duper healthy smoothie for you! How was your weekend? Do you need to make up for some, ahem, culinary & cocktail indulgences? Well then this Peruvian Avocado Lemonade Smoothie is all you need to feel like a million bucks. Or something like that….

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Citrus Quinoa Salad

February 19, 2014
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Sometimes a salad has lettuce & sometimes it doesn’t. In this case quinoa is the star (which it often is in my recipes.) Citrus is a star here too. So is my Lemon Honey Salad Dressing, which ties it all together. Let’s have some Citrus Quinoa Salad, shall we? *Don’t forget to enter my $100.00 […]

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Lemon Honey Salad Dressing

January 24, 2014
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Happy Friday! Hopefully you had a busy & productive week. I have been traveling a whole lot. A few days in Telluride. A few days in Beaver Creek. A few days in Vail. A busy gal has gotta keep on her toes! I developed quite a few new recipes this week, a few of which […]

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Tipsy Lemonade Iced Tea

October 14, 2013
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Happy Monday! Here is a cocktail to get you in the mindset for the weekend ahead. Which is not really very close as you have a work week ahead ~ but let’s just dream of all the relaxation to come when you sip on Tipsy Lemonade Iced Tea…

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Blissful Pear Martini

July 19, 2013
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Pear Martinis. Yes, they are blissful and I probably don’t need to explain why. If you are a pear lover that is. This cocktail  is a true taste of summer! I had my first experience with a drink like this at the New Sheridan Chop House here in Telluride, CO. Now it is my favorite…but […]

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Orange Maple Old-Fashioned Cocktail

April 19, 2013
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Happy Friday! Can you believe another busy week has flown by? Hopefully you had a great one & hopefully you have some fun weekend plans in the works…we sure do! This Orange Maple Old-Fashioned cocktail is perfect for ladies & gents. It has all the thrills of whiskey with a twist of citrus, a splash of […]

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Mandarin Roasted Rainbow Carrots

March 25, 2013
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From what I gather bunnies love carrots. Not any carrots will do….they prefer carrots that are colored like the rainbow. Add some sweet mandarins and I bet the Easter Bunny will be banging down your door with all four paws. Carrots have a natural sweetness that is fondly brought out when you roast them. Adding […]

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Flights of Fancy ~ Citrus, Cranberry, Cherry Quail

March 1, 2013
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Want to impress someone? Serve ‘em quail. Want to not impress someone? Serve ‘em quail… Before we begin this culinary adventure we need to understand a few things. I am a teeny tiny gal  ~ Quail are teeny tiny little birdies. When skiing, I pretend I know how to fly. A quail obviously can fly. Those […]

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Sweet Honey Mint Green Tea

July 13, 2012
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When is the last time you threw an impromptu tea party? You can keep things summer simple with this fresh Sweet Honey Mint Green Tea, little tea sandwiches & light nibbles. I dedicate this refreshing and energizing tea to the wonderful Red Faced Runners (more on this fine group of gals below) ~ This would make a healthy, […]

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Maple Citrus Roasted Pecans

June 26, 2012
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4 simple words. Maple Citrus Roasted Pecans. Something so simple is ridiculously addictive. Thank goodness the ingredients are energizing whole foods because sometimes one handful is not enough. Lets go nuts for nuts!

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Layered Quinoa Salad with Beet Vinaigrette

June 1, 2012
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Over here we love quinoa ~ in sweet & savory dishes. For breakfast, lunch, dinner and everything in between! Often I bake with it too. Quinoa is a versatile grain like seed (many folks often mistake this for a grain, it is not.) It’s delicate flavor pairs well with so many things. In my last […]

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Citrus Coconut Roasted Beets

May 28, 2012
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You know what I love most about roasted beets? Their versatility and unique sweet/earthy flavor. I enjoy that they are the perfect stand alone side dish or awesome tossed into your favorite salad. They add a nice flavor and healthful twist to shakes and smoothies too…

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Citrus Roasted Strawberry Parfaits

March 4, 2012
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Something very happy has happened around here. I have discovered the magical flavors of roasted strawberries. Have you ever done this? You need to drop everything to roast up a batch right now. Right after you read this post. Maybe in order to do this you must dash to the market to get a big […]

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1 Minute Blueberry Citrus Shake

February 5, 2012
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This post is a test. A simple test to see how quickly I can share a truly tasty little something. I just got back from spending a super fun day with my kids. We had a fun lunch out, a trip to Barnes and Noble for some new books & my expensive international food + […]

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Cranberry Sauce with Pear & Pomegranate

November 12, 2010
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Please tell me you are willing to take a few minutes to make a fresh cranberry sauce. It is so worth it. Really. You can make it as sweet or tart as you want and all that is required is simmering some fruit and spices on the stove. I get it that some folks like […]

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