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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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50+ AMAZING Kale Recipes!

January 17, 2014
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Let’s face it. Kale is the super green veggie that you love to LOVE ~ or you should fall in love with it. Sure, it used to be an overlooked restaurant garnish. These days we all know that this leafy vegetable is one of the most nutrition superfood heroes in the food world. I have […]

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Quinoa & Veggies Lunchbox Power Salad

January 8, 2014
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Aren’t salads even more fun when the veggies are cut into bite sized shapes? In my Matchstick Quinoa & Veggies Power Salad all of the flavors combine perfectly with an Asian style sesame dressing. This is a healthy, vegan take on sesame noodles.

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Green Beans with Beech Mushrooms & Olives

April 24, 2013
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Do you ever have a recipe that was just somethin’ thrown together in a pinch? Somethin’ never meant to be shared with the outside world until you take a bite of it? That’s these Green Beans with Beech Mushrooms & Olives. This recipe was a solid attempt at cleaning out the fridge and now it will […]

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Chocolate Covered Strawberries

April 12, 2013
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You guys know how I am obsessed with berries right? All kinds of berries. They get my love singularly and i’ll pair ‘em up any which way too. Gimme strawberries, raspberries, blueberries & blackberries every minute of each day and i’ll be your best friend. Forever. It’s a perfect fit that I have teamed up […]

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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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Orzo Pasta with Roasted Broccoli & Chickpeas

March 11, 2013
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Not sure ’bout you guys, but geesh have things been busy around here. Weekdays and weekends are full of outdoors fun. Between the excellent skiing & my visits to North Rim Hunt Club….it is rare that I am home. Being in the house to cook usually happens aprés ski. I enjoy winding down while buzzing around […]

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Spaghetti Squash “Fried Rice”

March 6, 2013
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Just when I never thought I would eat fried rice again ~  my over active mind came up with this recipe. I LOVE that silly spaghetti squash can be used to replace pasta, grains and rice. It’s firm texture and mild flavor adapts easily to all kids of sauces and ethnic food styles. Are ya […]

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Stuffed Zucchini Boats

January 30, 2013
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Guess what you guys? This weekend is the 47th Super Bowl. I had to do a Google search to figure that one out. It is gonna be held in New Orleans. While it is on I will not watch. I will be out skiing. I will however make more of these Stuffed Zucchini Boats to […]

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Parmesan Smashed Potatoes

December 20, 2012
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Oh boy did I have fun making these! Who knew that baking a big batch of potatoes could be so fun. Smashing Perfect Baked Potatoes with the back of a chefs knife is entertainment at it’s finest….not to mention these taste amazing! Lets smash….

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Brussels Sprouts with Feta & Pecans

November 16, 2012
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How is your Thanksgiving planning going? Are you cooking for a large group, small gathering or going to your favorite restaurant? Whether or not you are hosting Thanksgiving you will need to try these brussels sprouts. Whether or not you like sprouts these will convert you into a sprouts lover. Pinky promise…

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Vegan Cranberry Whipped Cream

November 6, 2012
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You knew it was coming right? It is very obvious that I need to make coconut whipped cream out of everything. We dip with it, frost, fill and eat it by the spoonful. Do you like sweet tart combinations? Great than this vegan cranberry whipped cream will be your best friend!

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Maple Cinnamon Cranberry Sauce

November 4, 2012
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I have decided to give pumpkin a break (OK, not true.) I have also decided it’s time to let cranberries shine! How much do you love tart little cranberries? They are easily sweetened with maple syrup, honey, brown sugar, stevia or agave…your choice! This is a basic recipe for a simple sweet tangy cranberry sauce […]

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Quinoa Stuffing with Apple, Sweet Potato & Hazelnuts

November 2, 2012
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Yay! We all made it through Halloween…are you ready to start thinking about Thanksgiving? I sure hope so because I have been recipe testing lots of great new recipes that I can’t wait to share with you. Raise your hand if you love stuffing. OK. Great! How about a new twist on this classic holiday […]

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Coconut Cream Pie with Chocolate Ganache

October 29, 2012
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This had to happen. It was inevitable. With all of the vegan coconut whipped cream I have been whipping up lately pie had to happen. Have you ever made homemade chocolate ganache? It is very simple and something you need to do asap…

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