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Raspberry Vinaigrette Slaw with Garbanzo Beans and Red Peppers

Raspberry Vinaigrette Slaw with Garbanzo Beans and Red Peppers

| October 3, 2014

Change up your salad routine with this quick and easy recipe for Raspberry Vinaigrette Slaw with Garbanzo Beans and Red Peppers. This recipe was created for my client, Kraft, but all opinions are my own. When I first started blogging about food nearly nine years ago, it was so that I could move from my […]

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Grilled Mozzarella and Pepper Salami Sandwiches

Grilled Mozzarella and Pepper Salami Sandwiches

| September 17, 2014 | 21 Comments

Classic grilled cheese sandwiches get turned up a notch in these quick and easy Grilled Mozzarella and Pepper Salami Sandwiches. In just 10 minutes, you could be enjoying one of these satisfying sammies! Comfort food has been on my mind a lot lately. I think it’s the approach of fall that has me thinking about warm, […]

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Farmers Market Bacon Quiche

Farmers Market Bacon Quiche

| August 31, 2014 | 3 Comments

Fresh veggies from the farmers market combine with salty bacon and sharp blue cheese in this airy quiche perfect for weekends. This recipe was created for my client Jones Dairy Farm but all opinions are my own. Routine is important. That’s something I hear again and again — relating to kids, life, work and so […]

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Roasted Beet and Fresh Mozzarella Salads

Roasted Beet and Fresh Mozzarella Salads

| August 8, 2014 | 1 Comment

Sweet roasted beets, creamy fresh mozzarella cheese and rich balsamic vinegar come together in this quick and easy recipe for Roasted Beet and Fresh Mozzarella Salads. “Mommy, tomorrow after camp can we pick up Goldfish for a snack?” Paige asked the other night as we sat down to dinner. I agreed with a smile, mentally […]

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Grilled Chicken, Pineapple and Ham Kabobs

Grilled Chicken, Pineapple and Ham Kabobs

| June 25, 2014 | 1 Comment

Are you getting your grill on this season? These easy Grilled Chicken, Pineapple and Ham Kabobs are a delicious way to enjoy a sweet-savory meal from the grill. This recipe was created for my client Jones Dairy Farm but all opinions are my own. When I was a kid, one of my favorite grilled dinners […]

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Very Veggie Tabbouleh

Very Veggie Tabbouleh

| May 14, 2014 | 32 Comments

Loaded with tomatoes, cucumbers, red peppers and more, this Very Veggie Tabbouleh recipe is a quick and easy side dish perfect for spring and summer cook-outs. I vividly remember the first time I tried tabbouleh. I was 18, and had just moved to the city (New York, that is) for college. That semester I was […]

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Tomato Basil Fried Polenta with Blue Cheese

Tomato Basil Fried Polenta with Blue Cheese

| May 12, 2014 | 34 Comments

Crispy fried polenta cakes are topped with a warm garlicky tomato topping, fresh basil and sharp blue cheese. It’s a celebration of fresh flavors and textures. As I am sitting here, Jewel is singing “Have a Little Faith in Me,” and the kids are outside playing with a shiny gold ball — practically daring the storm […]

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Lemon Garlic Corn and Black Lentil Salad

Lemon Garlic Corn and Black Lentil Salad

| April 10, 2014 | 7 Comments

Love salads with a tang? Lemon Garlic Corn and Black Lentil Salad is for you. This recipe was created for my client, Florida Sweet Corn Exchange, who I am working with via KitchenPLAY. All opinions are my own. When the bright sun rose in the sky earlier this week, the brilliant blue skies and raising […]

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Zesty Mango Chili Shrimp and Rice

Zesty Mango Chili Shrimp and Rice

| March 24, 2014 | 16 Comments

Love sweet with a hint of spice flavors? Then you will love this quick and easy Zesty Mango Chile Shrimp and Rice recipe — perfect for lunch or a light dinner. When it comes to seafood, there are many things that the kids and I can agree on. We all love salmon, devour pretty much […]

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Balsamic Kale and Black Lentils with Feta

Balsamic Kale and Black Lentils with Feta

| January 14, 2014 | 3 Comments

Last week, as I was digging into my lunch and reading through some interesting links I’ve opened earlier in my browser, I happened upon a Prevention Magazine story about Superfoods for 2014. Every year, different nutritionists and groups like to share what they believe will be the hottest healthy foods of the year. In the […]

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