One-Bowl Banana Pistachio Muffins

Banana Pistachio Muffins with Butter

Making homemade muffins for breakfast doesn’t have to be time consuming or create a disaster in the kitchen. These One-Bowl Banana Pistachio Muffins are quick and easy — and delicious too. This recipe was created for my client, Diamond of California, but all opinions are my own. Sometimes I wonder what the cashiers at our…

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Spicy Roasted Tomatillo Garbanzo Bean Dip

Spicy Roasted Tomatillo Garbanzo Dip

The robust flavor of this recipe for Spicy Roasted Tomatillo Garbanzo Bean Dip will have you reaching for more and more. This recipe was created for my client, Green Giant, but all opinions are my own. When the kids started school in August, it felt like we’d never find that groove where the morning just…

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Gluten-Free Smoked Salmon Breakfast Pizza

Smoked Salmon Breakfast Pizza

Creamy cheeses combine with peppery arugula, salty smoked salmon and other deliciousness on these gluten-free breakfast pizzas that are perfect for your next spring brunch. This recipe is brought to you by Pamela’s, makers of gluten-free baking products. All opinions are my own. Back in March, I headed to Boston on a business trip where…

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Very Veggie Tabbouleh

Tabbouleh recipe

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 Polenta

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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Triple Layer Quesadilla Dip

Triple Layer Quesadilla Dip 3

If you love quesadillas, then you will probably go wild for this easy Triple Layer Quesadilla Dip, which brings together a quick and easy guacamole, salsa and cheese for a spectacular dipping experience. This recipe was created for my client Old El Paso but all opinions are my own. Just when I thought I’d found…

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