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One-Bowl Banana Pistachio Muffins

One-Bowl Banana Pistachio Muffins

| May 28, 2014 | 38 Comments

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 Bean Dip

| May 23, 2014 | 22 Comments

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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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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Triple Layer Quesadilla Dip

Triple Layer Quesadilla Dip

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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Lime Dressed Chopped Salad for Two

Lime Dressed Chopped Salad for Two

| May 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

This tangy Lime Dressed Chopped Salad is the best side dish for zesty enchiladas. This recipe was created for my client, Old El Paso, but all opinions are my own. For a little while this winter, my playlist on Spotify was constantly informing my Facebook friends about my diverse and obscure music choices. It was […]

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Romano Rosemary Lemon Vinaigrette

Romano Rosemary Lemon Vinaigrette

| April 28, 2014 | 9 Comments

A tangy dressing recipe for Romano Rosemary Lemon Vinaigrette using Pompeian olive oil is perfect for spring salads. This recipe was created for a client, but all opinions are my own. A salad. A light, tangy lemon vinaigrette. The warmth of the sunlight streaming through the windows. Spring is all about renewal. It’s the season […]

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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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Baked Loaded Nachos Wontons

Baked Loaded Nachos Wontons

| April 2, 2014 | 4 Comments

Looking for the perfect game day food? These baked Loaded Nachos Wontons hit all the right notes – crispy, a little spicy and totally craveworthy. Don’t forget to dip them in your favorite salsa. This recipe was created for my client, Old El Paso, but all opinions are my own. My kids took up basketball […]

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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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