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Spicy Habanero Hot Wings

Spicy Habanero Hot Wings

| May 30, 2014 | 30 Comments

These tender, spicy hot wings have a rich, layered flavor that will have you licking your fingers and reaching for more. Make this Spicy Habanero Hot Wings recipe! The best things come to those who wait. Patience is a virtue. Rome wasn’t built in a day. There are so many sayings and quotes that all […]

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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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Celebrate the Bright Side of Life (Fruttare)

Celebrate the Bright Side of Life (Fruttare)

| May 23, 2014 | 1 Comment

Earlier this week, I noticed a photo on my daughter’s desk. She must have swiped it from a box when we moved last summer. In it, I am 18 and about to head off to my senior prom. My brother, who was just under 2 at the time, is standing in front of me, holding […]

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Gluten-Free Smoked Salmon Breakfast Pizza

Gluten-Free Smoked Salmon Breakfast Pizza

| May 23, 2014 | 24 Comments

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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Sesame Roll Recipe

Sesame Roll Recipe

| May 19, 2014 | 20 Comments

There’s nothing quite like the yeasty goodness of fresh, hot bread, right? This Sesame Roll recipe is pretty easy (the stand mixer does most the work!) and bakes up hot, firm rolls perfect for anything from your barbecue (bratwurst, I am looking at you).   Whenever people find out what I do for a living, I am […]

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New on Momtastic: May 2014 Edition

New on Momtastic: May 2014 Edition

| May 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

When I am not writing about recipes for delicious food on Sarah’s Cucina Bella, I also contribute to Momtastic. It’s a fabulous website for busy moms on the go. Here’s a few of my latest recipe contributions there. Open-Face Cheesy Roast Beef and Veggie Melts Caramelized Onion Omelette with Ham and Brie Quick Breakfast Ideas […]

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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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Frozen Springtime Snacks: A Less-Guilt Way to Enjoy Family Traditions

Frozen Springtime Snacks: A Less-Guilt Way to Enjoy Family Traditions

| May 13, 2014 | 4 Comments

What frozen treats will you be biting into for springtime snacks this year? Outshine and Skinny Cow have created some #NewFavorites worth trying. When the first buds of spring popped through out of the Earth outside my house in April, I was shocked. We were still bundling in parkas and shivering through biting winds as […]

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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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