Tag Archives: Healthy

Grandma’s Baccala Soup – The Real Deal!

Our Friends, Michael and Josephine, are kind enough to share a family recipe with us today in a special “Italian Guest Post”. Dating back to Josephine’s great-grandmother, this one is a keeper! Can’t you just smell it simmering on your stove … Continue reading

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Perfectly Colorful Holiday Salad

Roasted vegetables are a seasonal favorite around our house – especially fresh colorful beets. Thinking of the colors that we associate with the season, this red and green salad makes the perfect addition to your holiday table. This recipe is … Continue reading

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Could You Ever Get Tired of Eating Cookies?

Yesterday I continued down that seasonal path of baking cookies. Normally, cookies are not in my repertoire, since there are actual recipes that one must follow….I know….hard to improvise when baking. Yes, both recipes are a bit healthy – yet … Continue reading

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Just Four or Five Simple Ingredients!

Today marks the start of Homemade Kitchen Gift Season – one of my favorite times of the year, since I can make a ton of homemade goodies that are healthy, tasty, and well received by all of my victims friends. You … Continue reading

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Nuts About Banana-Nut-Chocolate Chip Quick Bread

The title says it all…here’s the outcome and yes, this one tastes as good as it gets! Super quick, super easy bread recipe from Eating Well  is definitely a “keeper” for the recipe file. What really “makes” this so tasty and different … Continue reading

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Delicata Squash Frittata

Seems like there are a LOT of talented bloggers out there, posting some really good-looking and tasty dishes. Every time I turn around, one of my blogger friends has a recipe that is a “must try” for us. In that … Continue reading

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Bake Some Morning Love In the Kitchen!

More of my blogger buddies are keeping me inspired to get in the kitchen. This time, it’s  Erin and Dara, at How To Eat, with this dish of wholesome goodness. They called it Baked Pumpkin Cranberry Apple Oatmeal, but that long title … Continue reading

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Last Bit Of Summer – On A Plate

Now that the weather here is below 45 degrees every night, the basil has bid its farewell. Saying “good-bye” to us over brunch was this tiny bit of Basil that was so handily cut from the stem prior to said cold … Continue reading

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Roasted Pears with Ginger and Vanilla Bean

Thanks so much to Jen, over at Lattes and Leggings, for posting this fall dessert. Perfect timing, since our friends (Kelley and Marco) joined us at our house for Sunday Brunch last weekend. Like any good dish, this one cooks itself with a minimum … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Pie Muffins (Oh, yeah…with chocolate…)

Craving muffins, and hungry for something a little sweet, I thought it was time to cave in and bake a seasonal treat. And we all know that chocolate pumpkin is seasonal, so take a look at these ‘beauts. This recipe, … Continue reading

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