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If you’re over-run with fresh tomatoes, you have to try my family’s Italian Fresh Tomato Basil Dressing. Every year when my dad’s garden overflows with ripe juicy tomatoes, I look forward to eating this one up. It’s super easy to make, packs a ton of flavor, and you can literally…(Read More)

Yum, it’s tomato season! I’m putting them in everything, which is what inspired this crazy delicious California Quinoa. Fast, easy, and flavorful with fresh herbs and avocado, be sure to use a zippy, high quality red wine vinegar for your marinade. Let’s talk more about that… Is All Red Wine Vinegar the…(Read More)

What to do with all those beautiful cherries? They’ve been on sale for weeks now and hopefully you have been enjoying them as much as me! If you went a little overboard, and have some extra sitting in the fridge, fear not. This Cherry Vanilla Applesauce takes about 30 minutes to make and eats…(Read More)

I think it’s no secret at this point that I love dark chocolate. It’s my biggest vice. I don’t hide it. One of the great things about dark chocolate is that a little goes a long way. You don’t need a huge serving to satisfy. When I create chocolate recipes I…(Read More)

There’s a gluten-free¬†baked penne recipe that takes less than an hour? Yep! You’ll need a decent sauce. If you make you’re own, that’s ideal. But if you don’t, no worries. There are some decent brands that aren’t packed with sugar and preservatives. I suggest starting with one…(Read More)

This month Recipe Redux challenged us to recreate the “pattie,” into a healthy, but satisfying experience in honor of St. Patty’s Day. Worthy of a facelift, let’s give patties a fighting chance. So, turkey is out, right? Is anyone besides me sick of eating 98 difference recipes for healthier turkey burgers? Maybe I…(Read More)

What recipe has all the flavors of Thanksgiving without any of the foods that cause the bloating, weight gain, and general discomfort we usually associate with the post-Thanksgiving food coma that inevitably follows the day most Americans spend over-eating? Ding, ding, ding, you guessed it! My Cranberry Walnut Quinoa Salad, gluten-free, dairy…(Read More)

What’s ¬†Sweet, Tart, a little Floral, and Tastes Like a Summer Breeze? 10-Minute Maple Rosewater Lemonade! I love lemonade in the summer. Super refreshing, with the perfect combo of sweet and tart on a hot day…what could be better? My only compaint is the amount of sugar. White, refined sugar. Why Maple…(Read More)

April’s Recipe Redux Challenge asked us to create a healthy recipe using one of our favorite kitchen tools. No brainer. Gram’s rolling pin. In the pic below is the rolling pin Gram used for most of her adult life. It’s the one her mother, my great-grandmother Jenny, passed down to her…(Read More)