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From Market to Table! Garden Chopped  Salad

From Market to Table! Garden Chopped Salad

GARDEN CHOPPED SALAD! From Market to Table I love Farmers open market, especially in the summer! I can’t get enough of all the fresh fruits and vegetables that are available especially the tomatoes, corn, strawberries, and peaches. Fresh herbs are available in...

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New Twist on the Wedge Salad!

New Twist on the Wedge Salad!

NEW TWIST ON THE WEDGE SALAD WITH CREAMY BLUE CHEESE DRESSING INGREDIENTS Serves 4 2/3-cup buttermilk 1-cup low-fat sour cream 2 tablespoons champagne vinegar 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 6 ounces of really good blue cheese 1/8-teaspoon cayenne pepper ¼ teaspoon...

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STRAWBERRY SHORTCAKE!

STRAWBERRY SHORTCAKE!

Strawberry Shortcake Makes 6 shortcakes Now is the time for sweet summer strawberries! The past few weeks I have been making a beeline to the Open Farmers Market to purchase organic strawberries! I hope you take the time to make the shortcakes, believe me, once you’ve...

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CHILLED AVOCADO SOUP WITH GRILLED SPICY SHRIMP

CHILLED AVOCADO SOUP WITH GRILLED SPICY SHRIMP

  DAY THREE OF COLD SOUP WEEK! TODAY CREAM OF TOMATO SOUP WITH HOMEMADE RICOTTA CHEESE & ARUGULA PESTO As far as soups go this is my favorite soup to make, serve and eat! It’s basically a very simple and quick tomato sauce for pasta, omelets, and baked dishes...

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GAZPACHO WITH HABANERA PINEAPPLE SALSA

GAZPACHO WITH HABANERA PINEAPPLE SALSA

Day two of a week featuring cold summer soups! Today a delicious creamy Avocado soup to cool you down in this summer heat! I eat an avocado every day, I have avocado toast for breakfast at least 3 times a week,  I toss them in salads, make wicked guacamole, smoothies,...

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AMAZEBALLS!

AMAZEBALLS!

This week I will be showcasing, COOL SUMMER SOUPS! Today is a perfect blend of veggies to make a cool and creamy Gazpacho! I am topping it with a habanera pineapple salsa! In the hot, humid sweet summer months of July and August, vine-ripened tomatoes are at their...

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EGG WHITE PROTEIN WRAP WITH TOMATO SALSA!

EGG WHITE PROTEIN WRAP WITH TOMATO SALSA!

PEANUT BUTTER AMAZEBALLS! I am an insane lover of peanut butter and chocolate. The ratio of chocolate to peanut butter in these bite-size morsels is perfect. It has pure natural ingredients and the right portion size. They are simply amazing, so I named them...

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Poppi’s Meatballs!

Poppi’s Meatballs!

Start your day with a healthy breakfast every morning! The most common mistake we make is not to eat enough protein at breakfast. Your body needs 20 to 30 grams of protein, especially in the morning. Most breakfast foods are great sources of important nutrients such...

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Peanut Butter & Chocolate “SOOTHIE”!

Peanut Butter & Chocolate “SOOTHIE”!

      My dad would always make his famous (in our family anyway) meatballs every Sunday while listening to Tony Bennett songs. The house would fill with the sounds of music and the aroma of the meatballs cooking making everyone excited about the meal to come. I...

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Chicken Salad Sandwich

Chicken Salad Sandwich

PEANUT BUTTER AND CHOCOLATE SOOTHIE! Serves 4-4 ounce servings My one guilty pleasure all my life is eating Peanut Butter Cups. My problem was, (still is) I wouldn’t eat just one package. No, I ate at least 3 with each sitting, if you do the math it’s 6 cups. I loved...

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Artichoke Flowers

Artichoke Flowers

Start your day with a healthy breakfast every morning! The most common mistake we make is not to eat enough protein at breakfast. Your body needs 20 to 30 grams of protein, especially in the morning. Most breakfast foods are great sources of important nutrients such...

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BREAKFAST! START YOUR DAY WITH COLOR!

BREAKFAST! START YOUR DAY WITH COLOR!

I have a love hate relationship with these little orbs because they always manages to prick me with their tiny thorns not once but several times while I'm cleaning them! The needles are so fine that I have difficulty finding and pulling them out. Ouch! I do it though...

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Chicken Piccata with White Beans!

Chicken Piccata with White Beans!

  Breakfast is an important meal because it breaks the overnight fasting period, replenishes your supply of glucose, and will also provide other important essential nutrients to keep your energy levels up throughout the day. Helps you to stay focused at work, and...

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PASTA FAGOLI!

PASTA FAGOLI!

As promised here is the recipe for Chicken Piccata with Cannellini beans. This is always my go-to dish any night of the week and especially when company comes over. It’s impressive, really delicious, takes literally 20 minutes to prepare and really super simple to...

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ENGLISH GARDEN SPRING PEA SOUP!

ENGLISH GARDEN SPRING PEA SOUP!

  DAY THREE OF COLD SOUP WEEK! TODAY CREAM OF TOMATO SOUP WITH HOMEMADE RICOTTA CHEESE & ARUGULA PESTO As far as soups go this is my favorite soup to make, serve and eat! It’s basically a very simple and quick tomato sauce for pasta, omelets, and baked dishes...

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Add Avocados and Whole Grains to Your Diet!

Add Avocados and Whole Grains to Your Diet!

Day two of a week featuring cold summer soups! Today a delicious creamy Avocado soup to cool you down in this summer heat! I eat an avocado every day, I have avocado toast for breakfast at least 3 times a week,  I toss them in salads, make wicked guacamole, smoothies,...

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