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WHAT TO DO WITH ALL THE LEFT OVER EASTER EGGS!

I always waaaaaay too many hard boiled Easter eggs left over because our whole family loves to color egg! We get a bit carried away! However I do love to turn them into something yummy to eat! I make deviled eggs to serve as an appetizer or I include them on the...

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WE ARE LOOKING FORWARD TO EASTER!

We have been shopping, planning and preparing a bunch of new recipes and decorating ideas for Easter. Please be sure to check our newest Easter recipes from the menu above or by clicking HERE. Be sure to check often as I post many new recipes and ideas and they come...

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RACK OF LAMB FOR EASTER SUNDAY!

RACK OF LAMB! I use to be intimidated by the photographs in cookbooks and magazines of recipes that looked too difficult to prepare. I did't even want to try though it looked so delicious! This beautiful presentation of rack of lamb over a bean puree looks so...

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PLANNING EASTER!

I am testing out colors and started collecting pieces for my table scape decorations for Easter! I LOVE setting the table and preparing recipes to try out on my family for the big day! So far this is what I’m going to be using. My inspiration for this years table...

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FOUR IMPORTANT STEPS TO TAKE AFTER A CANCER DIAGNOSIS!

It's pretty scary and of course life altering when you hear these three treaded words, "You have cancer"! Go to "HEALTH" to find out about the four important steps to take after a cancer diagnosis. Having gone through my journey with cancer, taking these steps helped...

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DON’T THROW AWAY YOUR SAD VEGGIES!

Are you  one of those people who throw away your wilted sad looking vegetables? Go to  "RECIPE" and click "SOUP" and see how many dishes I was able to make with what I found in my refrigerator

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PERFECT EGGS EVERY TIME!

Eggs are a very good source of inexpensive, high quality protein. More than half the protein of an egg is found in the egg white. Eggs contain vitamin B2 and lower amounts of fat than the yolk. They are rich sources of selenium, vitamin D, B6, B12 and minerals such...

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How to make perfect EGGS!

PERFECT EGGS EVERY TIME!   Here are some recipes and techniques for the fluffiest scrambled eggs, the perfect poached egg, the just right soft boiled egg, omelets that melt in your mouth, no jiggle fried eggs along with creamy egg salad and deviled eggs! FLUFFY...

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BAKING TIPS

Easy Holiday Baking Tips I don't like to bake. It's a discipline and it involves science—yes, it does! I flunked chemistry. So it came as no surprise to me that when I tried my hand at baking it was a disaster. I have spent years and years trying to make desserts. My...

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The Perfect Roasted Chicken Recipe

CHICKEN ROASTED TO PERFECTION 6 TO 8 SERVINGS I serve this chicken often and it always gets major compliments. While the chicken is roasting it sends a mouthwatering aroma through out the entire house. When it comes out of the oven, it’s golden and crispy on the...

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Tuscan Bread Soup

A satisfying bowl of comfort, tomatoes in a savory soup! Tomatoes contain an antioxidant called lycopene which is responsible for their red color. Lycopene improves heart health by lowering blood pressure, which helps prevent coronary heart disease, fights toxins in...

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Zucchini Cakes From Kokkari Restaurant in San Francisco

I married a Greek man and along with that came all the wonderful family traditional family recipes. One of my favorites is the Zucchini Cakes that his YAYA would make. I thought Tonys' family recipe was the best until I had the Zucchini Cakes at Kokkari Restaurant in...

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VITAL INFORMATION ON DENTAL HEALTH FOR YOUR PET

I have spent a lot of time doing research on dog’s health and about what is in the foods and treats that they are given. I am extremely careful what I feed my dogs. I read EVERY LABEL on dog food and treats. If I had a cat I would do the same!   But there many other...

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DIY Wrapping Paper Wall Art

A simple, fast and affordable way to deck your halls or walls  for the holidays is by creating this festive wall art with wrapping paper. There is no limit to how many rooms or halls you can decorate, bring a holiday feel to your children’s room by wrapping fun...

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New Obsession!

I don't know about you but when I walk into someone's home the way it smells when you first walk in makes an impact on me. The smell of baking or the aroma of soup simmering makes you feel warm and welcome. Nowadays most people are into scented candles, sometimes it...

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WELCOME & “FLOURISH” BODY, MIND, SOUL!

   "FLOURISH" MIND, BODY, SOUL "FLOURISH BODY, MIND, SOUL", a company founded by myself, and my daughters Arianna and Alex Thomopoulos. Our commitment and passion is to bring awareness of health and wellness through healing foods and eco-friendly products to...

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What To Do With All Those Summer Tomatoes!

I love fresh tomato especially in the summer when tomatoes are at their peak of flavor there is nothing better! This is all a part of "Food for Thought" you should include in your diet for heart, brain, and gut health! I am trying to make everyone aware, one recipe at...

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