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5 Healthy Oils

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Follow my blog with Bloglovin | Follow me on Instagram 5 Healthy Oils and how to use them. When it comes to cooking oils, people have strong opinions about what is best.  The one fact is that regardless of what kind of oil you use, oil is classified nutritionally as a fat.  However, they are not […]

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Zucchini & Cheese Tart

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I picked my first Zucchini.  Which means my counters will be covered with the little green guys very soon.  This is the first recipe I made with my first Zucchini. Enjoy! 1 1/4 cup all purpose flour 1/4 teaspoon slat 8 tablespoon cold unsalted butter, cut into cubes 1/4 cup sour cream 2 teaspoons fresh […]

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White Bean Ragout with Toast

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This recipe is in Bon Appetit May 2012, I tried it and immediately loved it, but decided to add shredded chicken from a rotisserie chicken.  Even better, plus more filling meal for the guys in my house! The recipe calls for you to make Soffritto, which is a mix of chopped aromatics, it is the base […]

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Kale Chips

Kale Chips

Okay, I have to admit that I have known for quite awhile how good Kale is for you, but Kale is a bit intimidating to me.  Why, you ask?  It doesn’t look good!  I have seen recipes for baked Kale Chips, watched celebrity chefs make baked Kale Chips, heard that they are as addictive as […]

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Fava Beans & Manchego Crostini

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I had this dish at a local Latin Restaurant here in town and loved it, so as I am apt to do I went home and started trying out the recipe at home and came up with this little doozy.  I love the Manchego cheese, which is salty with the nutty flavor of the Beans. […]

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Grilled Buffalo-Barbecue Shrimp with Blue Cheese Dip

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This is one of my favorite easy, healthy (going light on the dip) recipes.  I just love the buffalo flavor on the shrimp!  A great dish to serve on Sunday watching the game or on a weeknight when you just don’t have a lot of time to throw together dinner!   This with a side […]

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