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Avocado and Olive Quesadillas

A quick note to my blog followers… I switched my blog to show a partial feed because several scrapers are continuing to steal my photos, posts and recipes. I was told that switching to a partial feed would make...

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Bruschetta with Tomato and Basil

This is such a simple and classic dish. I love bruschetta because it’s so versatile and delicious. You can make it with a number of different toppings but my favorite is tomato, basil and balsamic on top of a...

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Blueberry Surprise Muffins with Streusal Topping

I was lucky enough to receive some Oikos Greek Yogurt from Stonyfield Farms. They sent us vanilla, blueberry, strawberry, honey and plain. My kids both really loved all the flavors, especially the strawberry. I couldn’t wait to try baking...

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Creamy Clam Dip

We had friends over for dinner a few days ago and instead of having a sit down meal we decided to make a bunch of appetizers. It was a simple, casual and tasty dinner. Everyone enjoyed grazing throughout the...

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Chicken Stuffed Pasilla Peppers

I had pasilla peppers in the refrigerator that needed to be used up. I decided to stuff the pasilla peppers with leftover chicken mixed with roasted bell pepper, jalapeno and green onion. I topped the chicken stuffed peppers with...

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Flank Steak, Caramelized Onion, Mushroom and Blue Cheese Panini

I was in the mood for a panini sandwich for dinner. I decided to marinate some flank steak in a balsamic, Dijon and garlic marinade. Looking through my refrigerator and pantry I found an onion, mushrooms, mayonnaise, garlic and...

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Arroz con Pollo

I have always wanted to make Arroz con Pollo (Rice with Chicken), so when I saw a recipe for it on Stacey Snacks and then again on Karen Cooks I couldn’t resist – I had to make it. I...

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Fried Rice

I got this recipe from my dear friend, Jen and adapted it just a bit. Jen loves to cook Asian food and has always inspired me to cook it more often. This fried rice is extremely easy to make...

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Asian Chicken Breasts

I recently made an Asian Pork Tenderloin for my husband’s birthday. We all really enjoyed the dish so I thought I would try the marinade with chicken breasts. My husband grilled them to perfection while I boiled and reduced...

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Roasted Vegetable and Kale Soup and a Giveaway

My son was home from school with a terrible cough and cold. It was a really gloomy, cold and rainy day so I decided to make a big batch of vegetable soup. I found this recipe for Roasted Vegetable...