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Pesto Tortellini & Spinach Soup

This soup was simple, delicious, light & so easy to make. It paired nicely with a tossed salad and crusty fresh baked bread & butter. My kids LOVED this soup. 6-8 cups homemade chicken stock (recipe below) 1-2 tsp...

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Topping the list…

… of the dumbest things I’ve ever done. Thinking my immersion blender was unplugged I was cleaning it and accidentally turned it on while my finger was next to the blade. We rushed to urgent care only to be...

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Mushroom, Spinach & Sausage Frittata

This was a perfect Saturday morning breakfast. It’s fairly healthy but doesn’t taste like it! The flavors were great together & it was light but filling. My husband and son couldn’t get enough of this dish. Mushroom, Spinach, and...

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Turkey, Pancetta and Avocado Sandwich

I needed to use an avocado so I decided to make a sandwich using ingredients I had on hand… it turned into a really wonderful club sandwich. Both my kids LOVED this and asked if they could have it...

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French Onion Soup

French onion soup is one of my favorite soups. It’s comforting, rich and perfect for a rainy day. I serve this with a green salad…it’s always a big hit with my whole family. 8 cups of thinly sliced sweet...

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Blue Cheese, Pancetta & Candied Walnut Salad

This was a fun & decadent salad. It has a great combination of crunchy, salty, creamy & sweet. This is not a healthy salad but it’s great for a special treat and pairs nicely with a steak. I add...

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Homemade Pizza

I found some whole wheat pizza dough at my local Trader Joe’s & decided to give it a try. This was a wonderful, crispy & delicious pizza… it was a big hit with all of us (especially the kids)....

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Roasted Grape Tomatoes with Feta Cheese

We love tomatoes and eat them all the time. Roasting them in the oven gives them a sweetness that is mouth watering & delicious. They melt in your mouth! The feta cheese & balsamic vinegar top them off nicely....

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Chicken Sausages with Onions, Peppers & Potatoes

I didn’t feel like cooking last night but decided it would be much easier than going out. I grabbed a few things I had in the the fridge, threw them together and ended up really liking it. It was...

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Brown Rice with Mushrooms & Peas

This is one of my Dad’s favorite dishes. There is something very comforting about this side dish and I think it’s because it reminds me of my childhood. I have changed it a bit by using brown rice and...