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Crepes with Melted Butter and Powdered Sugar

This takes me back to my childhood, spending the night at my girlfriend Angie’s house & waking up to Bill (Angie’s Dad) making crepes. They were so amazing!! Throughout my life, I have had crepes filled with all sorts...

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B.B.T.A (Bacon, Basil, Tomato & Avocado Sandwich)

I love BLT sandwiches! They were my favorite growing up and they still are. I make them much healthier than I used to but they are just as delicious! The basil adds great flavor and the avocado gives it...

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Chile Relleno Casserole

I really wanted to make Chile Rellenos but I decided to make a casserole instead because frankly, it’s MUCH healthier. I took the long route & blackened my own chiles and peeled them. It’s much more time consuming than...

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Roasted Asparagus with Parmesan Cheese

This is a great side dish. This is a simple, fast and delicious. My kids eat this all the time & love it. 1/2 – 1 lb asparagus spears 1 tbsp olive oil Salt and pepper to taste 1-2...

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Pork Chops in a Garlic and Ginger Sauce

I made this recipe for friends last night and it turned out great. The sauce has a sweet and salty combination that I love. It was an easy to make dinner with just a bit of prep work.  This...

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Brown Rice with Toasted Pine Nuts, Carmelized Shallots and Lemon Zest

This rice dish turned out really good. My husband told me that it’s his FAVORITE rice dish ever and my two kids had seconds. It was very simple to make and had so much flavor! It was a really...

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Chicken, Mushrooms and Artichoke Hearts in a Roasted Lemon Sauce

I wanted to make a special dish tonight but also use what we had on hand… it turned out great! There was a little added prep time but it was worth it. The chicken was tender and the sauce...

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Roasted Garlic

Roasted garlic is one of my favorite things. I use it as a spread on bread, in my mashed potatoes, with roasted vegetables, in sauces or salad dressings and alongside meats. It’s a great way to give new life...

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Roasted Tomato Salsa

Roasting tomatoes gives them such a wonderful sweet flavor so I decided to try making a roasted salsa to go with my Carne Asada Tacos. The end result was really delicious! This salsa is great with any tacos, chips...

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Onion, Cilantro and Lime Juice Relish

This is such a great addition to tacos or any Mexican dish. The lime juice mellows the strength of the onions & the cilantro adds a great flavor. It’s has a wonderful crunchy texture and adds a nice depth...