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Cream of Broccoli and Parmesan Soup

There is something so comforting about making homemade soups. My son hasn’t been feeling well and I wanted to make him a healthy but delicious soup for dinner. He loves broccoli & cheese so I thought this would be...

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French Toast

We have kindergarten orientation at my daughter’s new school. I can’t believe she will be starting kindergarten this fall. Time flies. Anyway, I wanted to make a fun, simple, quick but special breakfast. This doesn’t take much effort but...

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Chicken, Grape and Walnut Salad Sandwich

I made a roasted chicken for dinner & used the remaining meat for sandwiches the next day. This chicken salad is full of flavors & textures – a little sweet, salty, crunchy & creamy… perfection! 2-3 cups cooked chicken,...

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Spaghetti alla Carbonara

Talk about comfort food. Not only is it really tasty but it’s easy to make as well. I am still one handed these days (see Topping the list for details) so I couldn’t do anything challenging. This dish only...

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Mixed Berry Shortcake

My neighbor Cheryl game me some mini angel food cakes. We were in the mood for a dessert so I used what fruit I had (strawberries, blackberries, raspberries & blueberries) and made a shortcake with homemade whipped topping.  It...

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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...