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PEACHY GUACAMOLE

PEACHY GUACAMOLE

As we navigate a not-so-sunny Spring in the Northeast, I am ready for the summer sunshine. Fresh peaches can bring a taste of summer to your senses, even as you wait for the real thing. Enjoy this peachy guacamole with fresh-cut veggies and whole-grain pita or...

INDONESIAN SATAY

INDONESIAN SATAY

INDONESIAN SATAY This is a traditional Indonesian satay, lightened up a bit on the fat and sugar content. This dish could be served as an appetizer or a protein for a main meal. The sauce is rather addicting😋 medium nonstick skillet, grill or grill panskewers to grill...

GINGERED EDAMAME

GINGERED EDAMAME

GINGERED EDAMAME Edamame are quite the star of the legume family. When you consider just a half-cup serving contains 11 grams of protein, 9 grams of fiber, 2 1/2 grams of heart-healthy fats, along with vitamins c, a, iron and calcium, you wonder, should I be eating...

MINI CARAMELIZED ONION QUICHE

MINI CARAMELIZED ONION QUICHE

Photo by happinessishomemade MINI CARAMELIZED ONION QUICHE Nothing quite says comfort like a quiche among friends👩‍❤️‍👩, especially when served with wine. Quiche can be anything you want it to be — sweet, savory, mini, pie-size, vegetarian, meaty, spicy. Whatever your...

BLUEBERRY SALSA

BLUEBERRY SALSA

Photo by Sara Cervera on Unsplash BLUEBERRY SALSA A different take on our blue fruit, but the fresh zing will brighten your mood and your baked chips ;). Not to mention, blueberries are one of few fruits native to North America, if you are feeling the patriotism… 3...

SIMPLE BABA GANOUSH

SIMPLE BABA GANOUSH

Photo by Charles Deluvio on Unsplash SIMPLE BABA GANOUSH (also spelled baba ganoush or baba ghanou) is a recipe my father-in-law shared with me many years ago. In his beautiful memory❤️ I wanted to share with all of you today. This would be one to prepare earlier in...

ALWAYS FRESH GUACAMOLE

ALWAYS FRESH GUACAMOLE

Photo by keviniscooking.com ALWAYS FRESH GUACAMOLE If you are not a fan of cilantro, just leave it out (but please put some chopped fresh on the side, for those that enjoy). Why cilantro? Cilantro (which are the leaves of the coriander plant) may actually have some...

SPICY SPEEDY AIR FRYER SHRIMP

SPICY SPEEDY AIR FRYER SHRIMP

SPICY SPEEDY AIR FRYER SHRIMP I often receive requests for air fryer recipes, and for good reason! They add a fun, crunchy twist to cooking and speed up the process without sacrificing taste. I'm particularly fond of this recipe because it offers endless possibilities...

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