Appetizers,Side Dish

Fiery Guacamole

10 Feb , 2014  

I absolutely love guacamole and who wouldn’t love this healthy dip. Avocados are a great fruit and definitely add a lot of nutritional value. Avocados contain monounsaturated fat, which is essentially a “good” fat along with other essential vitamins and minerals.

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Appetizers,Side Dish

Homemade Pita Chips

9 Feb , 2014  

You might have seen that there’s a new variety of chip on the market called pita chips. I really love these chips and while the store bought varieties are good, it’s fun to make your own. There actually really simple to make so I thought I’d share the recipe with you.

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Salads

Create Your Own Creamy Italian Dressing

11 Jul , 2013  

Just about everyone I know has italian dressing and mayo in their fridge. So if you’re looking to spice-up your salad or create a new dip for your fresh veggies this summer then try making your own creamy italian dressing.

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Tips

How to Remove the Smell of Garlic from Hands

24 Jul , 2011  

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I’m a fan of garlic. It’s a great ingredient to use in a variety of recipes. Garlic is probably one of my favorite ingredients, but unfortunately when you use fresh garlic, the smell can last on your hands for days and days. If you’ve ever struggled with the same problem there’s an easy fix.

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Appetizers,Dinner,Side Dish

How to Perfectly Grill Asparagus

10 Jul , 2011  

I think may people are intimidated by their grills and don’t think they can master this cooking on it, let alone grilling veggies. Well, I’m here to tell you that grilling veggies, especially asparagus, is quick simple on the grill.

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Dinner,Salads,Side Dish

Creative Meal Ideas for Cabbage

2 Jul , 2011  

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Many of you are familiar with the all too common way to prepare cabbage, but what if you could incorporate this nutritious item into other meals.

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Spices,Uncategorized

Sea Salt or Table Salt, Which Do you Prefer?

28 May , 2011  

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Over the past couple of years I’ve noticed a shift in the types of salts being used for cooking. Of course I’m curious, so I did a little research to see what the exact difference is between sea salt and table salt.

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Dinner,Lunch

Grilled Chedder Cheese & Ranch Burgers

19 May , 2011  

I really do love the summertime. It’s always been my favorite time of the year. I especially like being able to soak up some rays and cook up some of my favorite meals right on the grill. – My Mother actually introduced me to this recipe which I’ve tweaked along the way.

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Side Dish

Yum-Yum Garlic Bread

14 May , 2011  

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You’ll probably hear me saying this a lot, but I think garlic bread is one of my all time favorite foods to eat. Nothings better than fresh toasted bread (yum!). It pairs well with so many different types of meals and is relatively easy to make.

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Appetizers,Dinner,Lunch

Cucumber & Carrot Sushi Roll

14 May , 2011  

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Have you ever wanted to try your hand at making homemade sushi rolls? I’ve always wanted to try to make these creations on my own. I was scared that I might flub this up entirely, but alas, it wasn’t as difficult as I thought it would me.

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