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Category: Healthy


Chicken and Veggie Soup

For the first time in about 20 years, I didn’t make chili on Halloween this year. I am not really sure why…perhaps because it was a bit warmer than usual, or because we had it  not all that long ago…I…

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Drying Herbs/Dried Oregano

Hi All! What a weekend! Here in northern CA, we had a gorgeous weekend just loaded with warmer temperatures and sunshine! 🙂 That was all I needed to get myself outdoors and into my garden. I didn’t do a lot,…

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Brussels Sprouts

First of all, okay…how about that spelling? Who knew that you spelled “Brussels” as in Brussels sprouts with an “s” on the end…and no apostrophe with it? Hammy…seems weird, but oh well! We went to a new place in town…

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Hearty Bean Soup

I know! I know! I haven’t been keeping up with the blog! To be honest, after all the meals I cooked over Christmas and New Years, I kind of got burnt out on everything. Sorry about that! I will try…

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Lemon Lime Garlic Shrimp with Herbs

Do you ever have one of those nights that you really, really, REALLY don’t feel like cooking? Although I love cooking, I do occasionally just feel burnt out and don’t feel like going through with the planning and cooking of…

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Hummus Bites

We decided to do a little last-minute end-of-the-driveway get together for our own entertainment while waiting for the little Trick Or Treaters and I wanted to put out a few snacks…but I wanted EASY! I saw something like this on…

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Shelly’s Steak Marinade

Hi Everyone! While most of the country is enjoying crisp autumn nights with the chill of winter around the corner, we have been blessed with some amazing weather as well…not quite what you would call “autumn temperatures, ” but lovely,…

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Caprese Salad…The fast way!

Hello my friends! I have loved all the beautiful tomatoes the summer has brought us! We are coming down the stretch of the tomato season though, I am afraid. Too bad..boohoo…but it is all good! Soon enough fall veggies will…

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DETAILS, DETAILS, DETAILS!

It’s the details. They are the things that people remember. Sometimes we just want to throw a quick dinner together for friends and make it as simple as possible. Other times, we want to try a bit harder, plan, and…

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Peaches, Honey and Goat Cheese on Baguettes

Hi Everyone! I can’t believe we are coming down the stretch to the end of summer! I am not ready!!!  I picked up these incredibly beautiful peaches this week and decided to make an appetizer out of them.  The combination…

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