Monthly Archives: May 2017

Spicy Salmon Poke and Deliciously Simple Ahi Poke

Poke has become popular all over the country.  But what exactly is poke?  Pronounced Po-Kay, it is a raw fish dish that originated in Hawaii.  The word poke means “to section” or “to slice”.  It is typically made with soy … Continue reading

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What’s for Dinner? Sunday Link up #96

Are you looking for something new for dinner?  Need some ideas to get  you going?  Where here is the place to find the answer to that age-old question….  A collection of fabulous recipes! We’re on our 96th party!!  We’d love … Continue reading

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Banana “Ice Cream”

You craving something sweet and cold?  How about some totally vegan, totally fat free, totally delicious banana ice cream? Do I have your attention?

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Noodles & Zoodles Shrimp Scampi

Did you know there is a day dedicated to shrimp?  Yep – today is National Shrimp Day!  We eat more of this shellfish in the US than any other seafood!  People used to think it was high in cholesterol, but the … Continue reading

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Margarita Grilled Chicken

The weather is starting to improve here in the Pacific North West and I’m craving the smoky flavors of a real charcoal grill!  So I went out and got some hardwood charcoal, cleaned up the grill and started marinating the … Continue reading

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Whats for Dinner? Sunday link up #95

Are you looking for something new for dinner?  Need some ideas to get  you going?  Where here is the place to find the answer to that age-old question….  A collection of fabulous recipes! We’re on our 95th party!!  We’d love … Continue reading

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Cinco de Mayo – Get your Latin Flavors On!

Today is Cinco de Mayo!  Some people think that this is the Mexican Independence day (sort of like our 4th of July), but it’s not.  Mexico celebrates the “Cry of Independence” on September 16 – celebrating the revolt of 1810 which … Continue reading

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Hearts of Palm, Avocado, Kumquat and Fennel Salad

This salad is low on fat but high on flavor.  It combines the tender and subtle flavors of the hearts of palm with the tartness of the kumquats.  It’s all brought together with the rich and nutty flavor of the … Continue reading

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Ahi Steaks with Orzo and Sauteed Greens

After spending three glorious days at the beach, I’m so in the mood for seafood!  I found these beautiful ahi steaks on sale and decided they would go great with the greens I already have.  And the bonus?  It’s a … Continue reading

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