Category Archives: Fruits and Vegetables

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Tomorrow is Pick Strawberries Day!

Tomorrow (May 20) is National Pick Strawberries day!! What the heck is pick strawberries day?  It’s a day set aside to celebrate the ruby gems that symbolize the onset of summer.  I have no idea when it was created, but … Continue reading

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Dessert Burrito

Check out this sweet burrito! It’s almost summer and I look forward to all those sweet summer fruits, especially the berries!  Here is a treat that can serve as dessert or even breakfast!  Its low in sugar and full of … 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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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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All them Greens!

Those wonderful leafy greens, so full of vitamins, minerals and fiber – a health boon to our bodies!!  So what to do with them?  Here’s a few ideas to get you started!

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Cream of Asparagus Soup

Have leftover stems from your asparagus (Like the ones left from the quiche) ?  Here’s what to do with them…

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Asparagus Quiche – The Breakfast of Spring

Asparagus – the first of the Spring crops that start blessing our table around here – and I love it.  How about a great breakfast with those tasty little stalks?

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Crock Pot Beef Shanks & Leafy Greens Soup

This hardy soup is perfect for a week night- just put it in the crock pot, go to work and it’s done when you get home!  Add some hot garlic bread and it is simply delicious!

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Baby Carrots or Baby Carrots?

Carrots – You think there’s no difference? But there is!

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