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Popcorn Four Ways

Some days get so busy the last thing I want to do is cook – and the leftovers just don’t sound good. And that’s when I get out the popcorn. We’ve been known to have popcorn for dinner often – … Continue reading

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Figs with Gorgonzola and Prosciutto

I found some beautiful figs at the store and decided to do something different with them for company. I love gorgonzola cheese with something sweet so I decided to make a tasty little appetizer. Some fig facts: Figs don’t have … Continue reading

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Fried Jalapeño

My sister and I stopped at a new Mexican restaurant a few weeks ago. We weren’t super hungry so we just ordered sides. One of the items was fried jalapeño. I’m thinking decadent breaded and deep fried. But that’s not … Continue reading

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Super Easy Hummus

I love hummus, but it tastes even better homemade. I like to start with the dried beans and cook those up. There is a distinctly different flavor than the canned beans.  And after you make it, add other flavors to … Continue reading

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5 Simple Ways to Eat Better

Most people want to eat healthy food. But most people think that eating well requires some special expertise. Here’s the thing: eating well really isn’t that difficult. In fact, make a few small changes to your eating routine, and you’ll be on … Continue reading

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Cornbread Chili Cups

I love chili and cornbread. I’ve had chili with cornbread baked on top, so why not make the chili bowl out of the cornbread? Deliciously easy and a party for your mouth! Try it!

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It’s National Nachos Day!

Where did nachos come from?  Are they all American or Mexican?  Well, the story goes that, in the small town of Piedras Negras, Mexico in 1943, a group of wives of the US soldiers stationed just over the border in … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies – Gluten Free

What could be better in this cool fall weather than some warm pumpkin cookies and milk?  These are gluten free, but you can use regular baking flour as well. Click here for directions to cooking the pumpkin (fresh is always … Continue reading

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Spinach & Artichoke Dip – Low fat!

I love spinach and artichoke dip, but I really want to stay on a healthy eating plan.  I decided to give it a try using as little fat as possible.  What I came up with was pretty darned good too!! … Continue reading

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Lox & Avocado Toast – Breakfast on the Run

Lox aren’t just for cream cheese and bagels! How about adding it to toast with avocado? A healthy breakfast on the run or as a part of a great brunch!   And it’s SUPER simple!

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