Being cheesy isn’t always a bad thing!

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With a flavor and richness reminiscent of a decadent ravioli more than a mere roll-up, these slices of roasted eggplant play their part beautifully when cuddling in with gooey, fantastic cheese. The flavors pop, the eggplant is deliciously mild, … [Read more...]

You can still have Au Gratin goodness!

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  For only 1 net carb per ounce (as opposed to 5 net per ounce for potatoes), the terrific root vegetable known as the daikon radish is a crowd pleaser.   I have tried daikon (mooli for our friends outside of the US) for various … [Read more...]

My weekend wish

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When I get really tired towards the end of a hard week, I find myself day dreaming about two things.. food and sleep! Yea, maybe my fantasy world is not as colorful as yours, but honestly that is really what I look forward to. So sitting here and … [Read more...]

Kale salad that I LOVE!

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Kale is the almighty veggie, at least it is getting all of the hype right now. I have loved it for years, before it became miss popular and all. It is one of the healthiest things you can put into your body. It goes well in smoothies, juices, as a … [Read more...]

Grilled Onion Salad

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It is not a secret, if it can give you bad breath, I LOVE it! Strong flavors that are certain to give you nasty breath hold a special place in my heart. Garlic. Onions. Anchovies. Stinky cheese.. YUM! This dish is yummy and you can keep it totally … [Read more...]

Bison, Brie, and Bells

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Here is a little twist on an old favorite, stuffed bell peppers. I love bison, it is lean and packed with protein! I can't find it all the time though. I was lucky enough to score a pound of freshly ground bison today! I had sweet yellow bell peppers … [Read more...]

Simple Sauteed Brussels Sprouts

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Brussels Sprouts I actually really like Brussels Sprouts and so does my husband.  However, I know a lot of people do not fancy them much. … [Read more...]

Portobello Burgers

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Portobello Burgers Who doesn't like a good burger? Now there are delish options for carnivores, vegetarian, and vegans alike! This recipes suits all types of eaters. This is also stamped and sealed kid approved! … [Read more...]

Zucchini Broccoli Cauliflower Cheesy Bake

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When life hands you lemons, you make a delicious, low-carb drink to go with this fun, simple vegetable casserole. I didn't have anything in mind when I made this dish, save for to use up the vegetables in my fridge after other cooking experiments. … [Read more...]

Roasted kale chips, four ways

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How do I love thee? Let me count thy kale... Browning poems aside, the curly, purple-hued kale of my dreams makes its début from the winter market into my kitchen for a snack that's a bit hard to put down, in more ways than one. I mean, do … [Read more...]

Turkey and Daikon Crock Pot Chowder

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I am often asked what my favorite soup or crock pot recipe is. That’s always a difficult question to answer. Why? Because my favorite is typically the one I haven’t created. Yet. … [Read more...]

Crunchy Antipasto Trail Mix

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I had so much fun making my crunchy Pizza Trail Mix, You can double and triple this recipe. It depends on the amount of dehydrator trays you have. Be sure to use less fatty meat. Fat in a dehydrator makes a huge mess, and when you’re on the … [Read more...]

Crunchy Pizza Trail Mix

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Two of the things you mentioned were easy to pack snacks for the road and more, savory foods. Your weesh is my commando. … [Read more...]

Easy Daikon Hashed Browns

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Hashed browns are a wondrous addition to breakfast. Unfortunately, potatoes for many of us aren't an option. I know when I have them, I get what my good friend Amy calls "Potato Puff" (a clever, alliterative way of saying that they make me bloat like … [Read more...]

Make Zucchini Spaghetti and Zucchini Linguine

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Zucchini spaghetti is a dish many tend to ignore, at least initially when new cooks are not sure how to use the vegetable. The benefits of these green summer squashes is threefold: versatility, a light flavor, and nutrients. Versatility … [Read more...]