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Easy Avocado Toast 🥑🍅🥑🍅


Wednesday, September 16, 2020

Avocados are included in my quarantine staple list. At least once a week I indulge in avocado toast and a big green avocado-banana smoothie, but not on the same days. Don't be intimidated by the ...

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Pickled Ginger-Carrots 🥕🥕🥕


Friday, September 4, 2020

Unbelievable FLAVOR. Minimal effort. I am always looking for interesting ways to replace high-calorie sauces and to add spice naturally. I decided to give pickling a try. Ginger is always on hand, I had a bunch ...

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Mango-Jicama Summer Slaw


Thursday, July 30, 2020

Somehow, 2020 has become the summer of slaw for me. I have never been a fan of this drippy, seemingly pointless side. Coleslaw has always seemed like a BBQ afterthought, the side you skip over ...

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Pink Grapefruit-Feta Salad


Tuesday, July 28, 2020

Looking to spruce up lunch or dinner with an interestingly flavorful salad? Try this delicious grapefruit featured creation. I'm a huge fan of grapefruits, I like the bold citrus flavor and the tartness. I also ...

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Golden Beet Salad


Sunday, July 26, 2020

A quick and easy salad inspired by ingredients found in my biweekly produce box. Beets are always interesting vegetable to work with but can be a bit intimidating. Fresh or cooked they are bursting with ...

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Strawberry Summer Hand Pies🍓🍓🍓


Friday, May 29, 2020

Though most of us are still in self-quarantine, we can't stop the seasons from changing. The unofficial start to the summer is here and the weather has finally broken. This year I wasn't able to ...

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Berta-baked Green Tomatoes


Tuesday, June 25, 2019

I started growing tomatoes! So far, I'm not even close to harvest but perhaps in a few weeks, I'll have a small batch of tasty tart tomatoes to salt and snack on. Until then I ...

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Strawberry Spring-Summer Salad 🍓


Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Spring is here and strawberries are back in season! You can easily find deals like 2 pints for $5. I use them for everything, even though they tend to have a short shelf life, but ...

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Roberta Roasts: Easy EGGPLANT 🍆


Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Eggplants aren't just emojis! Nor or they just veggies you bread and cover with sauce. Recently I saw some big gorgeous eggplants on SALE in the grocery store and I quickly bought 2, without having the ...

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Quinoa-Chickpea warm or fall salad🍃🍅🌿


Tuesday, September 4, 2018

It's not often I come across a recipe that's delicious warm or cold, but this salad creates and breaks the mold. It's HOT, and salads and smoothies are in season. This Quinoa-Chickpea creation is delightful warm ...

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Roberta-Roasted Okra


Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Growing up the mention of okra was always followed by a prompt "EWWWWW!" from my sisters and I. My mom and grandma made something called okra pie (sounds even grosser) essentially, it was layered okra, ...

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Mason Jar Noodle Soup 🥄


Thursday, March 8, 2018

Another EASY, layering recipe. And once again there is nothing to cook, just add hot water! Soup is a wonderful lunch or dinner idea in the colder months. I refuse to eat those processed "cup ...

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Mason Jar Salad: Quinoa and Kale #4


Friday, July 7, 2017

Number 4 in my magical Mason jar installment. The latest just may be the greatest in this case.  Recently ... (I mean as recent as this month) I discovered I LOVE red quinoa, I've used regular ...

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Spicy Mushroom – Strawberry Salad


Tuesday, June 27, 2017

The "hardest" part of this recipe is sautéing the mushrooms just right. Mushrooms are also the most special part of this quick and easy salad, they create a base layer for the milder feta and sweet ...

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Mason Jar Cobb Salad #3


Thursday, March 30, 2017

I love great big messy cobb salads. More often than not, there are so many extra ingredients that the health factor is null and void. Cobb salad seems like a good idea - but really ...

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