Avocado Chicken Salad

Chicken Avocado Salad

Recipes like this have been floating around pinterest and the Paleo recipe blogs for quite some time and I have always wanted to try a version of it.  Any...

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Zucchini & Carrot Loaf

When I am in Italy for six months of the year, I always seem to be baking. I bake often for our farmhouse rental guests, and my husband likes...

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Fennel, Leek & Parmesan Cheese Soup

We returned to Umbria, Italy a couple of weeks ago and found the weather here to be very cool and rainy at the time. We live in a stone...

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3 Bean Southwest Chili

I am always looking for new tasty ideas for my weekly soup or chili. I like to include as many vegetables, grains, and/or beans as I can to create...

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Crispy Wild Salmon With Creamy Dijon Mustard Sauce

In the past year, I have tried to incorporate wild salmon into our dinner menus at least once a week. As well as being delicious tasting, wild salmon is...

Raisin Bran Muffins

Raisin Bran Muffins

Start your morning right with these healthier bran muffins. Do you ever crave bran muffins? I do.  I was meeting a friend for coffee last week and I was...

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Roasted Carrot Soup

I have been working hard to incorporate carrots into my weekly menus recently after reading about the health benefits of this common vegetable including the fact that they are...

Catalan Spinach

Catalan Style Spinach

A power packed spinach recipe that features garlicky wilted spinach tossed with pine nuts and raisins. I used to pick up a little serving of a recipe like this...