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Cherry Nut Bars

My go-to snack on a busy day or after working out is a mini Lara bar. I love them since they are easy to transport and are made with...

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Lemony Fusilli Pasta Salad

The farmer’s markets in our area just opened up and I visit eagerly anticipating the season’s upcoming bountiful harvest. One of my favorite farmers market purchases is the fresh...

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Blueberry Oat Muffins

I picked 6 pounds of blueberries recently and have been busy trying to use them up before we head back to Umbria this coming weekend. I decided to make...

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Quinoa Salad With Roasted Cauliflower, Chickpeas, & Mushrooms

Quinoa, although often called a whole grain, is actually the seed of a green leafy plant that is still cultivated in South America. Quinoa is considered an ancient grain,...

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Blackened Fish Tacos With Chipotle Cream

We love seafood tacos of any description, and recently when planning our family Mexican Fiesta, we made these tasty fish tacos using tilapia, an inexpensive, mild tasting white fish....

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Guacamole

Avocados are always getting a bad name because they are high in fat, and therefore high in calories. Most of the fat in an avocado is however a healthy...

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Pico de Gallo

Pico de gallo, also called salsa fresca, is a fresh, uncooked condiment made from chopped tomato, white onion, and chilies (typically jalapeños or serranos). This salsa is so easy...

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Mexican Rice

Cinco de Mayo is right around the corner, and for those looking to plan their own Mexican Fiesta at home to celebrate, here is an easy, delicious Mexican rice...