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Zuppa Toscana

This soup is one I “rebuilt” from Olive Garden that is undoubtedly the most popular soup on their menu. The soup contains chunks of potatoes, kale, sausages, and onions...

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Anise Lemon Biscotti

The name biscotti can be translated as twice cooked which indeed describes how these tasty cookies are made. By baking them twice, they lose any excess moisture, which ensures...

Black-Bean-Soup

Black Bean Soup

This recipe is simple, incredibly low fat and chock full of great nutrition! Black beans are high in protein and fiber, low in fat, and also rich in several...

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Slow-Cooker Buffalo Chicken Sandwiches

I may be one of the last people who have jumped onto the slow-cooker bandwagon, but now that I have I am finding it a great appliance for busy...

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Kale & Cabbage Slaw

I have been experimenting with different raw vegetable salads recently, trying out new combinations of vegetables of every description in order to create great texture and flavor. We love...

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Tex Mex Slow Cooker Chili

When you think of football food, the snacks we all love to munch on while we are watching the games, or the foods we all associate with tailgating, most...

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Strawberry Banana Muffins

We are having family come to visit soon and as always, I like to get a few things prepared ahead of time so I do not spend too much...

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Butternut Squash Gratin

We eat a lot of winter squash throughout the fall and winter, and although my favorite way to prepare it is to simply roast it in a hot oven,...