This Cherry Tomato Bruschetta with Ricotta Cheese is the perfect appetizer for a summertime get-together. The flavors are so fresh and it’s easy to pull together in a pinch! Cherry tomato flavor ranges from super sweet to tart and sour.  Cherry’s have found their way into salads, tomato sauce and now find themselves as the […]

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Have you tried Succotash?  My version has edamame, corn, red pepper, and the gluten free ancient grain Sorghum.  My Instant Pot Vegan Sorghum Succotash is simple to make, full of flavor, and provides all of the essential amino acids.  It makes a great side dish or you can serve it as a vegetarian main dish! […]

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My Orange Avocado Salad is healthy, refreshing, and best with fresh ingredients.  You may think of summer when you hear salad, but this salad is perfect for summer or winter!  I cook the citrus, making it warm and comforting. All About Orange Avocado Salad To Make my Orange Avocado Salad, preheat the oven to 425 […]

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Looking for a delicious Caesar salad but need a vegetarian version? What about a new way to use shredded brussels sprouts? Look no further! My Shredded Kale & Brussels Sprouts has a tangy, delicious Vegetarian Caesar Dressing with hearty shredded kale and brussels sprouts for a twist. All About Shredded Kale and Brussels Sprouts with […]

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Kale is proving to be beyond just a fad food as more and more people are discovering its amazing health benefits. Check out my recipe for Crispy Pancetta with Kale and see how I cook my kale down with garlic and pancetta to give it amazing flavor. How to make Crispy Pancetta with Kale First […]

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Looking for a fun way to get the kids into the kitchen? This Carrot Salad is a great way to teach them cooking skills AND get them to enjoy their veggies!  The cilantro and coriander give these carrot spirals a delicious flavor. How to Prep Your Carrots My favorite way to present this Carrot Salad […]

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Looking for a new way to cook eggplant? Bake it whole! That’s right, let’s make a whole baked eggplant. This delicious, easy recipe has an endless variety of uses once it’s complete. For example, eat the eggplant whole or scoop out the flesh and serve as a dip with your favorite bread. Feel free to […]

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I love coleslaw and have a ton of different variations that I play around with throughout the year. This vinegar-based Cabbage Apple Slaw can definitely upstage a salad. Full of tart, crisp Granny Smith apples, crunchy red cabbage, and dressed with a zesty red wine vinegar/honey/lime combination, this slaw is fun, delicious, and nutritious. It’s […]

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Cold Tomato Soup, aka Gazpacho, is a simple, cold pureed soup made from a variety of fresh vegetables. My version has an abundance of flavor and nutrients from ingredients such as tomatoes, celery, fennel, and cumin. This soup is perfect as a main dish for lunch on a hot summer day, as an appetizer for […]

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Looking for a fun, delicious, simple side or appetizer? Look no further – these Charred Shishito Peppers will be your new “go to” dish. These are an addictive (healthy!) treat – something about the combination of salt and olive oil plus the smoky charred crunch of the pepper makes it difficult to stop at just […]

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