Spicy Roasted Chickpea Snack Food

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Simple and addictive healthy snack food.

I remember corn nut treats as a kid. My brother and I would buy a packet of them for 10 cents, rip open the packet and pour a few (plus the loose salt) into our mouths and crunch down. Umm…umm…good. Continue reading

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Asparagus and Sun Dried Tomato Frittata

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Frittata with fresh watermelon and a glass of fresh squeezed OJ…it’s what’s for breakfast!

There is something about the combination of asparagus, tomatoes and Fontina cheese that makes this recipe unique. I’ve made this same frittata with a number of different cheeses and always come back to Fontina. Continue reading

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Roasted Potatoes with Bell Peppers

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This is a healthy, simple and very satisfying side dish. By roasting the potatoes with the skin on it saves time and adds extra flavor and nutrients. Continue reading

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Purple Cauliflower Gratin

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Robin said to me one afternoon last week, “Let’s try something different as a side dish for dinner. Let’s have cauliflower.” Continue reading

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Easy Broccoli-Cheddar Crustless Quiche

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In these individual crustless quiches, broccoli gives the creamy cheddar and egg a nice crunch. Eliminating the crust cuts down on baking time. Continue reading

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All Green Salad

All Green Salad

Shelled peas, cooked edamame, avocado and fresh salad greens.

You might be thinking, Why would anyone make an all green salad? Isn’t salad green enough as it is? I say the greener the better. Continue reading

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Fusilli Pasta with Roasted Vegetables

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Instead of the steamed veggies that you might find in your favorite restaurant, this dish features roasted squash, tomatoes, garlic, and onions with a bit of butter, Parmesan cheese, and fresh basil. Continue reading

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