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Tropical Fruit Quinoa Salad

On our recent trip down to Key West, we drove through a south Florida agricultural region that had one market stand after another selling tropical fruit. Just looking at...

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Cranberry Brie Bites

This is another easy to put together snack to serve when entertaining that goes really well with a nice glass of wine. This is an easier option than that...

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Creamy Avocado Pasta

This is another new pasta recipe that I prepared last month after coming across it in a health magazine. When I first thought about pairing avocados with pasta I...

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Roasted Beet, & Warm Goat Cheese Salad

This is a variation of a salad I have been making for years. Soft goat cheese is shaped into coins and then these are rolled into breadcrumbs. Once my...

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Pasta Puttanesca With Cauliflower

It seems February is pasta month in my house as I have been making pasta multiple times a week recently. We bought a few types of artisan pasta over...

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Pasta With Cherry Tomatoes & Burrata Cheese

I recently discovered a really tasty burrata cheese made locally here in Florida that surprisingly is very reminiscent to the one we buy from a small store in Umbria...

Chocolate Amaretto Panna Cotta

Chocolate & Amaretto Panna Cotta

When it comes to desserts, I prefer something light as I really am not a dessert person. If we are dining out and I do decide to splurge and...

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Creamy Butternut Squash, Pancetta & Sage Pasta

If I had to choose one type of food that I had to eat every day for the rest of my life, it would have to be pasta. Luckily,...

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Featured Ingredient – Winter Squash

One of my favorite winter vegetables has to be the simple squash which has a buttery, sweet flesh that can be cooked and used in an endless variety of...

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Cheesy Potato Broccoli Torta

We eat a lot of vegetables in my house, and my usual way to prepare them is by simply roasting the cleaned, diced vegetables in olive oil with seasonings....