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Cold Sesame Peanut Noodles

Sheltering at home has pushed us to cook more frequently and expand our repertoire. Recipe chain emails are being shared with friends, family and strangers around the world. I hear from friends who were cautious cooks that they are creating beautiful meals for their family and are so proud of taking culinary risks.  Is everyone […]

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Asian Inspired Slaw Salad

The other night, while making Cold Sesame Peanut Noodles, I thought we should eat it with some veggies, so made a crunchy slaw salad. I topped the noodles with the slaw salad. This is one of those salads that can be made with anything on hand, shredded carrots, cabbage, fennel, Brussels sprouts, broccoli. Any toasted […]

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Kale Chips

Kale Chips are a delicious snack and taste great crumbled on salads, grains and vegetables. They can be found in all many markets, and are a healthier alternative to chips. After trying a few different brands, I found they were either too salty or over spiced. I set out to make my own and found […]


Pumpkin Bread

Pumpkin bread is a delicious welcome to fall and the upcoming holiday season. It tastes and looks just like Starbucks and the whole house smells wonderful from the spices! Use a combination of unrefined sweeteners including; brown sugar, raw cane sugar, unsweetened applesauce and honey for a not too sweet, moist and healthier version of […]

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The holidays have passed and everyone is craving lighter foods.  So tonight I am preparing a dinner that is a quick and easy and light. Oven roasted salmon and vegetables. To give the dinner some rich flavor without spending too much time on a sauce, I will make a traditional basil pesto. Pesto originated in Genoa, […]