Monthly Archives: July 2018

Gazpacho

Originally posted September 1, 2015 I LOVE gazpacho, but I don’t make it as often as I would like to because tomato season is so short! Well, it is when you live in the Northeast. I don’t know how authentic … Continue reading

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Pizza with Grilled Summer Squash and Ricotta

Originally posted September 3, 2015 | In researching the Mediterranean and Southeast Asian diets where people tend to live longer, meat is never the center of attention and usually is no more than 4 oz a serving. This pizza would … Continue reading

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Peanut Butter Cookie Dough Bites

From September 12, 2015: My biggest vice on the planet is sugar. I LOVE sweets. I gave it up for the 7 weeks preceding my wedding this year- all in the name of clear skin, and it was rough. So … Continue reading

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Lemon Soup with Chicken and Spinach

From September 22, 2015: ​The weather has finally cooled down which means sleeping with the windows open and soup for dinner! I love soup, and I make it at least once a week. However, since it is still warm during … Continue reading

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Oven Baked Polenta Fries

Since we eat a lot of corn products around here, I am adamant that we only eat organic corn. I know the science is still out on GMO’s, but I avoid them as much as I can. I just prefer … Continue reading

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Cauliflower Buffalo “Wings” with Homemade Blue Cheese Dressing

Buffalo chicken wings are in my top five favorite foods (pizza, meatballs, tacos, and beef Wellington round out the list- healthy, I know.)  But when I really think about it, it’s not the actual chicken that I love, it’s the buffalo sauce. So hallelujah, … Continue reading

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Homemade Hummus

When I was little, I thought chick peas looked like miniature roasted chickens, may be that’s why they are called chick peas in addition to garbanzo beans. Two cups provide your entire daily value of fiber (but I dare you … Continue reading

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Zucchini “Meat” balls

Meatballs are in my top five favorite foods, but as I try to include more plant based foods into my diet, I wanted a vegetable meatball that satisfied my palate. Last week I tried to make them out of mushrooms and … Continue reading

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Pasta with Leafy Greens

I was pleasantly surprised to get mustard greens in my farm share this week. When eaten raw, they taste exactly like mustard, hence the name, and they are loaded with vitamin K! I make some variation of this dish every … Continue reading

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