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Italian Vegetable Stew (Ciambotta)

Here’s one stew that you have to make before summer slips away. Ciambotta, a traditional Southern Italian stew is chock-full of summer vegetables that are simmered in a thick and hearty tomato-enriched broth. It’s the perfect way to use up some of … Continue reading

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Creamy Gazpacho Andaluz

When it feels like the surface of the sun outside, the last thing I want to do is turn on the oven or fire up the grill. Instead, this time of year one of my favorite meals to make is ceviche served … Continue reading

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Greek Pasta Salad

With the 4th of July just around the corner, have you planned your cookout menu yet? If not, I have you covered with this delicious pasta salad! This crowd pleasing summer pasta salad is a quick and easy choice not only … Continue reading

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Summer Eats Roundup

Today is the day I have been waiting for ever since the start of fall last year. It’s the first day of summer here in the Northern Hemisphere…my absolute favorite season! 😀 To that first dip in the swimming pool … Continue reading

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Lentil Chili

When the snow is falling outside all I feel like making are comforting meals that can easily be eaten on the couch while I am wrapped up in my favorite blanket. Soup and chiliare one of my favorites meals this … Continue reading

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BBQ Chicken and Blue Cheese Pizza

Oh pizza…I swear I could eat you everyday of my life it is wasn’t for the havoc you would wreak on my hips. Of all of the comforting foods out there, pizza is one of my biggest downfalls. There is … Continue reading

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Savory Southwestern Cornbread

Southwestern cornbread packed with corn kernels, chili powder, jalapeños, chopped red bell peppers, cilantro and cheddar cheese. Fall is finally here and that means hearty soups and chili are common in our house. A bowl of soup is never complete without a giant … Continue reading

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Grilled Vegetable Couscous with Lemon and Goat Cheese

I can’t believe that we are coming upon Labor Day Weekend. Where did the summer go? 😦 One minute I am super excited for summer break, vacation and moving and now here comes fall! Not that I am complaining too … Continue reading

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Quinoa Stuffed Bell Peppers

Quinoa Stuffed Bell Peppers make a protein-rich vegetarian meal even meat lovers will love. Packed full of healthy vegetables, fiber and protein, this dish is only 280 calories a serving. My family just loves quinoa…we can’t get enough of it. So when I saw this recipe … Continue reading

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Mediterranean Quinoa Salad & Giveaway Winner

I want to thank everyone that entered my giveaway to win a copy of Must Have Been Something I Ate. It seemed like many of you agreed that what you eat influences the way you feel.  Congratulations to Dorothy who won a … Continue reading

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