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Pink Grapefruit Salad

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This is a quick, simple, and light lunch salad. I was concerned at first because I didn’t want to eat any fats in my dressing today, but the flavor was perfect without them. When the husband ate his bowl in … Continue reading

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Cravings: Avocado, Tomatoes, Berries

We all crave something, affection most of all. I love to snuggle down with a warm bowl of berries, my love, and a good movie. I’ve been trying to watch my sugars as diabetes runs in my family and it’s … Continue reading

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Two Chili’s

Last week I had nine hungry males in my house. I opted to make a heavy meat dish that would fuel their workout at the gym and stave off sugar low monkey business.  I served it over a baked potato … Continue reading

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Mango Salsa

I saw a site with a simple way to cut mangos that has made all the difference for me. I knew there had to be a better way! The site also has good information on ripeness and availability.  It did … Continue reading

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Bell Pepper and Artichoke Heart Pasta

I began with artichoke as the protein inspiration in this dish and thought that it compared to mushrooms in earthiness.  Luckily, all the munchkins enjoy artichoke as much as my siblings did, so I had a good go to for … Continue reading

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Comfort Food: Guacamole

When I make guacamole, I hardly think about it at all.  I wander around the kitchen picking up the ingredients and mashing them into a bowl until a little mound of green goodness appears.  It’s not always that easy though. … Continue reading

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Thanks to Pok Pok

I picked up a copy of Andy Ricker’s Pok Pok during a date night with my dh before Christmas this year.  He’s always happy when I choose cookbooks for my gift… hmm no ulterior motives there.  He also highly appreciates … Continue reading

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