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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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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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Black Eyed Pea and Turkey Soup with Cornbread

My mother would say this is a good recipe to cook up at New Years.  In the south, Black Eyed Peas are typically eaten for good luck at the beginning of a new year.  I don’t recall ever being at my … Continue reading

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Big Batch of Hummus

The first time I had fresh warm hummus in a Middle Eastern restaurant, I thought, “No wonder Christ chose to be born into a Jewish family!” I love Greek olives, olive oil, fresh pita bread, honey, walnuts, dates, goat cheese… … Continue reading

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