Greek Salad – California Style

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Breakfast Should Not Be Neglected

Better Breakfast Ebook

Here I am, harping about breakfast again. I sound like your mother, don’t I? Well, breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Are you lacking breakfast mojo? Getting tired of the same old, same old? Wondering what to make today? Well, my friend Kate has put together a ebook dedicated to breakfast. Better […]

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Crockpot Recipe Round-Up

My slow cooker is one of my very best friends. I love being able to set it to work in the morning and then not really think about a main dish until later. In fact, I actually have three crockpots in different sizes. And I put those babies to work quite often. Let me introduce […]

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Sauteed Eggplant – What’s On Your Plate?

Eggplant

Welcome to another fun week of What’s On Your Plate?! What’s on Your Plate? is designed to be a conversation amongst good eaters. Tell us about a recent meal. Did it meet with rave reviews? Or did it bomb? What side dishes did you pair with the star of the show? Did you try a […]

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A Giveaway from Nakano Seasoned Vinegars

Chi Chi's Italian Salad

I love to make my own salad dressings. Whether it is Yogurt-Dill or ChiChi’s Italian, homemade dressings have a big place on our family’s table. And as such, I go through a lot of vinegar. Recently Nakano sent me a bottle of their seasoned red wine vinegar to try. When I read the ingredients list, […]

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Flash Freezing Tutorial

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Saturday I spent a good chunk of time preparing a variety of breakfast dishes for the freezer. Since my children don’t like egg casseroles – one of my personal favorites – I focused on grains and baked goods, whipping up granola, scones, and rolls. One of the techniques I used a lot of was flash […]

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Quick Summertime Pizza

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Welcome to another fun week of What’s On Your Plate?! What’s on Your Plate? is designed to be a conversation amongst good eaters. Tell us about a recent meal. Did it meet with rave reviews? Or did it bomb? What side dishes did you pair with the star of the show? Did you try a […]

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Freezer Cooking Days This Weekend

This weekend my friend Crystal and I will be hosting Freezer Cooking Days. It’s a few days out of the month that we spend cooking and prepping a boatload of food so that we can save precious minutes later in the month. I’ve found that this is also one of the best ways for me […]

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Cheddar Cheese Soup with Zucchini, Broccoli, and Carrots

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Some people don’t like to have soup during the summer. But, I love it for a go-to lunch. This is one of my favorite soups, an all-time comfort food for me. During a recent bout with the flu, I whipped up a batch and froze the extra. It reheated really well in the microwave, so […]

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Thai Chicken Pizza

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Hey! It’s Pizza Friday again. I just am having too much fun to stop playing with pizza recipes. This time I took Asian flavors to Italy, just like Marco Polo. Even my husband who doesn’t normally like sweet flavors, devoured several slices of this pizza. One of the things that I love about this pizza […]

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