Simple Mediterranean Salad

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It’s  Monday and you know you’ve been bad this weekend – if you’re anything like me. Make this salad for dinner tonight and you will feel loads better and satisfied because the chickpeas in this are full of protein. This is a very simple recipe so feel free to adjust everything to your liking. This […]

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The Ultimate Party Guacamole

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In case you haven’t noticed, I’ve been on an avocado kick lately, but this is a birthday party classic I make every year. Why is it THE Ultimate Party Guacamole you may ask? Because it skips on the garlic and amps up the flavor with a secret ingredient – a tablespoon of Chardonnay Balsamic Vinegar. […]

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Creamy Avocado Pesto Pasta

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I don’t know about you, but I get REALLY lazy on Monday night when it comes to cooking. Mondays are by far, the worst, when it comes to having enough motivation or inspiration to actually cook something. Lo and behold I got a post on my Facebook timeline of a video for this easy and […]

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Coq Au Vin – The Ultimate Hearty French Chicken Stew

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I have been craving a savory stew lately and being the Francophile that I am, I decided it was time for me to master the second dish of all French dishes – the Coq Au Vin (boeuf bourguignon being the first) which is simply very well-braised chicken in red wine, with a bacon base and […]

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Not Your Average Avocado Toast

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I woke up this morning feeling like I really needed an epic breakfast, and in my book, that ALWAYS involves avocado and eggs. So instead of concocting something new, I found this recipe on the Honest Cooking Twitter page and couldn’t look away. It’s got zesty and citrusy avocado, fresh baby arugula, crisp radishes (cucumbers in […]

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Roasted Sweet Potato Stuffed with Hummus, Roasted Garlic, and Sun-Dried Tomatoes

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In creating this, I was trying to make something soft and delicious as I had a wisdom tooth taken out this past weekend and needed soft food. I love sweet potatoes to begin with, but stuffing them with even more vegetables creates a perfect vegetarian meal that is filling, delicious, and nutritious. You can do […]

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