Roasted Tomato Tart with Herbed Ricotta and Goat Cheese

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This is a wonderfully-balanced, flavorful, yet delicate savory tart. If you know me, you know I am obsessed with tomatoes…that’s an understatement. I finally purchased myself a tart pan – now my baking arsenal is complete – and decided to break it in with this tart. The recipe inspiration came from this recipe. Yes, it’s […]

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Ratatouille – French Veggie Stew

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This weekend I was really craving something vegetarian and I just happened to stumble upon French Guy Cooking’s recipe for ratatouille. I’ve actually made it a very long time ago and had completely forgotten about this delicious veggie stew. Another awesome thing is that this is a one-pot dish, which I always love…mainly because I […]

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Simple Mediterranean Salad

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It’s ┬áMonday 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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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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Baked Sweet Potato Fries with Rosemary, Garlic and Sriracha Ketchup

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Coming from the Russian motherland, loving potatoes is pretty much programmed into my DNA, so yes, I do in fact, love potatoes. I love sweet potatoes even more because they are nutrient-packed and sweetly-delicious. This particular preparation of them is my favorite, because it takes 30 minutes and produces absolute deliciousness. Also, I am not […]

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