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A pie dish of Tomato Pie

Tomato Pie

A non-traditional tomato pie with zucchini and farro is a great way to showcase summer tomatoes.  The farro and zucchini give some texture, and a little gruyere is the perfect topping.  Great as a main dish, side, or even for breakfast.

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Veggies in parchment paper

Veggie Packs

I think most of us will admit that it’s hard to come up with vegetables that everyone likes. While I love all veggies other than brussel sprouts, my gang does not. These simple packs are a great way for each person to customize their veggies. I cut up an assortment of vegetables along with some […]

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Roasted Butternut Squash Salad image

Roasted Butternut Squash Salad

I’m having a dinner party in a couple of weeks and have been experimenting with some fall sides. My goal when cooking for friends is to have dishes that require very little prep once everyone arrive. After all, I’m having friends over to enjoy their company, not to stress out in the kitchen. I have […]

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Spicy Fruit Salad

It’s too hot to cook and I’ve heard that you should eat spicy food when it’s hot outside, so this fruit salad was just what we needed. Of course fruit is great all by itself, but when you add the syrup, it makes it exotic. A perfect choice if you’re bringing a salad to a […]

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Zucchini Caprese Salad on a platter

Zucchini Caprese Salad

Zucchini Caprese Salad is a fresh summer salad using zucchini noodles, fresh tomatoes and mozzarella.  It’s a great way to use up all the zucchini that you have on hand and is perfect for a summer cook out. Just a few ingredients make this a simple but delicious recipe. 

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Lime Cauliflower Rice

Lime Cauliflower Rice

As much as I love cauliflower, I had never eaten it riced. Now, I just can’t get enough of it fixed this way, so be prepared for lots more recipes to come. I thought I would share just a simple recipe in case you haven’t experimented with cooking it this way. For this dish, I […]

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