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Lemon Dill Roasted Salmon

April 27, 2016
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I grew up eating a lot of fish. My dad was from an island in Croatia so it was not uncommon for him to be grilling whole fish, eyeballs still intact and all. While my friends got to eat fish sticks at their houses, none of that was to be found at mine. Fish sticks […]

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Simple Roasted Brussels Sprouts

March 21, 2016
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While Brussels sprouts seem more like a fall or winter vegetable, I love eating them all year round. I’ve noticed lately that they are on plenty of restaurant menus and are all the rage in food magazines. A few weeks ago we even ordered them off a happy hour menu. They were crispy and coated with […]

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Green Colada Smoothies

July 3, 2015
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I am going to let you in on a little secret today. I started running again but I am not telling my thirteen year- old son. As soon as I am in very good shape, I will challenge him to a one mile run and hopefully will beat him. You might think that’s mean but this […]

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Strawberry Yogurt Breakfast Parfaits

June 18, 2014
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Summer is finally here! This is the last week of school and I am looking forward to some lazy summer mornings. Summertime means pool time, trips for ice cream, staying up late and of course, plenty of fresh fruit such as strawberries! We missed the boat on strawberry picking this year but there are plenty of juicy […]

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Stove Top Mac and Cheese

May 23, 2014
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Gone are the days where I make boxed mac and cheese. I have nothing against making food from a box but I am glad my son realized there is a world outside of “the box “.  My daughter has been a homemade mac and cheese lover for a long time. As a matter of fact, […]

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Mini Heirloom Tomato and Chick Pea Salad

April 11, 2014
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I think I am finally seeing the faint light at the end of the tunnel. It’s been a really tough winter in NJ. Between the snow storms, frigid windy weather and now dreary, rainy days, we are finally getting a nice weekend.  Spring break for my kids starts at 3pm today and everyone is happy. Everyone except my […]

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Salsa Fresca with the Magimix by Robot- Coupe Food Processor

March 4, 2014
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I think I made the best salsa ever and it was purely by accident. Maybe not the best ever but one of the best. Have you ever planned to make something but then realized you were out of something? It was snowing. And they hadn’t plowed the roads. So I had to make do with I […]

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Roasted Asparagus With Eggs

February 26, 2014
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My son just had baseball try outs this week. Yes, it’s that time of year where things get as hectic as possible and we have soccer practices, baseball games and track meets to go to. Hopefully that means warmer weather but I am hearing that there is still some snow on the way. Still hopeful that […]

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Broccoli & Roasted Red Pepper Quiche plus Egglands Best Giveaway!

February 1, 2014
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They say the best recipes are made with love and I am happy to celebrate American heart month this February by creating a family dish using Eggland’s Best Eggs. Eggs are one of my most used ingredients and they are perfect for breakfast, lunch or dinner. This quiche is something my family and I could eat […]

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Orange Banana Green Smoothie

January 27, 2014
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It’s time for some dirty little secrets. Did I get your attention? I can be really cranky in the morning. Especially in January and February when the weather stinks. Like lately. I mean who wants to get out of bed at 6:30 am when it is 20 degrees out. Ask my husband. He’ll tell you. […]

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