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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Happy Whole Grains Sampling Day!

April 1, 2014
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April 2nd is  Whole Grain Sampling Day and all across the world, people will be eating and trying healthy whole grains.  Oldways  and The Whole Grain Council  started this initiative in 2012 to raise awareness on the health benefits of eating whole grains.  They also taste so good! I love the texture and nuttiest of whole grains. They are loaded with all […]

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Make Perfect Roasted Chicken and Have Great Leftovers!

March 24, 2014
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Do you have a “go to” meal? You know, the type of meal that you make over and over? Roast chicken is one of mine. And not only do I love cooking roasted chicken, the leftovers can be made into another spectacular meal. The spring sports season is here. That means run, run, run. If […]

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Easy 25 Minute Marinara Sauce

March 20, 2014
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Did I ever tell you I’m a red sauce snob? Sorry, I’m admitting it now. When it comes to food, I can be a real pain in the you- know- what sometimes. If I go to an Italian restaurant I hardly ever order red sauce. Because I am picky and like my own. I keep batches of red […]

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A Shamrock Shake For St Paddy’s Day

March 17, 2014
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Happy St Paddy’s day everyone! Usually the leprechauns come and mess up our house but today they pulled a bigger trick on us. They messed up our soccer and baseball fields. Our driveway is slippery and the streets are a mess with snow. Darn leprechauns! I am going to turn my heat up, get under a […]

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Whole Roaster Chicken In The Slow Cooker

March 6, 2014
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Yesterday was just “one of those” mornings. You probably have had one and know what I am talking about. This was the kind of morning where there is traffic on the one mile drive to middle school, my high school daughter’s bus didn’t come and five minutes before I had to leave for work, I realized […]

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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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Spicy Shrimp Tacos

February 18, 2014
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There are certain foods that I could eat all the time. Shrimp is one of them. Give me some seafood and I am a happy camper. While shrimp tacos seem more like a summer food, I am patiently waiting for this terrible winter to end. Thinking about eating something on the patio just makes me […]

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Pierogi with Red Cabbage and Kielbasi

February 10, 2014
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This has been one of the coldest and snowy winters that I can remember. We  have been snowed in quite a few times and all I want to do is eat big bowls of macaroni and cheese with warm chocolate chip cookies for dessert. Actually some hot apple pie with whipped cream would be nice too. What I want and […]

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