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Fresh Salsa

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I am a nut for fresh salsa! I love the smell & taste and will go everywhere to taste a different take on it. A staple in my kitchen – can’t live without it! Ingredients: 2 medium size tomatoes diced 1 small red onion diced 2 green onions diced 3 tablespoons cilantro finely chopped 1 teaspoon sugar 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 red crushed pepper Dash of pepper Dash of red vinegar Mix all ingredients & let sit for 30 minutes

Strawberry and Blue Cheese Salad
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Strawberry and Blue Cheese Salad

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I love summer and the lighter meals that go with it. Who wants to eat a heavy meal when you are hot and sticky? This strawberry salad is refreshing and light – you will absolutely love it. Ingredients: 5 oz or 2 small heads of Spring Mix Greens 8-10 strawberries sliced lengthwise 12 crushed pecans 4 -6oz of blue cheese 1 diced green onion 1 tablespoon of chives Sprig of mint Salad Dressing: 1/2 cup of olive oil 1 tablespoon of balsamic vinegar teaspoon of sesame seeds 1/2 teaspoon of sugar 1/2 teaspoon of garlic salt 1/2 teaspoon of ginger […]

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Roasted Poblano Pesto

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Kick up your pesto game with something spicy and easy to find. I love adding different things to my pesto. Here is a spicy addition. Easy recipe – Broil 1 large poblano pepper. Step 1: Coat lightly in olive oil. Step 2: Place in broiler. You will only need a few minutes until the skin starts to bubble. Take out the pepper and let it cool enough to touch. Peel off the skin and remove seeds. (You can keep them if you want it extra spicy). In a food processor blend: 1) 3/4 cup olive oil 2) 1/8 cup of […]

Harissa Halloumi Mac and Cheese
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Harissa Halloumi Mac and Cheese

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Mac and cheese is a classic. I have never met anyone that doesn’t like it (ok I have -my dad). Other then that, I think its universal – pasta + cheese = overall happiness. It’s a comfort food that can be enjoyed any day of the week. Rain, shine, or snow it is an amazing meal. Dress up your mac and cheese with this recipe. Let me know what you think! Ingredients: 2 cups full fat milk or cream 2 cups cheddar cheese 1/4 cup of all purpose flour 1/2 stick of butter 1 box of pasta (any shape you […]

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Cauliflower Parmesan

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This is a fun way to eat your veggies! Instead of eggplant or chicken parm – this is using Cauliflower. We had some cauliflower, cheese, and sauce and thought this would be a fun recipe that is a twist to a classic. Recipe: 1 small head of cauliflower 1 jar of pizza sauce or peeled tomatoes 1 16 oz stick of mozzarella 1 tablespoon of parmesan cheese 1 cup of all purpose flour 1 cup of panko 1-3 eggs 3 tablespoons of olive oil Step 1 – Spice your pizza sauce or peeled tomatoes set aside. Step 2 – Cut […]