Mushroom Black Bean Burger – Smokin Os #RecipeMakeover

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Mushroom Black Bean Burgers Smokin’ Os

It’s #RecipeMakeover week and my first recipe is this Mushroom Black Bean Burger. These are grilled with wood-fired taste courtesy of a wonderful product I’m introducing you to: Smokin’ O’s! Using your gas grill, these rings are composed of recovered orchard wood, hardwood and spices, with absolutely zero artificial chemicals, binders or additives!  Continue reading

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Recipe Makeover Week and a Giveaway


This week, I’ve joined forces with more than 40 of my food blogger friends to present #RecipeMakeover. During this week, we’ll all be sharing our better-for-you alternatives to favorite dishes, as well as a fabulous giveaway! Continue reading

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Seafood Risotto #FishFridayFoodies

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Seafood Risotto

One pan dinners are a busy cook’s dream! Perfect for hectic weeknight meals, they can be elegant and beautiful as well as delicious and filling! This recipe for Seafood Risotto is a great example of all of those things!  Continue reading

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Roasted Golden Beet Borscht (Soup Swappers)

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Roasted Golden Beet Borscht

Soup Saturday Swappers are back; this month’s theme is root vegetables. This recipe for Roasted Golden Beet Borscht is simple to prepare and simply delicious.  Continue reading

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Dill Pickle Deviled Eggs

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Dill Pickle Deviled Eggs

This Dill Pickle Deviled Egg recipe comes just in time for Easter. Did you dye a basket full of eggs? I’ve given you a new flavor to try after Easter morning.  Continue reading

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Guacamole with Artichoke Hearts (Meatless Monday)

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Guacamole with Artichoke Hearts

Because Food Should Taste Good™, this Guacamole with Artichoke Hearts recipe is a winner! Easy homemade guacamole, with a twist: the addition of artichoke hearts; adding not only texture, but protein, fiber, vitamins, minerals and antioxidants!  Continue reading

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Lemon Cream Liqueur

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Lemon Cream Liqueur

Making your own Lemon Cream Liqueur is simple; this recipe is your start to this frosty, creamy, lemony, vanilla, adult dessert in a glass. If creamsicles came in a lemon version, and if they contained alcohol, they would taste like this concoction. It will knock your socks off. Really.  Continue reading

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Classic Tuna Melt

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Tuna Melt

Coming in the form of the Classic Tuna Melt, this is my recipe for Tuna Salad. Spring and its warm weather is upon us, so it’s time to break out those cold sandwich salads.  Continue reading

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Couscous with Spinach and Lemon Wine Sauce (Meatless Monday)

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Couscous with Spinach and Lemon Wine Sauce

This recipe for Couscous with Spinach and Lemon Wine Sauce was inspired on a recent trip we took to Hilton Head Island in South Carolina. I’ll tell you how I transformed something I saw in the frozen food aisle.  Continue reading

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Whey Bread – Easy Homemade Bread with Seeds (Meatless Monday)

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Whey Bread

This recipe for Whey Bread is a great use for the byproduct of cheese making (whey), and since I just made Feta and have started the six-month process of making bleu cheese, I had a lot of whey. Not making cheese? Got no whey? I’ll tell you how to easily get whey (without making cheese) for your loaves of delicious, homemade whey bread.  Continue reading

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