Category Archives: Brunch

Artichoke Heart Savory Palmier

This recipe for Savory Palmier is a super appetizer for any time, but it’s great for Valentine’s Day tomorrow! Made easy with the use of frozen puff pastry sheets, it’s filled with artichoke hearts, toasted pine nuts, goat cheese and … Continue reading

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Ham Spinach Mushroom Quiche with Low Carb Crust

This Ham Spinach Mushroom Quiche recipe is easy and a great way to use the Low Carb Pie Crust recipe I posted yesterday. Simple, flavorful and nutritious it makes for a great weeknight meal. 

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Blueberry Almond Granola (Meatless Monday)

Making your own Granola at home is really easy; this recipe for Blueberry Almond Granola is a perfect example. You control the amount of sweetness and can change the fruit and nuts to suit your own tastes.  Start your year off … Continue reading

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Smoked Salmon Smørrebrød – Fish Friday Foodies

This Smoked Salmon Smørrebrød recipe is my contribution to this month’s Fish Friday Foodies theme of Summer Fish and Seafood Sandwiches. Whole rye bread slathered with a cream cheese/sour cream/dill/horseradish spread, piled high with cold smoked salmon, red salmon caviar, dill, … Continue reading

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Chicken Salad with Basil, Sun-Dried Tomato and Artichoke

Chicken salad is a staple for Summer; perfect for picnics, lunch, brunch and even light supper. Check out this new Chicken Salad recipe, which is not only easy (five ingredients), it’s delicious too!  

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Tomato Galette with Buttermilk Flaky Pastry and Dill

This Tomato Galette recipe uses colorful cherry tomatoes (red, yellow, orange, green), dill Havarti cheese, a simple (fifteen minute) homemade tomato jam all atop a buttermilk flaky pastry. Perfect for breakfast, lunch, brunch, dinner or even a party appetizer, this gorgeous … Continue reading

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Salad with Asparagus Poached Egg and Lemon Vinaigrette

The first sign of spring is always teeny, tiny, baby asparagus; what better way to showcase it than in a salad topped with a creamy poached egg, shaved Parmesan cheese and a zesty lemon vinaigrette? 

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Latke Waffles

It’s Hanukkah! Have you had your Latkes? How about Latke Waffles!? Potato pancakes in waffle form with pockets of ever so crispy grated potato all golden brown and delicious; best of all, no frying! Pop them in either a Belgian or … Continue reading

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Zucchini Crust Vegetable Quiche with Goat Cheese (Meatless Monday)

This recipe for Grated Zucchini Crust Quiche is gluten-free; it’s loaded with vegetables like three types of greens: spinach, kale, chard (although you could just use one type), tomatoes, roasted red pepper, onion and herbs. Five eggs and a bit of goat … Continue reading

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Potatoes Au Gratin – Meatless Monday

I offer Potatoes Au Gratin for today’s Meatless Monday recipe. This version is one I made for Easter; it was one of those serendipitous moments where I threw ingredients together, added something else, and something else again, and came up … Continue reading

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