Tag Archives: fresh ingredients

Pomegranate panna cotta

Because we’ve waited all year for pomegranates to be in season, here’s a recipe for a honey-sweetened dessert that takes full advantage of this […]

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Kale detox salad

Even when you’re not on a “detox” diet or trying to cleanse, it doesn’t hurt to incorporate healthful foods  Pin It

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Tomatoless Italian sauce

My 30-day commitment to a paleo autoimmune diet is complete. And although I haven’t seen dramatic health benefits, Pin It

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A romantic Valentine’s Day dinner: duck breast with balsamic grape sauce

For a romantic Valentine’s Day, why not treat your sweetheart to an out-of-the ordinary home-cooked dinner? Pin It

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A fancy, fruity special-occasion dessert

Dessert for a special dinner or an occasion like Valentine’s Day can be a big challenge when there are food […]

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Simple spinach pesto recipe

This winter pesto recipe uses spinach and has no nuts or Parmesan cheese.

Spaghetti squash ‘noodles’ recipe

When you bake spaghetti squash and drag a fork over the pulp, it magically forms tiny strands. These “noodles” are a […]

Use leftover turkey in a rustic and nutritious soup

How have you been using your Thanksgiving leftovers? A couple of my less successful tries in previous years Pin It

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A flavorful dip or spread: roasted carrot hummus

This nontraditional hummus is made with roasted carrots and tahini (sesame paste) but without the usual garbanzo beans. Pin It

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A side dish or dessert with Indian flair: carrot-cardamom pudding

Indian cuisine is all about fragrant spices and seasonings. Once when invited to dinner at the home of my husband’s […]

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A bacon-ish, jerky-ish eggplant snack

To me, eggplant seems a little mysterious, with its smooth, thick exterior and porous interior. In Britain they call it […]

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Garden-fresh tomato-almond pesto

If you’re looking for ways to preserve your garden produce, this simple, satisfying, freezable pesto makes use of fresh tomatoes […]

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