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a summer quinoa recipe

With the summer weather here, I have been looking for a quinoa salad recipe not only to make at home but to bring to a cookout or al fresco dinner party.  I have a favorite/go-to Fall quinoa salad, and I really … Continue reading

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a special recipe

Today I have decided to share a special recipe with you.  It is relatively simple but it has significant meaning to me as it is something my mother made for us growing up, and has served as a dessert or … Continue reading

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a must try spring dish

I hope you all had a lovely weekend!  Wanted to share a recipe I tried over the weekend with you from My New Roots,  one of my favorite recipe blogs.  It was for white asparagus and caper berries and it … Continue reading

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easter menu thoughts

As I mentioned to you earlier this week, I needed to finalize my easter menu for this upcoming Sunday.  I have devised two menu options that I am having trouble deciding between.   The first one incorporates one of my favorite … Continue reading

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a winter pick me up

So we had yet another snowstorm in Boston yesterday…these perpetual snowstorms make spring seem so far away.  I shared with you a couple of weeks ago that drinking green juices in this weather can  be a challenge so I’ve been … Continue reading

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superbowl style + sustenance

So this Sunday, Seattle and Denver will duke it out on the field for the SuperBowl XLVIII championship title.  I am not going to claim to be a sports fan or someone who really “watches games” on my own.  I … Continue reading

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a skin cleansing juice

In a perfect world, I would have a green juice everyday.  My go to recipe consists of kale, cucumber, celery, broccoli, fennel, ginger and an apple or pear.  When I consume this juice regularly, I see a difference in my … Continue reading

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a noteworthy dessert

I hope that you and your loved ones had a wonderful Christmas holiday!!  I feel very thankful to have had another beautiful holiday with my family.  This year I offered to make a dessert for Christmas day, something I don’t … Continue reading

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a clean + comforting fall risotto

Fall is fully upon us which means it’s time for delicious warm and cozy meals to offset the plunging temperatures.  To me warm comfort food is as good for the soul as it is for the body especially when shared … Continue reading

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last minute lunch guest

I find lately when I am really busy, a lot of social engagements happen relatively last minute.  This week I had the opportunity to have a last minute lunch guest, and I wanted to share a great menu that is … Continue reading

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