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Tuscan chicken with spinach, tomatoes and artichokes

Tuscan chicken with spinach, tomatoes and artichokes

This chicken takes on a glorious medley of flavors from spinach, tomatoes, artichoke hearts and lemon. It makes a wonderful hearty meal, and can be eaten on its own or top any pasta. In a traditional version, it would grace wheat pasta. Any pasta type […]

Roasted Shrimp with Broccoli and Cherry Tomatoes – One Pan

Roasted Shrimp with Broccoli and Cherry Tomatoes – One Pan

This aromatic and beautiful one-pan roasted shrimp with broccoli and cherry tomatoes (well, two-pan, if you count cooking the quinoa or rice) will take you less than 30 minutes to prepare. Once you’ve cleaned the shrimp and prepped the vegetables, you’ll have just enough time […]

Coconut Milk Garden Chive Quinoa – 4-ingredient

Coconut Milk Garden Chive Quinoa – 4-ingredient

Add coconut milk, quinoa and lime juice to a small sauce pan. Bring to a boil, cover and reduce to simmer for 12 – 15 minutes until all the liquid has been absorbed. Remove from the heat stir and let stand until cool. Stir in […]

Hawaii-Style Potato Salad

Hawaii-Style Potato Salad

Looking for a way to up the vegetable count in your potato salad? Look no further. This creamy, vegetable-filled Hawaii-style potato salad has crunch, flavor and color. I call it Hawaii-style because it’s the closest to what we make for potlucks when we’re there.  My […]

Almond Flour Dark Chocolate Chip Cookies – GF

Almond Flour Dark Chocolate Chip Cookies – GF

Here’s a recipe for light, easy almond flour dark chocolate chip cookies that is gluten- and dairy-free. It can be made vegan by using a flax egg. There’s just something about chocolate chip cookies: So classic, so tasty, and everyone loves them.  Under 10 ingredients, […]

Creamy Avocado-Lime Guac Dressing

Creamy Avocado-Lime Guac Dressing

I love drizzles on food! They promise little pops of flavor, not to mention color, and this creamy avocado-lime guac dressing does not disappoint. It gives tacos and nachos a restaurant-made look and taste. And no dairy in this one!  This avocado-lime guac dressing contains […]

Strawberry-rhubarb-mint parfaits

Strawberry-rhubarb-mint parfaits

These strawberry-rhubarb-mint parfaits are cool and so refreshing for the warmer months. Depending on how you make them, parfaits are as good for breakfast as for dessert. My version of the parfait is a combination of my strawberry-rhubarb-mint compote, yogurt and a nut-spice mixture almost […]

Strawberry-Rhubarb-Mint Compote

Strawberry-Rhubarb-Mint Compote

This easy low-sugar combination of strawberries, tart rhubarb and mint is delicious and colorful, whether used in a pie, cobbler, crisp or parfait. Rhubarb is simmered gently in just a little water, then cooked for a few more minutes with chopped strawberries, mint and maple […]

Apple Blueberry Crisp – Paleo and Gluten-Free

Apple Blueberry Crisp – Paleo and Gluten-Free

This apple-blueberry almond crisp is a delicious combination of my favorite fruits, nuts and spices. It’s gently sweetened with maple syrup so that the tartness of the fruit shines through. Pretty enough to take to a potluck and simple enough to make for yourself.  A […]

Tahini-Garlic Dressing: 7-Ingredients

Tahini-Garlic Dressing: 7-Ingredients

This tahini-garlic dressing has a tangy, nutty Mediterranean flavor that you’ll love on any salad. It’s so easy to make and full of flavor, you’ll rarely feel you need to buy purchased dressings. With only seven ingredients other than water, I almost always have everything […]