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Nothing says springtime like….

Asparagus Soup printer friendly version 1 1/2 pounds fresh asparagus, well rinsed 4 cups chicken stock, homemade or check to be sure it is gluten-free 2 tablespoons unsalted butter 1/2 c minced shallots, usually 2 1/2 c minced leeks, whites … Continue reading

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Puppy Chow

The naturally Gluten Free snack. If you read the labels, that is. Memorial Day weekend can’t come and go without making a batch. We first had this back in the 90s when a fellow Girl Scout brought it, and copies … Continue reading

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Aloo Palak

Just us girls for dinner, one night this week, and A came up with this old Indian favorite she wanted to try. There weren’t really any tried and true recipes out there, that we could find, anyway. Not even in … Continue reading

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I sure do like those Christmas cookies, sugar…

I have to admit these are not my homemade Christmas cookies. They were fresh-baked at my house. Does that count for something? Anything? Sometimes it just feels easier to create a whole new recipe, as opposed to altering a family … Continue reading

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Beans, beans, the wonderful fruit…..

It’s been crazy busy around here preparing for Christmas.  There is still so much to do and so little time. I never did get all my Thanksgiving recipes posted but I thought I’d share this one we really, really liked. … Continue reading

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Comfort food reinvented is even more comforting when it’s healthy

Corn casserole, corn souffle, scalloped corn whatever you call, I call it comfort food.  Maybe it’s my Native American heritage showing? Not sure…. I promised to make a gluten-free, dairy-free version for Thanksgiving.  Then…. We all stood around laughing, talking, … Continue reading

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How do you define hummus?

For hard-cores, hummus, the Middle Eastern, dip is defined as cooked, mashed chickpeas, blended with tahini, olive oil, lemon juice, salt and garlic. For me, as long as it is a white bean blended with garlic, salt and lemon juice, … Continue reading

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Potato Leek Soup

This soup was so good, the three of us ate it up.  Well, almost…. There is one bowl left for us to fight over tomorrow. On a cold, snowy, wind blowing 50 mph kind of night this soup couldn’t be … Continue reading

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Perfect Fall Soup ~ Perfected

High in nutrition and low in calories, this soup is sunshine in a bowl.  It will hit the spot on chilly, fall days. The taste of oranges with ginger and undertones of onion and garlic? Oh no, people, this is … Continue reading

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How I make a basic Marinara

Get your skillet smoking hot and add a twirl of olive oil. Sprinkle in some cayenne pepper flakes, cook just until your eyes start to burn or if you remembered to turn on the vent fan until the air is spicy. … Continue reading

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