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Salad Nicoise

Salad Nicoise

  Salad Nicoise is a classic French salad that you will find all over France.  There are many variations of this dish but most will have hard boiled egg, green beans, tuna and tomatoes served over lettuce.   It is a light and flavorful dish that […]

Homemade Mini Granola Cups

Homemade Mini Granola Cups

  These granola cups are simple and delicious and just small enough to take a big bite and they are gone. This is a base granola recipe with just oats and nuts but dried fruits or chocolate can be added as well.   Print Recipe […]

Farro and Kale Minestrone

Farro and Kale Minestrone

  Minestrone is a style of Italian soup that varies in its ingredients from region to region.  This minestrone utilizes winter vegetables and uses farro (an ancient grain) instead of the traditional pasta.  These soups are always best when served with a nice crusty bread […]

Horchata Panna Cotta

Horchata Panna Cotta

  This horchota panna cotta is a dish that blends two cultures (Mexican and Italian) together in a food dish.  Since horchata already has the cinnamon and vanilla base I knew it would work so well in a custard form like panna cotta.  Actually, Panna […]

Horchata

Horchata

  Horchata is a drink with origins that are believed to date all the way back to the 8th century.  Many countries have their own version of this drink which utilize their countries native ingredients.  This recipe is inspired by the Mexican version of horchata […]

Indian Vegetable Curry

Indian Vegetable Curry

  One of our favorite dishes that is in our dinner rotation is Indian curry!  We are huge fans of Indian food, always have been for as long as I can remember.  The spices that are in the curry are just amazing and make anything […]

Easy Dinner Meal Plan for the Work Week

Easy Dinner Meal Plan for the Work Week

    Here is a look at 5 great weekday meals that will be sure to brighten your mood during the work week.  All of these delicious meals take only 30 minutes or less to make.  They will have you feeling happy and on top […]

Zucchini Pudding

Zucchini Pudding

  This dish is from Mexico and it is usually served as a side like a vegetable and straight from the oven when hot.  I like to serve it as an appetizer with some warm soft baguette bread.   [lt_recipe name=”Zucchini Pudding” servings=”4″ prep_time=”15M” cook_time=”15M” […]

Mexican Lentils with Fruit

Mexican Lentils with Fruit

  This dish comes from the region of Oaxaca Mexico and it is rich in flavors and textures.  It is meant to be a stew and not a soup and can be served with a side of tortillas, rice or bread. Recipe adapted from the […]

Olive Oil Fried Egg with Roasted Asparagus and Prosciutto

Olive Oil Fried Egg with Roasted Asparagus and Prosciutto

  I know eggs are nothing new but sometimes we need a little inspiration to change things up a bit like with this fried egg dish served over roasted asparagus and fresh salty prosciutto.  This dish was inspired by a trip to a restaurant in […]