Asian Quinoa Casserole

Asian Quinoa Casserole

Quinoa. It’s a grain that’s so hot right now!  (I hope you got my Zoolander reference.) In all it’s trendy splendor, it’s easy to see why it’s getting so much “health hype”.    Why?  Because it’s SO FULL of protein to keep you feeling full longer.  It has a nutty flavor, so it goes with… 

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Pecan Strawberry Butter

Pecan Strawberry Butter

Sometimes in the mornings, things can be a little rushed.  When I’m short on time, it seems that it’s breakfast that suffers.  Usually, I’ll just end up throwing a piece of bread in the toaster and eat it as I’m heading out the door.  So, what better way to dress up a boring old piece… 

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Cabbage and Ham Soup

Cabbage and Ham Soup

We’re still in the winter slump, but the good news is that we have just a little over a month until March – and that means spring!  We thought we’d throw one more soup recipe at you to help you through the month.  But not literally throw it at you.  That would be mean.  And… 

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Asian Style Nut Mix

Asian Style Nut Mix

Not too long ago, we really got in to eating and creating nut mixes.  Nut mixes are great, as they are a healthier snack, high in protein, and just plain tasty.  It seems, however, that there are limited options for flavored nut mixes.  Well, let me rephrase that.  There are limited options for flavored nut… 

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Pork Chops with Huckleberry Sauce

Pork Chops with Huckleberry Sauce

Do you know what a Huckleberry is? This question may seem condescending, but it’s not meant to be.  The Huckleberry is a very regional fruit.  I did a little research and found that there are actually 10 different species of Huckleberries in the United States.  The “Douglas ex Hooker” or the “Globe Huckleberry” is the… 

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Chicken Wild Rice Soup

Chicken Wild Rice Soup

This is the time of year when things get a little wonky because it’s gray, and just plain cold.  (Unless you are blessed to live in a state that stays warm all year.)  We are still about 2 months away from spring.  If Punxsutawney Phil sees his shadow, I might cry.  I can’t promise that… 

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Raspberry Chocolate Mousse

Chocolate Raspberry Mousse

So, I kind of have this thing about uncooked egg-whites. I don’t like them. I don’t like them because they’re not cooked, and it freaks me out. I also like cooking shortcuts.  Why do something the hard way if there’s an equally correct, easier way?  I believe that a mousse made with whipped cream is… 

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Blueberry Granola Parfaits

Blueberry Granola Parfait

Blueberries are full of wonderful antioxidants and vitamins.  Greek yogurt has live cultures that support your digestive system and protein  to keep you feeling full longer.  Granola is filled with good-for-your-heart nuts and oats.  Put all of these things together, and you’ve got a real winning combination of nutrients! This recipe makes a wonderful breakfast… 

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