Tag Archives: Healthy eating

Shrimp Salad

This is a Spanish salad called Escabeche (which means pickled), but telling you to make pickled shrimp just sounds gross, so we will stick with the name shrimp salad!  Nothing about this is gross, it is GOOD!  You need at least 12 hours for this to marinate.   I think it would make a great […]

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Halibut with Zucchini Salsa

With the zucchinis growing faster than I can keep up, I have been thinking of imaginative ways to use them up. This dish did a great job, this salsa is tangy and delicious and the whole recipe is so simple and quick to pull together, which is a blessing when you want to spend your […]

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Tequila & Lime Fish Tacos

It seems like Fish Tacos are on most restaurants menus now a days.  I really haven’t had one that was bad, but have had a lot that were lacking in flavor.  This is a simple dish to make and is packed with tons of flavor, thanks to the tequila and lime!  No worm added. 🙂 […]

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Kale Chips

Okay, I have to admit that I have known for quite awhile how good Kale is for you, but Kale is a bit intimidating for me.  Why, you ask?  It doesn’t look good!  I have seen recipes for baked Kale Chips, watched celebrity chefs make baked Kale Chips, heard that they are as addictive as […]

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There Was A Robbery In My Backyard!

SHHHH, It was me! Yep Liz and I robbed the hive.  Not a full-out robbery just a small we’re going to borrow this and not give it back kind of robbery.  ??  Does that even make sense? Liz was the ring leader and texted me to meet her at two o’clock, she wrote “wear gloves, […]

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Poached Salmon with Avocado Puree and Pea Salad

This dish is so beautiful, delicious and it is SO good for you!  Half the list of ingredients are Super Foods so you know it is chocked full of goodness.  The recipe is from Jeffery’s Grocery in New York. 1 1/2 pounds skinless Salmon fillet 15 Tarragon leaves, torn 2 cups of  hot vegetable Broth […]

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Peas, Peas, Everywhere!

I am typing this surrounded by my beautiful peas.  I have some in the fridge, some on the counter and more on the vine waiting to be picked.  Let me tell you there is nothing sweeter and more flavorful than a home grown pea! Peas are every gardeners success story!  You get to plant them […]

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Italian Potato Salad

This is a Paula Dean recipe, I love to make this for a large group.  The reason – it is perfect for a crowd?  You don’t need to refrigerate it, you leave it to rest on the counter, so you can make it ahead of time and forget about it until its time to eat. […]

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Caprese Salad Skewers

For a outdoor garden party what better way to say “summer has arrived” than tomato, mozzarella, basil and sweet balsamic glaze salad?  I ended up making 30 skewers – not one was left! To serve this as an appetizer I decided to go mini-size on a skewer.  However, with the summer tomatoes around the corner […]

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Sweet Pea Ravioli in a Butter Sauce

I have never made my own pasta.  It seems so time consuming to me and a bit intimidating.  Maybe because I have an Italian mother-n-law?? Anyway, I like to use Wonton Wrappers as a stand in for pasta.  My husband said these wouldn’t taste good without the homemade pasta.  I think he would agree with […]

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