pear, honey and avocado smoothie

pear, honey and avocado smoothie

This Pear, Honey and Avocado Smoothie is paleo friendly, gluten-free, dairy-free and delicious. It’s a great way to start your day because it’s loaded with fiber and healthy fat, AND you get your fruits and vegetables all in one shot! Welcome! If...
smoky black bean soup with ham hocks and vinegar

smoky black bean soup with ham hocks and vinegar

Here is a yummy and satisfying black bean soup recipe inspired by the soup my mom used to make when I was a little girl. It has tons of smoky flavor from smoked ham hocks and a drizzle of vinegar floated on top for a bright contrasting element. We got a big bag of...
texas caviar with roasted peppers

texas caviar with roasted peppers

Who is ready for a party? This Texas Caviar with Roasted Peppers will be the hit of the party on its own, but especially when served with some chips.  It is so delicious it is worth the extra effort to roast the peppers on your own.  The fact that it is good for you...
savory squash puree

savory squash puree

    Every fall, when squash is in season, I think of a time when my husband and I were first dating. I had made dinner for the two of us. I don’t even really remember the menu, except there was squash on it. When I told him that we were having squash, he off-handedly...
turkey chili with pintos

turkey chili with pintos

Craig Claiborne, famed New York Times food writer, once said chili con carne, rather than apple pie, might be America’s favorite dish. I know from my perspective it would certainly seem so. More than any other recipe, friends are always asking for chili recipe...

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