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Sicilian Caponata

This week, I’m sharing what I’m eating, and right now, I’m eating caponata. I made this year’s first batch a few weeks ago, and memories filled my kitchen almost as […]

Trail Mix Cookies and Healthy Peanut Butter Granola

  Get ready for the first week of school with two easy recipes you can make now and have on hand for later. Make homemade Healthy Peanut Butter Granola with your […]

Grilled Chicken Fajitas

Are we having fun yet? This was one of my dad’s favorite phrases. Secret code for those of us in the know, it was his way of saying, “This is […]

Pressed Italian Picnic Sandwiches

Clear, sunny skies and fruit and veggies galore, it’s a perfect time to get outdoors and celebrate National Picnic Month. A picnic captures all the joie de vivre that is […]

Broccoli Spoon Salad with Warm Vinaigrette

While Mother Nature continues to paint things a lush, verdant green, color you dinner plate similarly. Here are two new ways to make broccoli your new favorite vegetable.  A delicious mixture […]

Pantry Salad and 11-Can Soup

Look no further than your pantry for dinner. Put those staples to good use with these two recipes that are made mostly from canned goods. Packed with hearty ingredients, Pantry […]

Meatball Sandwiches

Want something really good for dinner? A home cooked meal, just the way you like it, and even better, there will be more dinners to come, but with no cooking […]

Meatless Meatballs and Southwest Sheet Pan Dinner

When it rains, it pours. It seems that one misadventure tends to lead to another and if it can go wrong, it will. This week, as we were reveling in […]

Slow Cooker Mac and Cheese with Bacon

No bones about it, Halloween here is just better. Someone flips a magic switch- foreboding clouds gather. A chilly breeze hits the leaves, and the night takes on all the […]

Slow Cooker Healthy Hamburger Soup

There’s no better way to chase the chill than with a warm and hearty bowl of soup. Prepared early in the day in your Slow Cooker, it fills the whole […]

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