White Bean and Sausage Ragout with Kale & Zucchini

White Bean and Sausage Ragout

This is the season for comfort food on the lighter side. It’s not quite warm enough for salads and barbecues every day but we’re getting tired of the heavy foods that have kept us nourished all winter. This is the perfect recipe to bridge the gap. It’s nourishing and warm while still being light, in… 

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Lighter Zuppa Toscana

Lighter Zuppa Toscana

I was planning on sharing a different recipe with you today, but on the day I was planning to make it my sonny came down with a bad sore throat and fever. So, I scrapped my original plan and decided on something nutritious and comforting that would ease his sore throat, while getting nutrients into… 

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Fresh & Light Melon Berry Dessert

Healthy Melon Berry Dessert

Ok, so these are a little hard for me to classify as a recipe because they are just so simple. But they’ve become my obsession this summer and I couldn’t stand to keep this delicious and refreshing combination from you. Cantaloupe is so deliciously sweet right now that it really doesn’t need much to make me want… 

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Nutella Love Letter Pancakes

Nutella Love Letter Pancakes

Growing up my mom always did something special for us kids on Valentine’s Day. Usually a little goodie basket and a cute valentine. We knew the evening would be my parents time together but she always made sure to do something special for us during the day. My own kids don’t really know much about… 

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Perfect Party Cake and Frosting

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I know it may seem a bit presumptuous of me to put the word “perfect” in the title of this blog post but there are a couple of reasons why it’s there. The chocolate cake is light while still remaining moist and sturdy. Because the cake is sturdy it makes for easy decorating, trimming, etc…. 

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Greek Chicken Kabobs and Salad

Greek Chicken Kabobs and Salad

I always seem to make salad for supper on the night my husband is most hungry and a hearty meal when he comes home without an appetite. I could be a good wife and let him know ahead of time what we’re eating, so he could prepare his stomach accordingly, but why ruin the surprise?… 

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Easy Almond Granola

easy almond granola

I know this might sound a bit strange but I’ve created a schedule for our breakfasts during the week. Not because I’m anal, but because my son has become a food snob and if we eat the same thing too many times he simply won’t eat it. I’m not even a food snob but somehow… 

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