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...It's Supposed to be Mini!

Sometimes, it's better to just say "Oh, of course that was supposed to happen!"  Like this: "Of course I wanted to eat ten mini sandwiches, rather than bake a loaf large enough for one normal sized one!"<a href="http://healthyexposures.blogspot.com/2010/01/is-successful-fail-really-fail.html">Read the rest of the story...</a> ...more

Fresh Greek Quinoa and Avocado Salad

You’ve heard me say it before, and I’ll say it again. Quinoa is tops on my list of grains. Except, it’s really not a grain according to the world’s healthiest foods “Most commonly considered a grain, quinoa is actually a relative of leafy green vegetables like spinach and Swiss chard. It is a recently rediscovered ancient “grain” once considered “the gold of the Incas.”...more

Unforgettable Salsa


Sassymonkey - yes - it is great to make in winter.  I am looking for a good fresh salsa ...more

Gingery Teriyaki Salmon with Stir-fried Broccoli Florets

I can’t say I’m not sorry to see things getting back to normal after all the holiday fun, or what passes as normal in my house.Healthy eating feels good too. All the cookies and treats are gone, and the dining out and dinner parties over for awhile....more

Cooking For Dummies

Since Mj has been home he's been cooking up quite a storm in the kitchen. Everything he makes tastes good and I am pretty much the assistant. I did make beef stew in the crock pot alone but not really because he told me everything I was supposed to do. I want to get into the kitchen and make dinner for him on my own so that's exactly what I did last night. I can't come up with meals off the top of my head like Mj....more

Dinner on the Table in 10 Minutes? No Problem!

It's such a cliched scenario that it makes me cringe a little to even bring it up, but it happens even to the best of us from time to time -- we find ourselves with a scant ten minutes to get dinner on the table for the family, and panic is setting in. Modern family life tends to run at a frenetic pace. On any given day my modest family is navigating through both adults' full-time employment, two sets of homework, after-school activities, and doctors' appointments, and I would be lying if I told you dinner was always on the table without a fuss. ...more

This sounds delicious. We usually have those things on hand, too. I just wouldn't have come ...more

Crisp Fennel and Cabbage Slaw

Yesterday I posted the best recipe for a light and crunchy breaded shrimp. The shrimp could have stood by itself as an appetizer, but we wanted a meal....more


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Those pickles do look tasty! And pretty too, I will give those a ...more

Coconuts & Avocados: Candy from Strangers, Hawaii Style

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