Spiced Apple Compote – Greek Yogurt Parfait with Slow-Cooked Warming Spices
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Spiced Apple Compote – Greek Yogurt Parfait with Slow-Cooked Warming Spices

Apples are a delicious, fresh, whole fruit that is available year round. Although they’re a common fruit, there’s nothing common about the varied ways to prepare apples that partner so well with an array of both sweet and savory dishes. Get the recipe for my Spiced Apple Compote, a slow-cooked beauty, right here on Where … Continue reading

Zucchini Fritters – fresh, fast, simple 
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Zucchini Fritters – fresh, fast, simple 

Who doesn’t love a fresh, flavorful way to enjoy summer’s veggies? ​I have to admit, zucchini isn’t at the top of my veggie loves list, because I’ve had the soggy, squeaky version many a time (NO more). I made these zucchini fritters on a day when I absolutely didn’t want to labor in the kitchen, … Continue reading

Weeknight Fancy Italian Chicken Fettucine
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Weeknight Fancy Italian Chicken Fettucine

Last night, I pooled the inspiration I’ve been absorbing via osmosis on many foodie adventures in Chicago and stacked my culinary hopes on a pound of chicken breast. Without a kitchen assistant (aka a sous chef) it took 35 minutes to prepare and get a Weeknight Fancy Italian Chicken Fettucine on the plate using only ingredients I … Continue reading

La Chocodilla
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La Chocodilla

Chocolate betwixt slices of soft bread – sound delicious and familiar? Chocolate crepe, anyone? Everyone has those quick snacks that they fix at home to fill a craving. These Chocodillas – a quesadilla made with melted cocoa almond butter – is an extremely easy snack with just enough yum that won’t fill you up before a meal. Plus – chocolate. Need I say more? Continue reading

Quick Cheesy Spinach Rolls 
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Quick Cheesy Spinach Rolls 

I’m hopping on here to share with you a quick, satisfying recipe for your next gathering – perhaps #gameday for the Superbowl? Plus, they have spinach – so they have a bit of veggies :). The Patriot’s win of the AFC Championship yesterday (plus Martellus Bennett’s happy dance) are leaving New Englanders in good spirits … Continue reading