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Homemade Mustard Mayo

April 21, 2014
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  If you have ever made your own mayonnaise you probably never went back to any store bought. If you have never made your own mayonnaise, well, today is the day to experience a much tastier and healthier choice than you could ever find on any supermarket shelf. In my house we fell in love […]

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Rotkraut – German Red Cabbage

February 4, 2014
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  Today I am excited to be guest posting over at my lovely local Colorado friend Karen Harris’.  Karen used to live in England for several years and shares her delicious English and American kitchen creations at Savoury Table. If you have never visited her site, please do so, you will be in for a treat. Karen is […]

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United in Orange – Homemade Organic Cheeze Its – Go Broncos!

January 18, 2014
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These homemade organic Cheeze Its are the perfect snack to munch on while watching the playoffs this weekend. Forget the cousins in the box; these homemade crackers are way superior in crunchiness and cheesy taste. They even have an extra spicy kick through the addition of cayenne pepper. Best of all, they are orange in […]

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Fresh Kale Mayo on Coleslaw

July 13, 2013
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Organic baby kale is not only one of our adopted guinea pig’s favorite snacks, my family likes this healthy super food a lot too.  Did you know that kale delivers your body with one of the highest doses of Vitamin K, A, and E? I often mix kale in salads or prepare a kale frittata, […]

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Kaiserrolls with Poppy Seeds – Mohnbrötchen

May 6, 2013
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Hamburgers were on the menu the other night and I wanted to bake my own hamburger buns this time. To me the store bought ones always look pretty sad. These Kaiserrolls with poppy seeds were very easy to prepare. I got the inspiration from Linda, That Skinny Chick can bake. Mine are not as pretty […]

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Springy Pea Cakes

April 10, 2013
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If spring won’t come to use, we will just go and get it ourselves. That is the motto of the week at my house, especially after waking up to balmy 1°F (- 17 °C) this morning. What can I say? Springy pea cakes exceeded our expectations. I prepared them for my kids as a healthy […]

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Lip Smacking Oven Roasted Winter Veggies

March 3, 2013
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  My teens have a long list of vegetables they would rather me not put in front of them. I know for sure that brussel sprouts make the top of the list or let me say used to be on the top of the list since last weekend. The other day I served some grilled […]

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Roasted Veggie Rice Bake

September 22, 2012
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While on the road back from another soccer game that lasted way past our usual dinner time, I feel happy.  No dinner rush tonight, since a roasted veggie rice bake is awaiting us. A meal I could easily prepare ahead this afternoon. Earlier in the day I had time to roast zucchinis and eggplants, prepare […]

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Spanakopita Cups Appetizer Recipe

June 16, 2012
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One of my favorite appetizers to serve is Spanakopita. Spanakopita is a very traditional Greek snack were phyllo dough gets filled with a mixture of spinach, feta cheese, dill, eggs and onions. Traditionally the phyllo dough is rolled into small triangles, but I decided that little cups would make for a much nicer presentation. Spanakopita […]

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Farro Salad With Roasted Veggies on Balsamic Pumpkin Oil Vinaigrette

April 27, 2012
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With the warmer weather arriving here in Colorado, I like to leave the soups and stews behind and move on to nutritious and fresh salads served along side a perfectly  barbequed piece of meat. The other night while checking my pantry I decided on a farro salad with roasted veggies on balsamic pumpkin oil vinaigrette. […]

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