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Pumpkin season is around the corner and I couldn’t think of a better cozy Fall breakfast that tastes delicious and is loaded with healthy beta carotene and packed with iron. These Gluten Free Almond Flour Pumpkin Pecan Muffins are a spin off from my Carrot Banana Muffins with room for flexibility to incorporate applesauce or […]

Gluten Free Almond Flour Pumpkin Pecan Muffins

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Hummus is a staple in our fridge at home. We use it as a dip, a spread, a dressing, and more. I never buy hummus since it’s so easy to make. Also, since I discovered the effect that good sun-dried tomatoes have on the classic dish, acting as a delightful flavor enhancer, this recipe has […]

Sun-dried Tomato Hummus

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Who doesn’t love a good guacamole? In my humble opinion a good guacamole is one the greatest dishes on the planet — a dip, a side, a garnish and, I confess, sometimes even a snack on its own with a spoon! It kills me when a perfectly good avocado is wasted on a mushy tasteless guac. So […]

The Best Guacamole Ever

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Sprouted Raw Hummus

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I can’t say I always sprout my hummus but when I do have the time it’s a good way to make chickpeas more nutritious and digestible. The consistency and flavor of sprouted hummus feels more real, raw and earthy, and if you’ve never tried sprouting, it’s kind of fun to watch your chickpeas come alive. Serve this with […]

Sprouted Raw Hummus

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Nealy's Zucchini Latkes

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Latkes are classically eaten during the Chanukah holiday but these yummy fritters shouldn’t be reserved for a once a year treat. In our house this zucchini version of the old potato classic is a year round staple. I put a healthified spin on the latke by shallow frying in olive oil and finishing them off in […]

Zucchini Latkes

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What’s a succotash? It’s a simple dish consisting of sweet corn, lima beans (or shell bean) and it’s frankly the fastest and simplest side dish to whip up in a flash. Once you assemble your ingredients it’s your one-pot ticket to a colorful, flavorful and nourishing side dish. Succotash marries well with a simple grilled chicken or […]

Succotash Side Dish Secret

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Ahhh simplicity. There’s something magical in perfecting simplicity, isn’t there? And when it comes to the quest for the perfect oven French fries, there’s a big difference between oil-drenched soggy fries with no luster, and the crisp, salty perfection of a delectable pomme frite! Here’s my recipe and instructions on how you can make your fries truly salivating. In […]

The Perfect Oven French Fries

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Pesto ti adoro! Pesto I adore you! This Italian favorite is one of the kings of my kitchen: it’s a dip, a sauce and a dressing — perfecto! Cilantro pesto adds flavor and color to virtually anything it lands on, jazzing up almost any recipe. In other good news, you don’t just have to stick to traditional basil when […]

Cilantro Pesto with Pop

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While in the supermarket shopping for ingredients for this mango salsa, an accompaniment to my crave-able Chicken Lettuce Cups, I confess I had a panic moment. Low and behold, Montana supermarkets don’t carry ripe mangos in the summer. Determined to pair chicken and mango as I’d originally planned, I took my chances and picked up a […]

Mango Salsa

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Nothing gets me more excited than cauliflower. From the cruciferous family, it’s jam-packed full of special compounds called glucosinolates which are considered cancer-protective and detoxifying. However, this humble veggie needs a lot of TLC and plenty of spices to take it from ordinary to extraordinary. In this recipe I’ve married this super veggie with fresh corn, a well-loved […]

Fresh Corn and Roasted Cauliflower Hash

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spaghetti squash with rose sauce

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Just because you’ve given up heavy carbs like pasta doesn’t mean you have to suffer without spaghetti dishes any longer! Spaghetti squash is the perfect replacement for noodles because it still has the same feeling and taste as actual spaghetti. It’s also filled with vitamins and high in nutrients- minus the carbs and gluten! This […]

Artichokes served with spicy mayo sauce

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Artichokes are usually overlooked when it comes to sides but these green guys are loaded with fiber, vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants all while served up on a pretty plate! If you’ve never cooked them before, don’t be intimidated! They are super easy and taste delicious. The simplest way to make artichokes is to cover them […]

lamb chops dressed in lemon, mint and garlic

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Lamb chops may sound scary to perfect but, slathered with this marinade and seared in a pan you’re guaranteed to nail these crispy and crave worthy lamb chops! You could, of course, add these lamb chops with mint, garlic and lemon to your next BBQ too and they make the most decadent summertime dish. It’s […]

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