Category Archives: vegetarian

blue cheese and walnut crackers


The uniqueness of these crackers provide many opportunities to discuss them with those who are enjoying them. Now, on several occasions, it has been agreed that a sweet jam or chutney would be ideal with the savoryness of the cracker. Therefore, this is why I … Continue reading

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triple chocolate chip cookies with sea salt


 Valentines day seems to be on many minds this week. These cookies offer a huge dose of chocolate with a hint of sea salt and ground espresso. The kids will love them as the espresso is so subtle and the … Continue reading

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brie with blueberry, chipolte, and caramelized onion chutney


This chutney is out of this world. The flavors are uniquely perfect. Blueberries with the smokey chipolte peppers and caramelized onions make a perfect combination. A smokey sweetness that pairs perfectly with brie and crackers. Try it on my roasted turkey sandwich, … Continue reading

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rajas con crema (poblanos with cream)


  Rajas is a traditional Mexican condiment consisting of strips of poblano chilies and onions, thus ‘Rajas’ means strips. In this particular recipe, the strips of roasted poblanos and onions are married with melted cheese and cream. Perhaps this recipe eventually evolved into … Continue reading

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Baked Kale


  Baked kale is a fun and quite tasty way to eat this super nutritious vegetable. This is a great recipe to let the kids get involved with as it might encourage them to understand that not all nutritious foods … Continue reading

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herb roasted carrots


The combination of flavors in this dish should please everyone at the table. Oven roasting carrots brings out their natural sugars and the mixture of herbs used helps to offset the sweetness of the carrots. Carrots offer numerous nutritional benefits such … Continue reading

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roasted beets


roasted beets may top all other roasted vegetables. they are simply fantastic. there are other methods of cooking them, however, roasting them brings out a great depth of flavor. during the cold winter months, root vegetables seem to be most prevalent and … Continue reading

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