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Super-Seed Quinoa Toasts!

I recently saw a video for Quinoa Toasts, and with the New Year upon us, I've been looking forward to lightening  up on the gluten! I tweaked the recipe to get some additional benefits from Chia and Sesame Seeds, but you can add any type you'd like! I can see these Toasts topped with hummus… Continue reading Super-Seed Quinoa Toasts!

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BLT Stuffed Avocados

BLT Stuffed Avocados! Definitely making them again!  3 Avocados 1/2 lb bacon cooked and chopped 1 tomato chopped 1/4 lettuce the shredded 1/4 mayo 1/4 cup smoked Gouda cheese chopped small Sea salt and pepper to taste Slice each avocado in half and remove pit. Combine all ingredients and spoon into avocados. Cook at 425… Continue reading BLT Stuffed Avocados

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Simple Smoked Salmon Salad with Enjoy Life European Olive Oil

As part of the Green Mom's Meet program, I have the opportunity to sample and review products. I really lucked out when I was chosen to review Flavor Your Life European Olive Oil. After all, I'm Italian, and use LOTS of olive oil! I was extremely impressed by the gorgeous Pinzimonio created by artist, Mary… Continue reading Simple Smoked Salmon Salad with Enjoy Life European Olive Oil

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Avocado Egg Salad!

This recipe was thought up on my way to  school pick-up. I was craving avocado and I love to stuff them with lots of different things.  Egg salad was the perfect stuffing! This is a mayo-free recipe as well as gluten-free. I added a handful of rice cracker on the side for dipping and crunch!… Continue reading Avocado Egg Salad!

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Smokey Sweet Potato Quinoa Patties

I've taken a bit of a blogging hiatus, ya know, being pregnant and having the third kid and all!  The thought occurred to me, that I needed to pick it up again, since there must be other chaotic families that want something good to eat but pressed for time. As I was deciding what to… Continue reading Smokey Sweet Potato Quinoa Patties

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Crockpot Hawaiian Chicken Tacos and Pineapple Avocado Salsa

  This is such a simple meal that you don't have to put much time into! I love that kind of meal! My kids really enjoy helping dump things into the Crockpot, so we practice measuring while we're at it. I love having them help in the kitchen, as they learn so much! 3 lbs… Continue reading Crockpot Hawaiian Chicken Tacos and Pineapple Avocado Salsa