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Banh Mi on the Board

It’s no secret that our family eats several meals each week off of our Family Meal Board. What’s a Family Meal Board, you may ask. It’s a table-sized board that the whole family eats off ! You likely have seen cheese boards and charcuterie boards, but these larger boards are inspired by my Italian family’s… Continue reading Banh Mi on the Board

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Vegan Strawberry Cheesecake with Coconut Basil Whipped Cream!

There is something so special and sweet about strawberry season 🍓While we haven't been able to pick our own this year due to Covid-19, we are still able to enjoy nature's bounty! This frozen delight is filled with strawberry goodness, yet is gluten-free, dairy free! I hope you enjoy this guilt-free pleasure! Crust1/2 Cup Walnuts3/4… Continue reading Vegan Strawberry Cheesecake with Coconut Basil Whipped Cream!

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😄Fake Steak Fajitas😄(Mushroom Fajitas)

1 lb Portabella Mushrooms (Baby Bella or Large Caps) 1 Onion sliced 2 Lg Red Bell Peppers or mix of red, yellow, orange mini peppers sliced) 4 tbs Liquid Smoke 2 Cloves Minced Garlic 1tbs Cumin 1tbs Chili Powder 1tbs Smoked Paprika 1tbs Garlic Powder 1/2 tsp Cayenne Pepper 1tsp Black Pepper 1tsp Pink Himalayan… Continue reading 😄Fake Steak Fajitas😄(Mushroom Fajitas)

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Italian Lentil Stew: Carrabba’s Copycat

This Stew has always been a favorite! So much so that I had it on the Goo Goo Gourmet toddler meal menu when I was running my Baby Food and Family Meal business. I made it this evening and forgot how good it was. Everyone gobbled it up and had seconds and thirds! It should… Continue reading Italian Lentil Stew: Carrabba’s Copycat

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Buffalo Chicken Lasagna Roll-ups!

Buffalo Chicken Lasagna Roll-ups! A little early anniversary treat for my spicy guy 😍💕 10 Lasagna noodles, boiled 1 15 oz  Ricotta 1 1/2 Cup Milk 1 Cup Mozzarella Cheese (plus more for sprinkling on top) 1 Cup Shredded Chicken 1/4 Cup Parmesan Cheese 1/2 Cup Hot Sauce divided 3 Tbs Butter 3 Tbs Flour… Continue reading Buffalo Chicken Lasagna Roll-ups!

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Fleeting Summer Blueberry Kiwi Pie!

I am not a baker...there, I've said it. I love to cook, but baking, especially pies and cakes, has never been my thing. I love to eat  and create clean desserts, and have come across the Immaculate Baking Company line of pre-made items like cookies, pie crusts, crescent rolls, etc. and they are amazing! Especially… Continue reading Fleeting Summer Blueberry Kiwi Pie!

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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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Vegan Mango Creamsicle Ice Cream!

Just 3 Ingredients to this heavenly treat! This was a total hit with my 3 kids, even the one who doesn't like coconut anything! It's incredibly easy to make and super healthy, a win-win!     2 Mango 1 Can Coconut Milk 1/4- 1/2 Tsp Pure Vanilla Extract Place can in freezer for one hour,… Continue reading Vegan Mango Creamsicle Ice Cream!

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Gluten Free and Vegan – Cherry Berry Skillet Crumble!

Gluten Free and Vegan - Cherry Berry Skillet Crumble! A guilt-free dessert with all of the summer flavor! Filling: 3 cups cherries and blackberries sliced 1 tbs maple syrup Topping: 2 Cups Almond meal/flour 4 Tbs Coconut Oil 1 tbs maple syrup 1/2 tsp cinnamon 1/2 tsp vanilla Pinch of sea salt Combine filling in… Continue reading Gluten Free and Vegan – Cherry Berry Skillet Crumble!