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Chickpea Salad with Tarragon Dressing!

This dressing, I’m telling you, is amazing on EVERYTHING! Perfect on chickpeas or other beans, salads, protein bowls, or as a dipper for raw or roasted veggies, meats and seafood. Seriously, so good! INGREDIENTS: Salad: 1 can of organic bpa-free chickpeas, rinsed and drained sea salt and pepper to taste 1 small shallot minced 1…… Continue reading Chickpea Salad with Tarragon Dressing!

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Individual Watermelon Pizzas Topped with Marinated Vidalias, Mint and Walnuts!

This is the perfect summer treat that can be eaten for breakfast, lunch, dinner or as a snack! I’m not the biggest watermelon fan, I know, how Un-American of me! But there is something magical that happens when you add the marinated vidalias, sea salt and mint! I promise, give it a try and see!…… Continue reading Individual Watermelon Pizzas Topped with Marinated Vidalias, Mint and Walnuts!

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Vegan Black Bean, Potato and Pepper Curry over Coconut Rice

This Vegan meal is satisfying and a snap to put together! I just love that combination! I made this recipe after a long day at the zoo, during school vacation last week. The boys were all out, so just us girls got to enjoy all of this yumminess!   2 Cups Water 1 cup Carolina…… Continue reading Vegan Black Bean, Potato and Pepper Curry over Coconut Rice

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Chestnut and Maple Walnut Basil “Cream”-Filled Raviolis (GF/ Vegan options)

  Making homemade pasta such as ravioli, gnocchi, and fettuccine is a regular occurrence in our Italian family, but with an extra package of wonton on hand, it made perfect sense to create quick ravioli! This is the perfect option for those that don’t have the time or desire to prepare their own dough! The…… Continue reading Chestnut and Maple Walnut Basil “Cream”-Filled Raviolis (GF/ Vegan options)

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Grass-Fed Chorizo Bites over Grigliata-Seasoned Veggies and Roasted Red Pepper Cashew “Cream”

Grigliata is my new culinary obsession! I was given  some as a Christmas gift in a beautiful grinder, from my lovely Aunt Maryteresa. It is an Italian grill seasoning blend which includes, sea salt, pink peppercorn, juniper, rosemary and cinnamon. What a burst of flavor this mix lends to what you’re cooking! The Juniper combines…… Continue reading Grass-Fed Chorizo Bites over Grigliata-Seasoned Veggies and Roasted Red Pepper Cashew “Cream”