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  • What is chili verde?

    There is nothing better than a good bowl of chili verde for warming your belly this winter. What is the difference between chili and chili verde? The short answer is that chili came first followed by chili verde. A chile is a vegetable (well…technically a...
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  • Grilled corn and sausage

    Brush down and clean your outdoor grill. There is still plenty of time for grilling outdoors! This recipe features fresh corn, fresh bell peppers, and Lightlife Italian Sausage. You can use whatever sausage you favor. It is easy to make, looks great when taken off...
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  • Tomatoes stuffed with fresh mozzarella and avocados

    Avocados may be high in total fat but did you know they are low in saturated fat and are loaded with essential vitamins and minerals such as potassium, vitamin E, B vitamins and folic acid? Now that you know, buy avocados and pair them with...
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  • Tomato pie with toasted quinoa crust

    Have you ever considered food as art? I’m not talking food that’s styled for a photo shoot with unappetizing peas painted green or salad greens misted to make them “look” fresh. I’m talking about food you can eat. I’m talking about food that looks so...
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  • French onion soup

    This is a very satisfying onion soup recipe. Serve it with or without the French bread and the Gruyere cheese top. The potato peel broth is a separate recipe in itself and is good to make ahead of time for those cold nights or afternoons...
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  • Savory filo feta tart

    This is a simple and easy-to-make version of Greek Spanakopita without spinach. Hands on time is less than 20 minutes; bake time 50 minutes. In this version, I use extra virgin olive oil for brushing over the filo dough (healthier than butter) but you can...
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  • Cauliflower crust pizza

    “Why?” you ask. “Why cauliflower crust on a pizza?” Ask not why — ask how good. This crust is not only good, it is amazingly good, tasty AND gluten-free. Freshly grated cauliflower serves as the base for this creative and delicious crust that you can fold...
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  • Happy New Year

    Here’s a quick and easy appetizer recipe for celebrating the new year right. French Dijon mustard adds just the right amount of spice to this rich, creamy spread. Wash it down with a glass (or two) of champagne and drink to Auld Lang Syne. Bruschetta...
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  • Caprese mac and cheese

    This is a nice stovetop twist on traditional mac and cheese. The addition of grape tomatoes goes nicely with the creamy mozzarella sauce and basil. Add a little Dijon mustard and a touch of paprika and you have a mouth-watering, rib-sticking combination that is hard...
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