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Turkey Apple Sausage

Turkey Apple Sausage

I really like lean meat… It’s not because I am trying to limit fat or that I think it is more virtuous somehow…. I just don’t like fatty meat! It feels weird in my mouth. So I have always preferred chicken breast, fish and lean […]

Garlic Chili Edamame

Garlic Chili Edamame

A friend in Hawaii owned a restaurant with her husband that served these wonderfully garlicky and spicy edamame. It was my first introduction to this unique little bean, but my first taste made me a die-hard fan. A lot of people like them plain, but […]

Party Bean Dip

Party Bean Dip

Gather around the table, the back porch, or the football game and dig into this perfect-for-parties Bean Dip! Quick and easy to make and full of flavor…. So whip it up and pile it on your favorite chips, crackers, veggies, burritos, tacos… really, anything begging […]

Quinoa Kale Salad

Quinoa Kale Salad

The first time I ever remember enjoying Kale was from a “Pregnancy Stew” recipe that I found 20 years ago!  I remember going to the store and needing to ask what it looked like so I would buy the right thing.  Then Becky made me […]

Ranch Dressing & Dip

Ranch Dressing & Dip

There was a time when nearly every Friday afternoon you could find Becky and I along with our dear friend Wendy, having a gigantic play date with a dozen or so kids and a delicious servings of taco salad.   Those were amazing days of […]

Everyday Sweet Potatoes

Everyday Sweet Potatoes

While some only think of sweet potatoes as a seasonal dish, they are a year round staple in my house. In the past, the thought of sweet potatoes only drummed up thoughts of Thanksgiving dinner. My mom always served them loaded with brown sugar, butter […]

Cheesy Garlic Bread

Cheesy Garlic Bread

We love spaghetti… or any meal that compliments this garlic bread! Soup, salad, frozen lasagna (yes, I feed my family frozen lasagna… don’t judge me),  pasta, grilled meat, you get the idea. The other day we were having spaghetti for dinner and I planned ahead […]

Lemony Rose Potatoes

Lemony Rose Potatoes

Once upon a time, before Google was a thing… Women everywhere gave birth to babies!  And when this would happen, family and friends would show up with complete and beautiful meals to bless the new mama with a little extra time to rest and snuggle […]