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Seared scallops over spaghetti squash with crispy leeks

This recipe is great if you’re looking to impress some dinner guests as it gets a lot of oohhhhs and ahhhhhhs for its fancy presenation but won’t have you slaving in the kitchen for a long time. In fact, you can make the spaghetti squash ahead of time (which is what I did) and then […]

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Fresh ricotta cheese

I’ll be the first to admit that when a recipe calls for ricotta cheese I head straight to the grocery store to buy it. Last night I made fresh ricotta cheese and it was so easy and tasted a million times better than any store-bought stuff that from now on I’ll be making my own! […]

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Three pasta dishes that take 20 minutes or less!

Let’s face it, everyone is always complaining how there isn’t enough time in the day, including me! When we arrive home we are tired, the kids are cranky and hungry, the dog needs to be walked, the laundry won’t wash itself,  and after a bit that Chinese delivery food is looking like a reallllly good […]

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Baked scallop in a shell (what??), butternut squash mash, avocado salad

Publix is wonderful place, my friends. Their slogan is “where shopping is a pleasure” and as cheesy as it sounds, it’s really very true. The seafood department, however, leaves something to be desired. Most of the seafood is farm raised and most of the time doesn’t look very fresh to me. Buuuut they have these […]

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What’s for dinner?

So now that I’ve started this nifty little project, I already feel the pressure to come up with creative, easy, healthy recipes. Let it be known that sometimes my recipes will be half assed and some I won’t even post at all because they’re not going to be blog worthy. But back to tonight’s dinner….I […]

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