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Spicy Chicken and Glass Noodle Salad

Spicy Chicken and Glass Noodle Salad

This is the latest little lunch salad or light dinner that I am crazy about. It has everything going for it—easy to make, delicious and lends itself well to variation—the type that has you using up leftover bits and pieces from last week’s farmer’s market trip. The secret is the addictively spicy-but-not- too- spicy and…

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Start Your Day with a Smoothie!

Start Your Day with a Smoothie!

Well the Holidays are over and it’s time to return to your healthy eating program. Not only are smoothies are a great way to start off the day but you can boost the nutritional value by adding a Tablespoon of flax, chia, hemp seeds (high in Omega 3’s) or protein powder to any of the…

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Homemade Dulce de Leche

Homemade Dulce de Leche

The hostess gift that I am bringing to parties this year is homemade Dulce de Leche. It’s perfect over ice cream, as a filling for sandwich cookies or just enjoyed by the spoonful. With three (little!) kids, it can be really tough to get anything done but I still want to make an effort and…

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Spring Rolls

Spring Rolls

Serves 4 as an appetizer *Vegan and Gluten Free, Omnivore Variation Available These fresh and fragrant rolls are a great way to incorporate more vegetables into your diet. Kids love to help make these too! For a more filling variation you can include steamed shrimp, leftover chicken, pork or even tofu in with the vegetables.…

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Apple Breakfast Pudding

Apple Breakfast Pudding

Do you ever wake up craving something sweet for breakfast, yet somehow healthy and easy too? I do! This weekend pancakes seemed like too much work and I was sick of eggs. A Dutch Baby seemed like it might do the trick, but I was too lazy to get the recipe. I decided to wing…

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Extra Cheddar Chicken Tenders

Extra Cheddar Chicken Tenders

Summer is winding down, but make the feeling last by spending time cooking with the kids.  Here you’ll find an easy recipe from Kraft Fresh Take, something new in the dairy isle of leading grocery stores.   Here is an easy version of chicken tenders that will have your kids asking for seconds.

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Awesome Artichoke Dip

Awesome Artichoke Dip

Summer is a great time to cook with the kids.  Here you’ll find an easy recipe from Kraft Fresh Take, something new in the dairy isle of leading grocery stores.  Bring this artichoke dip to your next summer get together.

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6 Tips to Building the Perfect Lunchbox

6 Tips to Building the Perfect Lunchbox

Can you believe it? It’s school time already!! As a private chef I have been privileged to work with a number of really wonderful families. At one time or another they have all struggled to create meals to nourish their kids. This is the common thread that unites all of the people that I work…

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