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Fresh brussel sprouts with pistachio nuts & manchego

I like to come up with new ways to eat more vegetables, because I our bodies really need it. I am not thinking cucumber, tomatoes and bell pebers, but the more fibrous ones like eg. brussel sprouts. I have read many places that brussel sprouts is … Continue reading

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Broccoli quiche

I have been making broccoli quiche and a ton of varieties for over 20 years. It’s just one of my good old keepers, which is why I thought I would share it with you. As I was writing this, I wondered about the … Continue reading

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Green split pea soup with curried butter

If you ever thought that green split pea soup wasn’t a sexy dish, then you need to reconsider! This rich, spicy, flavorful, creamy soup was such a treat. Even my hungry husband agreed. Though I did make him some bacon to throw on … Continue reading

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Pasta & asparagus in creamy lemon sauce

Asparagus are still in season, which basically means they are at their best and cheapest right now. This dish is Italian inspired. Light flavorful without drowning in sauce. 1 pound /450 gr pasta 1 bunch of asparagus 4-5 tomoatoes 5 oz … Continue reading

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Grilled pizza

Yes, grilled pizza. Not too complicated and well worth the effort. Really. If you make everything form scratch it will take more than 30 minutes, though. You need to organize everything before you start, because once the grill is hot, things … Continue reading

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Veggie stir-fry with cashews

This is a light yet flavorful stir-fry. You can use other vegetables, if you don’t have the ones I use. You can add meat or chicken in addition to or in place of the cashews. If you do that, then fry the meat in the … Continue reading

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Bok choy stir fry

This meal came together on a busy weeknight. So simple, yet so full of flavor. It’s healthy too and takes less than 30 minutes to prepare. Check out the health benefits of bok choy here. Need I say more? I don’t think so. … Continue reading

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Roasted asparagus & shallots with Herbes de Provence

I am not sure if it was the Herbes de Provence alone or the trio of the ingredients, but when the scent from the oven started spreading around the house, I began imagining the French countryside with lavender fields as far … Continue reading

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Mac ‘n’ cheese de luxe

I have been a fan of Jamie Oliver ever since The Naked Chef aired over a decade ago. He keeps impressing me with his simple approach to food and I am amazed with what he has accomplished with regards to bringing fresh-cooked food into all the … Continue reading

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Red lentil soup with spinach

  This is quick comfort food. Prep time for this meal is 5 minutes. Seriously. My friend Angela told me about this yummy, thick lentil soup. It pretty much takes care of itself. I love that kind of food on … Continue reading

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