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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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Salmon spinach lasagne with citrus cream

I love lasagne and I love salmon. I think salmon is a perfect match with spinach. And spinach goes well with pasta. Lemon is always good when heavy cream is involved. Those were some of the thoughts that were rummaging through my head … Continue reading

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Spicy shrimp tacos with avocado cucumber salsa

When we eat at our local Islands Burgers, I always end up ordering a fish taco with cabbage. This is very out of habit for me, because I usually order something new, something I have never or would never cook at home. This is the … Continue reading

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High protein tortilla omelette

This is the week of Cinco de Mayo and I will celebrate by featuring some Mexican dishes  and then I’ll go back to posting every 3-4 days next week. Starting out with one of my current favorite lunches. Heidi Swanson from … Continue reading

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Cinnamon buns with walnuts, apple & chocolate

So here is my healtier version of a classic cinnamon bun stuffed with fruits and nuts – and dark chcolate. Who can resist that anyway?! I always think of my grandmother when I make the dough. She used to add cardamomme … Continue reading

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Lemon buns with goat cheese, walnuts & dates

I came up with this recipe not too long ago. The kids in my house have a tendency to request cinnamon buns quite often. So one day I figured I would try to create a more sophisticated version of a rolled … Continue reading

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Greek style pita pizzas

  These are fun and easy little pizzas. You can vary them by adding different toppings. This recipe makes 6 mini pizzas. 1 pound / 450 gr ground beef 1/2 onion, chopped 1/2 tsp oregano 1 tsp fresh mint or 1/2 … Continue reading

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Romesco sauce – quick version

  I love Romesco sauce. It originates from Spain and is a quick and easy way to turn a simple meal into a fancy one with a serious nutritional boost. It goes well with both fish, chicken and roasted vegetables. There are many … Continue reading

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Popovers

When I worked at the Rotunda in San Francisco, they served these huge warm popovers with strawberry butter. You know, instead of the usual bread. They had a full time guy in the kitchen, all he did was bake popovers. … Continue reading

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White fish with asparagus, shallots & lemon

I really liked the side dish with asparagus, shallots & herbes de Provence that I posted yesterday. So much in fact that I made it again today. But this time I put it on top of white fish. I used tilapia, but would suggest a bigger, … Continue reading

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