Shrimp and Mango Salad with Orange-Lime Vinegarette

5

This salad is a refreshing and satisfying dish for summer, night or day!

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Almond Lemon Cake (GF, DF, Veg)

5

This lemony almond cake is easy, and delicious. The flour is ground almonds, so it is light, fluffy, and moist. It will be a perfect addition to your spring table.

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Blood Orange, Fennel, and Burrata Salad

5 1 vote


Earthy, bittersweet blood oranges have a short season in late winter. I like to take advantage of that time to enjoy their bounty.  This blood orange salad takes pungent, delicious ingredients and throws them into a vibrant dish that will delight your taste buds and visual senses. This recipe also works with navel oranges and tangerines, so no worries if you don’t have access to blood oranges in your area. Enjoy!

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Chocolate Pomegranate Bark

5

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This simple and delicious bark

is made with pomegranate seeds that sparkle like beautiful holiday lights. The sugary, crystallized ginger bits pop in your mouth with a delicious burst of flavor. While the sea salt adds an extra layer of dimension. It makes a wonderful holiday or hostess gift.

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Pumpkin Pancakes ~ with Oat Flour (GF)

4.8 3 votes

 

These Pumpkin Pancakes

made with oat flour, are light and fluffy, melt in your mouth and take only 15 minutes to make! Absolutely delicious, and they’re gluten free too!

My son loves these. He doesn’t need to eat gluten free, but prefers this GF version.

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Berrie Pops to Prevent Cognitive Decline

5

Did you know, adding apples, oranges and strawberries to your daily diet can help prevent cognitive decline?

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Curried Baked Sweet Potato Chips

5

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Edible Flower Spring Rolls

4.8 6 votes

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Using Edible Flowers 
in your party desserts, drinks, salads and even main dishes adds a unique element to your celebration. They add color, elegance, a bit of whimsy, and also have an interesting range of tastes.

Search for what is in season in your area – your local farmers’ market is a great source for finding out what is available and they’ll often have much more variety than the grocery store. Always ask vendors how their flowers are grown (you don’t want to eat flowers that have been sprayed with pesticides!). You can also order edible flowers (fresh or crystallized, which are great for using atop desserts) from several sites online (Gourmet Sweet Botanicals, Marx Foods, Food Innovations).

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Jan 10

An Attitude of Gratitude


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Gratitude is good for your mental health. 

Gratitude is a thankful appreciation for what a person receives, whether tangible or intangible. With gratitude or thankfulness, people acknowledge the goodness in their lives. In the process, they usually recognize that the source of that goodness lies at least partially outside themselves. As a result, being thankful also helps people connect to something larger than themselves— whether to other people, nature or a higher power.

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Spanish Chicken Thighs with Mushrooms and Olives

5

Recipe collaboration by Aki Yorihiro and Christine Crawford

This delicious comfort food is perfect for a chilly autumn day. I hope you enjoy it as much as we do!

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