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Modern Sides – Add New Life To Your Weekday Dinner!

Modern Sides – Add New Life To Your Weekday Dinner!

The side dishes of today should bring variety and spice to our meals. Baked potatoes and rice are still great standbys, but with so many interesting new options it’s time to get creative! Speaking of potatoes, I’ve got a super-fast and easy recipe for Lemon & Herb...

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Margaritas

Margaritas

Everyone loves a great margarita and there are a lot of opinions on what makes a great margarita! With Cinco de Mayo coming soon I thought I would share some ideas and my favorite recipe for pre-mixing a big batch. A classic margarita is typically made with: tequila,...

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Veggie Mash-Up

Veggie Mash-Up

What’s old is new again – what with the uber popularity of kale, brussel sprouts and rutabagas.  In years past Mom could not bribe the kids to eat these veggies. But these days being green… is good! A good example of an old but new veggie is the gorgeous Lacinato...

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Spice It Up!

Spice It Up!

When I say spice I bet you automatically think of something spicy and chili-like, right?    Well today I’m talking about warm spices …think aromatic cloves, nutmeg, ginger, allspice and of course cinnamon. And they’re not just for apple pie, cookies, and cinnamon...

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Hop To It – Easter is on its way!

Hop To It – Easter is on its way!

So Easter is coming up, so what will you do with all that leftover booty? You know - the eggs, the candies, the marshmallowy Peeps? Of course there will be egg salad sandwiches for days BUT let's get creative with it! How about adding in chopped bacon or some sassy...

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Snackable Videos

Snackable Videos

Have you seen all the crazy food videos on Facebook from Tasty, Tastemade, and Buzzfeed Food? These are Snack Sized Videos featuring recipes that are not only visually appealing, but are quick to make and delicious to eat. I like to call this "Speed Scratch Cooking."...

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Oysters- A Taste of the Sea

Oysters- A Taste of the Sea

Did you know that NW Oysters are considered some of the best in the world? The reason our oysters taste so great  is our clean waters. Different locations give the oysters different flavor characteristics. Oyster aficionado and great friend, Cynthia Nims author of...

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Coffee Lovers

Coffee Lovers

Ahh, coffee! That first cup o’ joe can usually set the tone for the rest of the day. And certainly the Pacific Northwest is known as THE mecca for coffee drinkers and connoisseurs alike. We definitely love our coffee just as much as our wine with many local...

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Brussels Sprouts

Brussels Sprouts

Brussels sprouts. Whoever thought they would become the IT vegetable from bar menus to bacon and bourbon lathered side dishes.  Hipster? Yes.  But good for you too. They are chock full of Vitamins K and C, as well as iron, fiber and Vitamin A. There are lots...

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Meyer Lemons

Meyer Lemons

Meyer Lemons are a culinary favorite of mine …with their deep yellow hue and fragrant flavor they taste as good as they smell. Rumored to be a cross between a lemon and an orange, this zesty citrus is typically available December through April. So what makes these...

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Cauliflower

Cauliflower

Have you ever heard the phrase, “my little chou-chou?” It’s a French term of endearment meaning “my little cauliflower.” How cute is that! Cauliflower hasn’t always had a beloved reputation, but these past couple of years it’s become the IT veggie – and that’s just...

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Slow Cooker Comfort

Slow Cooker Comfort

After a busy winter day there is nothing better than coming home to a delicious, ready-to-eat meal. When gloomy weather has you feeling a little down, a warm and hearty meal can be so comforting. You can do all the prep in the morning - simply “Set it and forget it!”...

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Juicing for Joy

Juicing for Joy

As you walk the isle of the grocery store these days, there are rows and rows of juices. So, what is the big deal about all this juicy juice? Well it is an easy and d’lish way to get your recommended fruits and vegetables, and not to mention all the vitamins. So what...

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Go Nuts for Almonds!

Go Nuts for Almonds!

Hail the mighty Almond! The crunchy nut that’s packed with flavor and healthy goodness. Available in so many forms – raw, toasted, milk, butter, oil, etc. This nutty ingredient can be used in just about anything – pancakes, smoothies, desserts, or dips. This superfood...

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Easy Protein Snacks

Easy Protein Snacks

These days, healthy eating has become a top trend across the country – and it’s no surprise why. Incorporating high-protein foods into your diet has so many health benefits. It can help you maintain weight loss, boost your energy levels, and support strong muscles and...

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Healthy Eating

Healthy Eating

Now that we’re into the New Year, it’s time to get on track with healthy eating and stick to a New Year’s Resolution! Sometimes with busy schedules lunch gets skipped or something less than healthy gets ordered in. Well consider taking a few hours on the weekend and...

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BFD: Breakfast for Dinner!

BFD: Breakfast for Dinner!

Eggs are the classic breakfast food, but these days eggs are showing up in every meal. Stratas are a great dish to get ready the night before so weeknight dinners won’t feel like such a hassle. Bread, eggs and cheese are mixed with other goodies. Let it soak overnight...

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Warm Up with HOT Drinks!

Warm Up with HOT Drinks!

Brrrr…it’s the perfect time to warm up with some HOT drinks. Spiced cider, Irish coffee, spiked cocoa – yes please! But here’s a new one for you – Winter Spiced White Wine. This steamy white wine infusion is flavored with pears, apples, oranges, cloves, allspice, and...

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Dip In!

Dip In!

From party staples like gooey, cheese fondue to classic French onion or 7-layer fiesta dip, we all have our favorites. These days dips are getting lighter and healthier. We’re whipping up our favorites not with full fat sour cream and mayo but with Greek yogurt as...

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Clementines

Clementines

When the weather gets chilly and the sky turns grey, juicy winter citrus is just the thing to help brighten the season. Clementine’s to the rescue! Don’t be fooled by their small appearance- these cute little fruits are packed with flavor and health benefits. They are...

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