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Paleo snacks

I hesitate to call this a Paleo snack, because I am not fully on the Paleo bandwagon…. I am, however, on the eat-less-processed-food bandwagon and these are the perfect snack / light meal.  They also happen to be Paleo-friendly. I’m … Continue reading

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Vegan Macaroons

Today I failed to verify ingredients with friends who have allergies in the house, and I used something I shouldn’t have in a treat I made them. I feel terrible, because I know better than to make assumptions. Allergies are … Continue reading

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Redemption and ripples

The failed chocolate cake has redeemed itself, in the form of cake balls. Time consuming but yummy. I highly recommend the melts that can be found in the cake aisle at Joann / Michael’s; they melt well and taste pretty … Continue reading

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Let them eat steak

This morning I tossed a bunch of little steak tenderloins into a simple marinade for tonight’s dinner. I will sear the steaks in a hot, cast iron skillet with a little butter, top them with a bit of gorgonzola cheese … Continue reading

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Breakfast Casserole

Good for breakfast or dinner! Breakfast Casserole, serves about 6 1 medium onion, chopped 1 lb ground sausage 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 can cream of ___ condensed soup (broccoli, chicken, celery, or mushroom, your choice) 1/2 cup milk 1/4 … Continue reading

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Sausage & Orzo

Serves 4 1 keilbasa sausage (approx 13 ounces) cut in half lengthwise and then sliced 1/4″ thick 1 cup orzo pasta (dry) 2 cups beef broth 1 cup fresh or frozen veggies of choice 1 tsp ground thyme 1 tsp … Continue reading

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Salmon Chowder

I did not dream this up in its entirety, I modified a recipe I found online while searching for a way to use up some leftover salmon. Here’s my version, which we enjoyed last night: Salmon Chowder      (Serves about 6) … Continue reading

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Homemade applesauce

The easiest thing to can is applesauce – no measuring needed, no ‘recipe’ to follow. I made some today and took pictures along the way.  (This is not a thorough canning tutorial – I’m presuming you know the basic equipment … Continue reading

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Mmmmm, butter

This morning I made some butter. Yes, butter. It’s super easy and tastes fresh and light. All you need is a stand mixer (like a Kitchenaid) and whipping cream. It took me about a half hour start to finish, but I … Continue reading

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Chicken salad

1 can (12.5 oz) chicken, drained 1/4 cup dried cranberries 1/4 cup chopped pecans 1/2 small apple, chopped Optional: 1/2 cup halved, seedless grapes Stir well. Now, decide how you want to eat it: add some mayo and make a … Continue reading

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