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Spaghetti-Squash-Carbonara-Recipe 8 comments
I was introduced to Spaghetti Squash by my son, who loves to cook indoors and out, I think he could have been a chef and he and I have talked about a small restaurant where it would only be open for dinner and only one meal would be served a special one of course. anyway thats another dream and post! […]

Spaghetti-Squash-Carbonara


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I was looking for a recipe that would use Farfelle Pasta (Bow-Tie) my husband is partial to Bowtie pasta, so I went searching for recipe to use my pasta, I found this recipe on the Food Network. Now, what is unique about this recipe is that you can make the choices that will work for your family, and ingredients you have […]

Mix & Match ≈ Pick A Pasta Dinner: Recipe


My recipe is of Mediterranean in origin dating back to France.  Ratatouille originated in the area around present day Provence and Nice. Ratatouille is usually made with Tomatoes as a key ingredient, garlic, onions, zucchini, eggplant, bell peppers, and basil, rosemary, or bay leaf and thyme, or a mix of green herbs and usually served as a meal or served with […]

Simple Ratatouille In My Dream Kitchen



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Eating lighter anytime is great and making light flavorful salads there are so many options, using fruits and fresh vegetables.  There are always family favorites, potato, pasta all vegetable and fruit or a combinations. And the dressing are limitless!!! One of my favorite has been “Asian Chicken Salad” with a Crunch made with Ramen noodles, toasted almonds and sesame seeds, with cut […]

Asian Salad and 5 More Scrumptious Salad Choices


What don’t you like about peeling garlic, I had a few minutes and wanted to share a kitchen tip. I had seen something similar a while back on how to peel garlic but not quit like this. I am a patient person and have always just used a knife to peel garlic or smashed hit then peeled, to date the […]

Don’t Like To Peel Garlic – Now It Is Easy!


Meatless Mondays could include a medley of roasted Heirloom Tomatoes with Avocado and brown Rice Pasta. Brown rice pasta is a different twist on a regular flour pasta. Updates. Roasted Heirloom Tomatoes with Avocado & Brown Rice Pasta Ingredients colorful heirloom cherry tomatoes -1 pint, sliced in half lengthwise avocados -2 ripe, diced into chunks brown rice pasta -1 pound […]

Meatless Monday Current Updates



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Tasty Tuesday this week features wondering baking from ❦ A Peek Into My Paradise.  When she features her recipes, she takes wonderful pictures to help you follow through the process, I love this and hope you will too!! I found her site through our Recipe Linky If you have recipes you have not shared, please add to our ongoing linky […]

Tasty Tuesday Linky Featured Blog


2 Small zucchini 2 Small yellow squash 1/3 Cup fresh mint leaves 3 Tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 1 Tablespoon of fresh lemon juice 1/4 Teaspoon sea salt Sprinkle pepper to taste 1/4 Cup toasted pine nuts   First you should thinly slice or shave, if you like, the zucchini and yellow squash. You can easily do this with a […]

Minty Squash Garden Salad


Oh My Heartsie GIrls Weekly Linky Party For All Blogs To Share Their Latest Posts 8 comments
As I make my way around blogs and website during the week, I keep my eye open for appealing recipes and since it is spring and asparagus is a popular vegetable now, I found these wonderful ideas. I even made the Asparagus Wrapped with Prosciutto for Easter, and it was a hit! If you have an idea or a good recipe you would like to […]

Tasty Recipes Featured From Your Blogs 4/2