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Royally Blue Cheesecake Pie

No Comments | Written on March 5, 2015 at 10:19 am , by

Cheesecake is fantastic, and this blue pie is a wonderful compliment to all the spring recipes you’re slowly starting to incorporate into your meals. We know, we know, winter’s not actually gone, but we’re starting to say goodbye with our dessert choices. This blueberry cheesecake pie is fantastic, and sure to be a hit at your next gathering! Also, feel free to substitute whatever fruit you have on hand, the color will be beautiful with whatever fresh item is used.


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Light Fried Vietnamese Vegetarian Spring Rolls

No Comments | Written on March 4, 2015 at 4:59 pm , by

Don’t you just love that it’s March, and the weather outside is still ridiculously cold and dreary? Anyway, we’ve decided to fully embrace Spring, even though it’s not officially here yet. That includes preparing some lighter faire to help us get ready for the warmer weather. Spring rolls are one of our favorite Asian appetizers to enjoy normally, and this vegetarian version is just perfect for Lent! Even the meat eaters are going to love this simple starter.

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Fresh Avocado and Spinach Breakfast Sandwiches

No Comments | Written on March 3, 2015 at 11:38 am , by

We love breakfast, and we sometimes overdo it. Instead of continuing to overeat, we have put a spin on the traditional breakfast. These delicious breakfast sandwiches make a healthy alternative to the usual English muffin sandwiches, and they’re guaranteed to fill you up! With the healthy fats from avocado and the nutrients from the spinach, you’re bound to get your day started off on the right foot!

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Light and Airy Tofu Tacos

No Comments | Written on March 2, 2015 at 9:58 am , by

We know, we know. When tofu’s in a recipe, it’s usually bland and has the consistency of soaked cardboard. However, we’ve finally found a recipe which includes tofu that actually tastes good! These tacos are a wonderful meatless way to enjoy some delicious Tex-Mex flavor without piling on the calories. Serve these with some low-fat cheese, Greek yogurt, and freshly prepared guacamole on the side for a surprisingly healthy meal idea. If you’re feeling like making it a first atmosphere, you can prepare some whole fruit margaritas and really get the party started!

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Luscious Japanese Daifuku Cakes

No Comments | Written on February 27, 2015 at 4:29 pm , by

No, that’s not a typo and we didn’t sneeze. Daifuku means “great luck” in Japanese and is a type of cake served in the country. If you’ve never tried them, you’ll love the wonderfully dense flavor and delicate lightness to the dessert. Try them the next time you’re having a dinner party, as they’re a wonderful dessert to enjoy while people are having conversation. As a single serving dessert idea, they also make a great item to bring along to your next potluck. Serve these with some coffee or green tea on the sides and people will love them!

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Party-Ready Pickle, Pepper, and Cheese Skewers

No Comments | Written on February 26, 2015 at 3:00 pm , by

There’s something about hosting or attending a party and having to bring food that gives people the shivers. It really doesn’t have to be that crazy, you can whip up just a few items with simple ingredients and people will love it! Also remember that the party is not so much about the food as it is about the company and conversation. That being said, these simple  skewers make a wonderful appetizer people can pick up and snack on without slowing down the party!

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You Can’t Deny This Baklava

2 Comments | Written on February 26, 2015 at 9:08 am , by

Baklava is such a wonderful dessert that comes from Greece (or Turkey, depending on who you talk to). We love it because it’s loaded with wonderfully sweet flavors, and is lighter than something like a brownie. This makes a wonderful winter dessert if you’re getting tired of all the cakes and pies but still crave a sweet dessert. This goes wonderfully with your favorite tea or coffee, and we like to enjoy it as a weekend breakfast.

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The Mini Pizzas of Your Dreams

No Comments | Written on February 24, 2015 at 11:24 am , by

We can’t get enough of pizza, and might actually be in love with the easy recipe. However, it can be really easy to go overboard with America’s favorite food. Instead of calling the local delivery place and ordering yourself a greasy pie, why not prepare these simply scrumptious mini pizzas? They’re a perfectly portion controlled way of enjoying the cheesy deliciousness.

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Baked Mostaccioli with Ground Turkey

No Comments | Written on February 23, 2015 at 2:34 pm , by

We absolutely LOVE mostaccioli, and the cheesy baked variety is our specialty. However, we completely know what a calorie monster the classic Italian dish can be, and don’t care to partake in that on a daily basis. Instead of packing on the pounds with the traditional version, why not give this lightened up pasta recipe a try? This makes a wonderful main course for potlucks, as everyone can help themselves. Plus, you can actually cook this recipe and store it until you’re ready to enjoy. Don’t worry, we tell you exactly how to do so below!

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Sassy, Spicy Slow-Cooker Chicken Vindaloo

2 Comments | Written on February 20, 2015 at 12:00 pm , by

We can’t get over Indian cuisine. There’s something about the combination of spices, vegetables, and meats that’s purely intoxicating. We often  go to our local Indian restaurant and spend way too much money, mainly because it’s a treat of food that we can’t make at home. Or can we? Try out this chicken Vindaloo recipe that’s made in a slow-cooker!

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