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Fruity Coleslaw With Sweet Potato

This zesty coleslaw recipe is one of those that is so different that it will have to grow on you.  But after a bowlful, you’ll be going back for a second and third helping.  Like all good coleslaw recipes, it’s even better the next day. There’s four ingredients that make this coleslaw recipe stand out […]

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Chick-Peas with Mustard Greens and Sweet Potato

This is a complete well-balanced vegetarian meal that takes just about 35 minutes to bring together.  Chick-peas with Mustard Greens and Sweet Potato is a mild tasting meal.  The tender chunks of sweet potato go very well with the earthy tastes coming from the chick-peas and greens. Although, I used mustard greens in this recipe, […]

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Homemade Granola Recipe

This easy granola recipe is not an overly sweet. It’s why I like eating it all the time. This best part is the crunch, not chew, CRUNCH. I can hardly hear my kids going on about what happened to SpongeBob while I’m eating it, the crunching drowns out their narratives. Bless their little hearts. You’ll […]

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Apple, Orange and Sweet Potato Salad

I KNOW this salad sounds funky.  When you read through the ingredients list, your natural reaction will be to  pass on this recipe.  You’re going to think, “Jill’s gone off her rocker.  There’s no way my family is going to eat this.”  I had the VERY SAME THOUGHTS.  When I took the extra salad over […]

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Roasted Acorn Squash

You know, I’d love to tell you about all the other ingredients that go with roasted acorn squash.  Except, I enjoyed this winter squash roasted in it’s simplest form so much, that I ate the whole thing in two meals, all by myself.  Do you see in the photo above how the acorn squash looks […]

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Spinach and Squash Recipe

This is one of those easy squash recipes that comes from adding a little of this and a little of that.  If it weren’t for my love of bacon, I could easily be a vegetarian.  Piling my plate high with vegetables is my favorite meal any day or night.  And I could definitely eat this […]

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Okra Salad Recipe

Okra salad has been around forever.  Of course, I just learned of it a few weeks ago.  First, after talking with one of my favorite local farmers.  Then a couple of days later, my good neighbor started telling me about her craving for okra salad.  They both described it the same way. “Cut up a […]

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Corn and Quinoa Salad with Lemony Mint Dressing

This incredibly fresh and scrumptious salad recipe comes out of the cookbook, DISHING UP MARYLAND by Lucie Snodgrass.  Each bite starts with a zippy lemon twang, which is mellowed by the hint of honey, then finishes with a mild, refreshing mint flavor.  The corn, onions and quinoa have a satisfying mouthfeel that keeps you scooping […]

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Spinach Tabouleh Salad

Spinach Tabouleh salad is what happens when I get a craving for my favorite ingredients all at the same time.  I’m a HUGE spinach eater.  Blanched, baked or fresh, I’ll eat spinach anyway, anyday.  I’m also a big fan of mushrooms.  In much the same way, I will eat them anyway they can be cooked. […]

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Simple Corn Salad Recipe

Totally simple to toss together and a great make-ahead recipe when you know you have a busy week ahead of you.  This corn salad is zesty with a tinge of sweet.  It gets better and better the longer it’s stored in the refrigerator. HERE’S ALL IT TAKES 2 cups frozen sweet corn, simmered in water […]

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Cinnamon Apple Muffins

This Cinnamon Apple Muffin recipe is super easy to pull together.  It doesn’t take long to bake them up.  They taste SO GOOD with juice, hot tea and coffee; not too sweet but just right. Full of soft, sweet apple bits and the cinnamon just makes them hard to stop eating.  Top half the batch […]

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Kim’s Coleslaw Salad

Instead of the traditional mayonnaise-based dressing, Kim’s Coleslaw Salad uses oil & vinegar with a touch of sugar.  It’s zesty, fresh, crunchy and hard to stop eating.  This particular recipe is a BIG HIT for potluck meals.  Kim has told me that even when she has doubled the recipe for parties, hoping to bring home […]

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Simple Roasted Zucchini Quesadillas

You can’t go wrong with this fresh and simple recipe.  Roasted vegetables make an excellent filling for quesadillas whenever you need to throw together an appetizer for guests, a light lunch for yourself, or a quick recipe for a large, hungry crowd of Main Street Farmers’ Market Fans.  The kids down at market wanted to […]

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Fresh N Fruity Oatmeal Bread

Another SUCCESSFUL RECIPE from the cookbook, Artisan Bread in Five Minutes A Day ! I used the recipe for Oatmeal Bread, page 94, as my guide but then added a dash or two of my own desires & cravings.  I have another batch rising as I write this post.  This time, I DOUBLED the recipe!  […]

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Zucchini Pancakes

These simple zucchini pancakes make a great side dish. They’re light and low in carbs and are absolutely delicious! HERE’S ALL IT TAKES Makes 20 small pancakes 2 medium zucchini, grated 2 shallots, finely chopped 1/4 cup fresh chives 1/4 cup parsley, chopped 1 garlic clove, minced 2 eggs 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese 6-8 […]

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