Archive | January, 2012

Homemade Peanut Butter

I had to share with you how EASY it is is to make your very own peanut butter. No, chemicals, no hydrogenated oils, no sugar ONLY the stuff that matters. In this house we go thru A LOT of peanut butter (other than bread or cheese it’s the one thing we all enjoy) I love [...]

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Roasted Asparagus

I am such a fan of roasting….In fact I roast more things then anyone I know. Tomatoes, peppers, chicken, onions, everything and anything! This is a wonderful, easy, delicious, satisfying, elegant way to make or use up fresh asparagus. I just LOVE it. Even my youngest who is just shy of being 16 months old [...]

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Veggie “meatballs” in pesto sauce

I have to say, being married to a vegetarian allows me to get QUITE creative when it comes to cooking…… I love the chicken meatballs that I make but I always feel bad because the hubs either eats a sandwich or cereal…..SO i scoured the internet searching for a veggie meatball that would please all…. I came [...]

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Clementine & Cranberry Morning Muffins

` So getting my oldest son to eat ANYTHING good for him is a daily battle. He is such a meat and potatoes  person  and there is NOTHING wrong with that so is my dad However dare I even mention something with the word “healthy” in it he bolts and never comes back…..The mornings around here are [...]

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Tomato Basil Tart with Roasted Garlic Ricotta

At my local farmers market pints of cherry tomatoes were on sale for a whopping $1.00…..So knowing me I grabbed as many pints  of tomatoes as my arms could carry to take home with me So while I stared at the stacks of cherry tomatoes I noticed a pie crust hiding in the back of the refrigerator and that’s when [...]

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