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Pistachio Stuffed Baby Portobellos

The thought of these just makes my mouth water! I love the crunchy nuts with the sweetness of the figs all together in a nice little mushroom package. THE TWIST Baby portobello mushrooms, otherwise known as crimini mushrooms deliver a … Continue reading

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Lemon Dream Vinaigrette

This is the third in a series of dessert inspired vinaigrettes. In an effort to help health conscious individuals drop dessert and eat more salad I’ve created these dressings so dessert isn’t missed. Many of my friends and family have … Continue reading

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Steamed Artichokes with Basil Dipping Sauce

Spring is the season for those wonderful artichokes and here is a delicious way to enjoy them. If you’ve never eaten an artichoke, you’re in for a treat! THE TWIST Artichokes are antioxidant powerhouses, sporting more antioxidants than any other … Continue reading

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Tomato Basil Soup

This is for Daniel and Michelle. Daniel, you now can have your favorite soup but without all the cream and butter. Michelle, this is a great dish that makes up quickly, packed full of nutrition without any loss of flavor! … Continue reading

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Hummus

Saturday evening I met Jamie, an engaging and delightful woman. We talked about our lives and our families. We touched on gratitude and faith and eventually we talked about food. Jamie seemed sincerely fascinated by the idea of only eating … Continue reading

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