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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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Kale Salad

This is an easy go-to salad that everyone loves. The other night when my son, Ben, saw that I’d made this salad he informed some of his friends. His phone was lighting up with texts asking him to share the … Continue reading

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Coconut Curry with Vegetables

This is a favorite dish that my family loves.  Enjoy! THE TWIST Brown rice is the best rice to eat. It is rich in essential nutrients, fatty acids and fiber. The fiber content in brown rice is valuable as it helps … Continue reading

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Pan-Seared Eggplant with Quinoa and Spinach Chimichurri

This is a nice go-to dinner. Its quick, easy and a makes a beautiful presentation. Thanks to Conor’s recipe request I now have a wonderfully easy new dish in my repertoire. THE TWIST Although iron is a necessary mineral for … Continue reading

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