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Gluten-Free ~ Pound Cake Style Yellow Cake

Talking to a friend recently about the need for gluten-free recipes I was surprised to hear her relate that she’d not enjoyed a single gluten-free food that she’d tried.  I found that totally disappointing in that many of us share … Continue reading

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Tomato Soup

~• Tomato Soup  •~ The process for this yummy, creamy tomato soup may seem a little fussy on first-read, but it is really quite easy.  It is so worth the extra couple of steps and you’ll be forever spoiled by … Continue reading

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Roasted Cauliflower, Leek and Mushroom Soup

  RoastedCauliflower/Leek and Mushroom Soup     Serves 6 Toss together in a large bowl 1 large head of cauliflower, broken into spears and stems chopped for roasting 2 medium gold potatoes, peeled and chopped for roasting 1 medium white … Continue reading

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Quick and Easy Tortilla Soup

This nourishing and easy soup is the product of bits of this and that; left overs and odds and ends of goodies you have left from snack times and sports event entertaining.  It is a good way to clean out … Continue reading

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Dill Cucumber Chicken Salad with Greek Ranch Dressing

  4 oz. plain greek yogurt 1 med. clove of crushed garlic 1/2 cup bottled Italian dressing 2 tbsp. mayonnaise Place yogurt, garlic, Italian dressing and mayo in a salad serving bowl and blend till smooth. 3 c. torn baby … Continue reading

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Basic Chicken Salad

Basic Chicken Salad        Serves 4   4 c. roasted chicken (OR any kind of cooked, including canned) 1/2 c. chicken broth (from the cooked chicken) 1 tbs. white wine vinegar or fresh lemon juice 1 c. each … Continue reading

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White Bean Tapenade

White Bean Tapenade 2 garlic cloves, peeled and chopped 1 -15-oz. can cannellini (white kidney) beans, rinsed and drained 2 tbsp. grated parmesan cheese 2 tsp. lemon juice 2 tbsp. chopped flat leaf parsley ¼ c. coarsely chopped olives (your … Continue reading

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Arroz con Cítrico Ensalada- Spanish/Citrus Rice Salad

Arroz con Cítrico – Spanish Rice with Citrus Salad This makes a wonderful summer salad for 8 by adding 3 c. of torn baby romaine lettuce, 1/4 c. orange juice and 2 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil.  Toss as any salad and … Continue reading

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Baked Custard with Pear Raspberry Sauce

Baked Custard 3 eggs, beaten (you may use Egg Substitute i.e. Eggbeaters®) 1/2 c. sugar * 3 c. milk (undiluted evaporated skim ok) 1/2 tsp. ground nutmeg (freshly ground is best) 1 tsp. vanilla extract 1 tsp. butter 1 tbs. … Continue reading

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Bayou Black Beans & Sausage Cassoulet w/Rice

Full of flavor, fiber and high in protein, this beautiful to serve recipe can be as low-fat as you wish to make it.  While the recipe calls for 2 tbs. evoo, you can cut that to 1 by putting all … Continue reading

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