Category Archives: basil

Quick Bite: Sweet Potato Basil Soup

Some recipes I spend a lot of time on. Some recipes I throw together with whatever sounds good at the moment (or whatever is about to go bad in the fridge). Sometimes, that second kind of recipe yields a winner. … Continue reading

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SRC: Italian Roasted Broccoli

It’s time for the Secret Recipe Club again! I’m still in the midst of my elimination diet, and while I have added a couple of things back in, I worried this month that I wouldn’t be able to find a … Continue reading

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Let’s Play in the Kitchen: Itty Bitty Apple-tizers

For those of you that aren’t familiar with Kitchen Play, it’s a unique Progressive Party with six talented food bloggers assigned one of the following courses: cocktail, amuse bouche, salad, appetizer/soup, entrée (main course) and dessert. All six bloggers are … Continue reading

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Raw Pesto Guac Salad

Some things in life are ugly. Industrial waste. Scowling faces. Hairless dogs. (Okay maybe hairless dogs are so ugly they’re cute.) Lately, the state of my health has been ugly. I’ve caught one virus after another. My energy is low. … Continue reading

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Vegan Arugula Pesto Mélange

Otherwise known as a pasta-less pasta dish…. More and more I’m going grain-free these days. I’ve found that I just feel a lot better if I stick to fruits, veggies, beans, nuts and seeds. My friend remarked, “you’re on the … Continue reading

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