Strawberry Mango Salsa Recipe

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Strawberry Mango Salsa With warm weather finally gracing the bulk of our country, it seemed the perfect time to share this lovely Strawberry Mango Salsa Recipe with you.  This easy recipe uses all fresh ingredients, so you will be happy to serve it to your guests and family.  Strawberry Mango Salsa make not only a […]

Chicken & Eggplant Tikka Masala Recipe

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I love Indian food, so when I was challenged to pair a dish with Gallo’s Hearty Burgundy, I figured I would give the two a date together.  I found a recipe for Chicken Tikka Masala in the new Cooking Light Global Kitchen Cookbook, and had most of what was needed on hand.  Since I had […]

Saffron Fish Recipe #PompeianVarietals

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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Pompeian. I have a tendency to cook one of two ways, I either pile on the spices in a sort of in your face flavor explosion, or  I go to the opposite extreme and and lend respect to the individual delicate flavors of fine […]

Shrimp & Spinach Quinoa Cakes Recipe

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These Shrimp & Spinach Quinoa Cakes make a great gluten-free appetizer, or meal. They are also perfect for an on the go snack.  While they are tasty on their own, they team well with typical condiments used with crab cakes.  I served one batch with dill mayonnaise, and the other with lemon wedges and a […]

Healthy Chicken in Rich & Creamy Sun Dried Tomato Gravy

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Craving flavor, craving gravy,  yet trying to stay away from gluten, grains or simply empty calories, not a problem.  This rich & creamy chicken dish is certainly comfort food, and it sure packs a lot of flavor.  The sauce is mostly sun dried tomatoes and buttermilk, so it has a tangy taste.  The buttermilk is […]

Roasted Carrot Hummus Recipe

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Roasted Carrot Hummus I’ve been a bit hooked on roasted carrots lately & never make any secret of my love of legumes, so combining the two is a marriage made in heaven in my book.  I had 2 cans of chick peas on hand and a few carrots in the back of the veggie bin, […]

Chicken, Poblano & Bean Stir Fry

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As my kitchen is a bit torn up at the moment, I’ve been making mostly quick easy dishes like stir fries over the past couple weeks.  While I do make a lot of Asian stir fries, I make them with Southwest flavor pretty regularly too. This Chicken, Poblano & Bean Stir Fry would go well […]