Roasted Butternut Squash & Bacon Pasta


This morning I awoke at 3:30 and couldn’t get back to sleep knowing that at 4:30 I needed to start the coffee as we prepared to take our daughter to the airport very early for her return flight to Spain. Boo-hoo! We shed a few tears, even hubby Tom got teary eyed but he told …

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Gluten Free Baked Lentil Chips / Food Find


I tried some baked lentil chips at a friends house the other night and I thought they were very good. We had them with some salsa and guacamole. When I was in Whole Foods the other day I discovered that they come in flavors other than just plain. I had to try the sea salt …

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Brazilian Ham and Black Bean Soup


Yes, I am on a soup kick! Soup is easy to make, only gets one or two pans dirty and makes lots of servings. Plus, I find that a bowl of something warm is so satisfying and filling. I reviewed Pam Anderson’s “The Perfect Recipe for Losing Weight and Eating Great” recipe book last week …

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Multi Bean Soup with Turkey Kielbasa


Today I want to share this simple soup recipe that uses one of those bags of dried multi bean soup mix from the grocery store. It comes with a flavor packet but I toss that and use my own seasoning. This soup is very forgiving so use the veggies you have in the crisper, most …

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Cassoulet Style Italian Sausages and White Beans


We all know I don’t need more cookbooks. Before I purchased the Perfect One Dish Dinners cookbook I emailed the author Pam Anderson and asked her a few questions. I told her in my email that the group hubby Tom and I frequently gather with to share meals are attempting to eat healthy (well some of us …

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