Monthly Archives: September 2013

Meatless Mondays. Spicy garlic tofu with eggplant.

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My grandmother never used a cookbook.  She didn’t even have recipes.  My dad was the same.  Today, it looks like I’m channeling them both.  Either that or I was working too fast to think about measurements.  So my apologies in … Continue reading

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Comfort food fifi style. Tarragon chicken with cipollini onions.

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One pot of food makes me happy.  There is something so lovely and rustic about the pot.  There is also the bonus of less dishwashing afterwards and who doesn’t love that?!  I saw Giada making this for a ladies luncheon … Continue reading

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Paleo Pumpkin Pie Muffins

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Paleo baked goods are a bit different in that they are SO moist. It feels like you’re biting into a pie, so since these are pumpkin muffins, the pie-ness is perfect! Paleo Pumpkin Pie Muffins *makes 12 1/2 cup coconut … Continue reading

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Feeling exotic…. Moroccan Spiced Beef Rolls

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If bread were as good for me as broccoli, I would live in a Boulangerie.  I’ve said it before, I could be thoroughly content with a fresh French baguette and some lovely butter.  Since once can’t live on carbs alone, … Continue reading

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PAY-lee-oh. What? Paleo Banana Bread

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Between all the other diets, I couldn’t fathom trying one other thing until I took a look at Paleo.  I’m not against all grain, but I thought I could give it a shot, especially when baking.  The results are pretty … Continue reading

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Healthy babies are happy babies! Baked quinoa cakes.

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Mia loves all foods.  What amuses me to no end is that she always gravitates to the more “unusual” things.  While her peers are happy eating PB & J and mac and cheese, Mia is stealing Lau Lau from Mama’s plate, … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Pasta Bake. COME ON FALL!!!

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It’s September and I’m ready to wear my boots.  The weather, on the other hand, is not cooperating with my fashion desires.  Luckily, Starbucks is cooperating with me and released their seasonal Pumpkin Spice Latte SIX WEEKS EARLY!  I realize … Continue reading

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