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Vegetable Wellington with White Beans and Rosemary

Vegetable Wellington with White Beans and Rosemary

As my regular readers are aware, I am not a vegetarian but I eat meat infrequently and with a careful eye regarding the source.  During the holidays it is always a challenge to find interesting vegan and vegetarian entrees that are festive, a little decadent, and not based on “fake meats,” which I oppose due […]

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Cinnamon-Rubbed Sirloin Salad with Fresh Pear Vinaigrette

Cinnamon-Rubbed Sirloin Salad with Fresh Pear Vinaigrette

We have been working on incorporating more main-dish salads into our evening meals, as they are a healthy way to use whatever produce is in season.  I made this salad over the weekend and we were in love from the first bite. I rubbed the sirloin with a blend of ground cinnamon, black pepper, and […]

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Pumpkin Crepe Cake with White Chocolate Ganache

Pumpkin Crepe Cake with White Chocolate Ganache

There are times when I have a grand vision for a recipe and it falls a bit short.  I have to admit that this is one of those times.  However, this tasted way too good not to share, so its imperfect exterior should not be a deterrent from trying it out.  I have been seeing […]

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Shrimp with Cara Cara Oranges

Simple Saturday Salad: Shrimp with Cara Cara Oranges

I’ve been away from the blog for too long, largely due to an excess of work (that whole getting paid thing sometimes gets in the way of life…).  Cooking has been pretty minimal as we slog our way toward Spring Break (one more week!), so we have been relying on lots of frozen stuff, quick […]

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Mexican Hot Chocolate Spiced Pecans

Mexican Hot Chocolate-Spiced Pecans

This is one of my favorite ways to get a healthy chocolate fix–roasted pecans coated with cocoa powder, spices, and just a touch of sugar.  You can vary the level of sweetness to meet your own taste, of course, and these are a great lunchbox snack.  Pecans are super healthy, with lots of “good fats” […]

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Season’s Last Market, Plus Maple-Orange Brussels Sprouts

Because we have had vegetable, fruit, and egg shares from Grant Farms this season, we have not spent a lot of time at the wonderful Saturday markets in Longmont and Boulder–just a few quick stops for Hazel Dell mushrooms or a snack from the pot sticker stand.  Today was the season’s last market, so we […]

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