Tag: cooking

Rhubarb, Beet, and Blood Orange Salad

I promised a vegetarian recipe and here it is. Unexpected and born out of necessity I was pretty pleased with how this turned out. This has been an unpredictable and crazy summer following the exact same kind of year. Don’t let the travel blogs fool you, there is lots going on and it has been

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Reinventing The Potluck

I had a few people for dinner the other night, 25 to be exact. So, truth be told, I like cooking for my family but cooking for friends is a bit trickier and it stresses me out a bit. Those meal trains when someone has a baby and everyone brings a meal? Total stress bomb

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Easy Buddha Bowl Brilliance

I’ve got a time saving, wallet saving, sanity saving, healthy habit promoting food tip for you this week.  Why didn’t I think of it sooner? I am so over lunches, school lunches, work lunches, brown bag lunches, whatever man, I’m over it.  My son is almost done with high school and I long ago gave up

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Roasted Beets With Goat Cheese And A Balsamic Vinegar Drizzle

So the recipe is pretty much in the title but let me tell you about this anyway.   It all started with a trip to Costco. Actually it didn’t, it all started when I accidentally found myself in the middle of a store that sold only olive oil and balsamic vinegar.  I remember passing it

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Julie’s Too Good To Be True Honey Mustard Chicken

Winner, winner, chicken dinner and if this is wrong I don’t want to be right were my two other obvious choices for this particular recipe.  Kudos first of all to my friend Julie who introduced this to my family a few months back.  I was out of town for an extended period caring for an

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Alligga Flaxseed Oil Review and Avacado Toast

I was really fortunate recently to have been given the opportunity to try some products from Alligga’s line of oils and roasted seeds.  In return they’ve asked for an honest review to be shared on Socialnature.com, and here we are. Full disclosure, I like trying new things and I like different foods.  Except haggis, that’s

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I Made Glue

In the interest of being transparent and real, brace yourselves:  most of the time I’m making this up as I go along. For example, tonight we are having a potluck dinner themed “food from a book or movie”.  I picked spaghetti and meatballs from Lady and The Tramp thinking that would be a super easy

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Ghost Peppers, Hot Sauce, And A Visit To the Nut Farm.

Unplanned moments typically turn into the best adventures. We carved out a long weekend away to visit Prince Edward County, catch a little sun and fresh air, drink a little wine, sleep in and slow down.  Perfect weekend and we did just that, everything to plane except for Terry. That’s not his real name, but

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