Category Archives: Summer

Vegetable-Packed Pasta Sauce

Here’s an easy way to up the nutrients in your comforting pasta dinner: add lots of grated vegetables!  When grated on a box grater, the little vegetable pieces cook quickly but hold their texture remarkably well.  Plus, they add all … Continue reading

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Margarita Ice Cream Sandwiches

I was in need of a summery dessert to go along with a Mexican-themed dinner, and since the mercury is rising here I thought something cool would be perfect.  Sadly, I’m no longer in Mexico, where the local nieves man … Continue reading

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My Way: Lime & Peanut Coleslaw From 101 Cookbooks

I’ve been sick for the past week or two and haven’t eaten too well (or cooked anything interesting), so I thought it was time to eat some veggies!  I found a recipe on 101 Cookbooks for Lime & Peanut Coleslaw, … Continue reading

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Marvelous Mango

I love to have smoothies for breakfast. With the help of a Magic Bullet blender, I’ve been blending my breakfasts at home and carrying them to work almost every single day for the past three years. One of my favorite … Continue reading

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Farmers’ Market Salad

I went to the farmers’ market this afternoon, and while it’s early in the growing season here I was able to pick up some (fairly) local spinach, zucchini and onions, which formed the inspiration for this salad.  I served it … Continue reading

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