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Very Berry Breakfast Smoothie Bowl

Summer is here and this smoothie recipe is my favorite way to beat the heat. I enjoy it for breakfast or lunch during those days when its too hot to cook in front of the stove. And when you’re in a hurry, it’s perfect because it’s easy and quick to prepare. This smoothie bowl is loaded with nutritious ingredients and…

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Blueberry Lemon Tea Cake

Blueberries are in season and what perfect time to bake this easy blueberry lemon tea cake. And because lemons are in season too, magic happens when you combine the two flavors in a cake. Why not welcome warmer weather with these spring-inspired flavors? I know a lot of people find themselves baking cake or cookies during this pandemic lockdown. It’s…

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Easy Fresh Peach Jam

Every summer I make this easy peach jam using fresh peaches I have left on the counter. Peaches are one of the best things of summer: sweet, bright, juicy and fragrant. This recipe is my way of saying goodbye to summer. When picking peaches it is best if they are firm-ripe. They should slightly give to the touch and has…

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Skillet Sweet Potato Hash with Eggs and Sausage

For breakfast lovers, weekends are special when you can whip up something delicious like this sweet potato hash with eggs.  Although it looks impressive, it’s really deceptively simple to make and cooks fast. A Twist to the Classic Traditionally, a classic breakfast hash is made with regular potatoes with different mix-ins but I think you’ll agree that sweet potatoes are…

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Christmas Cranberry Orange Scones

While I was at the market today, I found beautiful Cara Cara oranges so I made these cranberry orange scones.  Cara Cara orange is a type of navel orange with reddish pink color inside.  Similarly, they are seedless, juicy and sweet, It’s definitely one of my favorites. What can be more Christmasy than cranberry and orange? I just love waking up on…

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Summer Vegetable Frittata with Fontina

Every summer season I look forward to making this vegetable frittata.  When my zucchini and tomato plants are bursting with fruit, this is one way I enjoy them. For something so fresh, I keep it simple and let their natural flavor and sweetness shine. Certainly all the fresh flavors of summer are in this dish with superfoods like tomatoes, basil,…

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Quinoa Egg Bake with Ham and Vegetables

Quinoa is one healthy ingredient I like to mix in not only in salads but for breakfast too.  Here I bake it sort of like a breakfast casserole with eggs, vegetables, cheese, ham or bacon (optional).  This is also similar to a vegetable frittata. It’s something you can make ahead to feed a crowd. Cooking quinoa is not hard at…

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Baked Apple Cranberry Oatmeal – a Family Favorite

Oatmeal is such a healthy breakfast but sometimes it can be bland and boring.  I like to try mixing it with different ingredients to make it more appealing.  This recipe was inspired by a delicious cranberry apple sauce that I make for Thanksgiving and Christmas.  It’s a family favorite and everyone loves it.  One time I didn’t make it and…

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Breakfast Oatmeal Cookies with Dark Chocolate

Cookies for breakfast?  Why not?  If it’s healthy I’d say yes please!  Breakfast oatmeal cookies sounds appealing to me because it’s another way to have oatmeal in the morning.  It can be stored in the fridge and great for snack later.  Trust me, its tastes good too even when its cold. When I store these in the fridge, they disappear…

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