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Friday Foodie Fix – Avocado

Last week I was very excited to find 11 new recipes for eggs contributed to the Friday Foodie Fix.  I hope  with a weeks’ notice that we will have even more ideas for Secret Ingredient, avocados.  I love avocados and I’m always looking for new ways to use them in recipes.   Remember, these can be […]

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Pan Fried Bacon Wrapped Avocados

Yes, you read that right.  I wrapped bacon around slices of avocado and fried them up in a pan.  They were soooo good.  It really was very easy to make and one avocado and a small package of bacon fed the two of us.  We ate some plain and then we took some and put […]

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5 Minute Guacamole Everyone Loves

This is very quick and easy and everyone always asks me for the recipe.  It must taste difficult to make because in reality, it’s not. Ingredients: 2 large ripe Haas Avocados (dark and soft, not mushy) ½ red onion diced Large handful of fresh cilantro chopped Celtic Sea Salt & Pepper 2 limes ½ orange […]

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California Cobb Salad

California Cobb has long been one of my favorite salads.  It was the first salad I put on the menu at Mycroft’s restaurant in Huntington, WV.  Sadly, that establishment is no longer there because the past owner, Ty Neal, has an amazing restaurant in DC called Matchbox.  They have two locations and I highly recommend […]

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Traveling and Eating Gluten Free & Dairy Free through Laguna Beach

This week has been a wonderful vacation to Laguna Beach, California.  We’ve eaten our way through local restaurants and gathered supplies to cook from the local Whole Foods Market. We choose to stay at The Carriage House Bed and Breakfast with a kitchenette in order to cook a few meals to insure gluten free and […]

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Shrimp Tostados

These little treats are great for breakfast, lunch or dinner and even as appetizers.  What could be more versatile?  You can also use whatever protein suits your fancy.  Beef, pork, chicken or even keep it vegetarian with peppers and onions or chipotle mushrooms.  They are also gluten free and casein free.  ¡Buenos Dias! Ingredients: Corn […]

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Creamy and Regular Tomatillo Salsa -Gluten Free & Casein Free

I will warn you up front, this is hard to stop eating.  The flavors dance on your tongue and cause you to keep picking up chip after chip and dipping and eating.  I couldn’t stop myself.  This is a great salsa but an amazing creamy salsa too.  I will find many ways to use these […]

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Shallot Pepper Shrimp -Gluten Free

I’m happy to say my hubby is taking me out to dinner tonight so my Cioppino will have to wait until tomorrow.  So I’ll share my 15 minute lunch which could be expanded into a dinner with some sides.  I was so hungry that this is as far as I got today. Ingredients: 1 pound […]

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Mexican Soup

Ingredients: 1 large diced onion ½ red pepper diced 1 pablano pepper diced ½-1 cup corn 1 can organic pinto beans 1 7oz can fire roasted diced tomatoes 1 TB Cumin 1 tsp Expote 1 TB Cilantro 1 tsp Aleppo chili powder 2 TB Ancho chili powder 1-2 whole casabella peppers Penzey’s 1 clove Garlic […]

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