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The Farmer’s Market

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Crunchy Peanut Cabbage Salad

Crunchy, sweet, fresh and full of flavor – this salad has it all and more.  With it’s wonderful detoxifying qualities, it’s a great way to use normally boring and tasteless (in my opinion) cabbage. The peanut sauce is what I use for a variety of different recipes on this site, but with addition of fresh… 

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Autumn Salad with Apple & Honey Vinaigrette

A wonderful combination of roasted sweet potatoes, nutritional quinoa, vibrant curly kale with a sweet and tangy apple & honey vinaigrette to knock your taste bud socks off.  It’s a perfect addition to any fall meal. I served this salad cold and made a big batch at the beginning of the week to take with… 

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Eggplant, Tomato & Corn Quesadillas

A prefect meatless Monday addition to the menu!  Sauteed eggplant combined with crispy sweet corn and sweet tomatoes folded in to a whole wheat quesadilla with local spicy cheese for an irresistible, creative way to use veggies! Now that we have moved to Dover, it is evident that we have been missing out these past… 

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Vegetable & Barley Stuffed Acorn Squash

A fresh idea for fall!  Roasted acorn squash is stuffed with garden picked vegetables and hearty barley for a perfectly easy and delicious dinner. This weekend I had the opportunity to stay at a gorgeous farm house out in western Massachusetts with a full vegetable garden, two basset hounds and of course, Ryan.  It was… 

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Creamy Pesto Penne with Mushrooms & Spinach

We loved this dish because the creaminess in the pesto comes from Greek yogurt, so say hello to added protein, while sauteed spinach and mushrooms give it bulk nutrition and added flavor in a seriously fast amount of time. As usual, it’s a busy day and I have almost zero energy to make a regular… 

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Healthy Summer Vegetable Frittata with Hash Brown Crust

In my opinion, Sunday mornings should always start with a cup of coffee, a comfy chair and something delicious to indulge in.  So since it’s summer and we all are (hopefully) craving those gorgeous fresh vegetables the season has to offer, why not use them in a yummy frittata?! Fresh summer vegetables straight from the garden… 

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