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Happy New Year! After lots of holiday indulging…cheese, wine, pate, desserts, and more, I am ready for some clean eating! My favorite post-holiday detox tip is to eat soup! Soup is so hearty and can be filled with veggies, herbs, spices,

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  Soup in the Summer? Absolutely! Right now tomatoes and corn are at their peak season so this chowder is full of in-season flavor and veggies! The best part is that this soup can be served either hot or chilled.

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  Squash blossoms are indeed the piece de resistance of the early Summer Farmers Markets! I was beyond elated when I opened our CSA share this past Wednesday and saw a small container housing 12 elegant  squash blossoms! My mouth

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Every week I love to indulge in a pizza night! Usually, we hit up our favorite local Italian neapolitan pizza spot – Spacca Napoli.  It has incredible white pizzas, robust Italian wine and out of this world gelato…it truly feels

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It’s officially July – what are you making this weekend for your 4th of July festivities? As a kid I always remember having big juicy pieces of watermelon at our 4th of July family BBQ’s and just biting into a

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This time of year I’m all about fresh, light, vegetable dishes for dinner. I love hitting up our Lincoln Square Farmers Market on Thursday nights after work and perusing the fresh veggies from local farmers. The tomatoes are just starting

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Well, after a long weekend in Napa and San Francisco I am refreshed and hungrier than ever to get back into the kitchen and get cooking! I must admit I indulged to my heart’s desire so I am trying to

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Feeling a little blue since the Sabra Hummus recall? I’m with you on that! Hummus is one of my fridge staples and I literally eat it every day! It’s incredibly easy to make but I do easily succumb to purchasing

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Every few weeks I have an undeniable craving for a hearty pasta dish! I am a sucker for anything with alfredo sauce but I so rarely indulge because of the big calorie quotient that comes with it, so when I

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August = Tomatoes! So, be prepared, the tomato posts are about to start kicking off in full speed! I literally cannot eat tomatoes fast enough right now – it seems you wait all summer watching these green balls get bigger

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