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Southwestern Beans & Greens

Considering how hard it can be to find quality produce on my island more times than not, I was excited when I first spotted beautiful emerald-green kale at the local market. Not only was it a new addition to the somewhat limited selection they typically offer, but it was still fresh & in good shape,… Continue reading Southwestern Beans & Greens

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Watercress & Pear Salad with Lemon Dijon Vinaigrette

  This simple, yet delicious salad combines spicy watercress with sweet, juicy pears and creamy blue brie cheese. Dressed with tangy lemon Dijon vinaigrette and topped with toasted walnuts, it strikes a perfect balance of flavors and looks classy while doing it. It makes a light, but satisfying lunch or a lovely side with dinner. If you… Continue reading Watercress & Pear Salad with Lemon Dijon Vinaigrette

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Fresh Spring Rolls with Peanut Sauce

Fresh spring rolls are one of my favorite things to make. They're healthy and satisfying, not to mention they make great use of all those vegetables sitting in your fridge. I love the vibrant colors and crunch of all the fresh ingredients. The peanut sauce is the perfect accompaniment. It lends a richness to contrast the clean, crisp veggies.… Continue reading Fresh Spring Rolls with Peanut Sauce