Chickpea Tomato and Avocado Salad

Chickpea, Tomato and Avocado Salad

Now that the weather is warming up, this delicious chickpea, tomato and avocado salad is an ideal meal to have any time of the day.  I had it for dinner on Thursday night and had it again for lunch at work the next day.  I used fresh ingredients like tomato, onion, parsley and avocado.  They are ...

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Shrimp with Lemon Garlic Butter

Shrimp with Lemon Garlic Butter

My herb garden is starting to come alive this time of the year. The bay leaf survived the winter, thanks to my husband who put a cover over it during the cold season.  I have already made used of them, along with thymes for making stews and soups. Chives are another herb that I have…

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Pan-Roasted Broccolini with Garlic

Pan-Roasted Broccolini with Garlic

I went to Costco on the weekend and saw this package of broccolini (also known as broccolette) that looked so fresh and green. I grabbed one even though it wasn’t on my shopping list. I thought it would be a great side dish to go with the beef sirloin tip steaks that I also bought….

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Chicken and Vegetable Miso Soup

Chicken and Vegetable Miso Soup

Spring has arrived and I love this time of the year. It has been a great and productive two weeks off from work. I feel like I have accomplished a lot and feel happy and blessed with all the things that are happening in my life. I am grateful for my family, friends and a job that I like….

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Italian Chicken Salad

Italian Chicken Salad

Here’s another simple salad that makes use of left-over rotisserie chicken meat. This tasty and versatile meat combined with roasted red peppers, thinly sliced red onions, fresh parsley, sliced almonds and capers and dressed with simple vinaigrette is an ideal meal to put together on a busy weeknight.  It was light, healthy and very satisfying…

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