Higher Protein, Lower Sugar Banana Bread

Higher Protein, Lower Sugar Banana Bread

In my latest efforts to improve my diet and drop a few pounds, I have been focusing on higher protein, lower sugar/carbohydrates treats. Unfortunately, this makes baking a bit...

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Bon Appetite Cooking Club

Bon Appetite Cooking Club

Great friends, great food, great wine (and martinis!). That’s what this evening was all about. When I saw the Tuscany on the Grill menu in the August 2008 issue...

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A Summer Birthday Party and Family Fun

A Summer Birthday Party and Family Fun

This month, my family gathered at my house to celebrate my Grandfather’s 89th birthday. As always, it was a day filled with great fun and great food! We started...

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Amazingly Creamy Pumpkin Penne

Amazingly Creamy Pumpkin Penne

I’m always on the prowl for healthy substitutions. One of the hardest thing to substitute for someone trying to watch their fat and calorie in take has got to...

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Lavash Pizza

Lavash Pizza

Pumpkin. Goat Cheese. Chocolate. Low-Carb Lavash. Yup, I might have just added another delight to my list of favorite foods. These soft flat breads, made by Joseph’s Middle East...

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Rosemary Shrimp Scampi Skewers and Bulgur Risotto with Feta, Squash, and Walnut

Rosemary Shrimp Scampi Skewers and Bulgur Risotto with Feta, Squash, and Walnut

My poor, neglected herb garden. I know, that sounds like it’s not being taken care of, right? Oh, the weather here has been just perfect for growing herbs… rain,...

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Platinum Chef Challenge Round 8

Platinum Chef Challenge Round 8

This round of the Platinum Chef Challenge is being hosted by my friend Stefany over at Proceed with Caution. Stef is one of my blogging and chatboard friends, and...

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