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Arugula Quinoa Salad – Food Friday

Last weekend I tried California Pizza Kitchen’s Quinoa + Arugula Salad and loved it.  I decided to make my own version and it was so colorful I had to photograph it: The California Pizza Kitchen version had pine nuts and asparagus, … Continue reading

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Food Friday – Vegetarian Spinach and White Bean Chili

Nearly a year ago my 16 year-old daughter decided to become a vegetarian.  I admire her dedication to this decision but not always for the food choices she makes.  No, Top Ramen, Kraft Mac-n-Cheese and Cherrios does not make for … Continue reading

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Food Friday – Discovering Quinoa

I recently discovered Quinoa… I had bought some red quinoa years ago, but not having researched how to prepare it, I simply boiled it with no seasoning – boring…  It wasn’t until a few weeks ago when I decided to give … Continue reading

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Black Bean Salad

This is a yummy, healthy, and colorful salad that was fun to photograph.  Actually,  I was just adding the chopped ingredients into a bowl to make the salad with no intention to do a photo shoot.  The multi-colored layers viewed … Continue reading

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