Valarie Russell on September 19th, 2017

This hummus is crazy delicious. It’s savory, creamy, smoky, subtly spiced, slightly sweet from the squash and lemony. This is the perfect dip to have on hand for a week of healthy snacking. It would also be great for entertaining or taking along to parties. It gets its flavor from both roasted and fresh garlic, […]

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Valarie Russell on August 12th, 2014

Crisp, tender zucchini sticks oven-roasted to absolute perfection. It’s healthy, nutritious and completely addictive!   4 zucchini, quartered lengthwise 1/2 cup grated Parmesan 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano 1/2 teaspoon dried basil 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 tablespoon chopped […]

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Valarie Russell on August 5th, 2014

A little different salsa that is quick and easy to throw together as well as delicious.  It’s a good way to use up some of those cucumbers that are so plentiful this time of year.   2 medium seedless cucumbers, peeled and diced 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and diced 1 small red onion, diced 1 […]

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Valarie Russell on July 7th, 2014

This time of the summer we have so much zucchini, we could have it every night and still be over run with it.  This is so quick and easy you can fix it tonight for dinner.  We had ours with a piece of grilled chicken and a couple slices Kenny’s fresh tomatoes.  Delicious! 3 eggs […]

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Valarie Russell on May 13th, 2014

Our daughter-in-law, Deanna, makes Manicotti for her family often and was sharing her recipe a couple weeks ago. It sounded great and was definitely something I had never tried to make before, so I tried my hand at it this week. I tweaked her recipe a bit, mine is a meatless version but you could add ground beef, […]

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Valarie Russell on February 18th, 2014

Kenny loves soups in the winter, actually he likes them year around. I just don’t, I think soups are for cold winter days like today. This soup is one I thought up trying to make use of leftover ham.  In the past few years we stopped purchasing sliced ham from the deli because it is […]

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