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Foodie Friday: Mint-Quinoa Salad

Fresh and light food is perfect for long hot days. I found this recipe, modified it a bit and whipped it up. This recipe is nice and light and if you are feeding a lot of people it is easy to double. Ingredients: Salad: ½ C. Uncooked Quinoa 1 Large Squash - diced ¼ C.… Continue reading Foodie Friday: Mint-Quinoa Salad

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Foodie Friday: Parmesan-Thyme Crisps

Hey all so I did something a little different and recorded myself making this recipe. This one is super simple and flavorful. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bn0ZIByhBiE Ingredients: 1 C. Parmesan 2 Tbs. Fresh Thyme Directions: Preheat oven to 300℉. Line cookie sheet with parchment paper. Mix cheese and herbs. Divide mixture in circles using a circular cookie cutter.… Continue reading Foodie Friday: Parmesan-Thyme Crisps

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Weekend Wanderings: Succulent Saturday

Happy Cinco de Mayo! I hope you are having a fabulous Saturday so far, I know that I am. This morning started with a trip to the Clearfork Farmers Market. Eggs, radishes, strawberries, and a whole box of green from TexSelect Farms including lavender leaves. I can’t wait to make tea out of them. More… Continue reading Weekend Wanderings: Succulent Saturday

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Foodie Friday: Farro with Roasted Vegetables

Most of the time on this blog I focus on main dishes or the protein for a meal. With that in mind today’s recipe is a side dish. This dish is great because you can change it up based on the ingredients you have on hand. I’m going to lay this recipe out a little… Continue reading Foodie Friday: Farro with Roasted Vegetables

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Foodie Friday: Mint-Arugula Pesto

So I found a variant of this recipe, made it, the pesto is wonderful. However, I’m not 100% sure what to do with it to tell the truth. Although I did figure out that it was a bad idea to try and cook it at all. So if you do use this recipe toss it… Continue reading Foodie Friday: Mint-Arugula Pesto

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Foodie Friday: Herbed Focaccia

As you learned from this post, I like to try my hand at baking. I know it has been a while since I posted about it but both my boyfriend and I were doing weight loss challenges and well bread doesn’t help you to win. Anyway, we are both still working to keep the weight… Continue reading Foodie Friday: Herbed Focaccia

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Weekend Wanderings: Farmers Market and Good Coffee

It is another cold Saturday here in north Texas. Not as bad as last weekend but the wind is driving me crazy. But that doesn’t stop us from heading to the a farmers market. Today we went to the Coppell Farmers Market with Bear in tow. He has to stop, smell everything, and greet all… Continue reading Weekend Wanderings: Farmers Market and Good Coffee

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Foodie Friday: Dill-Chive Butter

I have not done much cooking with fresh dill but the little bit I have done has been quite flavorful (it was called for to garnish a fish dish). In the last TexSelect Farms Grab Box there was fresh dill. To be a bit different I decided to mix the dill with chives in butter… Continue reading Foodie Friday: Dill-Chive Butter

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Foodie Friday: Corn Salad with Marjoram Dressing

One of the things out of my TexSelect Farm Grab Box was fresh marjoram. I had no idea what to do with fresh marjoram so of course I went to my handy cookbook and found a variation of the recipe below. This salad is nice and light and perfect for two people for an easy… Continue reading Foodie Friday: Corn Salad with Marjoram Dressing

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Foodie Friday: Pistachio Gremolata with Seared Salmon

I made this recipe a few weeks ago when my boyfriends parents were in town. I found it in a cookbook for cooking with fresh herbs. This recipe came out perfectly. It was fresh, lite, and a great start to spring. This recipe is fairly each but making the gremolata is a little time consuming… Continue reading Foodie Friday: Pistachio Gremolata with Seared Salmon