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White Bean and Pancetta Soup

Nothing is more comforting on a cold or gloomy day than a warm bowl of soup. This white bean and pancetta soup is simple to make and very satisfying.

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Avocado Herb Dressing or Dip

I love that this dressing is creamy, flavorful and very versatile. It works well with leafy green salads and as a dip for vegetables. You can also use it as a spread for wraps and sandwiches.

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The Oak Island Press

This refreshing citrus cocktail was created while we were on vacation with friends on Oak Island in Lake of the Woods. This remote island is accessed by boat from a small town in northern Minnesota. Before we crossed the lake to our friends’ cabin, we gathered supplies at the neighborhood grocery store, grabbing an assortment of citrus fruits to use with a small citrus juicer.

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Grilled Pork Tenderloin with Fresh Peach Salsa

Grilled pork tenderloin with fresh peach salsa is easy to make and full of flavor. Mixing spices to create a dry rub is a great way to add a lot of flavor to grilled or roasted meats without taking the time necessary for a marinade.

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Fresh Peach Salsa

This fresh peach salsa is delicious served with chips and tacos. It also makes a wonderful condiment for grilled pork and fish. It is light and flavorful and will brighten any meal.

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Grilled Chicken Bruschetta

Nothing says summer like fresh tomatoes, especially if they come from your garden or the local farmers’ market. One of my favorite ways to eat tomatoes is with fresh basil and garlic. This grilled chicken bruschetta recipe is similar to traditional bruschetta except I skip the toasted bread and use grilled chicken breasts in its place.

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Peanut Butter and Açai Smoothie

Açai (pronounced ah-SAH’-ee) is a superfood that originated in the Amazon rainforest of Brazil. These dark purple berries have one of the highest concentrations of antioxidants known to man. Adding them to a smoothie is a great way to incorporate them into your diet.

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Parmesan Chicken Strips

There are many people today who cannot tolerate gluten or certain grains. It can be difficult to find substitutes for favorite foods, especially for children. Having worked in school food service and having two children of my own, I know how popular chicken strips are with kids.

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Grapefruit and Avocado Salad

This simple salad is as delicious as it is gorgeous. The bright grapefruit and creamy avocado complement each other impeccably well. To preserve the individual flavors of each fruit, I keep the dressing simple using only olive oil and Maldon sea salt.

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Dairy Free White Chicken Chili

White chicken chili makes a delicious meal on a cold day. However, most recipes include a lot of dairy, which can make it heavy and too rich. In this version, I omit the cream and cheese, instead pureeing the ingredients with white beans to give the chili the same creamy consistency as one made with dairy. 

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