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5 Minute Mango Frozen Yogurt with Pistachio Crumble

This mango frozen yogurt can be made in just 5 minutes. The pistachio crumble gives this sweet, creamy treat a delicious crunchy topping. Summer is all about the ice cream for me. We live 2 minutes away from a Rita’s (not my favorite icy treat, but hand me a small gelati and I won’t complain), …

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Brown Rice Penne with Lamb and Mint Pesto

This brown rice penne with lamb and mint pesto is a hearty dish loaded with spring flavor. Italians don’t do ham for Easter, they do lamb. Unless, you’re my grandfather, who, although is about as much Italian American as they come, for some reason loves ham. Growing up, Easter Sunday was an egg hunt between …

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Balsamic Steak Stuffed Portobellos with Pistachio Pesto

These balsamic steak stuffed portobellos are topped with a bright pistachio pesto and make for a delicious and fancy looking dinner! As of yesterday, we’re a 2 dog household. My brother is in Colorado, his wife is in France and my parents who have 3 dogs of their own refused to watch another so, we …

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Pistachio Crusted Flank Steak with Peach Puree

This pistachio crusted flank steak topped with a simple peach puree is an easy way to keep dinner healthy yet delicious. So it’s January. We’re done with the cookies and everyone’s got their resolutions in full swing. Eat better, work out more, be a better person, blah blah blah… I don’t do resolutions. I make …

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Dark chocolate dipped orange macaroons

These chocolate dipped orange macaroons are the perfect little holiday treat! You guys…I’m just all over excited about this post. 1. Cookies! 2. Said cookies are actually paleo (which is totally accidental and I just realized as I was writing the ingredient list out below). 3. See that silver platter? I’ve been salvation army hunting …

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Cinnamon Nut Stuffed Persimmons

These stuffed persimmons are filled with chopped nuts, dates, chestnuts and lots of cinnamon; a healthy holiday treat at it’s best! When you’re 31 and 99.9% of your friends are married, pregnancy announcements (usually via facebook and some lovely picture of the inside of your friend’s uterus now front and center as their profile pic) …

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Roasted beet and apple salad

An easy roasted beet and apple salad with tart granny smith apples tossed in a honey mustard dressing. This is a really simple one for you guys today. Although I’m holding strong on the no-pumpkin-until-it’s-legitimately-fall wagon, I’m fine doing the apple thing right now (they are in season after all). Unless it’s apple pie, apples …

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