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So Many Perennials

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Ellie and I have decided that this summer is going to be all about getting our house and garden into tip top shape. We’ve felt now that we’ve been here a couple of years, it is time to start making improvements. Drawing inspiration from one of the greatest shows of all time, Big Dreams Small […]

Cheesy Chorizo Sweet Potato and Kale Bake

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Cheesy Chorizo Sweet Potato and Kale Bake
 
Recipe Type: Entree
Cuisine: Mexican
Author: Susan Ohlson
Serves: 4
A hearty meal!

Ingredients

16 oz chorizo(spicy spanish sausage) or any other chicken or pork product you would like to substitute, sliced
6 shallots, chopped in thin slices
1 small package of baby portobella mushrooms, cleaned and sliced
2 cups finely chopped kale
2 sweet potatoes, skin removed and […]

Blackberry Bourbon Smash

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Summer has officially arrived in Boston and its been pretty darn hot here in the city. I think its been close to 90 degrees with high humidity for the past 4 days. It just so happens Eat Fit Not Fat falls on the 4th of July this year.  So instead of cooking in this darn […]

Creamy Cilantro Lime Dressing

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Inspiration for this weeks recipe comes from a coworker of mine who made a similar recipe a few weeks ago. She told me she liked the recipe, however it came out too oily.  So I tried to make mine heavy on flavor and light on oil. I think it worked out pretty well.

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Cucumber Dill Salad with Pickled Red Onions

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I stole this weeks recipe from a friend of a friend and made some modifications. I dont know if I would even call them modifications because I have no idea what went into the orginal recipe .  This side dish went great with grilled salmon this past Tuesday night and we’re looking forward to leftovers […]

Eat Fit Not Fat- Cucumber Dill Salad with Pickled Red Onions

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I stole this weeks recipe from a friend of a friend and made some modifications. I dont know if I would even call them modifications because I have no idea what went into the orginal recipe .  This side dish went great with grilled salmon this past Tuesday night and we’re looking forward to leftovers […]

“Natural” and “Organic”: The FDA’s Definitions

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I’ve heard many of you talk about eating healthier as a consequence of exercise. The more you exercise, the more fruits and vegetables you add in. You eat less processed foods, and eat things that are lighter, and digest more easily.

I’m sure you’ve seen the catch term on these products though. “All Natural” this and […]

Proper Identification Can Go a Long Way

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I had my first experience with Alzheimer’s Disease on Saturday.

Ellie and I were out walking Audrey for a good while, and when we were nearly home we were stopped by a nice little old lady in all pink with a matching pink hat holding a Michelob Ultra plastic cup—quite a site. The city of Buffalo […]