Creamy Avocado Pesto Zucchini Pasta

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There are two deceivingly delicious things at play in this pasta recipe.  A) There is actually no pasta in this recipe. The ‘noodles’ are spiraled zucchini. Zucchini has been my go to sub for pasta for quite a while. It’s great for satisfying a pasta craving if you’re avoiding foods with lots of carbohydrates or… 

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Cowboy Caviar

cowboy caviar

Disclosure: I am being compensated by Cans Get You Cooking for my participation in this campaign as part of the Mom It Forward Blogger Network. Please note, this post contains affiliate links.  As always, all opinions are my own!  Yippie kai yay! How I love cowboy caviar. This recipe is a hybrid of about three different recipes I’ve collected and… 

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Cheesy Spaghetti Squash Casserole

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I really love spaghetti squash but have always prepared it one way…like noodles. Basically I make spaghetti sauce and serve it to my family with regular pasta, while I happily nosh away at my spaghetti squash. But I wanted more. Other ways to enjoy this beloved gourd. So I improvised. Same general flavor profile as… 

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Black Bean & Quinoa Sliders

black bean & quinoa sliders

Do you ever walk through a Farmer’s Market and check out the food booths?  It’s one of my favorite things to do besides shopping for fresh produce!  It has been five years ago or more since I tried a black bean burger at one of these food booths. (Of course, I can’t remember which market!)… 

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Harcha with Avocado Egg Salad

GF Bread with Avocado Egg Salad

One of the hardest things for many people who have to or choose to eat gluten free is giving up bread. The good news is there are lots of options to still enjoy bread products! Harcha is a Moroccan skillet bread. It’s most often made for breakfast and drizzled with honey and butter. But this… 

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Panzanella Salad Sandwich on Grilled Foccacia Bread

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I love panzanella salad, especially as the weather warms up, and you can find market fresh peppers and cucumbers. One of my favorite parts of a panzanella salad are those wonderful crusty croutons! So it just made sense to me to make my salad into a sandwich using really good focaccia bread, grilling it in… 

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