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Chicken and Chickpea Chopped Salad

Wow! It’s been forever since I last posted a recipe! In my defence, I was in Orange County last week visiting family (boy, was that a nice change of pace!) I feel very fortunate to have family close by when i’m 3000 miles from “home,” and it was amazing to catch up with cousins that I hadn’t seen in over 15 years! 494 more words


mediterranean fruit salad

sweet and savory combo makes for a delicious lunch


  • watermelon, cubed
  • 1/3 carton blueberries
  • 1/3 avocado, diced
  • serving crumbled feta
  • fresh basil leaves, torn…
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Heston Blumenthal's Pumpkin Soup


While I would like to say this is a perfect dish with winter approaching, Perth has actually just had a 30° day with more warm days to come over the Easter Long Weekend. 339 more words

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Asparagus with Balsamic Tomatoes

I noticed a funny thing that happens after I’ve been eating healthy: when I eat something bad, I feel like crap. I have been pretty into eating vegetables lately (which has never happened in my life) and have been craving them.  263 more words


Day 94, Ingredient No. 21-Balsamic Vinegar

I thought I despised vinegar until that day. Up to that point I believed it was nothing but an acrid, foul-smelling liquid that had no other use beyond pickling and vinaigrettes. 794 more words


Bacon, Bacon, Bacon Extravaganza...Bacon-Wrapped Avocado Fries

It was a bacon extravaganza last night.  Almost as if on a dare….a group of friends got together to see how many bacon-wrapped goodies they thought they could put together on a Saturday night.   591 more words