"The best times you are going to have in life are at the dinner table and in bed." Old Italian saying. So relax, and enjoy the simple things!


Spicy Coconut Black-eyed Peas with Spinach & Carrots #Weekly Menu Plan

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I always keep a can of coconut milk in my pantry now. You can mix it with fish, chicken, pork or beans and make a tasty meal in no time.


Chicken with Greens and Soba Noodles #Gluten Free

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My son just came back from the International Scout Jamboree in Japan. I wanted to make a Japanese-ish dish to celebrate his return. 


Rose Lassi #Weekly Menu Plan

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I just tried a rose flavored lassi for the first time at an Indian restaurant. A lassi is an Indian yogurt shake. I had to try to make a rose one at home. I had a bottle of rose syrup from my attempt to make Ispahan Loaf Cake.


Spicy Asian Zucchini

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Are you knee deep in zucchini? Tired of making zucchini bread? Try adding a few Asian spices to your garden zucchini.


How to Lose Weight Without Dieting. #Healthy Eating #Weekly Menu Plan


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I was just outraged by an article I read that said Coke-Cola was funding scientists who support the idea that the obesity epidemic is being caused  not by us consuming too many calories, but by not exercising enough.  The majority of scientist believes the opposite, because it is pretty clear that when sales of soft drinks and supersized meals went up obesity went up with them.  


Grilled Antillean Swordfish #Aruba #Food of the World

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We are taking a Caribbean vacation on Food of the World this month. Our cooking group has brought us to the lovely island of Aruba.


Grilled Tequila Chicken with Sauteed Peppers & Onions #The Dash Diet 30-Minute Cookbook by Christy Ellingsworth

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This post is sponsored by Adams Media. All opinions are my own. 

If you have high blood pressure, diabetes, or are overweight your doctor may have suggested that you go on the DASH (Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension) Diet. 


Quick Fish Taco

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We have a Mexican restaurant that we love to visit. They fill their tacos with everything: brisket, pulled pork and many varieties of fish. 


Sour Cream Chive Dip #The Better Chip #Weekly Menu Plan

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This post is sponsored by The Better Chip. All opinions are my own.

Chips are so delicious to munch on in the summertime but so many are filled with artificial ingredients and covered in messy powder.