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The Avocado BLT with Arugula by

Summer Munchies: The Avocado BLT

Step up your summer sandwich with the Avocado BLT: creamy avocados, sweet summer tomatoes, salty bacon and peppery arugula. Some people insist that everything tastes better with bacon. I must admit, bacon does add a nice dimension to many great meals. But I like to say that everything tastes better with avocados. It might be because […]

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Leftover Corned Beef and Cabbage Quinoa by

Leftover Corned Beef and Cabbage Quinoa

Don’t use that leftover corned beef for another sandwich. Mix it in with mushrooms, cabbage and quinoa for a delightful treat! Although I am busy getting my  house ready for Norouz with our haft sin and house cleaning, I can’t forget that there was another holiday most people celebrated yesterday. Although I am not Irish, […]

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Tuna and Egg Salad by

My Lunch Secret: Tuna and Egg Salad

You don’t have to choose between tuna and egg salad. Enjoy them together with celery, pickles and the bite of tarragon. Sponsored by Davidsons Safest Choice Eggs™. I have been an avid tuna lover all of my life, which is funny because I can’t get any of my kids to eat the stuff! When I […]

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Whole Wheat Pretzel Dogs by

Whole Wheat Pretzel Dogs

Homemade Whole Wheat Pretzel dogs make this fun meal very kid-friendly. Make them small bites for an appetizer or large for a meal-on-the-go! People assume that because I cook and have a blog about family friendly recipes that I cook with my children all the time. Um, no, I don’t. During the school year they […]

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Roasted Eggplant Parmesan Sandwich by

Roasted Eggplant Parmesan Sandwich

Delicious hot or cold, this vegetarian Roasted Eggplant Parmesan Sandwich won’t leave you hungry. Keeping the picnic theme going, today I am featuring one of my favorites: Roasted Eggplant Parmesan Sandwich. You are probably thinking, “Eggplant Parmesan? What’s the big deal?” Well, this sandwich is a lot healthier than the breaded-fried version, and it’s filled with a lot of great […]

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Mediterranean Mortadella Pitas by

Mediterranean Mortadella Pitas

These Mediterranean Mortadella Pitas are quick to put together, easy to transport and ridiculously full of flavor!  Life is too short to be stuck in the kitchen. Especially when the days are getting longer and the lazy days of summer are here! For those of us in San Diego, we just want to be outside, before it […]

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