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    Vegetable Meatballs

    meat·ball   a ball of ground or chopped protein with added seasonings.    This past Fall, I got married to Shawn Vecchione and was honored to enjoy some of his family’s famous Italian recipes the…

    December 16, 2016
  • Featured Lifestyle Recipes

    Fermenting Winter Squash

    wild: living or growing in the natural environment. fla·vor: enhance the taste of (food or drink) by adding a particular ingredient. The book of the month is WILD FLAVORS, one chef’s transformative year cooking…

    December 2, 2016
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    Fermentation

    Fermentation is an ancient process of food preservation and has existed in every society and culture we have record of. Fermenting vegetables begins with lacto-fermentation (lactic-acid bacteria also known as probiotics). The lactic acid…

    November 7, 2016
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    Cauliflower Grits

    Make your own cauliflower grits by placing raw cauliflower into a food processor until it is the consistency you’d prefer. Then sauté with olive oil + seasoning.  Seasonal ingredients have more nutrients + flavor:  Native corn…

    September 1, 2016
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    Energy Bursts

    en·er·gy the strength and vitality required for sustained physical or mental activity. These are power snacks that contain {Protein} + {Fiber} to balance energy levels + hunger. They are also fabulous to serve for…

    August 30, 2016
  • Featured Lifestyle Recipes Travel

    Off the Grid Newfoundland

    In November 2015, Shawn + I traveled along the shoreline of Newfoundland for 3 weeks. Newfoundland is a coastal region along the Atlantic, northeast of Maine and Nova Scotia. Much like Cape Cod, the…

    August 15, 2016
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    Sprouts

    Sprouts are the first shoots of a plant and are tender, delicate, tasty, and highly nutritious.  They are new life awakening.  Once sprouted, our bodies can better absorb essential nutrients like iron, calcium, amino…

    May 26, 2016
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    Sourdough

    A little history about my own digestive issues…I was diagnosed with Irritable Bowl Syndrome since I was 8 years-old. Stomach aches, bloating, distention and long sessions in the bathroom all by myself. As I…

    May 7, 2016
  • Featured Lifestyle Recipes

    Oysters

    Most people either love or hate oysters with their notable, distinctive taste and texture. However, it’s time to explore reasons why these ocean creatures may be worth a shot towards your health and lifestyle.…

    April 28, 2016
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    Mix N Match Jars

    The initial thought of preparing meals ahead may seem boring, repetitive and bland.  However, cooking in batches doesn’t have to be repetitious or any of those! Let’s make some amazingly delicious and absolutely gorgeous…

    December 20, 2015