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Caprese Grilled Cheese Sandwich

Caprese Grilled Cheese

This past Wednesday was National Cheese Day, so I obviously had to celebrate during my lunch hour. My first idea was to simply make a grilled cheese, but that’s no way to celebrate a holiday honoring the greatest food on the planet. I remembered I had some roma tomatoes and mozzarella left from a previous […]

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Gluten-Free Vegetarian 4 Course Holiday Dinner

On New Year’s Eve instead of going out to a crowded party or bar, we decided to stay in, cook ourselves a wonderful dinner, play games, drink wine, and enjoy each others’ company. And honestly, I think I prefer my NYE that way! The dinner we made was four courses, gluten-free, vegetarian, EASY, and delicious.

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Quinoa Aglio Olio (vegan)

This dish was a recipe of my own creation, and it combines food from three different cultures! I try to do this every once in a while, by throwing Italian ingredients in a quesadilla or taco, or by using Asian seasonings in a Middle Eastern dish, but I think this one might be my favorite […]

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Spaghetti with Basil Pesto & Sauteed Spinach

I could seriously bathe in basil pesto. It is so good, I can barely stop myself from eating a family-sized portion, plus garlic bread. But here’s the problem: basil pesto is mediocre at best unless it’s homemade. I tried pesto for the first time a couple years ago at a restaurant, and subsequently bought a […]

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