Cilantro Lime Chickpea Salad

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1. Rinse your garbanzo beans and kidney beans and place in large bowl. Set aside. 2. In a food processor place roughly chopped onions. Pulse about 3-4 times until uniform in size. Add the spinach and then pulse a few more times until blended, but still chunky. Add this mixture to the beans. Toss to combine. 3. In the same food processor, no need to rinse, place lime juice, honey, garlic,  cilantro, dijon mustard, cumin, pepper, salt, and olive oil. Blend until well blended. Add to the bean mixture and toss well to coat with dressing. 4. Serve alone as
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Roasted Tomato & Hatch Chile Salsa

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1. Heat oven to 450 degrees. On a large sheet tray place 12 tomatoes, garlic halves, chiles, and onions. Lightly drizzle veggies with olive oil and shake pan to toss well. Place in oven. 2. Cook for about 30 minutes, or until charred. The peppers will be done first. Remove them and place into plastic bags and zip shut. Return the tomatoes back to the oven until roasted and lightly browned. 3. Remove onions in a food processor and pulse to blend, leaving the onions slightly chunky, remove onions and place in a large bowl. Add tomatoes, and garlic in
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Maple Bourbon Bacon Jam

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Maple Bourbon Bacon Jam. Maybe I should just end the commentary right there. Bacon by itself is usually enough, right? What else could it possibly need? How about… a little maple syrup….straight from Vermont. We just had the opportunity to take a lovely family vacation to one of my favorite spots in the country. Vermont. I might call it, America’s biggest little secret. It is a hidden gem. We used to live in Boston  and would take road trips up that way…and dream about how we wanted to spend every summer for the rest of our lives in Vermont. Its
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Melon Sangria

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Sangria is such a beautiful cocktail. It is playful and fun with all the colorful edible fruit inside. I remember my very first taste of sangria occurred at the dreamy Hotel San Jose in Austin. I must have been barely 21, still in college and. it. was. magical Out on the patio with good friends. That is what sangria will always remind me of….good times outside with friends. It doesn’t matter if it is red, white, hot or cold. I knew right then and there that it would need to be in my repertoire, and it has been ever since. I
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Tomatillo Salsa

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My dear friend Juliana gave me this recipe years ago & it has been a staple in our home ever since. Since then we have had children and she is now known asSeñora Gile to our family. She comes over for spanish lessons & my boys adore her. That is how you know this recipe is amazing….she is Mexican, authentic. This recipe is the real deal. You will love it as everyone who tries it does! Enjoy! Tomatillo Salsa: 8 Large Tomatillos 2 cloves garlic 1 jalapeno (more or less depending on spicy level) 1 lime 1/3 cup cilantro 1
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Green Juicee

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This is my moms recipe. She is the master juicer. She is always juicing something and it tastes amazing…every…time. I guess that is how it goes when you are a master She feeds my little brothers chickens all of the leftover pulp from her juicing escapades. The eggs those chickens produce are delicious, it must be because they are getting plenty of kale! So, this juice. It is so simple and easy to make, and remember the ingredients at the store. It is also a perfect base to throw in a few more things if desired. Try this one out,
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Blackberry Basil Crush

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Blackberry Basil Crush 10 big blackberries 4 leaves basil, torn + more for garnish 4 oz vodka 1 oz lemon juice 2 tbsp agave nectar, or honey BIG splash of sparkling water   Directions: 1. Prepare two 10 oz glasses. Sugar the rims with lemon juice and sugar. Fill with ice. 2. In a cocktail shaker add blackberries, and torn basil. With the back of a spoon crush the blackberries. Add vodka, lemon juice, and agave nectar. Fill with crushed ice and shake vigorously. 3. Fill iced glass 1/3 with sparkling water,  and top with blackberry basil cocktail. Garnish with
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Black & Blue Jammie

Black & Blue Jammie

One of my favorite homemade jams to make is “black & blue” made with lots of blackberries and blueberries. I wanted to create a cocktail with this same flavor combination. In this cocktail I used a homemade plain blackberry jam and added the blueberries in the form of a playful stir stick. You certainly do not need to make homemade jam to make and enjoy this wonderful cocktail. Pick up a good blackberry jam at the store (blackberry is much easier to find than blueberry!) And you will have more than just a breakfast spread but a delicious base  for
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Chipotle Pimento Cheese

Chipotle Pimento Cheese

My mom always had a jar of pimento cheese in the fridge growing up. I loved it, and then forgot about it for about 10 years. I thought it was a childhood thing like bologna, or squirtable cheese….something you would never, ever go back to. Until I saw it popping up in some restaurants as appetizers on the west coast. I ordered. I tried. I loved. Again. One of my favorite things to do is try to recreate favorite restaurant dishes at home. This is one of those yummy creations. Enjoy with chips, veggies, or spread on a sandwich, or
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