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Pesto Naan Bread Pizza with Pancetta and Tomato

I don’t know about you, but during the week it can be tiring to cook dinner. On those days when my energy is low and all I hear is ‘what’s for dinner”, I like easy, tasty and quick. Naan bread makes a great pizza crust! I can find it in the bakery section of the grocery store, and with whatever …

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Caprese Chicken Pizza

Browsing magazines never fails to make me inspired. Whether its a craft or a dinner, magazines are full of opportunities.  I came across a picture of  chicken caprese pizza in seventeen magazine. This seemed like the perfect meal to satisfy the appetite of the picky eaters of our house, while still keeping it healthy. This pizza is truly easy to …

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Pork Chops with Maple Apple Cream Sauce

Fall is finally here in Colorado! That subtle shift in the air, that familiar crisp, coolness. I get fall fever pretty bad, wanting all that it brings, comfort food being at the top of the list. The garden is finally popping out the root vegetables that I planted from seed this spring. This was my first ever crop of carrots …

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Smoked Gouda, Avocado and Tomato Panini

This simple meal really hit the spot on a Friday evening after a long work week. The girls were with their Dad, and it was time to unwind and relax. Makayla was the one who originally made this yummy sandwich for her home economics class last year. I happened to have a good crusty loaf of Italian herb bread and …

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Pine Nut and Parmesan Crusted Tilapia

For the Crust:  1/4 c. Italian bread crumbs 1/4 c. Parmesan cheese, finely grated 1/4 c. ground pine nuts. I used a mortar and pestle 1 tbsp. dried Italian herb mix. Mine had rosemary, marjoram, oregano and sage in it 1 egg 4 Tilapia filets 1 Tbsp. olive oil Grind the pine nuts with a mortar and pestle till mostly ground. …

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Pork Loin Chops with Raspberry Chipotle Sauce

[jwplayer player=”1″ mediaid=”383″] This luscious smokey sweet raspberry sauce was a spontaneous invention. Tom and I decided to make dinner an event with video instruction. Lights! Camera! Action! Check out our video and let me know what you think. Ingredients for the marinade: Juice and zest of half a lemon 1 tbsp. garlic paste (or finely minced garlic) 2 tbsp. Dijon …

MelindaPork Loin Chops with Raspberry Chipotle Sauce