Blood Orange, Beet and Fennel Salad

Spring represents bright colors and new life. This salad is Spring at its best. When taking a bite, your taste buds will ride a roller coaster of tart, sweet and savory flavors. Taking only 5 minutes to prepare, you’ll be transported to spring livin’ in no time. You may recognize some of these ingredients from…

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Quinoa Salad with Blood Orange, Clementine, Beet and Kumquat

This recipe is featured on the Oranges(click), Instagram(click) and Whole Grains Salad (click) Feeds on the feedfeed website. Quinoa Salad with Blood Orange, Clementine, Beet and Kumquat. Not only does this salad look electrifying, but it also erupts with flavors of fresh citrus, cilantro and chives. This robust grain salad is loaded with vitamins and…

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Crispy Baked Chicken Wings

Golden. Crispy. Baked. Wings. What more do you need to know? Oh yea, they’re much healthier and cheaper than those greasy fried wings at your local pizza joint. A go-to quick and easy way to get this favorite finger food into your belly. Chicken wings. They are my husband’s absolute favorite comfort food. Extra crunchy…

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Minty Pea Veloute and Sunny Yolk with Citrus Goat Cheese

Spring is not in the air, but it is in the kitchen! Behold, Mint infused Pea Veloute, beaming with the silky rays of Sunny Egg Yolk and showered with Citrus Goat Cheese drizzle. I was inspired to create a lush green dish that represents Spring. This plate is an illustration of the season, as the…

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Roasted Beet and Green Apple Soup

With Valentine’s Day around the corner, I was inspired to concoct a vibrantly crimson dish adorned with hearts. Let’s be honest, nothing “beets” the bite of winter like a toasty bowl of soup. Hence, this Roasted Beet and Green Apple Soup was conceived and devoured. * Update: On 2-16-15, this Soup won the “Color Matters…

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Mushroom Risotto with Peas

Risotto is Italian fare made with starchy rice that soaks up broth to a creamy consistency.  This dish can be risky, as it requires pampering and constant attention. Arborio rice, used in this recipe, is a type of risotto rice that releases starch while absorbing liquid. With common ingredients and patience, this rich and creamy…

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Mussels in White Wine

Mussels are an elegantly delicate bivalve typically served as an appetizer or entree. Their intricate flavor leads some to assume that cooking them at home requires culinary prowess. However, with proper aromatics and good wine, nothing is impossible. Ina Garten’s Mussels in White Wine recipe not only boasts 5 stars with 142 reviews, but also…

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