Stuffed Butternut Squash

I have been told by fellow writers that Stuffing is the most popular dish for thanksgiving. This is a gluten-free version that will have you falling in love from presentation to taste. You can prep ahead of time and bake just two hours before its time to eat. You can watch my segment making this…

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Ribeye Stroganoff

Excellent steak dinner for the colder nights when we don’t want to go out to the grill. I have a couple of big meat eaters at my house, I try to make dishes that are creative and flavorful. Serve with Mashed Potatoes and Raspberry Bars Makes 2 servings Carbs 15.0g Protein 43.7g Ingredients 2 Ribeye…

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Tomato Gratin

This is tomato comfort food. Baked up in the oven and topped with a crust of cheese. Serve with toasted slices of french bread. I love dishes that make me want to smell them cooking. Serve with Beef and Onion Bake Makes 4 Servings Carbs 9.3g Protein 7.4g Ingredients 2 lbs heirloom tomatoes 2 tbsp…

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Pumpkin Spice Truffles

One more pumpkin spice recipe for the last day of the month. I thought I would make these as a treat for my friends when we get together for Halloween. They are so easy to make, and you can use any cookie you want. I made these with Oreos when I was working on the…

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Black Bean Sweet Potato Chili

This is one of the recipes that use the 2 qt Slow Cooker. Many of the dishes in my new cookbook use this small slow cooker for those who need to make small portions and are new cooks. I made this one festive just in time for Halloween. You will love the spooky look without…

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Pumpkin Spice Quinoa Rissotto

October is the month of pumpkin and pumpkin spice. Here is a healthy way you can get your pumpkin spice without all the sugar and a healthy dose of fiber, protein, and vitamins. Enjoy this dessert warm out of the slow cooker with a side of vanilla ice cream. Carbs 24.4g Protein 4.3g Ingredients 1…

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Coconut Flan

I love flan, and I love coconut. I love pretty much everything coconut. This is a super simple recipe. I will say it’s easier to make with a flan pan. If you don’t have one make the caramel in a saucepan and pour it into your baking dish while still hot. Be careful, melted sugar…

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Pork Brociole

Brociole was a dish I learned years ago, one of my family recipes had cooked eggs in the filling. This recipe I created has some of the influence of my Cuban family. When I am cooking, I try to think about what my family will like. So this is a blend of Italy and Cuba…

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Italian Garbanzo Beans (Slow Cooker)

Since the weather turned a bit chillier, it seems like I am seeing more requests for slow cooker recipes. Yesterday I made these Garbanzo beans in my 2-quart crockpot and was really happy with them. I contemplated putting them as a recipe in an upcoming cookbook. However, I think you will enjoy these now. My…

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