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fresh mozzarella, tomatoes & basil pasta

Fresh Mozzarella, Tomatoes & Basil Pasta

When all the delicious tomatoes and basil are in season, that is a great time for this pasta dish. Use homegrown tomatoes or ones from the farmer’s market to create this fresh mozzarella, tomatoes & basil pasta recipe. This can be served warm, at room temperature or even as a […]

Fresh Mozzarella, Tomatoes & Basil Pasta

  With all the delicious tomatoes and basil in season now is a great time for this dish. Homegrown tomatoes or ones from the farmer’s market this dish. Serves 4 as a main dish Ingredients 1 lb pasta – a type that will retain the heat, see step 5 below 4 […]

Berry Nectarine Crisp

Summer fruit is my favorite! Here’s a quick and simple fruit crisp, inspired by a recipe I got from Trader Joe’s a few summers ago that uses Trader Joe’s Vanilla Almond Granola for the topping. I make mine with very little sugar, so if you like a sweeter crisp, add […]

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Top 30 Nutrient Dense Super Foods

Nutrient Density is a critical concept  by Dr. Joel Fuhrman. Not merely vitamins and minerals, but adequate consumption of phytochemicals is essential for proper functioning of the immune system and to enable our body’s detoxification and cellular repair mechanisms that protect us from chronic diseases. To guide people toward the most nutrient […]

Pesto Pizza

With all the basil growing in the garden, I decided to make some pizza with pesto instead of red sauce. Try this delicious Pesto Pizza! Makes 2 14–16 inch pizzas Ingredients For dough: 2 packages yeast ¾ cup whole wheat flour 1 tbl milk 2 tbl olive oil ½ tsp […]