15 minutes or less · Appetizers · Quick Meals · Recipes · Vegetarian

Creamy Corn Relish.

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I’m a huge fan of corn (and no, I don’t mean the band Korn).  I think it stems from early childhood when my grandpa would bring over fresh corn straight from his garden and it tasted like nothing else on the planet.  Oh man my grandpa could grow and cook a mean corn on the cob.

“The trick is to only boil it for 2 minutes tops,” he would always say.  “People cook it too long and it gets mushy.”

This trick passed on down the line to my mother and now me…

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15 minutes or less · beverage · Breakfast Foods · Quick Meals · Smoothies · Vegetarian

Fruity Nutty Smoothie.

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I had to go to the dentist this past Thursday. 😦 No, it wasn’t just a regular cleaning/check-up – that happened a few weeks ago.  This appointment was to “fix” a tooth.  My dentist wasn’t quite sure what was going on with it.  He said it was either partially fractured or I had a nasty cavity.  In this situation neither outcome is ideal, but if I had pick, I was hoping for the cavity.

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Animals · Comfort Food · Dairy Free · Popular · Recipes · Vegan · Vegetarian

Warm Quinoa & Chickpea Salad.

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Even though it’s almost always summer in south Florida, sometimes I crave big bowls of warm comfort food.  And lately I’ve been feeling super fatigued – a few nights ago, Bryan said to me, “Mandy, you need to stop working so much.” And today when he left for work he said, “please do something fun today.” 

He’s right (shhhhhhh don’t tell him I said that).

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