Zucchini Ricotta Frittata

Zucchini Ricotta Frittata Did you know that yesterday was “Dump Your Extra Zucchini On Your Neighbor’s Doorstep Day”? According to our local newspaper it was, though I think they may have been joshing. Then again, maybe not! This excellent zucchini ricotta frittata recipe (like the way that just rolls of one’s tongue? “ricotta frittata, ricotta frittata”) is based on one by our local cherished chef Biba. It’s a cinch to make and a tasty way of enjoying bountiful summer squash. Continue reading “Zucchini Ricotta Frittata”…

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Flank Steak Stir Fry with Asparagus and Red Pepper

Flank Steak Stir Fry with Asparagus and Red Pepper This Flank Steak Stir Fry is perfect for a midweek meal when asparagus are in season. It’s easy enough to make and everyone raves about it! When it comes to stir-fry, it’s all about the prep. The dish itself cooks up so quickly that you need everything prepped and ready to go before you start adding the elements to the hot pan. Continue reading “Flank Steak Stir Fry with Asparagus and Red Pepper” » Source: Flank Steak Stir…

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Cranberry Sauce

Cranberry Sauce Do you like cranberry sauce? My father can’t get enough of it during the holiday season. He’ll even stock up on fresh cranberries when they become available in late October, and freeze them to eat all year long. I think he looks forward to Thanksgiving just because he knows he can have as much cranberry sauce as he wants with his slices of turkey, and plenty leftover for turkey sandwiches. When he finally runs out of frozen cranberries sometime in May, he’ll start buying the cans.…

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5 reasons why smoothies are good for you

5 reasons why smoothies are good for you Shakes and smoothies have become synonymous with weight loss, but there’s a fine line between detox and dessert. Nutritionist Lucinda Zammit helps us uncover 5 liquid meal myths.   1. Liquid meals contain fewer calories than solid food It’s surprisingly easy to ‘overeat’ when you’re liquefying your food. While you’d struggle to scarf six bananas, the same quantity of fruit blends to a deceptively small smoothie. Rather than throwing ingredients in a blender ad libitum, measure ingredients…

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