Brie, Mango Chutney and Walnut Quesadillas – A Guest Post from Paula of Vintage Kitchen Notes

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Hi friends! I am very busy chilling poolside with a cocktail or lounging on the sand or frolicking in the waves in Virginia Beach. OK, truthfully I am probably carrying The Bug around the pool trying to teach him to swim, chasing him on the sand, trying to keep him from crying from the waves,… 

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Fruity Summer Shrimp Salad with Strawberry Lime Poppyseed Vinaigrette

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Have you ever taken a Zumba class?  Oh my goodness!  SO.MUCH.FUN. I used to take jazz dance classes when I was a kid.  I was totally the chubbiest little girl in class, but whatever, I loved it.  I wasn’t a dancer, per se.  I just took dance classes.  Well, class.  Once a week.  And sadly… 

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The Foodie Physician’s Tropical Shrimp Salad with Honey Chipotle Dressing (and my Mango Avocado Salsa)

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I know I have told you about my love of salads with fruit, like this one or this one.  I have a little repertoire of my own, and often make some simple lunch salads, like greens with apples and parmesan or strawberries and feta.  But to keep The Hubby from revolting on our weekly salad-for-dinner… 

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Mango Avocado Salsa – Take 2!

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I have to say, I truly can’t believe that in less than three months, I have over 1000 wonderful people following me on Facebook, and pretty fair number of hits each day (except this week, since I only posted one recipe, and the photos weren’t awesome), photos being accepted by Foodgawker, Tastespotting, Tasteologie, Healthy Aperture,… 

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Cinco de Mayo Recipe Remix – Mexican Black Bean Taco Salads

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Happy Cino de Mayo!  Well, I was supposed to be posting a recipe today for the Holiday Recipe Club.  But, I got a late start on the assignment, and the recipe I made, while pretty good, was not quite where I want it to be to share with you.  But I still felt like I… 

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Grilled Steak and Mango Salad with Avocado Buttermilk Ranch Dressing

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I was never a big fan of Ranch dressing.  I never disliked it, but I never liked it enough to order it in restaurants or use the bottled stuff at home when I preferred honey mustard or balsamic vinaigrette.  Now my sister – she was one of those kids where you wanted to say, “Have… 

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Of Lent and Leftovers (Mango Avocado Salsa Recipe)

I was raised Byzantine Catholic. It is pretty much like being Roman Catholic, but not really.  I could explain further, but I really don’t intend to use my blog for theology lessons.  But for us, Lent starts on Monday, not Ash Wednesday.  We don’t even really acknowledge Ash Wednesday.  I remember the first time I… 

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