Grain-Free Crêpes with Honey Citrus Compote

These grain-free crêpes with honey citrus compote are as tasty hot off the pan as they are from the fridge the next day.  

Grain-Free Crêpes with Honey Citrus Compote

I hope you’re in the mood for crêpes since that’s what I have for you today.  Have no fear, making crêpes is a lot simpler than you think and they’re so wonderfully versatile you’ll want to make a double batch to have extra on hand.

Tender and custard-like with a soft, melt in your mouth texture, grain-free crêpes are as tasty hot off the pan as they are from the fridge the next day.  You can either make the batter the night before or cook the crepes ahead of time and just reheat them when you’re ready to serve them.

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Quick Spicy Tomato Vegetable Soup

A quick and spicy tomato soup inspired by the flavors of Puttanesca sauce filled with vegetables.

Quick Spicy Tomato Vegetable Soup

There have been many bowls of soup on the menu recently and I don’t envision that coming to an end anytime soon.

I have to say I’m always in the mood for a warming bowl of soup or stew, especially this time of year,  It’s one of the most comforting of meals and so endlessly adaptable.   Preparing big batches of soup on the weekend for the week ahead has become a welcome routine I’m not eager to let go of.

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Travel Snack Ideas | Plus a $200.00 Giveaway to Abe’s Market

Healthy Travel Snacks

Snack ideas for traveling and a chance to win $100.00 worth of travel snacks AND a $100.00 gift certificate. I love to travel.  Scratch that…. 

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Couples Cooking | Calphalon Contemporary Stainless 8-piece Cookware Set Giveaway

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Five good reasons to cook together as a couple and a chance to win an 8 piece contemporary stainless cookware set from Calphalon to get… 

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Chocolate Dip Ice Pops from Purely Pops | Q&A with the Author and Giveaway

Chocolate Dipped Ice Pop Recipe

A recipe for chocolate dipped popsicles and an interview with the author of Purely Pops Leanne Vogel. (Today kicks off 4 weeks of great giveaways… 

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Creamy Basil Parsley Dip

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A cooling and creamy basil filled dip perfect for snacking. Known for its enticing fragrance and flavor, sweet basil loves hot weather and is perhaps… 

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Blueberry Pineapple Smoothie

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This meal in a glass is bursting with berries, pineapple and greens.  As temperatures climb frosty drinks offer a welcome salvation from the heat, especially… 

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Spinach and Herb Cauliflower Couscous Stuffed Zucchini

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Zucchini boats are filled with a crunchy mixture of cauliflower “couscous” flavored with baby spinach and fresh herbs then topped with pine nuts. Zucchini has… 

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Fresh Mint Granita with Watermelon and Raspberries

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A scoop of cooling, fresh mint granita takes the sweet/tart flavors of watermelon and raspberries to new heights. A fresh and frosty treat that’s simple… 

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Spicy Mango Cucumber Salad Skewers

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Skewers of mango and cucumber dressed with fresh chili, lime and salt are an utterly refreshing collaboration of salty, sweet, tart and spicy tastes.  Here’s a fun… 

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Fig, Green Bean and Radicchio Salad with Hazelnuts

Fig, Green Bean and Radicchio Salad with Toasted Hazelnuts from gourmandeinthekitchen.com-5

Tender green beans, juicy figs and crunchy radicchio are tossed together with fresh herbs in this summery salad. Simple salads are a staple for me… 

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Chilled Tomato Peach Soup with Pistachio Basil Pistou

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Warm weather favorites unite in a refreshingly light and vibrant chilled soup. While a steaming bowl of soup is probably the last thing that comes… 

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