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2 Ingredient Banana Pancakes – A Delicious Zen Breakfast

Over the past two years we have been trying to eat more healthy foods as a lifestyle change, not a diet. It’s amazing how many healthy recipes are still delicious. It’s all about taste. And most of these recipes don’t … Continue reading

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Yummy Zucchini Noodle Salad – The Perfect Zen Meal!

The zucchini is one of the most versitile squash around. It’s used in all sorts of meals. In gardens it grows like crazy! I often have more than I knew what to do! Which is a great problem to have … Continue reading

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Hummus: Simple, Uncomplicated and Filled With Umami……Um-what?

Hummus is what? Yes, simple and uncomplicated because it’s easy to make with so few ingredients and “umami,” which means “delicious” or “yummy” in Japanese. Yet there’s a little more to umami. Umami is the difficult-to-define “fifth taste”. In the … Continue reading

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French Onion Soup – An Elegant Yet Simple Zen Meal

“In cooking, as in all the arts, simplicity is the sign of perfection.” ~ Curnonsky (celebrated French chef b. 1872) A good friend who is going through hard times in coming to dinner tomorrow night for a quiet meal. It’s … Continue reading

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Zucchini Soup (and more) – A Delicious, Easy Zen Meal

The zucchini or courgette is one of the most versitile squash around. It’s used in all sorts of meals. In gardens it grows like crazy! The hail and heat wave we had this summer didn’t slow it down. I had … Continue reading

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The Perfect Zen Meal For A Hot Summer Day… Gazpacho

“Do you have a kinder, more adaptable friend in the food world than soup? Who soothes you when you are ill? Who refuses to leave you when you are impoverished and stretches its resources to give a hearty sustenance and … Continue reading

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