Cauliflower Hummus
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Cauliflower Hummus

By Alicia Ghio Hummus is a favorite snack in our house. It’s the perfect dip for a stack of fresh cut vegetables like carrots and celery. Traditionally, hummus…

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Tropical Turmeric Smoothie By Alicia Ghio
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Tropical Turmeric Smoothie By Alicia Ghio

The start of a new year always feels like the right time to start new healthy habits. One habit I’ll happily continue into the New Year is to…

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Coconut Black Bean Soup
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Coconut Black Bean Soup

By Alicia Ghio The basis of this soup was inspired by the unique blend of flavors I’ve seen in Cuban, Jamaican and even Brazilian cuisine. It’s part Spanish,…

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Festive Shaved Brussels Sprouts Salad with Lemon-Ginger Dressing
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Festive Shaved Brussels Sprouts Salad with Lemon-Ginger Dressing

By Alicia Ghio Yes, even I have been known to skip the salad at the holiday meal. This year, however, I wanted to make sure the greens didn’t…

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Stracciatella Soup
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Stracciatella Soup

Stracciatella soup is a classic dish in most Italian households. Essentially, it

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Apple Pie Smoothie
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Kale Chips
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Kale Chips

When you crave a snack but want to keep it healthy, then kale chips are a great way to go. They are super easy to make and satisfy…

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Grilled Fresh Striped Bass
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Grilled Fresh Striped Bass

Renato, along with a few family members and friends, recently had a male-bonding fishing trip. He left the house at 2:30am, he was on the boat in Groton,…

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Citrus Grilled Chicken
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Citrus Grilled Chicken

Chicken breasts are a great source of lean protein and are incredibly versatile in the kitchen. However, they often are also described as boring. So, how do you…

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Honey Herb Goat Cheese Crostini
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Honey Herb Goat Cheese Crostini

After sampling some of the delicious tapas at Mazzo Mozzarella and Wine Bar in Danbury, Renato and I were inspired to make a few Italian tapas of our…

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