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A gorgeous picture of our little family – all looking healthy and happy! Lucky us! And a great zucchini salad

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 Summers are wonderful in California – actually any time of year is great! And here is a super summer salad – no need to cook – light and easy to make – enjoy! Also a great picture of my son … Continue reading

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Vegetable Slow Cooker Cholent

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This is the perfect low calorie filling comfort food for cold wintry evenings. I have modified a recipe that is often prepared on Friday afternoons and left to cook in the slow cooker through Saturday lunch until ready to serve. … Continue reading

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Our Farm Manager Max Arteaga has the best seasoning mix! Here it is! Use on all main course holiday foods!

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We use this seasoning mix on everything – fish, meat, poultry and vegetables. I even added it to a cheese sandwich the other day! YUM! And so easy. Try it out!  Little Farm Manager Max Arteaga’s Seasoning Mix – for … Continue reading

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Butternut Squash soup is an old favorite – with a twist of rosemary adds a wonderful flavor

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We LOVE butternut squash soup but I tried something different this season and it worked out really well! Hope you like it! INGREDIENTS:  2 lbs of butternut squash cut in half 4 Tbsp of olive oil 4 sprigs of rosemary … Continue reading

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Miso Salmon – again: fish and vegetables are the perfect foods for losing weight

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I love this recipe. It works for me when I am watching my weight. ( I seem to ALWAYS be watching my weight – you too?) Miso Salmon Ingredients: 1 pound wild salmon, skin-on, cut into 4 equal portions 1/4 … Continue reading

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The most divine minestrone soup !

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We love minestrone – but this one was the best ever as we cooked it in the slow cooker. Enjoy! Crock Pot/Slow Cooker Minestrone Soup ( Low in Calories too – about 200 calories for 2 cups) Ingredients: 1 (15 oz) … Continue reading

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A new way to do Cauliflower and Broccoli – so that kids will LOVE them!

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These tend not to be favorite vegetables although when they are cooked as below – they become really delightful and our grandsons love them! Give it a try! I have included some lower calorie options for you below – after … Continue reading

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A great side dish for all seasons – but especially when cherry tomatoes and asparagus are plentiful

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I love cherry tomatoes and this dish combines them with asparagus. Very good and fairly low calorie too! The kids were not crazy about it – but the adults loved it! Asparagus and Tomato Balsamic Side Dish Ingredients 1 pound … Continue reading

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Portabello mushrooms and onions – a great easy side dish

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This is an easy side dish to whip up and it goes well with just about everything – especially with fish. Ingredients: 3 large portabello mushrooms sliced thick 1 large onion 4 tbsp of Olive oil 1 tbsp Balsamic Vinegar … Continue reading

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Chinese Dinner – and our Chinese ‘adopted’ son Wang Xuezong – a successful entrepreneur in China

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In 1987 I was fortunate to be invited by the Head of Science and Technology of the People’s Republic of China to Beijing to lecture on the Role of Technology in Entrepreneurial Companies. It was an amazing trip – and … Continue reading

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