Chris' Recipes

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Roasted Tomatoes

If you haven’t slow roasted tomatoes, I strongly recommend it!  We have an abundance of tomatoes year round available at the local grocery stores and if you’re like me – fresh tomatoes are one of my tasty and nutritious snacks.  They are easy to add cooked ones to your diet and to incorporate into your healthy […]

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Stuffed Artichoke Bottoms, with Parmesan and Mozzarella

So not too many years ago, I discovered artichoke bottoms.  Yes, I love fresh artichokes but they can be expensive to buy and laborious to trim and cook.  Many brands also sell artichoke bottoms but keep in mind that they’re harder to find than the hearts in most stores.  Be sure to look for the […]

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Chunky Tomato Basil Soup

Bill and I recently returned back to “winter’ after spending a month of summer in South Africa.  Upon our return, we grabbed take out lunch at Perkin’s and enjoyed a small bowl of their delicious soup.  It was surprisingly good and had us craving more.  Thick, creamy soup made with tomatoes as the primary ingredient […]

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Fried Pickle Roll up Egg Rolls

These pickle roll ups were a request from my son Andrew.  He had seen something on FaceBook and sent it to me.  Now, pickles are characteristically low in fat and calories.  They happen to contain a high amount vitamin K, which helps your blood clot after injury.  But I really don’t have anything healthy to […]

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Tomato Salad with Avocado!

I was looking through some of my image folders that I’ve saved for blogging and realized how many ways I change up the Caprese style salad.  I’m a huge fan of avocado and particularly love it due to its mild, buttery flavor and rich texture.  I’m still surprised when someone says they are not a […]

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