roasted beet and arugula salad

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It’s almost Labor Day and everyone is either going out of town, or fitting in that last summer barbecue.  We’re actually staying local and plan on hitting the pool, grilling out, and making our annual end of summer bike trek through Sebastopol to pick some fresh blackberries.  It’s a family and friend tradition, and one of our final hurrah’s… 

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roasted beets

beets

Finally a new post!  Can you believe it?  I took a mini blogging vacation as we were visiting John’s family in Minnesota. John’s parents, brother, sister and all their kids live there (6 cousins for my kids to play with). We always plan our Minnesota trip the week before the kids start school, as It’s a great… 

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cilantro lime chicken tacos with mango avocado salsa

cilantro lime chicken tacos

These cilantro lime chicken tacos are the BOMB!  This is the recipe that I raved about in Friday’s mango avocado salsa post. If you like chicken and tacos, then you will love this recipe. These tacos were actually rated a 10+ in my house.  Everyone had 2 tacos, and some people (I’m not mentioning names) wanted a… 

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mango avocado salsa and how to dice a mango

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This salsa is a preview to another recipe that I am showcasing on Monday, cilantro lime chicken tacos.  This mango avocado salsa and tacos are rated a 10+ in my house, because they both pair so perfectly together. This salsa is a great stand along recipe though, so I wanted to showcase it as a separate recipe, rather than… 

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