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Spring Cooking – Organic Veggie Soup & Strawberry Quinoa Salad

Happy Spring! I thought this was the perfect time to freshen up/renew Bluberry Pancakes Forever. My favorite time of year is when Winter turns into Spring – nature is in a state of renewal as are all of us. As the seasons change so does what we nurture ourselves with. I do my best to cook organic and follow the Ayurveda principle of eating with the seasons. I hosted the first of three Spring Cooking classes over the weekend based on these principles. Read more …

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Orange Marinated Ahi Tuna Tacos with Avocado Sauce

It’s almost summer, and I will be celebrating the season here on Bluberry Pancakes Forever!! I’m getting started early with these fresh summer-like Ahi Tuna Tacos. Living in Austin for 10 years influenced my cooking style in a huge way, and I’m bringing that (healthy) southern style to my home here in the midwest. Read more …

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Roasted Beets & Carrots Kale Salad with Pork Chops

I love lazy Saturdays and fresh, beautiful veggies on the cutting board! Just look at the vibrant, bold colors of these beets and carrots … they are making me smile today. Spring is my favorite season, which inspired me to make this dish. I’m so looking forward to the warm weather and planting new Spring/Summer veggies in the garden – just one of the many simple pleasures in life. Read more …

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Butternut Squash Bacon Quinoa Salad

I’ve been craving Summer days and I indulged last week while on vacation, so I have decided to make this week “salad week” on my blog. Winter veggies are still out in full force, and I don’t mind one bit! This salad combines the earthy flavors of Winter with the sweet flavors of Summer. The slightly sweet flavor and aroma along with it’s vibrate orange color, makes Butternut squash a delight to eat. Read more …