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Toasted Ham and Swiss with Fresh Figs and Vidalia Jam

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Toasted Ham and Swiss with Fresh Figs and Vidalia JamServes 1 This is a combination of many flavors,  but it works! 2 slices rye breadCoarse German mustardVidalia jamArugula (or other greens)1 ounce shaved ham1 ounce Swiss cheese2 figs, sliced Toast

Posted in Cheese, Fig, Ham, Mustard, Sandwich, Swiss, Vidalia

Open Faced Tuna Melt

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Open Faced Tuna MeltServes 2 1 can (5 ounce) tuna1 tablespoon minced onion2 tablespoons light mayonnaise2 slices rye bread, toastedArugula4 strips of cooked bacon1/2 avocado, sliced2 slices cheese (your choice, I used a marbled slice of Colby-Jack) Preheat oven to

Posted in Bacon, Cheese, Sandwich, Tuna

Baked Eggs in Ham “Flowers”

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Baked Egg in Ham “Flower”Serves 1 1 ounce shaved ham (2-4 slices)1 eggCooking spray Preheat oven to 400FSpray muffin tin with cooking spray.Line the tin with ham slices. Carefully crack egg into the ham flower. Bake for 15-18 minutes, or

Posted in Baked, Breakfast, Brunch, Cheese, Easy, Eggs, Ham

Kicked-Up Grilled Cheese

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This was one of my entries into the 2014 Mezzetta Make That Sandwich contest. A good grilled cheese is a common comfort food, and to be honest, one of my favorite meals when the weather is cold and dreary. On my podcast,

Posted in Cheese, Delicious, Rustic, Sandwich, Vegetarian

Baked Eggs in Potato Cups

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Baked Eggs in Potato CupsServe 2 This is a great way to use a leftover baked potato. If you don’t have any left, you can easily microwave a potato in about 5 minutes, while getting your morning coffee ready. 1

Posted in Baked, Breakfast, Cheese, Easy, Eggs, Healthy, Potato, Sriracha, Vegetarian

Grilled Jalapeno Poppers

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Grilled Jalapeno Poppers Makes 4 servings (4 halves each) 8 jalapenos, halved and seeded 4 tablespoons goat cheese (or low fat cream cheese) 4 tablespoons plain Greek yogurt 4 tablespoons shredded cheddar cheese 4 tablespoons minced green onion 1.  Prepare

Posted in Cheese, Easy, Grilled, Healthy, Jalapeno, Peppers, Side DIsh, Spicy

Rustic Meal: Sausages, Veggies and Polenta

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Rustic MealI’m not going to tell you how to make this entire meal, nor the nutritional data for everything. The sausage nutrition will change with every choice, and your choices will change from region to region, from city to city.

Posted in Cheese, Chile, Corn, Easy, Jalapeno, Polenta, Side DIsh

Grown Up Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

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Grown Up Grilled CheeseServes 1 This is the sort of “Comfort Food” that my guests on my Make Your Someday Today podcast will talk about in our interviews. Comfort foods do just that. They make us feel safe, secure and

Posted in Avocado, Beer, Cheese, Grilled, Peppers, Sandwich, Tomato, Vegetarian

Chocolate Crepes, Filled with Sweet Ricotta

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Chocolate Crepes, Filled with Sweet RicottaServes 8 1/2 cup flour2 tablespoons cocoa1 tablespoon Splenda (or you can use any other non-calorie sweetener, or table sugar)8 ounces (250g) low fat ricotta cheese (approximately 1 cup)2 tablespoons Splenda  (or you can use

Posted in Cheese, Chocolate, Crepes, Dessert

Grilled Pizzas (Version 2)

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Each Serves 1 Cheesy Garlic Bread1 teaspoon olive oil1 clove garlic, mashed and minced2 tablespoons (1/2 ounce) shredded mozzarella cheese Bacon Cheeseburger PizzaOne half of a large hamburger bun1 tablespoon tomato paste1 slice medium onion, grilled1 ounce browned ground beef1

Posted in Bacon, Cheese, Grilled, Pizza

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