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Coconut Muffins with Chia and Flax Seeds

These little babies make for a sweet, delicious breakfast, snack or dessert. They make your home smell incredible. I added a chia and flax seed mix for nutrition. Ingredients: 1 cup flour 1 cup sugar 1 cup coconut flakes (fresh or dehydrated) 1/4 cup chia and flax seed mix 1 cup canola (or vegetable) oil… Continue reading Coconut Muffins with Chia and Flax Seeds

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Moussaka

We received Mary McCartney's cookbook "At My Table" as a gift this past Christmas, and I've been impressed with its contents. The ideas are good, and the recipes are accessible to the amateur chef. Mary McCartney is one of Paul McCartney's daughters, and she's a vegetarian, like her parents. I like to use her cookbook… Continue reading Moussaka

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Roast Potatoes with Mushrooms

I've rediscovered potatoes. They're versatile, able to be the main event or the side dish. They can have various textures, and they absorb flavor well. This dish is good for brunch or lunch, or as a side dish for dinner. Celery and tomatoes give it pops of color and freshness, and mushrooms add textural variety… Continue reading Roast Potatoes with Mushrooms

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Nasi Goreng

This dish is a lot of fun to make, and the prep is simple. For the spice mix, we used the "bamboe" brand that we found locally here in Fiji. This version of nasi goreng does not include sambal, the super-hot chili paste (for that version, click here). The heat comes from red chili peppers… Continue reading Nasi Goreng

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Corned Beef and Bacon Hash

I can't take credit for this; this is hubby's idea. And a great idea it is. We had a can of corned beef that had been sitting in the pantry for several months, and he incorporated it into a roasted potato dish. The bacon enhances the flavor, and the eggs make it perfect for a… Continue reading Corned Beef and Bacon Hash