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Bean Bolognese

Bean Bolognese  serves 6 I found this recipe on a Mayo Clinic website shortly after we were getting our life back to normal after Regi had a heart attack and I needed some heathy-er options for dinnertime. It is now
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Coconut Bundt Cake To Please All Coconut Lovers

Coconut Bundt Cake Tried and true by my family, who I’ve taught to love coconut almost as much as me. This cake has just the right texture and is perfectly moist. It’s even better the day after you make it.  I
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Kale, Cannellini and Farro Soup

Kale, Cannellini and Farro Soup This soup is hearty and just plain good. The farro (or you can use barley*) gives it a nutty taste and I just love the texture of farro. If you’ve never tried farro, please put
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The Fruit We Leave Behind

When my grandfather died in 2012, I remember the aftermath of returning to his home and feeling the loss. The loneliness of not seeing him stand near the kitchen island frying his eggs in deep yellow olive oil, dressed in
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The Good News

My phone swooshed around 5 am today–I tried to pull myself out of bed because I felt good and rested. I chose not to check the text and forced myself back to sleep. Then, in the middle of a weird
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My backyard. The caption was Eli’s idea that he posted on Instagram. He was about to start the second semester of 8th grade, the new kid in our small town. He was still a clumsy boy, chunky in the middle,
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