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Skinny Raspberry-Chocolate Cheesecake Milkshakes

Monday, September 1st, 2014

Skinny Raspberry-Chocolate Cheesecake Milkshakes

How about a berry cheesecake milkshake for breakfast?, I enticed Mike one Saturday morning.

Cheesecake-flavored anything is his favorite; combine it with berries and he’s in heaven. Needless to say, he was pretty excited about breakfast that day.

That is, until he saw me add cottage cheese to the blender in a moment of inspiration. (more…)

No-Noodle Zucchini Lasagna {Vegetarian; Lactose-Free}

Friday, August 29th, 2014

No-Noodle Zucchini Lasagna

So, here it is, friends…

A pasta-free meal for pasta lovers that’s sure to satisfy even the most hardcore carb cravings. (more…)

“His” and “Hers” Fresh Corn Quesadillas with Roasted Garlic and Chive Crema

Thursday, August 28th, 2014

“His” and “Hers” Fresh Corn Quesadillas with Roasted Garlic and Chive Crema

When Mike and I can’t agree on dinner, I like to cook “his” and “hers” style.

Sometimes it’s completely different meals, like spaghetti with homemade beef ragu for him and fish or chicken with a side of veggies (preferably roasted) for me. But if I’m lucky, it’s a similar meal that’s easily customizable for both of our tastes, like salad with different toppings or sandwiches with different fillings…or quesadillas! (more…)

Sparkling Citrus Pineapple Ginger “Sangria” Mocktail

Wednesday, August 27th, 2014

Sparkling Citrus Pineapple Ginger “Sangria” Mocktail

The only kind of juice Mike likes is carrot.

I don’t like to make it for him every day (a friend of a friend’s cousin’s mom swears that her baby turned orangish from feeding her carrots every day!), but I make him a fresh glass of it a couple times a week in the morning when I make my own juice blend. (more…)

Healthy Roasted Garlic and Chive Cottage Cheese Crema

Tuesday, August 26th, 2014

Healthy Roasted Garlic and Chive Cottage Cheese Crema

I don’t know about you, but I’ve never been one to shy away from bold-flavored foods…

Extra, extra onion on every sandwich. (I wish I were kidding. If you’re ever at a sandwich shop and you hear someone order their sandwich with double extra onion, walk up and say hi because it’s probably me.)

At least one more clove of garlic than every recipe calls for.

Tunafish for breakfast…why not?! (more…)

Strawberry-Filled Vanilla Layer Cake with {Stabilized} Whipped Cream Frosting

Friday, August 22nd, 2014

Strawberry-Filled Vanilla Cake with {Stabilized} Whipped Cream Frosting

In my home, desserts are just as seasonal as any other food.

It would be strange to have a hearty beef stew for dinner in the middle of summer, and it would be all but unheard of (except for a birthday celebration) to have a rich, heavy chocolate cheesecake for dessert. Summer calls for fresher, lighter fare all around…dessert included. (more…)

Pan-Seared Scallops with Fresh Peach Salsa {Paleo}

Wednesday, August 20th, 2014

Pan-Seared Scallops with Fresh Peach Salsa

So, the other day I walked into the bathroom and found the entire contents of the medicine cabinet strewn into the sink. Makeup, deodorant, toothpaste, medicine. It wasn’t pretty. (more…)

Classic Lemon-Scented Blueberry Muffins

Monday, August 18th, 2014

Classic Lemon-Scented Blueberry Muffins

It’s funny the things we miss when we’re away from home. (more…)

Mango Chutney

Friday, August 15th, 2014

Mango Chutney

You know the appetizers they bring to the table at Indian restaurants – usually papadums (lentil crackers) with dipping sauces and chutneys?

When I started craving one of those chutneys and looking forward to it more than my actual meal, I knew I needed to make it at home. (more…)

Green Bean Slaw with Cabbage, Cherries, and Lemonade Dressing {Paleo}

Wednesday, August 13th, 2014

Green Bean Slaw with Cabbage, Cherries, and Lemonade Dressing

After reading the title of this recipe, you’re probably thinking that I’ve finally cracked.

Lemonade in salad dressing?!, you ask. Yes; I’m telling you, it just works. (more…)

Hello! I’m Faith and I write An Edible Mosaic. This is my recipe collection of international favorites and updated American classics, with an emphasis on seasonal dishes. I focus on real foods that sustain body and mind, bring people together, and make a house a home. Welcome to my mosaic of recipes.

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