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Strawberry Shortcake Trifle with Lemon Walnut Cream via JennySheaRawn.com
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I serve on the health professional board for the California Walnut Board and Commission, however, I was not compensated for this post and all opinions are my own. Strawberry Shortcake Trifle with Lemon Walnut Cream. Bite-sized pieces of angel food cake layered with sweet strawberries, tart and nutty lemon walnut cream and fluffy whipped cream. A bright and colorful dessert for any late spring or summer celebration.It finally feels like summer is on its way to the Cape. Yesterday was the first real shorts day of the season. But ... the day before I was wearing a winter coat and hat. Typical New England. Our boat goes in the water this week, so it's about time the sun and warm temps showed their pretty face. Because even though we're hearty New Englanders, it's much more fun to not [Read More]

Momma and Lucca
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This post was sponsored by Stonyfield. As a Stonyfield ambassador, I also received product coupons and a (very cute) dress from prAna free of charge. All opinions are mine alone. Thank you, my readers, for supporting brands that make My Cape Cod Kitchen possible! How often do you take a few moments to savor the here and now? If you're like me, it's rare. My days are usually spent cooking, cleaning, grocery shopping, running after Lucca (21 months) and getting ready for our baby girl arrival (late July). In between that time, I work (from home 3 days a week) and attempt to spend a few quiet moments with Adrian before we both fall asleep exhausted from the day. Rare are the quiet moments when I can unplug, sit in the fresh air and savor the moment [Read More]

Pesto Corn Salad and Hummus Crostini via JennySheaRawn.com
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I received free samples of Sabra Hummus mentioned in this post. By posting this recipe I am entering a recipe contest sponsored by Sabra and am eligible to win prizes associated with the contest. I was not compensated for my time. Pesto Corn Salad and Hummus Crostini. Bright, fresh, flavorful. The perfect appetizer for celebrating the end of spring and early summer. And for celebrating National Hummus Day on Saturday, May 13th. Oh ... you didn't realize National Hummus Day was a thing? Well, it is. And now you know. And now you have a recipe to celebrate the holiday. We are hummus lovers. That, actually, is an understatement. It's safe to say we eat hummus at least once a day. Lucca frequently eats hummus sandwiches - just whole grain bread toasted + hummus. Adrian [Read More]

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Black Lentils with Roasted Tomatoes, Mozzarella and Pesto via JennySheaRawn.com

Black Lentils with Roasted Tomatoes, Mozzarella and Pesto

Happy Earth Day friends! We’re celebrating with this Black Lentils with Roasted Tomatoes, Mozzarella and Pesto. Go. Make. It. Are you doing anything special today to celebrate or protect the earth? We’re headed to our local farm, Coonamessett Farm this afternoon. They’re gifting us with a bonus CSA share (our CSA doesn’t start until June) and then we’re going to their farm dinner and a movie – SEED: Then Untold Story all about the fact that 94% of our seed varieties have disappeared. The story follows passionate seed keepers protecting our 12,000 year-old food legacy, reviving a culture connected to seeds. One of Lucca’s sweet teachers is watching him while mommy and daddy have date night. For Earth Day, the ladies over at The Recipe ReDux asked us to share how we reduce food waste, along with a […]

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Mini Bread Bowl Cobb Salads via JennySheaRawn.com

Mini Bread Bowl Cobb Salads

I received free samples of Toufayan Pita mentioned in this post. By posting this recipe I am entering a recipe contest sponsored by Toufayan Bakeries and am eligible to win prizes associated with the contest. I was not compensated for my time. Mini Bread Bowl Cobb Salads. When was the last time you had a bread bowl? I love a good bread bowl. But don’t remember the last time I had one. It must have been in high school…and that was a lonnnng time ago. I went to high school in Cincinnati and there was a place called Perkins (is it anywhere else in the country?) that served breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner. Nothing fancy or special, just a casual place and a hangtime for teens. I’d go there with friends or my family and […]

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Crispy Whole Roasted Cauliflower with Everything Cheddar via JennySheaRawn.com

Crispy Whole Roasted Cauliflower with Everything Bagel Cheddar

Crispy Whole Roasted Cauliflower with Everything Bagel Cheddar. A whole head of cauliflower roasted simply with extra virgin olive oil salt and pepper. Then topped with Cabot Everything Bagel Cheddar and panko bread crumbs. This is a showstopper of a side dish and is soooo simple to prep and make. You just have to be patient while it roasts – because you’re roasting a whole head of cauliflower, it takes longer than roasting florets. But the wait is well worth it. Cauliflower and melted cheese is such the perfect healthy comfort food combo. My mom used to make cauliflower with ooeey goeey melted cheddar – and it remains to be one of my favorite side dishes. Nowadays, cauliflower is also a favorite vegetable of the big AND little man of the house, so we eat it […]

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Creamy Roasted Cauliflower Soup with Crispy Bacon via JennySheaRawn.com

Creamy Roasted Cauliflower Soup with Crispy Bacon

By posting this Creamy Roasted Cauliflower Soup with Crispy Bacon recipe, I am entering a recipe contest sponsored by Kikkoman and am eligible to win prizes associated with the contest. I was not compensated for my time.Creamy Roasted Cauliflower Soup with Crispy Bacon. A veggie-packed, hearty soup that’s rich in fiber and protein and loaded with roasted cauliflower. This soup is perfect paired with a crusty whole grain baguette for a snowy day’s lunch. We’ve been making lots of homemade soups as of late. Butternut squash soup, kale and leek soup and our favorite – this Creamy Roasted Cauliflower Soup with Crispy Bacon. In the warmer weather months, salads topped with all sorts of goodies (grilled salmon from last night’s dinner, roasted veggies, tomatoes from the garden, mini mozzarella balls, beans and lentils, etc) make […]

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