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6 servings 
1 head leaf lettuce, torn into bite-size pieces 
3 pears - peeled, cored and chopped 
5 oz Roquefort cheese, crumbled 
2 avocado - peeled, pitted, and diced ½ cup thinly sliced green onions ¼ cup white sugar ½ cup pecans 
⅓ cup olive oil 
3 Tbs red wine vinegar 
1 ½ tps white...

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Butter Pecan Cookies

This is one of the most deliciously, melt in your mouth cookies recipes we have ever tried! Makes 12 cookies ¾cup                         pecans ½cup                         (one stick) unsalted butter, room temperature ⅓cup                         sugar, plus more for coating 1tsp...

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Forto Strong Coffee Review

A few weeks ago the folks over at Forto Strong Coffee were nice enough to send us over a few samples of their Strong Coffee Energy Drinks! We're coffee fiends over here at eco18, so we'll use any excuse we can to enjoy another cup...

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Healthy Frozen Waffles

Today is Waffle Day! Since we don't have a waffle iron at home (or maybe we have the waffle iron, but not the waffle ironing skills) we thought we'd share a few of our favorite healthy frozen waffles on the market! Van's Simple Delicious  Van's waffles are, by...

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Chicken, Apple and Pecan Salad

Tomorrow is Pecan Day! While we love pecan pie, we thought it'd be fun to incorporate pecans in a savory dish! This salad is a wonderful combination of flavors and textures—sweet, tart, creamy and crunchy. An elegant start to a meal, or a robust lunchtime salad. Serves...

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National Chip and Dip Day!

In honor of National Chip and Dip Day today, we put together a list of our favorite dip recipes!   Queso Fundido With Chorizo, Jalapeño and Cilantro Serves 4 7 oz                     dried chorizo, diced small 1                         jalapeño, seeded and finely chopped 2 Tbs                 fresh chopped cilantro 2                         scallions, finely chopped ¼ tsp                salt 1 pound            Monterey...

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Healthiest Frozen Foods

Ah, frozen food. The fastest way to get food in your face after a long day, when the last thing you feel like doing is cooking, or, when you’re short on time and need to prepare, eat and cleanup in less than a half hour....

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Tortilla Chip Roundup

Happy National Tortilla Chip Day!   We're big fans of tortilla chips over here at eco18. So, with any excuse to celebrate a snacking holiday, we put together a list of our favorite tortilla chips!   Archer Farms Organic Blue Tortillas Who would've thought Target produced such delicious tortilla chips?...

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Dark Cherry Tart

I’ve never understood why February is Cherry Month – there are no fresh cherries to be had. But frozen cherries as well as frozen flaky pastry work really well and cut the prep time in half.   Makes 6-8 Servings: 1 sheet frozen flaky pastry 1 lb frozen dark...