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Chicken Tortilla Soup


When it starts to cool down outside, its time to heat things up in the kitchen. If you’re anything like me, the start of fall means that my FAVORITE season is finally here! I can’t wait to cuddle up with my family to a good movie while a warm, savory soup is bubbling away in the other room. And I…

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Cowboy Black Bean Burgers


Happy July everyone! This month always means lots of BBQ’s and summer shenanigans, which can turn into some less than healthy behavior. Am I right? So it’s a good idea to have a healthy recipe in your back pocket that is light, easy, DELICIOUS, and CHEAP! I think those are all of my favorite things in a recipe, and I’m…

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Slow Cooker Chicken Fajitas


Good morning sunshine! I hope that you are well-rested, with all of your chores done, the kids are happy, and the world is perfect. That way, you are delighted to spend two hours in the kitchen preparing dinner tonight! No? Wishful thinking? I hear you! Let me make things a little easier and introduce my Slow Cooker Chicken Fajitas. Even…

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Thai Peanut Shrimp Zucchini Noodles


Tender, succulent shrimp on a bed of delicious, low-carb vegetable noodles with a spicy peanut flavor. It’s hard to resist! Man, it can be tough to eat enough vegetables. I get bored of the same old thing, day in and day out. Sometimes I just can’t stand eating any more steamed broccoli! So I came up with this colorful, flavorful…

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French Onion Soup with Cheesy Roast Beef Sandwiches


Sometimes, I would honestly kill for a roast beef sandwich. When the bread is toasted, there’s melted cheese all over, I can’t even! And to top it all off, some warm, rich french onion soup just begging you to dip the sandwich in… I mean am I right? You can practically taste it! Well I’ve created a healthier version of…

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Chardonnay Braised Pork Chops


Ok, so I have to be honest. This dish is actually adapted from a recipe that my sister made for dinner one night. It was so damn good, I had to make my own version! And now I think braised pork chops are my new favorite way to eat them. In fact, this may be the only way I eat…

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Lemon Garlic Roast Chicken


It’s almost here! Thanksgiving 2017, you’re so close I can smell it. Oh and trust me, it smells AMAZING. My neighbors said they could smell dinner down the street! By now you should have seen some of my other recipes in this series, but what Thanksgiving meal is truly complete without a roasted bird? Try not to limit yourself to turkey…

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Surf and Turf Kabobs


Hey there! Did you have a great weekend with your family, or even just catching up on some rest? You deserve it! Hopefully you were able to sneak in some grocery shopping and meal prep somewhere, because another week is about to begin my friends! If you didn’t get a chance to plan your week, check out my latest menu AND…

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Italian Stuffed Bell Peppers


Do you remember that video I did awhile ago on social media about stuffed peppers? They were cheesy, delicious, and amazingly low-carb! In case you didn’t see it, I have a link to the video here! I think making videos is a fun way to prove to you just how simple it is to make good food. Plus, I think it…

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Sweet Potato, Egg, and Quinoa Bowl


I really like the idea of going meatless one day a week. I’m not even sure that my fiance has realized that we do this, but he also doesn’t seem to mind! I think that’s because vegetarian does not mean that the meal isn’t satisfying, and this dish is a perfect example of that. It’s still incredibly hearty, and there’s…

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