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Ten Minute Taco Salad


Like most people I occasionally just don’t want to make dinner. It’s tough cooking every night of the week! We really don’t like to eat out very often for a few reasons: it’s expensive, it’s not as healthy, it’s more difficult for my man with his food intolerances, and sometimes it actually takes more effort! That’s when you need an easy recipe…

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Menu & Grocery List #4


September brings busier schedules: school has started, the days are getting shorter, and it seems like the laziness of summer is ending. Let me help you make the transition just a little bit easier with a complete dinner menu for four, and the grocery list to go with it! They feature the most recent recipes that I’ve posted, and who knows-…

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Buffalo Chicken Mac & Cheese


You are in for a special one today! This is THE RECIPE that made me really consider writing a food blog and putting myself out there in the world. This is the recipe that my fiance asks me to make almost every week, because he just can’t get enough of it. And with football season approaching, who else can’t get enough buffalo?…

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Healthy Fish and Chips


Hey there! I’m coming at you with another recipe makeover here! This time it’s a classic- fish and chips, which is typically fried fish, fried potatoes, and a heavy coleslaw. So I’m going to show you how to do it all a little lighter and healthier! Let’s start with the coleslaw. It’s usually dripping with that dressing, am I right? So…

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Teriyaki Chicken en Papillote


You may be wondering what exactly “en papillote” means? Well, it’s a French term, meaning “in parchment”. It’s sometimes used in delicate cooking, like with a light fish, and you wrap the fillet in parchment with some other ingredients and bake it in the oven. It creates a steaming effect, and gives you a moist product as a result. By…

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A healthy, quick, delicious to make Chicken Posole in your slow cooker!

Slow Cooker Chicken Posole


Posole is one of those recipes that brings back memories for me. I’m thinking Christmas morning, heading over to celebrate the holiday at my PapaCino’s house. That’s my cute little name for my Grandpa. It meant family, joy, togetherness, and a sense of warmth. Great food, great people, great days. I would also look over rather squeamishly at the menudo…

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Menu & Grocery List #3


Hey there my fellow foodies! Tonight I’m bringing you my latest menu and grocery list! I compile them from recipes that I’ve posted; this one happens to be made up from the most recent recipes added to the site. You can find links to all the recipes featured in the menu here: BBQ Chicken Salad with “Fried” Onions Salmon &…

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Creamy Mushroom Beef with Cauliflower Rice


Ok, so I tried to make this dish have a nice, descriptive name. I really did! Because would you like to know the other names it goes by? They don’t sound quite as appetizing to me, but maybe you’ll recognize one: creamed beef, shit-on-a-shingle (aka SOS beef), or my family’s favorite- “the meal”. We always knew what Dad was making when…

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Salmon & Avocado Nori Wraps


DIY sushi? Well, it’s pretty close! Salmon, avocado, brown rice, vegetables, and nori come together beautifully to make this cross between a hand roll and a sushi burrito. And it’s not that difficult to make! Ok, so first you want to cook your salmon. I know you may be thinking, “HEY! My sushi is usually raw!” Unless you completely trust…

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