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Filed Under:Food & Drink / Recipes
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Archived Since:March 5, 2008

Blog Post Archive

A Simple Tummy-Trouble Broth

I’m back from my trip to Vegas (where I ran my second marathon!!) with a simple broth recipe. Truth be told, my stomach hasn’t been right for days. I’m not sure if it’s the food I ate while traveling, the run or a combination… Read the rest of this post »»

The Quintessential Fall Chili with Beef and Sweet Potatoes

I have a love-love relationship with chili. I can’t get enough! I even have a category devoted it – Chili-like ideas. Unfortunately, I’m trapped in a family who hates it. It’s like I’m living in my own personal… Read the rest of this post »»

Vegetarian Lentil Soup With Pumpkin

It’s soup season and I’m loving it! For as much I declare myself a summer girl I must admit I love the change in temperature and the comfort food that comes along with it. I made this soup over the weekend for some quick lunches. I tend… Read the rest of this post »»

Cooking With Kids: Sweet Chicken Legs With Potatoes and Peas

I had a different recipe planned today, but then I got the bright idea of recording our dinner adventure last night. A few weeks ago I assigned The 9-Year-Old one night a week to cook dinner.  He’s far from able to do it by himself, but this… Read the rest of this post »»

Ryan’s Pumpkin Cookies

“Mom, can you call these Ryan’s Pumpkin Cookies?” That’s a quote from The 9-year-Old on Sunday while licking the batter of his new favorite cookies. Much to The Husband’s dismay I’ve been reducing … Read the rest of this post »»

Ground Turkey With Collard Greens and Sweet Potatoes

I have discovered something at my local grocery store I didn’t even know existed — frozen collard greens! Really?! I had no idea. I immediately thought: What a great way to mix up my green intake especially in the winter when I tend… Read the rest of this post »»

Beet and Greens Salad With Goat Cheese

Sometimes I’m shocked at how combining a few ingredients can result in something totally amazing. This is a 3-ingredient salad brought together with the simplest of dressings and it’s fantabulous! I’ve made it quite … Read the rest of this post »»

Hasselback Sweet Potato With Cheddar, Chives and Bacon

I never heard of a Hasselback potatoes until I was watching The Best Thing I Ever Made on Food Network and Robert Irvine shared his. I immediately thought: I MUST do this with a sweet potato! In case you are in the dark as I was, a Hasselback potato… Read the rest of this post »»

Ryan’s Roasted Potatoes

I always find it funny when my kids don’t like things I LOVED as a kid. It’s the Murphy’s Law of parenting, just like when they sleep in the only day you need to leave early or decide they actually do need to use the potty 5 minutes… Read the rest of this post »»

Peppery Roasted Butternut Squash Soup With Bacon

Last weekend I roasted a butternut squash with no real plans but who needs them? Roasted butternut squash is liquid gold! I can enjoy it simply pureed with a pinch of salt. It really doesn’t need much more than that! Of course I’m … Read the rest of this post »»

Sriracha-Dressed Bacon Cheeseburger Salad

Last night was burger night at my house. You’d think total crowd pleaser, right? Well, The 3-Year-Old thinks the burger on the bun “ruins” it. So he removes the patty, devours the bun, and then needs to be coaxed to take a bite… Read the rest of this post »»

Single Serve, Flourless Chocolate Mug Cake

I’ve been slowly getting rid of all store-bought junk in my pantry. It’s been taking years with my junk-food eating husband but I finally have him down to just a few snacks, most of which he hides in his home office. My intentions … Read the rest of this post »»

Spatchcock Chicken With Maple Spiced Sweet Potatoes

Cooking whole chickens did not come natural to me. Quite frankly, they intimidate me and sometimes still do. However, from an economical standpoint they are normally always your best bet. Usually whole chickens are much cheaper per pound … Read the rest of this post »»

Pumpkin and Sausage Soup With Sweet Potatoes and Spinach

I think I used this metaphor before but I don’t care, I’m going to use it again — this soup is autumn in a bowl! I was craving soup something fierce yesterday and decided to use the only protein I could quickly pull from my freezer… Read the rest of this post »»

Chopped Avocado, Cucumber and Beet Salad

I made this twice last week, once with leftover roasted beets and a second time (because I liked it so much) with a can of beets.  It’s such a simple salad but so satisfying in a fresh way. The creaminess of the avocado paired with crispness… Read the rest of this post »»

The Secret to Shirataki Noodles — Plus a Quick Peanut Sauce

Shirataki Noodles, marketed as “Miracle” or “Skinny,” are a very low carbohydrate, low calorie, translucent, gelatinous noodle made from the konjac yam. They are largely composed of water and glucomannan,… Read the rest of this post...

Snack Girl’s Ham and Cheese Zucchiniwich

There are quite a few bloggers I admire from afar but only a handful I subscribe to. Snack Girl is one of them. Her site is full of fun simple food advice for those looking to eat a little healthier and a lot less processed. Lisa reached out to me when… Read the rest of this post »»

Turkey and Baby Kale Salad With Avocado Sage Dressing

The other night it was just me and the kids for dinner and I decided to get a little creative with the turkey cutlets I had defrosted. I have been trying to keep avocados on hand for taco nights and because the 3-Year-Old can’t get enough… Read the rest of this post »»

The Simplest Mayo-Free Coleslaw Ever!

I’ve been feverishly loading up on fresh veggies from the farm stand like they are going out of style because, well, they are! I’ve already gotten the itch to experiment with pumpkin but I’m just not ready yet. Fall may be … Read the rest of this post »»

Coconut-Crusted Flounder Over Pineapple Fried Rice

Monday night I defrosted flounder fillets with no real dinner plans besides “Hey, let’s have fish!” At first I was considering breading them in pistachios like I do tilapia but then I remembered it was just going to be the… Read the rest of this post »»

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