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Filed Under:Food & Drink / Recipes
Posts on Regator:1052
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Archived Since:March 5, 2008

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Pulled Pork Spinach Salad With Roasted Winter Squash

I’ve been wanting to share this salad for weeks, maybe even months! It’s been my go-to when we have leftover pulled pork, which sounds funny to me as I’ve gone my whole life without making pulled pork yet the past 3 months I’ve made it at least 3 times. Partially because I now buy pork […]

Flatout Flatbread Chicken Wrap With a Simple Blueberry Balsamic Reduction

I’m SO excited to be working with Flatout Bread! They reached out to me to host a challenge on Roni’s Weigh so we can kick off the new year and it’s going to be a blast. I love being challenged to come up with recipe ideas. I approach it like my own mini “Chopped” competition […]

A Better Egg Muffin Sandwich

Six years ago — insert Holy Crap I’m old and I’ve been blogging far too long joke here — I shared my favorite way to turn a hard boiled egg into a quick sandwich. It’s something I still make pretty regularly but this morning I decided to step it up a little by adding avocado, […]

Acorn Squash Rings

Completely uninspired, the acorn squash sat on my counter for weeks.   Nothing sounded fun — stuff it? Puree it? Attempt to get the family to eat it? Ugh. So I decided to simply cut and roast.  There was only one problem. I totally forgot about it in the oven! I have no idea how much time […]

Cooking With Kids: Tuna Steaks With Broccoli, Brown Rice and Quinoa

Yay for episode 2 of Cooking With Kids! I didn’t think it was going to happen. Our evenings are getting busier and busier and it’s hard enough just getting dinner cooked, let alone cooking while teaching and recording! That being said, I absolutely LOVE making these! As you’ll see in the video we kept things […]

Roasted Sweet Potatoes and Ham

This is my new favorite dish! I made it the night before a competition this weekend and then made it again Sunday for something quick to grab out of the fridge. I don’t normally add lots of things when I roast veggies but the addition of the… Read the rest of this post »»

Brussels Sprout Salad With Maple-Spiced Ham

I was originally going to call this Raw Brussel Sprout Salad with Maple Spiced Ham but then I cooked up the leftovers and it was even better! I’ve had this idea for some time but never seemed to have fresh brussels sprouts on hand. This … Read the rest of this post »»

Slow-Cooked Sorghum With Turkey Sausage

I have a pantry full of strange grains Bob’s Red Mill sent me last year and every once in a while I get an itch to experiment. This time it was the bag of sorghum that caught my eye. According to the Whole Grains Counsel: Sorghum is an ancient… Read the rest of this post »»

Turkey, Pecan and Gouda Salad dressed with Cranberry Sauce

Happy Belated Thanksgiving! I had the most awesome thanksgiving ever! — click here to see some photos. All house guests left today and we’ve been cleaning up all morning to get ready for Christmas decorating tomorrow. Lunch… Read the rest of this post »»

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Cookies

I know the name doesn’t make much sense but hear me out. I am convinced it is impossible to make a “real cookie” healthier without losing its cookie-ness. Think about all the things you love about cookies. Regardless if it’s… Read the rest of this post »»

Simple Spaghetti Squash With Chicken and Salsa

Sometimes I forget just how simple and easy a healthy, satisfying meal can be.  Today for lunch I used 4 ingredients to make a really yummy lunch! It’s Sunday and in my house that means we do our best to clean up and get ready for the week.… Read the rest of this post »»

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 »»

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