roasted veggie tacos

daisi - June 18, 2013
roasted veggie tacos

I saw this recipe in Martha Stewart Living and immediately thought it sounded amazing. Roasted vegetables on a taco, why had I never thought of this before? It’s simple enough: roast veggies, slap them on a tortilla. Her recipe was for portobello and zucchini tacos and don’t they look amazing? I didn’t just stop at zucchini and portobellos though. I used all of the in-season …

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slow-cooker sweet potato chowder

daisi - April 30, 2013

This recipe comes from a book I’ve told you about before, the Paleo Slow Cooking cookbook. It is full of easy, healthy, paleo-friendly recipes for your crock pot. This one is genius. I would have never thought to puree sweet potatoes to use as the cooking liquid. They’re full of flavor, and when combined with the spice of the jalapenos, they are transformed into a …

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super bowl suggestions

daisi - February 2, 2013

In case any of you are like me and start thinking of super bowl food late-ish… here are some last minute suggestions from my pinterest board. I can’t promise you I’m making any of these, however, they all look football-approved and rather delicious. Please let me know if you make any of them and the results so I know if it’s a good “pin’ or …

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slow-cooker cornbread casserole

daisi - January 7, 2013
SlowCooker Cornbread Casserole_12

I have recently been trying to put all of my recipes that I’ve ripped from magazines in one place… pinterest. There are years and years and years of magazine recipes, so I apologize for overloading your pinterest feed lately. If you don’t follow me, lucky you. Er, I mean, go follow me here. The good news is… I’m almost done! Some of the recipes aren’t …

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Paleo Slow-Cooker Tortilla-less Chicken Soup

daisi - December 28, 2012
slow cooker tortilla soup

I bought this cookbook on a whim after seeing it on pinterest. I thought some healthier slow-cooker recipes could be beneficial, especially going into the winter months. The first recipe I made was the tortilla-less chicken soup and we loved it. I already had cooked chicken, so we just made this on the stove top in about 15-20 minutes. Very easy and great results – the leftovers …

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Sunday Birthday Dinner by Jo-Mom

daisi - July 23, 2012

My mom came to visit me yesterday to help me make some cream cheese peppermints for Sam’s brother’s wedding in a couple weeks. While she was here we celebrated my birthday. First she gave me the best gift – custom made camera straps from Phat Straps. AND a massage at Ihloff Salon – major score! Then we made the mints (sharing the recipe this week) …

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Lime Chicken Melt

daisi - June 25, 2012

I bought double the ingredients for the Chicken & Avocado Salad with Lime & Cilantro I made last week. So later in the week, I re-invented the recipe into a chicken melt. It was the best sandwich I’ve had in quite a while. I’m typically not a fan of hot sandwiches (call me crazy) but for some reason the thought of lime, cilantro, and chicken with …

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menu recap [weeks 15 -18]

daisi - May 10, 2012
menu recap pink

Sorry guys – I promise I have some great recipes coming up. But for now, here is what I cooked the past 4 weeks. Not a lot, but some good things I’d like to share. In no particular order at all, mainly because I can’t remember back that far… Zesty Slow Cooker BBQ Chicken from AllRecipes.com I made this for a friend who just had a …

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Spicy Tuna Salad [no mayo]

daisi - April 18, 2012

I love all things salad… chicken, egg, and yes, tuna. I even like these salads on top of regular salads.  The problem is, these salads typically include a creamy ingredient known as mayonnaise, which is not the healthiest option. And sometimes it’s fun to switch it up, so I gave this healthier version tuna salad recipe a try (thanks Megan for the suggestion). Here’s what …

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Chicken Tamale Casserole

daisi - February 26, 2012

I love getting recommendations of blogs to follow through other great blogs. It’s like book recommendations or something, they’re always better when you know the source suggesting them. That is how I came to find the elefantitas alegres blog. Although, I can’t recall which blog introduced me, I have been a loyal follower for quite a while now. Kate does menu recaps pretty often and I …

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