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my december menu

Here’s a glimpse of some dishes I made during this past December. Lots of keeper recipes!!! spiced pumpkin cake | Another successful recipe from the Real Simple cookbook. You know I’m not much of a baker but this cake was simple and delicious. Plus it looks pretty. almond bark with pretzels, M&Ms, & craisins | [...]

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the best of 2012

I’ve taken a look back to see what the most popular recipe posts of 2012 were… some are a bit surprising. I had forgotten about some, yeah, my memory is great. Were these some of your favorites as well? {january 2012} Of course January resulted in a healthy breakfast smoothie as everyone was making their resolutions [...]

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menu/life recap: the final stretch

Okay, since this recap is LONG overdue, it’s going to cover the past 6 weeks. I’ll keep it short and sweet with pics and links. Here goes… [week 46 - november 12 - november 18] skillet vegetarian curry chicken noodle soup slow cooker beef curry [week 47 - november 19 - november 25] work thanksgiving [...]

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lemon cookies with lemon glaze

These cookies were a pinterest find. I don’t know if you’re like me, but I pin probably 10-15+ pins per day… and I probably attempt to make maybe 1 pin per week (if that). So at this rate… I would need the next 62 years to get to all the pins I have. Yikes. But [...]

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Lamb Tacos with Spicy Tzatziki

The other night I was trying to decide what to make for dinner and “taco night” popped into my brain. I didn’t really want regular tacos with beef, sour cream, cheese, etc. I was craving lamb. For those of you who have never eaten or cooked with lamb, you’re really missing out. It has so [...]

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Spicy Tuna Salad [no mayo]

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 [...]

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Meatless Monday: Stuffed Zucchini

It’s been a while since I’ve done a meatless Monday recipe for my friends at Square. I feel bad. I’m such a slacker. But here is one for Square and for you. This recipe originated with this Cooking Light recipe so you know it’ll be good AND healthy. Here’s what you’ll need: 3 (1.3-ounce) slices [...]

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Blueberries and Lemons [square]

Blueberries and lemons go together like… well, blueberries and lemons. Have you ever noticed how many recipes there are with this combo? There’s bread, pancakes, coffee cake, scones, muffins, cheesecake, the list goes on and on. I had to find out what all the fuss was about so when I came across this recipe for [...]

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Meatless Monday: Swiss Chard with Grilled Polenta [square]

Get to your local farmer’s market and pick up some swiss chard right now. It is a must have for your future meatless meals. It’s so hearty I doubt you will miss the meat, especially when you pair it with grilled polenta as a base. Ingredients 1 tube polenta 2 tablespoons butter Approximately 1/4 cup [...]

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