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my april menu

April was a crazy busy month. We had a wedding in Marfa (a friend recaps it here), a surprise 40th birthday and we spent A LOT of time unpacking in the new house (still a lot more to do).  Not a lot of cooking happened in the beginning since my kitchen was all in boxes, but it was [...]

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spicy chicken rice bowls

So this isn’t technically a recipe, just simply an idea. An idea inspired by the naked burrito bowls at Qdoba/Chipotle, complete with a healthier, brown rice version of the cilantro-lime rice. This is kind of like taco night, only stepped up a notch or two. Pick your favorite ingredients, set them up in a row [...]

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Cilantro Lime Brown Rice

In these warm (understatement of the year) summer months, I’ve been craving light, refreshing meals. This week cilantro was on my brain. I do love me some Qdoba, so I decided to attempt a healthier-homemade naked burrito bowl at home, complete with cilantro-lime brown rice. Inspired by this Two Peas & Their Pod cilantro-lime rice, I decided [...]

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Lime Chicken Melt

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 [...]

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menu recap [week 24]

So here’s what I made this week so far. I will definitely be cooking Saturday after my first trip to the farmers’ market this year, but I have no clue what it will be just yet. I’ll share if it’s good! Seriously, this week’s meals were so delicious and pretty light/healthy-ish. Monday: Chicken & Avocado [...]

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Chicken Tamale Casserole

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 [...]

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menu recap [weeks 6 & 7]

[Week 6] The superbowl food coma, combined with a mid-week ski trip meant not a lot of cooking for me this week. We had such a successful, very small, get together for the superbowl.  Everything turned out great and I ate my weight in all the delicious snacks. Of course P-Dub made an appearance…with the BBQ [...]

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Taco Night [pulled chicken tacos]

After being continuously tortured by my friend Big Perm‘s taco pics, I decided to have a taco night of my own.  It was very last minute and was inspired by one of our last rooftop nights at our loft in OKC. Ingredients 2 boneless, skinless, chicken breasts 1 lime 1 small onion, quartered bay leaf [...]

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