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Zucchini Noodles with Bacon & Shrimp

daisi - July 31, 2014
zucchini noodles blog

I’ve been wanting to try the zucchini “noodle” trend for a while now. My mom got me a julienne peeler for my birthday so I figured I’d better give it a try. I didn’t have zucchini, but I had yellow summer squash courtesy of my baby brother so I used that instead. The peeler wasn’t the easiest thing in the world to use, but it wasn’t …

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cauliflower rice

daisi - January 9, 2013

Since it’s the new year, it’s resolution time. Eat healthy, go to the gym, be a better person, stop your bad habits, etc. I have actually been boycotting the gym because all of the classes are over-crowded and everyone looks at you like you’re starting a resolution too. I say this because this is a healthy recipe, so I feel the need to defend it. …

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crustless quiche with spinach & bacon

daisi - May 30, 2012

So in an attempt to shed some last minute poundage, I went low carb for a week or two before the wedding. We all know that carbs are the devil, but bacon? Bacon is our low carb best friend. So I whipped up a quick crustless bacon and spinach quiche. It’s so delicious, you won’t even miss the crust. Promise. Here’s what you’ll need: 3 slices …

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menu recap [week 19]

daisi - May 11, 2012
menu recap

This week was a little more successful on the cooking front. I actually planned AND executed two whole meals. Lately, that is quite the accomplishment. Monday: DATE NIGHT – dinner and a movie! Rare for us for sure. We had some leftover funds on an Outback gift card so we went to use it up. Sam had the baby back ribs, and I know what you’re …

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Meatballs with Zucchini & Tomatoes

daisi - May 1, 2012

Around here it’s wedding go-time. AKA – no more procrastinating, which includes the diet. So, I am attempting to cut carbs for the next 3 weeks (excluding the bachelorette party this weekend) in a last minute attempt to shed some pounds and get a flatter tummy. Which brings me to this great website for low-carb, healthy, satisfying meals. It’s Paleo Plan and whether you’re dieting or …

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