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On The Side: Easy Panzanella

Hey everyone, I’m a little behind on my blog schedule, I know. That’s because the countdown is ON for my husband coming home from deployment. I have been concentrating on that so much, I completely forgot to type up my recipes this week! Yes, that is recipes… plural. I’m going to keep things short and…… Continue reading On The Side: Easy Panzanella

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Spinach & Ricotta Stuffed Chicken

I don’t eat red meat. I haven’t since I was probably about 4 or 5 years old. So needless to say, I eat a lot of chicken. The struggle with chicken (especially your standard boneless, skinless breast) is that you don’t want to undercook it, but in a matter of a minute or two, they…… Continue reading Spinach & Ricotta Stuffed Chicken

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Homemade Pasta with Chicken & Summer Vegetables

It’s been a little while since my last post! Summer is in full swing which is great, but it’s a little bittersweet.┬áMy husband is getting ready to deploy overseas again in the near future, hence my lack of posts. I’ve been trying to focus on spending time with him and some of our friends who…… Continue reading Homemade Pasta with Chicken & Summer Vegetables

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We All Scream For Banana Ice Cream

I’ve mentioned before, summer is here and I am obsessed with fruits. I’ve been using them in all types of dishes. When I have a lot leftover, I freeze them to keep for smoothies and such. Actually, my go-to morning meal is a smoothie bowl topped with fresh fruit and things like shaved coconut, granola…… Continue reading We All Scream For Banana Ice Cream

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Taco Tuesday Two Ways

Fun fact: Taco Tuesday was supposedly a promotion created by Wyoming based fast food chain Taco John’s in the 1980’s. I’m not exactly sure how it got so popular, because everyone has heard of Taco Tuesday. I only just heard about Taco John’s when I drove through the plains states and saw signs for them…… Continue reading Taco Tuesday Two Ways

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Growing Your Own Fresh Herbs

It’s hard to come up with a savory dish that doesn’t benefit from the addition of fresh herbs. The problem is you spend money on them, use a little in a recipe and the rest ends up wilting in the fridge. It takes some work to maintain fresh herbs, but it’s a choice between spending…… Continue reading Growing Your Own Fresh Herbs

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Detox Water, My Favorite Healthy Fad

I am no good at diets. Gyms freak me out. Juice cleanses, in my opinion, are insane. I am by no means a health guru, but that doesn’t mean I don’t want try to do something good for my body. Occasionally. My wedding celebration is in about two months, and luckily it’s not weight I’m…… Continue reading Detox Water, My Favorite Healthy Fad

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Bruschetta Chicken Pasta

I wasn’t planning on posting this recipe, because honestly I just threw it together. But it turned out so delicious, and it uses the leftovers from my last post. I HATE throwing out food so last night I made this dish from what I had in my fridge and pantry and it ended up being…… Continue reading Bruschetta Chicken Pasta

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Bruschetta, My Go-To Appetizer

When I’m out to eat, if bruschetta is on the menu, I have to get it as an appetizer. It can be prepared in a number of ways but this is my recipe for a crowd. It’s always a hit when I bring it to a party because it’s so refreshing in a sea of…… Continue reading Bruschetta, My Go-To Appetizer

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Lemon Garlic Shrimp & Zucchini Noodles

This dish is becoming almost a weekly occurrence at my house. It took some convincing to get my husband behind the idea of zucchini noodles instead of pasta, but there’s no denying this recipe is a flavor bomb. It tastes even better when you think about how light and low in calories it is. Yields…… Continue reading Lemon Garlic Shrimp & Zucchini Noodles