“Skinny” Mexican Casserole

So, I have been out of cooking mode for a few weeks, but it’s time to jump back in. Last night I made this easy, tasty “Skinny” Mexican Casserole. It is packed with tons of veggies and uses whole wheat tortillas, so even though it’s Mexican food and may seem indulgent, it’s really not too […]

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Dill & Red Onion Dressing

  We love salads and a dressing can definitely make or break a salad. Lately we’ve been using a mixture of olive oil and balsamic vinegar or my old standby of ranch, so I whipped up this concoction yesterday to try something a little different and it was pretty tasty. Ingredients: 1/4 red onion, minced […]

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Overnight Oats: Vanilla Protein

I warned y’all that you’d be seeing more overnight oats recipes! As a vegetarian, I often struggle with getting enough protein. Protein helps keep you full and is critical for building muscle. I’ve come across tons of overnight oats recipes, but very few included protein powder, which is such a smart idea! I found this […]

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Frozen Doggie Treats – Coconut Oil + Peanut Butter

We have really good doggies. They deserve a lot of treats. I’ve been looking for a way to incorporate coconut oil into their diet, so when I found this frozen dog treat recipe from Moments with Mandi, I knew I had to try it. Coconut oil is as excellent for dogs as it is for […]

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Overnight Oats: Peanut Butter Banana

My husband is not a morning person. He also drives over 90 miles each way 3-4 days a week for work. So, I try to provide him with a quick and semi-healthy breakfast (that also doesn’t take too much time for me) as often as I can. I don’t think he enjoys protein shakes as […]

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Garlic Brown Sugar Chicken

I cannot recall where I found this recipe, but it sounded unusual and different, so I figured I’d give it a shot. Since it’s not a vegetarian-friendly recipe, I wasn’t going to be the one suffering if it was bad, ha! Turns out, it was pretty good according to my husband, but needed some tweaks, […]

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Buckeye Bark

Most people know of the traditional Buckeyes recipe (chocolate covered peanut butter balls.) If you want the treat of the delicious combination of chocolate and peanut butter, but don’t feel like rolling peanut butter into a million tiny balls and carefully dipping those into chocolate, then Buckeye Bark is the¬†perfect¬†solution for you! Ingredients: 2 cups […]

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Garlic & Herb Potato Wedges

We had no big plans for Christmas Day, which was admittedly fabulous, since my husband and I don’t really have an opportunity to just hang out much these days. I made blueberry muffins in the morning and we snacked on various treats throughout the day, but when it came time for dinner, we realized we […]

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Sour Cream Cucumber & Onion Salad

So, I know this seems like a rather summery side dish, but it’s in the 80’s in Florida, so we’ll be eating this in December. Why not? I found this recipe on Deep South Dish. The only downside to it is that you really do have to let it chill in the fridge overnight, or […]

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Crispy Chickpeas (Spicy!)

I love the satisfaction of a “crunch”, so aside from raw veggies, I’ve been trying to find healthier alternatives for crunchy snacks. I came across this crispy chickpea recipe several years ago and just now got around to giving them a try. Let me start by admitting that I’m not in love with these. I […]

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