“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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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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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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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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Rosemary Onion Potatoes

I absolutely love potatoes. As you follow this blog, you’ll probably see more potato recipes than you care to (unless you’re a member of the potato fan club as well!) At any rate, I recently stumbled upon this potato recipe from Betty Crocker through some email newsletter I don’t even recall requesting, ha! It’s easy and […]

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Poverty Meal

Shop Electronics + Spend $25, Get Free Shipping on Select at Target.com So, how many of you have already spent more on holiday gifts, food, parties, travel, attire, etc. than planned? Here’s an inexpensive, filling recipe, appropriately called “Poverty Meal”, which may help you get your budget back on track after the holidays! I personally […]

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Jalapeño Corn Dip

If you’re searching for a healthy recipe, move along. If you’re looking for a delicious and easy appetizer/dip, you’ve stumbled upon the right one! I cannot recall where I found this jalapeño corn dip recipe a few years ago, but I’m certainly glad I did. It’s fast, tasty, and always a hit. Ingredients: 4 ounces softened […]

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