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Where does your value come from?

  “Is a jar of clay still valuable if it has a tarnish on it?” I found myself texting that question to my dear friend Lady J this morning. Often times, when we make mistakes or suffer hardships, it can … Continue reading

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Recipes: Apple Rosemary Chicken, Truffled Mac and Cheese and Red Wine Green Beans

As promised in my last post, I am going to share the meal I prepared for my female friends on Valentine’s Day. This year, I really wanted to make something decadent and yet something that felt like a down home … Continue reading

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Buh bye 2012…

Wow! We made it to the end of another year y’all! I don’t know about you, but 2012 was a big year of transitioning and growth for me. I started my career change by heading back to school to study … Continue reading

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Sunday Suppers: Tilapia with sweet potato quinoa and sauteed green beans

Sunday, a day of rest according to my religious faith.  I am still trying to remember what it means to be a student and find that elusive thing called balance. I got up and headed to a church in East … Continue reading

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Pre-Orientation Sweet Potato Bread (Cake)

Last week when I was bulk shopping in BJ’s, I think I lost my mind. I ended up buying this big behind bag of sweet potatoes with the intent to eat one for breakfast everyday subsequently. It really didn’t happen. … Continue reading

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Eat Italian, but healthy: zucchini noodles with shrimp and goat cheese

It all started with a dream. After perusing various healthy and raw food websites, I started to dream about this kitchen gadget: What is it you may ask? Well my friend it is a vegetable spiralizer.  It has the ability … Continue reading

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Spicy Garlic Shrimp with Coconut Rice

I have really random cravings. Last weekend, I wanted shrimp. I didn’t know how I wanted them prepared, but I knew I wanted shrimp. However, thanks to the lovely internet I was able to stumble upon a recipe for spicy … Continue reading

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“Oh my! Tastes like Sweet Potato Pie!” Oatmeal

Occasionally I have these sparks of creativity in the kitchen that leads to a recipe of my own invention. Sunday happened to be one of those days. I had been thinking about breakfast (as I always do…lol) for the week … Continue reading

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I love big legs and I cannot lie….

Yes,that is a reference to Sir Mix A Lot’s song, “Baby Got Back”…lol (If you have no idea what I am talking about click here.) There’s nothing like a big ole roasted juicy Turkey leg. I became slightly fascinated with … Continue reading

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Oh you fancy, huh? The tex-mex inspired (packed) lunch

Because I am about to go back to school and be unemployed for 11 months, I have tried to be even more cognizant of my spending habits. One sure way to save money is to bring my lunch to work. … Continue reading

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