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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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Green Smoothie Challenge Week 3: Tips and more recipes

  Yesterday marked the end of my third week of this green smoothie challenge I am participating in. At this point, having a smoothie in the morning  is becoming a habit and my body is definitely appreciating it.  Making a smoothie … Continue reading

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Pumpkin spiced oatmeal

I love the fall. The changing of the leaves, layering of the clothes, and the pumpkin spiced latte from Starbucks. In all honesty, the only reason why I love the fall is because of the pumpkin spiced latte. I am … 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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10K to Dinner Party (or the day after I violated a chicken)

10K in the morning, dinner party in the evening. Sounds like great planning right? I think I didn’t really take in to account how tired I would be after the 10K. But after a nap, I was ready to host … 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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Meatless Monday challenge: Roasted Vegetables and Hummus on a Gluten Free Pizza Crust

How many of you are participating in the National Meatless Monday Campaign?  This campaign was started back in 2003 to try to get Americans to reduce their meat consumption by 15%  in order to create healthier lives for ourselves and … 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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