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sweet potato hashbrowns

Sweet Potato Hashbrowns

Breakfast is easily one of my favorite meals of the day, but only when it's done right. Like most people, I can live with a bowl of cereal an...
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salsa, mexican, tomatillo, heirloom, garlic, fiesta

Fiesta Salsa

Because it's a party in the bowl AND a party in your mouth! In case you didn't know, Jess has a green thumb. She's been able to keep our t...
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thai, enchiladas, coconut milk, chicken, cilantro, sweet chili sauce

Pork and Veggie Enchiladas and a New Bike!

I GOT A BIKE!!  Jess and I were finally able to drive up to the REI where it was shipped to and picked it up on Saturday.  Then we drove back...
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goetta, breakfast, salad, lunch, egg

Goetta Breakfast Salad (uhh.. salad for breakfast?)

No, no. Breakfast food in a salad and eaten for lunch! Although, I'm sure it would be delicious and filling as a breakfast dish, but I just c...
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vegetables, grilled veggies, asparagus, healthy cooking, summer squash, mushrooms

Basil Grilled Summer Vegetables

Jess and I spent the last few days with my parents in Ohio making great food and having fun. On Thursday, I made some Saucy Italian Chicken a...
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csa, gardening, our harvest, food co-op

Italian Spinach and Tomato Egg White Frittata and a New Endeavor

I have awesome cousins. See, I come from a very LARGE Irish/Italian/German liberal Catholic family. I have 27 first-cousins; they've survived...
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pasta, asparagus, sun-dried tomatoes, feta, lunch

Pasta with Roasted Asparagus, Sun-dried Tomatoes and Feta

You know, I've been sitting here trying to think of creative ways to start off this blog post, but they all sounded like poop. So, I'm just going...
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portobello, roasted peppers, sandwich

Portobello and Peppers Sandwich

I lost track of my tracking, people.  Gah.  It's in my nature to do this... but I'm back to tracking today!  It's been a bit crazy at our hou...
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broccoli soup

Simple Broccoli Soup

Sometimes life's complicated and you just want something simple to calm you down and let you catch your breath. If that's how you feel today, you...
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Photo Courtesy of: Mimsy

Asian-Flavored Quinoa Salad

This recipe is brought to you by.... Mimsy!  Otherwise known as my mom :) She took a beautiful photo of this dish after she made it and I ...
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heirloom tomato open-faced sandwich

Open-Faced Heirloom Tomato Sandwich

Tis the season for those sweet, sweet tomatoes!  I love them so.  So many beautiful colors, shapes and sizes.  So when I happened upon this a...
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spinach pasta

Spinach CAN Be Tasty

Spinach isn't just for Popeye anymore, people.  Actually, leave the canned greens to him and let us have all the fresh stuff!  It hasn't ever...
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adobo roasted potatoes

Adobo Roasted Potatoes

If there's one culinary thing I've learned in the past couple of months, it's that the best way to make proper "roasted" potatoes is by using...
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southwestern black bean salad

Weekly Weigh-In and Southwestern Black Bean Salad

minus 2 lbs!  Dude.  I just reached my third goal of losing 20 lbs!  You know what that means?  I get to buy myself two new cookbooks!  Soooo exc...
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browned brussels sprouts

Browned Brussels Sprouts

I've really become quite close with brussels sprouts. Ummm, we're like best friends. They are so fun and tasty! No soggy, lying-in-butter bru...
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herbed peas

Herbed Peas

I can't say I've always been a fan of peas. I've mostly had them when they were kinda mushy and not well spiced. Now, my girlfriend loooves p...
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kickin curried cauliflower

Kickin’ Curried Cauliflower

I have been an editing machine!  The past couple of days I've been slowly working through all my recipes to make sure they are up-to-snuff with t...
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butternut squash with rosemary

Roasted Rosemary and Balsamic Butternut Squash

I have close to 10 pounds of butternut squash in my cabinet.  Why, you ask?  Because it's tasty and when I bought it at the farmers market th...
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roasted potato trio, sweet potato

Roasted Potato Trio

It's been a nice long Christmas break! No blogging for five days!?!?! Pure ridiculousness! But I assure you, I have not been avoiding you all. I'...
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butternut squash risotto

Butter(nut) Me Up, Baby!

Okay, I was going to post about homemade pizza today, but I made something yummy last night, posted a picture and status about it on facebook and...
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