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cincinnati, chili, cheese, dinner, spaghetti, skyline, goldstar

Cincinnati Chili Done Right

When I hear the words "Cincinnati Chili", my mouth starts watering instantly. As a kid who grew up in the 'burbs of Cincinnati, I've eaten my fai...
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italian chicken noodle soup

Italian Chicken Noodle Soup

Although the groundhog did NOT see his shadow, Spring has not yet shown its beautiful face. We still have snow on the ground in our city right no...
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lamb kale white bean soup

Lamb, Kale and White Bean Soup

Hey Everyone! I feel like I haven't written a solid entry in a while. Life has just been too crazy to keep track of. Ever have weeks like that? S...
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chili, beef, pinto bean, warm meals, soup, stew

Beef and Pinto Bean Chili

January is one of my favorite months to make stews and chilis.  It's the best way to heat up your body when you literally turn into a meat po...
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pina colada, lightened up drinks

Lightened Up Piña Coladas

My absolute favorite frozen drink is the pina colada. When I saw this lightened up version from Chew Nibble Nosh, I almost peed my pants with exc...
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blueberry shake, smoothies, shakes, fruit

Smoothies and Shakes… What’s the Difference?

I've been on a smoothie rampage lately. Well, by rampage I mean that I have at least 1-2 per day... and not really for the purpose of losing ...
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asian, breaded fish, albacore, tuna

Asian Breaded Albacore

I did something fishy. And I don't mean mysterious or questionable... I mean tasty! When Jess and I were in Ohio a couple weekends ago, we made s...
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baileys, cupcake, dessert, stout, beer, st. patty's day

Chocolate Stout Cupcakes with Bailey’s Irish Cream Cheese Frosting

I cannot even begin to describe the awesomeness that is Skinnytaste.  This woman comes up with delicious healthy recipes, shares them and mak...
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balti, lamb, peas, potatoes, stew, indian

Balti Lamb with Peas and Potatoes

Here's another quick recipe from my newest favorite cookbook.  I made this last night for dinner and it was so yummy!  The lamb meat is so tender...
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Arabian Lentil & Rice Soup

So I've decided to try this "reblogging" thing. Basically, once or twice week, I'll search for a delicious looking recipe that includes WW Points...
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arabian lentil and rice soup

Arabian Lentil & Rice Soup

So I've decided to try this "reblogging" thing. Basically, once or twice week, I'll search for a delicious looking recipe that includes WW Points...
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sweet and sour balti chicken, indian food, healthy

Sweet and Sour Balti Chicken and a Giveaway! CLOSED

What better way to start off a weekend than a giveaway?!?!?  My good friends over at Chobani have come out with a new product - 16 and 32 oz cont...
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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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salted caramel brownie

Salted Caramel Brownies

I am in love, people.  In love with this brownie.  I saw the picture in my Cooking Light magazine and knew I had to make them.  See, I have t...
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A beautiful picture of the STL Arch taken by the girlfriend!

Long Weekends = New Recipes!

And they make everything better.  It's true, isn't it?  Long weekends are a time to get everything done that you can't during the week, wheth...
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peanut butter cup cheesecake

Chocolate Peanut Butter Mousse Pie

Life has been busy, to say the least.  Therefore, I have not blogged in SEVEN DAYS.  Holy freaking crap.  I feel like a bad blogger.  So, I a...
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berry banana yogurt smoothie

Weekly Weigh-In and a Smoothie Recipe

After three weigh-ins of gains and not enough time spent at home cooking, I finally made up for it and lost 5.4 lbs this week! But really, it...
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frozen cherry mojito

Perfect Summer Cocktails

I definitely wouldn't call myself "a drinker".  We have lots of wine in our house, but we only break it out for the occasional special dinner...
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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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