October 7, 2017

30 Minute Meals: Rice & Beans with Sausage

I used to enjoy spending time in the kitchen, trying new recipes, and creating fabulous dinners. These days, my goal is to get a homemade dinner on the table in the shortest amount of time possible, and ideally, during that elusive window when all three kids are home at the same time. Who can relate?...
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April 28, 2017

Low-Carb Meal: Taco Lettuce Wraps

We love tacos around here, but they’re not so friendly to my waistline. As I seek to maintain a low-carb diet, I have to come up with creative ways to enjoy our favorite meals. One of those is taco lettuce wraps. This way I can make my regular taco filling recipe, and I serve it to my family in...
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January 26, 2016

10 Easy Clean Eating Dinner Recipes & Meal Ideas

I get a lot of questions about what I eat, now that I’m doing more of a clean eating lifestyle, and people are especially looking for dinner recipes. I get it. I’m almost always at a loss for what to make for dinner, despite the fact that I have a huge resource of recipes right...
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October 24, 2015

One Pot Chicken and Rice Casserole

I’m going to interrupt the fashion fest we’ve been having here on the blog lately to post this mouth-watering one pot chicken and rice recipe that Colleen has concocted for us. This one-pot chicken and rice dish is creamy and comforting! Plus, one pot. YAY! If you use a rotisserie chicken, you can have this dish ready in...
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July 28, 2015

Grilled Tequila Lime Shrimp

Shrimp is one of my favorite things to make in the summertime. It cooks up quickly, and it’s great on the grill. This grilled tequila lime shrimp is tangy, flavorful and delicious, and best of all, it’s ready in about 15 minutes. All you need is garlic, limes, tequila, fresh cilantro (or parsley, if you prefer), olive...
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June 15, 2015

30 Minute Meals: Grilled Chicken Kebabs

Fire up your grill for this easy weeknight dinner! These simple Grilled Chicken Kebabs with veggies cooked in a foil packet are sure to please your family. As soon as the weather warms up and we start grilling again, I immediately start thinking about kebabs. I love grilling kebabs because they cook up so quickly....
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May 19, 2015

15 Minute Pasta Meal w/ Asparagus, Tomatoes & Bacon

This 15-minute pasta meal is perfect for springtime because it uses fresh asparagus and grape tomatoes. And of course, bacon makes everything better. I’m always looking for quick and easy dinners for those busy weeknights when we are rushing from meetings to music lessons to sports practices. It’s so easy to get into a rut, so...
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May 11, 2015

Baked Lemon Chicken Recipe

A few years ago, we gave up cable in an effort to trim some monthly expenses from our budget. There are only two channels we really miss. My husband and son miss ESPN terribly. Me? I miss the Food Network. When we had cable, there were several shows I had set to record every day, but...
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May 4, 2015

Thai Chicken Lettuce Wraps

My latest culinary discovery is the Thai Chicken Lettuce Wrap. Actually, it’s not a new discovery. I’ve been ordering this dish at The Cheesecake Factory for years, but I never tried to make it until a few weeks ago. I’ve been receiving the chicken share from our CSA for the past few months, and most of the cuts...
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April 21, 2015

Paleo-Friendly Sausage Skillet (Pasta Optional)

Last night I experimented with a new recipe that I can’t wait to share with you. We received a package of hot Italian sausage from our CSA, and it’s been sitting in my fridge waiting for me to come up with something to cook with it. I’m trying to eat low carb, so I went...
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March 26, 2015

Fig & Bourbon Glazed Ham Recipe

The title of this ham may sound fancy, however, it is so easy! Hi! Colleen here today with another delicious dish that is sure to impress! Between you and me…no one needs to know that this scrumptious ham glaze only calls for 4 ingredients! A well-made ham is always a hit around the holidays, especially...
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