Monthly Archive

March 2014

Spicy Turkey Lettuce Wraps

Put down the tortilla. Back away from the taco shell. See that slice of bread? Oh no you don’t. I’ve seen the lettuce wrap light. I know, I know. I promise I’m not telling you to actually stop eating all of those tasty carbs. But, I am hoping you’ll give lettuce wraps…

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Healthy PB Chocolate Banana Shake

Buying a blender is the best choice I’ve made in 2014. I’m not even sure if that’s an exaggeration. Just in the past week, I’ve made a chipotle marinade for chicken, homemade pesto, this spinach smoothie, and this skinny shamrock shake. All in my blender. Plus, I’ve made this healthy peanut butter chocolate banana…

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Spicy Chicken Sausage & Veggie Pizza

I think about pizza far more often than I should. And not just any pizza, but one cheesy pesto pie from Pizzeria Spera in the suburbs of Florence, Italy. Talk about tragedy! I am pining (and drooling) over this pizza from worlds away. If you guys are ever in Florence,…

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Beef Stew with Merlot

Today, I choose joy. Don’t you wish it was always this easy? To choose joy and love and happiness and live in that frosting-covered kitchen haven forever? Of course my idea of bliss includes mounds of whipped sugar. That’s a given. But, sometimes it isn’t quite so simple, and we…

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Blue Moon Chicken

It’s really hard to go wrong with beer and chicken. I mean, I’ve had some major kitchen fails lately (*cough* homemade falafel). But this recipe is a consistent go-to, a quick and healthy dinner. It’s also one of the first meals I ever cooked for Ryan, and almost two years…

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