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Tomatillo Braised Chicken

Tomatillos rank among one of my favorite ingredients. The slightly tangy, slighty herbal, slighty sweet friend of the tomato brings something special to any dish in my opinion. It is traditionally used in salsas and stews like in this recipe where it is made into salsa and used to quickly braise chicken on the stove-top […]

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Simple Grilled Squash

Grilled veggies are one of my favorite summer sides and fridge staples. Usually I like to make up a big batch on Sundays to have throughout the week. They make the perfect addition to salads, sandwiches, or quesadillas and are delicious for dipping. However one person can only eat so much grilled zucchini, so lately […]

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Spaghetti Squash Chopped Greek Salad

This holiday weekend was filled with pasta salads – the creamy, rich, stick to your thighs, types of pasta salads. And although my small stolen bites were delicious, it got me thinking about lower carb and healthier pasta salads and wondering how our dear friend spaghetti squash would hold up in a cold preparation. After […]

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Sunday Slow Cooker: Tomato Chipotle Chicken Tacos

Sorry (but not sorry) about all the taco recipes lately. I just can’t help myself since it is all I want to eat in the summer time. A few tacos, grilled corn, and a fresh salad and I couldn’t be happier. This taco recipe is a combination of two of my favorites – Chicken Tinga […]

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Cucumber Mint Smoothie

For me cucumber and mint is like peanut & jelly, peas & carrots, peaches & creams. It is just a pair that naturally works and that I love, but one that I usually reserve for cocktails. Cucumber mint moitos? I’m in! A cucumber mint gimlet? Get out of town! So a few mornings ago I […]

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Ancho Fish Tacos with Red Cabbage Slaw

Let’s talk real life food blogging for a minute today. Sometimes the stars align as a food blogger and dinner comes out on time, the lighting is just right, there is plenty of time for photos, all your best dishes are clean, and no one is starving asking where dinner is every two minutes. Other […]

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