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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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Cranberry Tuna Salad

Lately summer lunches have had me stumped. Most days I am making some type of salad or wrap using leftover protein and veggies. However sometimes I want something different so I decided to create one of my favorite Whole Foods Cranberry Tuna Salads at home. The recipe itself is simple – some tuna, dried cranberries, […]

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Baked Crispy Taco Shells: New and Improved

With a summer full of tacos ahead of me, it’s important to have some quick and easy recipes up my sleeve to mix up the taco shells. Usually I reach for lightly grilled corn tortillas, low carb butter lettuce wraps, or warm soft flour tortillas; but every once in awhile I crave something crispy. That’s […]

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BBQ Ranch Chicken, Roasted Corn, and Peach Salad

Wowsa…Have I got a salad for you today! Chicken, fresh corn, peaches, a touch of bacon, cucumbers, crunchy Romaine, and cilantro all drizzled with homemade BBQ Ranch. It’s a salad that is almost impossible not to love and will please both salad lovers and haters alike. It also couldn’t be more perfect for hot summer […]

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