Loaded Veggie Pizza

Currently it’s October which for my family means scary movies every night (it’s my turn in December when those cheesy holiday flicks come on). To comfort myself through the terrors, what could be better than a fully loaded homemade veggie pizza? No need for decadent toppings, just toss on seasonal vegetables and some fruit, some […]

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Zoodles with Spicy Sausage and Bell Peppers

Zoodling my dinner is my newfound hobby, that and binge-watching Gilmore Girls (even though I have already seen it a thousand times) whilst gulping rose because well, the two go hand in hand quite spectacularly. Okay, back to the zoodleling…I don’t even miss pasta, in fact I prefer the crunchy green spirals dredged in some […]

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Almond & Coconut Crusted Chicken Tenders with Lemony Roasted Potatoes

  I love chicken nuggets…don’t we all? But I also love to eat clean and healthy and not entirely wreck the dozen burpees I did in the morning (on a good day). Almond meal along with coconut flakes lends a perfect crunchy coating to these baked tenders. To complete the easy peasy weekend meal, I tossed […]

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Grilled Apple Cinnamon Almond Butter Sandwich

There is nothing quite like a classic pb&j with all the white bread, Jiff and Smuckers but these days almond butter is often the chosen spread both for its lovely flavor, health value and non-allergic quality. This outrageously delicious spin on an ab&j is something of its own. Gooey almond butter, tart and sweet apple, […]

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Chickpea Arugula Shells and Cheese

  Welcome to the easiest, simplest and most delicious “mac n cheese”. Summertime inspires comfort food that is lighter in sauce and bright in flavors. Spicy arugula combined with fresh lemon, rich olive oil, and briny feta cheese were inspirations for this healthy and gorgeous meal. Chickpeas are such a hearty bean and they work here […]

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Dutch Oven Chili and Jalapeno Chedder Cornbread

Chili and cornbread is one of my all time favorites. It reminds me of cozy nights and camping under the stars. I think the only thing to really remember when making a bit pot of chili is to season it enough but not to overwhelm with heat. This version is simple but robust with fire roasted […]

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One Pot Spaghetti and Meatballs

  When I was a kid my grandmother used to read me this book called Strega Nona (meaning grandma witch in Italian) where a young man steals Strega Nona’s magic spell to make her pasta pot create pasta instantly and tells the whole town that he has powers. He can’t handle the spell and eventually, the pasta […]

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