I Made An Easy, Healthy Dish That May or May Not Be Shepherd’s Pie. YOU DECIDE!

October 2, 2018

I modify and mess with recipes all the time, so that I can make them healthier, more appealing to me, and to use ingredients I have on hand. I recently made some Shepherd’s Pie, but I may have strayed too far in my quest to make it guilt-free. I don’t know if I can still call this Shepherd’s Pie or not. What do you think?
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Stay Warm All Winter With My Turkey, Sweet Potato, and Black Bean Stew

January 12, 2017

Here’s an easy, healthy, outrageously delicious recipe that that’s perfect for a chilly evening this winter. Make a big batch, and freeze the leftovers for an even simpler meal down the road! Doesn’t it look great?

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It my Turkey, Sweet Potato, and Black Bean Stew, and here’s how to make it: Read the rest of this entry »


Vegetarian Tortilla Casserole

May 31, 2016

Shocking Confession Time: Before this weekend, I hadn’t been to the farmers market in a couple years. There was a time, about 5-6 years ago, when I was going every weekend, but my habits changed. This weekend, I was reminded how much I love it. Check out this haul!

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Easter Recipes, Part Two: MANGO, VEGGIE, AND PALM SALAD

March 29, 2016

Yesterday I shared my kick-ass Deviled Eggs recipe. Today, it’s a bright, simple, bold salad that’s perfect for springtime. Or any meal at any time of year. You start by making the dressing… and you only need two ingredients. Read the rest of this entry »


Blackberry Dijon Chicken

November 30, 2015

I have a simple, delicious meal idea for you! How easy is it? You only need three ingredients! Here’s my recipe for Blackberry Dijon Chicken.
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Double-Lemon Baked Chicken

March 4, 2015

Here’s an easy dinner idea for you. I whipped this up in Michigan, when my friend Lauren came over for dinner, and truth be told, I kinda made it up as it went along. But it ended up being a hit with Lauren, my dad, and my cousin, so… you should try it too!

And here’s a fun fact to sweeten the deal: this recipe has no added fat. The only fat on the plate is the fat in the chicken (some I which I trimmed off). So pig out – this is guilt-free!

It starts with two ingredients that make any dish super flavorful… Read the rest of this entry »


Poached Hake With Orange-Molasses Glaze

February 11, 2015

I cook a lot, but I very rarely fire up all four burners on my stove at the same time. One recent meal, though, required all four, and while juggling so much cookware was a handful, the end result was magnificent.

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