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Roasted Thai Green Curry Cauliflower and Garbanzo Beans

Roasted Thai Green Curry Cauliflower and Garbanzo Beans

| December 20, 2013 | 3 Comments

This quick and easy recipe for Roasted Thai Green Curry Cauliflower and Garbanzo Beans was created for a client. All opinions are my own. Some people crave soups.  Bowls of steaming chicken noodle or hot, creamy tomato soup are whispers of comfort and home. Other people love to dig into cheesy pieces of lasagna, stacked […]

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Easy Veggie Scampi with Whole Wheat Thin Spaghetti

Easy Veggie Scampi with Whole Wheat Thin Spaghetti

| November 8, 2013 | 2 Comments

This recipe for Easy Veggie Scampi is a fabulous lunch to enjoy with friends, and was created for my client Campbell’s. All opinions are my own. Okay, I know we are all in full-holiday mode here … but can we talk about lunch for a minute? While I love the idea of doing lunch ala […]

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Make Ahead Mashed Potato Bowls with Broccoli and Cheddar for Lunch Boxes

Make Ahead Mashed Potato Bowls with Broccoli and Cheddar for Lunch Boxes

| October 29, 2013 | 6 Comments

This easy recipe for Make Ahead Mashed Potato Bowls with Broccoli and Cheddar for Lunch Boxes was created as a pairing for Yoplait Go-GURT Protein. All opinions are my own. August and September are always hot times for lunch box ideas. They appear all over the place — on blogs, websites and in magazines. Readers […]

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Black Beans and Beet Greens Burritos

Black Beans and Beet Greens Burritos

| August 22, 2013 | 6 Comments

This quick and easy recipe for Black Beans and Beet Greens Burritos was created for Old El Paso and I was compensated for creating it. All opinions are my own. Two kids. Two schools. Two schedules. Two soccer teams. Two scouting troops. Two homework folders. Two packed lunches. Two of everything. Back to school is […]

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Chicken Cordon Bleu Wraps

Chicken Cordon Bleu Wraps

| August 20, 2013 | 8 Comments

Chicken, ham and cheese … this is one of those combinations that just gets me excited. And the addition of honey mustard? It makes this quick and easy recipe for Chicken Cordon Bleu Wraps just perfect. Ever since I made these wraps, Paige has been talking about them. These are one of the things she’s […]

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Shrimp Salad Soft Tacos with Chile and Roasted Garlic Vinaigrette

Shrimp Salad Soft Tacos with Chile and Roasted Garlic Vinaigrette

| August 15, 2013 | 5 Comments

This quick and easy recipe for Shrimp Salad Soft Tacos with Chile and Roasted Garlic Vinaigrette recipe was created for Old El Paso. All opinions are my own. When I was in college, I had this vision of what I would be like as a grown up. I would live by the sea in a […]

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Picnic Pasta Salad

Picnic Pasta Salad

| July 23, 2013 | 1 Comment

Pack up this perfect quick and easy recipe for Picnic Pasta Salad — an easy on-the-go meal. It’s great for brown bagged work and school lunches too. With August rapidly approaching, I feel like we have passed a major hurdle. We’ve made it through two big heatwaves, and I have managed to (knock on wood) […]

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Grilled Chicken Cordon Bleu Sandwiches

Grilled Chicken Cordon Bleu Sandwiches

| July 9, 2013 | 8 Comments

There’s a certain amount of chaos that’s okay in life. It’s comforting even — at least to me. A pile of papers, organized in a way where I know where everything is. A packed schedule that leaves little room for anything. The natural chaos that comes with a busy but relaxed summer. But too much […]

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Simplest Summer Vegetable Miso Noodle Soup

Simplest Summer Vegetable Miso Noodle Soup

| June 19, 2013 | 8 Comments

Our local farmers market opened for the season yesterday (finally!). It used to be an all-organic market that was held just down the street from me. Just minutes away, it was tucked away in the parking lot of a local church. Then it moved a little downtown then a little across town. Throw in a […]

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Lobster Salad with Avocado, Feta and Lemon Vinaigrette

Lobster Salad with Avocado, Feta and Lemon Vinaigrette

| June 6, 2013 | 12 Comments

Lobster salad, anyone? Sure, this isn’t your standard lobster salad — but maybe it’s time to think outside the shell with avocado, red peppers and feta cheese. A tangy lemon vinaigrette brings the flavors together in an unforgettable summer salad. But first let’s talk lobster. Whenever we pass the lobster tanks at our local grocery […]

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