Garlic Baked Shrimp

Garlic Baked Shrimp

Happy hump day everyone! Somewhere along the lines of having baby #4, I started streamlining our meals and cooking on repeat. This is so not like me…I used to live for my weekly meal planning, browsing new recipes, making a huge mess in the kitchen even on a week night (well I still do that, but…

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Gluten Free Chocolate Chip Mug Cake for Two

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Hey friends! How was your weekend? We didn’t do much- a little work for me and the hubs, a lot of fighting for the kids- they are at that age where they just annoy the heck out of each other and it’s so frustrating! and some binge watching of Homeland for us (the series we’ve…

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Gingerbread Energy Bars {Vegan, Raw, Gluten Free}

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Well it looks like this week I am just a big ol’ copycat. That’s right. If you missed Monday’s post I made a simple copycat Panera salad HERE and today, well today is a snack day so I am making some copycat Larabars. I know it might be weird to see gingerbread flavors in January, but I…

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Power Chicken Hummus Bowl {Panera Copycat Recipe}

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I know what you’re thinking…two spinach salads in a row? Well I do always keep a Costco-sized tub of the green goodness in the fridge, but the truth of the matter is I made this one a while ago and I am just now getting around to sharing it. I don’t typically eat out during the week, for…

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Smoky Roasted Chickpea and Vegetable Salad With Tzatziki Dressing

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Hi friends, It’s recipe redux day! This month’s theme is bringing smoky/spicy flavors into our dishes. “The New Year is heating up with smoke and spiciness. From boldly flavored smoked salts to actual smoking techniques, subtly smoked food is on-trend. The same can be said for spice as we savor heat from harissa, sriracha and…

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Oatmeal-Raisin Pancakes {Gluten Free, Dairy Free}

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I hope you are starting off the year right by focusing on the types of foods you are eating, rather than stressing about calorie counting. I have been a bit of a breakfast rut. I am too lazy busy to get the kids anything special for breakfast before school so we’ve been relying on cereal and yogurt…

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Chicken Tacos with Pickled Onions and Feta

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You guys, it is the 14th of January and I have totally been sticking to my goals. I got in a couple of runs already, did some yoga, got the kids ready early for school, got some post drafts going. It sure feels good to be productive, but of course it’s so much easier when…

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Fire-Roasted Tomato Vegetable Soup

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You know those times when you have NO food in the house or at least so it seems. You just stand there staring in the pantry, opening and closing the refrigerator and freezer door waiting for something to jump out at you. And nothing really does, because you don’t have time to defrost the meat,…

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Ambrosia Apple Upside-Down Cake {Gluten Free}

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I was asked to participate in the #iloveambrosia campaign as a member of the Healthy Aperture Blogger Network. I was compensated for my time and was gifted a dozen Ambrosia apples. Hi friends! Well little ol’ me turns another year older today! Yep, it’s my birthday! I will follow in my mom and grandmother’s footsteps…

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Baked Taco Dip + Giveaway

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Thanks to Mezzetta for sponsoring this post. Traditions….they’re wonderful aren’t they? Now that I have kids of my own I’ve tried to create some of my family’s own holiday traditions. Of course food plays a big role in that. There are so many wonderful memories associated with food. I love to think back at my childhood…

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