easy weeknight lemon pepper salmon

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I don’t know about your house, but dinner time here can sure be hectic.  With three little kids, someone is sure to get hangry (aka hungry and angry) during that hour or so before dinnertime.  And maybe that someone can be me… I am not perfect.  When we need dinner fast, with little prep and […]

cream cheese chicken taquitos

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Some dinners I definitely make because it’s something I really want to eat, then other times I choose something I know my husband will be thrilled about.  I like to wave my nice wifey flag every once in a while.   Our tastes are a bit different, but usually there’s a good middle ground I […]

huevos rancheros

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Breakfast for dinner is always in our meal plan rotation.  Thursdays roll around and it just sounds so comforting and hits the spot every time.  Normally I lean more towards pancakes or omelets, but for this BFD (that we ate on a Saturday – double BFD dose that week!) we mixed it up with huevos […]

roasted tomatillo salsa beef {crockpot recipe}

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Do you use tomatillos often?  I actually just really got into them a couple of years ago.  Before that I know I’ve had them in store bought salsa or when someone else cooked for me, but they weren’t something I bought very often.  If you aren’t familiar with them, meet them!  Tomatillos are in the […]

what we ate feb 15-21, 2015

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Hi!  How’s your Monday going?  I started out with this delicious plate of strawberry whole wheat yogurt pancakes, apple chicken sausage and extra strawberries plus some raisins on the way to teach.  On Mondays I teach Body Pump and fitness yoga.  The perfect combo to start out my week! Here’s a look at what we […]

sausage and broccoli quiche with a simple whole wheat crust

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Hello!  Happy Thanksgiving Eve!  How’s your Thanksgiving looking this year?  We’ll be attending 2 Thanksgiving dinners (one Thursday and one Friday).  I have my contributions all planned out and everything purchased so no last minute grocery store trips should be required.  Some of this afternoon will be prepping foods, but I’ll mostly do the actual […]

coconut curry chicken with udon noodles and broccoli

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There are some flavor profiles I just love… like anything with peanut sauce is a win.  Obviously.  Coconut curry sauce is another one.  There’s something about the refreshing coconut milk paired with spiced up curry that mixes perfectly.  You can make curry hot, or keep it mild.  I tend to keep it milder for my […]

fish tacos with feta slaw

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I don’t know why we don’t eat fish tacos more often. Every time we I make them it’s pretty much just deliciousness. Serious deliciousness.  These ones were no different. Fish tacos are so simple and fresh tasting too. Gosh I just love them.  And that cool crunch that normally comes along with fish tacos?  Makes […]

new family favorite: cheesy curry chicken and rice casserole

When Hunter was born friends and family brought us meals during those first couple of weeks.  It was so nice not cooking.  I was one tired gal and cooking was the last thing on my mind.  Now whenever a friend has a baby, dinner is the first thing I offer to bring over.  It’s kind […]