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Light and Creamy Lemon Garlic Whole Grain Spaghetti

Light and Creamy Lemon Garlic Whole Grain Spaghetti

The month of April is rapidly coming to an end and May is beginning. Which means the beginning of summertime-esque recipes in the kitchen! Yeah, I know that summer doesn’t start until June. But who can wait that long? I’m ready for flip-flops, sangria, sand, and grilled burgers right NOW. Who’s with me? So in… Continue Reading

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Warm Smashed Skinny Bean Dip

Warm Smashed Skinny Bean Dip

I know what you’re thinking – since when did this gal start making anything that can be labeled “skinny”? Although most of my recipes contain loads of butter and carbs, I’ve decided to share some healthy snacks and meals in 2015. I’m hoping this will motivate me to cook more creatively by challenging me to… Continue Reading

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Slow Cooker Barbecue Pulled Chicken

Slow Cooker Barbecue Pulled Chicken

Here’s an easy recipe for BBQ pulled chicken, just in time for summer! It’s much like the classic pork BBQ…perfect summer fare, in my opinion. Plus, all you have to do is plop everything in the slow cooker, then go and enjoy your day at the beach (if you happen to be near a beach).… Continue Reading

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Sausage, White Bean and Kale Soup

Sausage, White Bean and Kale Soup

Yep, it’s snowing again. Looks like winter is here to stay. Time to hunker down and do the obvious – make some soup. After all, if you’re stuck in your house, it might as well smell good with something simmering on the stove. Growing up, my dad always made concoctions with beans and greens (and… Continue Reading

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Layered Roasted Red Pepper and Artichoke Dip

Layered Roasted Red Pepper and Artichoke Dip

I hate to make generalizations, but most tasty dips have cream cheese in them. It’s just one of those basic truths of life. PB&J sandwiches need peanut butter. Dips need cream cheese. So this dip recipe, of course, includes cream cheese. But it’s a little more elegant than your average dip. It’s actually kind of… Continue Reading

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Light and Rustic Gratin Potatoes

Light and Rustic Gratin Potatoes

I’ve mentioned before that Owen is a picky eater. He does, however, like potatoes. It’s probably the Irish in him. And since I’m weak and don’t like dealing with this, I give into Owen’s demands and make a lot of starchy dishes. Owen also loves cheese. Potatoes + Cheese = Gratin = Happy Owen. I… Continue Reading

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