Category Archives: Healthy Meals & Snacks

Here is my growing collection of healthy meals!

A new cool tool!

I purchased a julienne peeler from Pampered Chef and I absolutly love this thing. For a good while I wanted a spiral slicer to make zucchini noodles, but those things run upwards of $60 and take up more cupboard/counter space. … Continue reading

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Typical Breakfasts

My breakfasts during the week are rarely planned ahead of time.  I usually go with what I feel like in the morning, but it HAS to be something of substance. So, here are some of my typical breakfasts. Always: a travel mug … Continue reading

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These Buns Are To Die For!

I was dreaming…yes…dreaming about black bean burgers this morning.  I wish I had an explination why for you, but I just don’t understand.  So, I have to make black bean burgers today, right? But, I have no buns and to … Continue reading

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Peanut Butter Dark Chocolate Dipped Pretzels

Yum Yum Yum! Your favorite pretzels plus peanut butter and chocolate make a great snack or gift – (thanks Momma Bailey ;)) Ingredients: Pretzels (any shape) Natural Peanut Butter Dark Chocolate (chips, bars, or baking chocolate) Directions: Melt chocolate by boiling a … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Souffle – Daring Kitchen Challenge

November’s Challenge on The Daring Kitchen was to make a souffle! I wanted to try a souffle using one of my favorite fall ingredients…PUMPKIN! This was my first souffle and I enjoyed it, I’ll be trying many more 🙂 This … Continue reading

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Mexican Chicken Soup

This soup started as a tortilla soup but with a few modifications like ditching the tortillas and the rice and adding ingredients like the quinoa and black beans, we were left with a yummy soup that is filling and a … Continue reading

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Summer Grilling: Cheesy Burgers and Cayenne Sweet Potato Fries

We had fun we hamburgers this weekend by stuffing the cheese in the middle.  They were fun and delicious.  I served the burgers on toasted whole wheat buns with garlic butter, cayenne sweet potato fries and a garden salad. Burgers: 1 pound ground … Continue reading

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