Monthly Archives: March 2012

Garlic Lime Chicken with Chimichurri Sauce

I am pretty obsessed with anything citrus. Lemons, limes or oranges it doesn’t matter to me. So when I can have a quick and pretty healthy dinner come together with one of my favorite ingredients, I am all for it. … Continue reading

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Menu Plan: 3/24-3/31

Well I survived another week. Lord knows I didn’t cook much for my poor husband last week. Although I definitely spent a lot of time in the kitchen. I’m thinking this week will be fairly quiet, so I’ll take advantage … Continue reading

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Chimichurri for a Cause

I am all for supporting a good cause. Especially if it is for someone as sweet as my friend Jey over at The Jey of Cooking. After her mother received a life saving heart transplant, she decided to start raising … Continue reading

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Menu “Plan”: 3/18-3/24

I use the word “plan” in menu plan loosely. I am currently working a MASSIVE local event until Tuesday and then have several papers to catch up on before the end of the semester sneaks up on me. So the … Continue reading

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Chicken and Biscuit Pot Pie

Talk about comfort food! I love the idea of having something as delicious as pot pie without the work of making a crust. Especially on a week night! I found this great recipe over at Adventures in my Kitchen and … Continue reading

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Tips & Tricks: Cooking and Freezing Perfect Brown Rice

I used to hate cooking brown rice. I always screwed it up and I felt like it took forever! Then one of my Chefs showed me the best way I’ve found to cook brown rice and I will never look … Continue reading

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Baked Cake Doughnuts with Chocolate Glaze

When I saw these beautiful doughnuts over at PreventionRd I totally drooled. Then, like just about everything she makes, I saw that they were also low in calories. I can’t lie. I suspected black magic. I was more than pleasantly … Continue reading

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Menu Plan 3/11-3/17

I’m not gonna lie. This could be the most exhausted I’ve ever been. It’s the best kind of exhausted though. This week was supposed to be my “Spring Break” from school. You know, a time to catch up on papers, … Continue reading

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Tips & Tricks: Using up all that Garlic!

I love garlic. So I never hesitate to buy the gigantic buckets of peeled garlic cloves every time I get the chance at Sams. When I started buying the bulk garlic, I couldn’t use it fast enough before it started … Continue reading

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Athenian Orzo

I get super excited when I find a relatively healthy recipe that is delicious and has a large serving size. It is literally the best of both worlds. It appeals to the “healthier” me while simultaneously appealing to my inner … Continue reading

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Cuban Black Bean Hummus for Krystal’s Virtual Baby Shower

What can I say. I love babies and I adore Krystal at Mrs. Regueiro’s Plate. So naturally when I was asked to prepare a dish for her Virtual Baby Shower from her friends in the blogging community, I jumped at … Continue reading

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Menu Plan: 3/4-3/10

It seems like the closer I get to graduation, the faster time is going. I can’t believe I only have 6 weeks left in class! With that comes papers, projects, portfolios and a lot of work. Thank God this week … Continue reading

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French Onion Tart

I called this a French onion tart not because it is necessarily “French” but more so because it tastes like a thick cheesy bowl of French onion soup, in tart form of course. The caramelized onions are sweet, the Swiss … Continue reading

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