Tag: healthy

Tuscan Chicken Cakes + Tomato Basil Relish + Golden Aioli

tuscan chicken cakes

This recipe is the thing of dreams. It’s super low-calorie, good for you, and it’s easy enough for a weeknight [oh, and yummy, too]. You can prep everything ahead of time, so that when it’s time to eat, all you’ve gotta do is brown the chicken cakes in a skillet then cook ’em in the

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Salsa-Crazy Chicken Bowls

salsa crazy chicken bowl

These little bowls of yummy are so simple to make, I really shouldn’t even call this a recipe. But I’m going to anyways, so booyah. I love a weeknight dinner that’s healthy + easy, but that can also be customized by each person chowing down (chili, tacos, pulled pork sandwiches, etc.). This little gem is

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Mexican Veggie Medley + Friday Randoms

Mexican Veggie Medley

What a perfect time of year: the end of summer, the beginning of school, the beginning of (slightly) cooler weather, and of course fall decor. Gotta love it! I also love this time of year because of the delicious summer vegetables available at Farmer’s Markets and in the grocery stores. Completely perfect tomatoes + summer

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Two Healthy Sides: Cauliflower Rice 2.0 + Cauliflower Mash

cauliflower mash

Cauliflower Mash – Comin’ At Ya! BUT – a little about life lately before I dive into that yummy situation up there… Now that Harvey has left the building, we’re enjoying some pretty fantastic weather down here in Houston. It’s actually feeling like fall around here: cool breeze, temps in the high 70’s in the

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Spicy Poblano Burgers + Pickled Red Onions + Chipotle Cream

spicy poblano burger chipotle cream pickled red onion

These. Burgers. Will. Blow. Your. Mind. First off… I mean how friggin’ cute can a burger get I ask you? One reason they’re one of my faves is because you can do basically everything minus the grilling ahead of time. The red onions can be made up to a week ahead [and go great with

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Slow Cooker Chicken Cacciatore

slow cooker chicken cacciatore

Crock Pot Wednesdays. The sexiest of all the days. Throw in some goodness. Get some even better goodness hours later when you’re exhausted and (as Corey would say) All. Done. I found this recipe in a Food Network magazine while we were lazin’ on the beach in Port Aransas a while back. I knew it

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Lemon-Parmesan Roasted Broccoli + A Trip to the Pool

lemon parmesan broccoli

We’ve been a little obsessed with this side lately for a few reasons: it’s healthy, it’s easy, it’s yummy, and Corey will actually eat it. He’s on an I-hate-everything-green-unless-you-put-ketchup-on-it phase. It’s fun. Really. I don’t miss my non-picky eater at all… Despite his being a picky {at least when it comes to green things} eater,

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Port Aransas with the Family + Avocado and Tomato Salad

Port Aransas with the Family + Avocado and Tomato Salad

Our travels continued this past week with an absolutely beautiful, fun-filled, family-oriented trip to Port Aransas. We stayed in the most magnificent house that allowed all of us to have not only our own rooms, but our own bathrooms as well! That’s saying a lot seeing as there was a total of 13 of us

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Turkey Stuffed Bell Peppers

turkey stuffed bell peppers

You’ve gotta love the incredibly versatile little bell pepper. He sure is a handy guy in the kitchen. You can stuff him with just about any kind of flavor and he just compliments it so well. My sister-in-law gave me this recipe a while back, and we’ve both tweaked it in our own ways since

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Roasted Chicken with Goat Cheese + Lemon

roasted chicken with goat cheese and lemons

This is a SUPER easy and healthy weeknight fave of ours. I saw this on a blog I follow and love [Designer BagsĀ + Dirty Diapers], and it’s become a major staple in our house. I crave this one now, and I don’t feel one bit bad about it! It’s less than 250 calories for a

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