Chocolate Orange Protein Smoothie

May 31, 2016

Ahhh, it’s been getting warmer and warmer lately, which means it’s smoothie season! They really are such an easy way to get in some much-needed fruits and veggies, that I should do them year-round. More importantly, with a newly-mobile 9 month-old who loves crawling everywhere and hates sitting still, I need a fast option for […]

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Easy Dark Chocolate Oatmeal Squares with Yogurt Berry Glaze

February 14, 2016

So let’s talk about these oatmeal squares. After I had Baby N last August, I was all about wanting to try making lactation cookies so that I could theoretically boost my milk supply. I tried a mix I bought of Amazon, and it was disgusting. I tried making some energy bites and they were meh. […]

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The Best Gift I’ve Ever Received

December 30, 2015

Happy holidays to those of you who are still reading here! I know I’ve pretty much dropped off the radar this past year, but taking care of a baby does tend to take up all of my time!  And let’s be honest, the past couple years I wasn’t posting much anyway due to work. I […]

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Red Lentil and Potato Cakes with Harissa Yogurt Sauce

September 29, 2015

I’m a bit proud of myself for making these.  Sure, making potato cakes isn’t that hard to do, so why am I making a big deal about it? Let’s just say my time has been otherwise occupied recently. Meet Baby N! He made his debut in August. I think he’s a pretty good reason! Somehow […]

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Tenderest Cardamom Pancakes

May 29, 2015

I’ve happily eaten yogurt for many years, but it has only been within the past few that I’ve transitioned from being merely a yogurt consumer to a yogurt user as well.  You see, it took me a while to appreciate how versatile yogurt is and how it can be used in so many different ways. […]

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Fideo con Pollo (Mexican-style Chicken and Noodles)

May 4, 2015

This is one of those recipes that I like more and more every time I make it.  It’s not a coincidence that I first tried it in the fall when the weather began cooling down and warm comfort food was just what we wanted. Plus it’s all made in one pan, so there’s less to […]

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Turkish Apricots Stuffed with Sweet, Thick Yogurt

February 25, 2015

After our little trip to Istanbul a few years ago, my already well-established love for Turkish food went into overdrive.  I collected cookbooks, sought out restaurants, and even found a Turkish grocery store near my old office. I’ve dabbled here and there with a few dishes, but I had never attempted to make a dessert. […]

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*CLOSED* “Skinnier” Lasagna + Red Gold Tomatoes Lasagna Kit Giveaway

February 1, 2015

A hearty but healthier lasagna with lean ground beef, mushrooms, spinach, low-fat cheese, flavorful tomato sauce and whole wheat noodles – doesn’t this sound like the perfect comfort food for all this cold weather we’ve been having recently? I hope everyone’s been keeping safe and warm, especially those of you in the Northeast affected by […]

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Game Day Recipe Round-Up!

January 28, 2015

One of the problems with me not really being into sports is that anything big like say the World Cup, the Olympics, or the Super Bowl always sneaks up on me and then it’s here before I know it.  So it shouldn’t be a surprise that it completely slipped my mind that the Super Bowl […]

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A New Normal

January 13, 2015

A very belated Happy New Year to all of you! I meant to write sooner, but would you believe I threw out my back on New Year’s Eve and spent the next few days resting up?  I even had to cancel my New Year’s lunch party that I’ve done the past few years! Luckily I’m […]

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