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Yak and Zoodles

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Strudel and I decided “go-to” meals would be fun this month.  When I think of “go-to” meals I think of simple.  I spend part of my Sundays prepping food for the week, this way when I come home from work … Continue reading

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Dakota Bread

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     I was home sick for a few days last week, so in-between feeling sorry for myself, gleefully watching all the terrible TV I never get to see because I’m at work (The View, The Chew, Live with whoever, etc.), … Continue reading

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Roasted Butternut Squash Soup

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     Happy 2016 everybody! I’ll admit that I’m a bit relieved that the holiday season is over – we had a lovely time visiting with friends and family, but I’m ready to get back to a regular life, and … Continue reading

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Simple Marinara Sauce

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   When I was in junior high and high school, my parents had a rule that my brothers and I were each required to make dinner for the family once a week. They said it was so we would learn … Continue reading

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Kale Portobello Sandwich with Horseradish Cream

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 Much to my surprise, I have embraced S&S’s Sandwich Month. The realization that it allowed me to incorporate all sorts of tasty condiments into my food gave me a whole new perspective. AND this time around, I even figured out … Continue reading

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Herby Portobello Sandwiches

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   A confession: I’m not really into sandwiches. It was Streusel’s idea that our monthly theme honor – and get creative with – sandwiches. And full truth be told, I emailed my co-blogger a few days ago and asked if I … Continue reading

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Freezer Breakfast Burritos

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   I’m one of those people who needs a good hour or two in the morning to get good and hungry; I can’t just get up and eat, I instead need to warm up to the idea of breakfast. I’m … Continue reading

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Nutty Grain Salad

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Who feels like baking right now?  None of us!  I have really been into making new and different salads this summer; Chinese Chicken, Black Bean Quinoa, etc.  My latest experiment was recreating my absolutely favorite salad at Trader Joe’s, the … Continue reading

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Roasted Carrots and Sweet Potatoes

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  I am an auto-eater – a term my family developed to describe mindless, endless snacking that you do even when you’re not hungry and don’t like what you’re eating. It’s done solely for the love of chewing, and feels … Continue reading

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Maple Coconut Granola

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 Here’s a thing about me: generally speaking, I’m wildly uncreative. I realize I’ve covered this topic in the past, but it’s worth repeating again this holiday season. Time and time again, I find myself attempting (and failing) to find my … Continue reading

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