Category Archives: Lunch & Dinner Eats

Tomato Tuna Melts

Canned tuna seems to be one of those polarizing items for many people – you either love it or hate it. I happen to be a big fan of it, especially since you can get those pre-seasoned packets of it for a quick lunch that does not required an ice pack if you are running around. As an added bonus, these tomato tuna melts reheat surprisingly well in the microwave. Continue reading

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Chicken Crust Pizza

You guys, I miss pizza. I mean, I really really miss pizza. Had a long day and just want to order in? May as well make it pizza. Since my gastric bypass surgery in January there are only a couple … Continue reading

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Taco Frittata

Lately we have been having Walking Tacos for dinner on a regular basis. We had them for the first time when a friend made them on a camping trip and they are so quick and easy! I have mine in … Continue reading

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Wasabi Lime Salmon

This light and fresh dish is a quick weeknight dinner, but elegant enough to feel like you’re dining at a great restaurant. The past few weeks have been a whirlwind for me. Between work, personal commitments, birthday celebrations and vacations … Continue reading

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Trail Mixes (and adjusting to a new lifestyle)

Wow, it has been too long friends! I’m sorry for my long absence but I have been navigating life differently since I had RNY Gastric Bypass in January. It was a decision I debated for over two years, and now … Continue reading

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Thai Red Curry Soup

This soup feeds the inner voice in my head that craves exotic, simple comfort food. It is the perfect weeknight meal when you’ve had a long day of work or playing in the snow.

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Rosemary & Garlic Ribeye Roast

Sharing this roast with you today has me feeling an array of emotions. I developed this recipe in early November because I wanted to do something different for Christmas dinner this year. I do not know about you, but by the … Continue reading

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Slow Roasted Tomato & Sunchoke Pasta

It is my favorite time of year. The air is crisp and fall flavors of apples, pumpkin and warm spices abound. Lately I have been taking advantage of the cooler weather by enjoying hikes in the woods with my beagle, Sawyer. I … Continue reading

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Fajita Salad

Lately I have been craving fresh salads filled with tender greens and brightly colored vegetables. What is it about a colorful salad that is always so appealing? The bold colors of this salad invite you to dive right in and … Continue reading

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Greek Burgers

One of my favorite things to experiment with in the kitchen in burgers because you almost can’t go wrong. Do you remember the meatball burgers I made quite some time ago? They were such a big hit with my husband … Continue reading

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