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Copycat Panera Strawberry Poppyseed Chicken Salad

On Wednesday, my sister, little man, and I took a trip to a local orchard where we picked blueberries.  We came home with over four and a half pounds of some of the freshest blueberries that I’ve ever tasted.  Naturally, … Continue reading

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Chicken with Broccoli Stir Fry

For as long as I can remember, I’ve loved ordering Chicken with Broccoli from Chinese restaurants.  The problem with ordering Chinese food is that the dishes made in restaurants are often very high in sodium, making them quite unhealthy.  I’ve … Continue reading

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Friday Five – Five Comfort Food Recipes

Now that the temperatures outside are really starting to drop and its feeling more like fall everyday, its about time that I break out the slow cooker.  I always associate fall with warm, comfort foods, as a way to try … Continue reading

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Sweet and Sour Meatballs with Peppers and Onions Recipe

This week’s recipe that I’m sharing was another grocery store ad inspiration.  I’m not going to lie, I’m all about saving money wherever I can, and try to base most of our weekly grocery shopping around the produce and meat … Continue reading

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Shrimp and Chorizo Kabobs Recipe

For me, kabobs is one of those recipes that I can’t imagine going an entire summer without making.  There’s so many different variations of kabobs that can be made, and one of the great things about kabobs is how easy … Continue reading

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Super Easy Gazpacho Recipe

Now that its summer (okay, not officially until June 21st but it definitely feels like summer), its time to make one of my favorite summer recipes: Gazpacho.  I grew up eating Gazpacho that my grandmother made, and love keeping a … Continue reading

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Friday Five – Favorite Summer Food and Recipes

Happy Memorial Day weekend everybody!  With this weekend marking the unofficial start to summer, I’m excited that this week’s Friday Five theme with the DC Trifecta is related to summer, as its my favorite season of the year! One of … Continue reading

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Sushi Bowl with Cooked Salmon

Its no secret that Preston and I are huge sushi fans.  We love the taste and variety of flavors that eating sushi offers.  So when I saw several Pinterest posts about sushi bowls, I knew this was something that we … Continue reading

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Pork Fried Rice

If you follow me on Instagram then you know that the past two evenings we’ve had Asian dishes for dinner.  Preston and I are huge Asian food fans for many reasons.  Many dishes are very healthy, delicious, and packed with nutrition. … Continue reading

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Slow Cooker Chicken Marinara with Roasted Vegetables

Like many areas around the country, its still cold here, but now we’ve added snow to the mix.  Preston and I spent yesterday morning cooking and food prepping.  We made a batch of New England Clam Chowder, which we enjoyed … Continue reading

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