Gluten-Free Lightened Up Banana Nut Bread

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Low-fat, gluten-free banana nut bread made two-ways! My family went bananas for this!! Read more…


Easy Salsa Verde White Chicken Chili

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I’ve been having “one of those days” every day lately. I won’t bore you with the details, but simply put: parenthood is no cake walk. It’s gross and tiring and patience testing, and some days I just want to run away to the Caribbean to sip cocktails with umbrellas like it’s my job.

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Spicy Whole Wheat Linguini with Sausage and Roasted Peppers

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If only you could taste how good this dish is! But since you can’t, you’re going to have to take my word for it. It’s everything I love in a meal and it’s all ready in about 30 minutes.  Read more…


Baked Pears with Walnuts and Honey

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Baked pears with cinnamon, honey and walnuts – it doesn’t get simpler that this! Read more…


Creamy Broccoli Chicken Shells and Cheese

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Can someone make this for me, pile it on a plate, and stick in a candle? Today is my birthday and I wish for more. No cake cravings on the brain here. Just a big bowl of this super comforting, creamy pot full of goodness. That’s what’s on my wish list!

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Maple Roasted Butternut Squash

Maple Roasted Butternut Squash Maple Roasted Butternut Squash

A simple Fall side dish, made with just 3 ingredients (butternut, pure maple syrup and oil) plus s + p!

My aunt LOVES butternut squash and shared this recipe with me. I personally an not a huge fan of sweet food (I prefer my butternut squash savory) but since many of you might enjoy this, I thought I would share. It’s too easy not to!

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The Veggie Grill Mountain View

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I finally got around to eating at the Veggie Grill in Mountain View that opened earlier this year. I’ve been down to the Southern California one in El Segundo a few years ago. I loved it then and I still love it now. In the interim, they’ve expanded their menu and they have a number of interesting new items.

Buffalo Wings, while good (I think they’re just Gardein Chickin’), weren’t quite as exciting as the below cauliflower bites.

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