Slow Cooker Pork Tacos

pork tacos

My husband and I agree on a few things in life, one being Mexican food and good margaritas! We go into the city often sans kids and we have hit up a lot of Mexican restaurants throughout NYC.  And I don’t mean the standard chain places like Rosa Mexicana or Dos Caminos (although I have suffered through many a headache for the amazing pomegranate margaritas at Rosa!)  I mean the.. Read More

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Curried Egg or Chicken Salad

curried egg salad

I had a bunch of hard boiled eggs leftover the other day and I wasn’t in the mood to eat them so I peeled them all (worst job ever) intending to make some standard egg salad.  But I hate standard! So I though about what I could add to make it different and I decided to add some items I would normally add to a curried chicken salad!  Yes it.. Read More

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Buffalo Chicken Salad Lettuce Wraps

Buffalo Chicken Salad Lettuce Wrap

I really love spicy chicken wings.  Actually I like anything spicy, especially spicy margaritas Those muddled jalapeño peppers in the bottom, that first tangy sip….sigh….but I digress.  Ok people the number one thing I try to teach people about eating healthy……drum roll please!  Being prepared!  The easiest way to do this is to overcook!  Yep leftovers!  If your already at the grill or throwing something in the oven and getting.. Read More

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Chicken and Broccoli Alfredo (Grain-Free option)

Chicken Broccoli Alfredo

My daughter loves Fettuccine Alfredo.  I mean what’s not to like?  Butter, cream and cheese…sigh.  It’s not the fat content that always got me but the noodles and heaviness of the dish.  I took a standard recipe and tweaked it a little to still taste rich and creamy, added some protein and veggies and tossed it with zucchini noodles instead of pasta.  I did serve it to my daughter over.. Read More

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Cauliflower Crust Pizza

cauliflower pizza crust

Yes I know, cauliflower crust is not a new invention.  Maybe you were like me and kept thinking, hmmm that might work, but it’s too much work, or whats the point?  Well, I finally tried it and guess what?  It wasn’t that much work and yep it was worth it!  Is this like deep dish pizza from pizza hut?  Nope, it doesn’t really even taste like pizza dough but it creates.. Read More

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Mediterranean Chicken

Mediterranean Chicken

I’ve been on a Mediterranean kick lately.  I am in love the flavors that encompass some of these countries such as Greece, Morocco and Spain.  There are actually 21 countries having a coastline on the Mediterranean, all with different flavor influences.  Some of my favorite tastes include garlic, mint, olive oil and olives, oregano, cumin, paprika, turmeric, saffron, anchovies, rosemary and thyme.  In particular I really love a spice blend called.. Read More

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Tomato and Avocado Salad with Fresh Basil Dressing

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I love beautiful summer tomatoes and what better way to eat them (besides plain with a little salt!) than in this beautiful simple salad.  The dressing is fabulous and would be good over meat or even on sandwiches! Tomato and Avocado Salad with Fresh Basil Dressing Print Recipe CourseSalad Servings Prep Time 1 person 10 min Servings Prep Time 1 person 10 min Tomato and Avocado Salad with Fresh Basil.. Read More

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Greek Scrambled Eggs

Greek scrambled eggs

Greek flavors are some of my favorites, but how do you pronounce gyro? lol.  Greek food has strong flavors of olive oil, used in most dishes.  Tomato is an important vegetable in traditional cuisine along with the flavorings of oregano, mint and garlic.  Did you know the typical greek salad is known in Greece as the “village salad” and is essentially a tomato salad with cucumber, red onion, feta cheese and.. Read More

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Jicama and Green Bean Salad

Jicama and green bean salad

Jicama is such a versatile vegetable that I always forget about!  It is so crisp with a similar texture to an apple.  It is great as a salad garnish but takes main stage in this asian inspired slaw! Jicama and Green Bean Salad Print Recipe CourseSalad Servings Prep Time 4-6 20 minutes Servings Prep Time 4-6 20 minutes Jicama and Green Bean Salad Print Recipe CourseSalad Servings Prep Time 4-6 20.. Read More

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Watermelon and Feta Salad

Watermelon and Feta Salad

Someone made an appetizer at a party I was recently at with watermelon, feta and mint on a toothpick.  I was so blown away by the flavor combination I decided to try it as a salad.  This is the result.  You can slice the onion, but when spiralized it makes it so fun and a great presentation!  Happy Summer! Watermelon and Feta Salad Print Recipe This cool refreshing salad is.. Read More

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