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Chicken Sausage Gumbo

I’m baaaack! Have you guys missed me? I have missed you! But the good news is – I have been BUSY. Busy cooking and creating new recipes for you! I did this week’s meal prep a little bit differently, spreading the cooking out over a couple of days instead of doing it all on Sunday.… Continue reading Chicken Sausage Gumbo

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Chicken Gnocchi Carbonara

Can you believe how fast the weekend comes and goes? There is seriously never enough time. Yesterday I got to watch a friend participate in her first strong man contest. The events included press medleys, atlas stones, and keg toss. It looked so tough but was so fun to watch. I was super impressed by… Continue reading Chicken Gnocchi Carbonara

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TWO FOR ONE SPECIAL:: Teriyaki Wings AND Traditional Buffalo Wings

You know fall means? Other than boots and sweaters? It means football season. I hate football; with all my heart. Sorry, America. I will spare you all the long, slighty crazy reasons behind my hatred of the game. But what I do like about the season is the excuse to see friends and eat snacks.… Continue reading TWO FOR ONE SPECIAL:: Teriyaki Wings AND Traditional Buffalo Wings

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Spicy Lime Chicken

You know what’s absurd? Waking up at 6:15am for work. I used to think I would like to be the type of person that was able to wake up, go for a jog, make breakfast, eat breakfast, check e-mails, take a shower, go run an errand, then go to work. I hear those people are… Continue reading Spicy Lime Chicken

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Breakfast Muffins

I don’t know why I never thought to try these sooner, they are phenom. Easy, microwavable, perfectly portioned, quick and last but not least, tasty! These will definitely be a staple. Seriously, so easy to make that they probably don’t even require a recipe but I am going to share it anyway. Even though there… Continue reading Breakfast Muffins

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Gluten Free Taco Casserole – Control the drool, folks.

This recipe was inspired by my “better than hamburger helper,” enchilada bake. I call it….TACO CASSEROLE! Original, right? This recipe is of course gluten free but can easily be modified for all those lucky gluten lovers and toleraters out there. You can tell that I am Minnesotan, because we sure do love our casseroles (or… Continue reading Gluten Free Taco Casserole – Control the drool, folks.

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Easy Oven Baked Chicken Wings

Do you want to know what my absolute favorite part of the week is? Definitely not the meal prep – but the meal PLANNING! These days my grocery shopping is mostly done online. I am splitting time between two properties, my husband has crazy hours, and on top of it – we are a one… Continue reading Easy Oven Baked Chicken Wings

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Bonus Post: Honey Glazed Salmon

Salmon is fantastic because it is so easy, you can top it with anything and its delicious. But top it with this honey glaze. You won't regret it. Honey Glazed Salmon Prep time: 3 minutes Cook time: 18  minutes Servings: 2 – 4 What you need: (2) 6oz filets of fresh salmon 2 tbsp raw… Continue reading Bonus Post: Honey Glazed Salmon

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Main Event Meal Prep + Prosciutto Pizza!

This week’s meal prep was really about versatile meals – I chose three different proteins and three different sides, two salads, and two “main event” dishes. This way, we have mix and match type meals to last a few days, which will keep the meals from getting boring! Five hours in the kitchen yielded some… Continue reading Main Event Meal Prep + Prosciutto Pizza!

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Steak and Veggie Stir Fry

It has happened. I am at that point. I need to take a break… from chicken breasts. It only took about 6 months, but I am finally sick of chicken breasts! I have worked really hard to get to a point where I can mix ingredients together and make something delicious, without following someone else’s… Continue reading Steak and Veggie Stir Fry