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Mediterranean Grain Bowl with Turmeric Rice

Have you tried the new grain bowls at Panera? I did, and it was delightful. I tried the Mediterranean Bowl w/ Chicken.  It was so good that I feel like I could literally eat it for every. single. meal.   But, that would get quite expensive so I decided to make my own grain bowl!  Take… Continue reading Mediterranean Grain Bowl with Turmeric Rice

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BBQ Chicken Twice Baked Potatoes

This one is simple in the fact that it is literally 6 ingredients. Seriously. Just 6!  I made it even easier by purchasing precooked and pre-shredded rotisserie chicken which I think I will always do from now on because I hate shredding chicken, especially when its straight from the carcass. The length of time it… Continue reading BBQ Chicken Twice Baked Potatoes

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Steak and Swiss Breakfast Sandwiches with Crispy Potatoes  

Well… I am patting myself on the back! This morning I made another delightful breakfast! Why don't I make steak and eggs more often? I think I will start! Although, next time it will be without the bread. This recipe can easily be made without bread…   in fact, that is how the boys ate it. … Continue reading Steak and Swiss Breakfast Sandwiches with Crispy Potatoes  

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Simple. Fresh. Fast

If you like the sound of a simple, fresh and fast weeknight dinner meal and you like bell peppers then this one is for you! (Sorry mom, I know how you feel about bell peppers!) Although, the beauty of this meal is it is so stinking easy!  You could literally swap any flavor of chicken… Continue reading Simple. Fresh. Fast

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Tuna Salad with Shells

Its officially summer in Minnesota! I know this, because it is humid as sin outside and there’s mosquitoes everywhere! Oh, you thought the summer solstice is what signals the beginning of summer? Maybe in a land without 10,000 lakes to attract 100,000 mosquitoes! But, the beginning of summer to me means its salad season! I… Continue reading Tuna Salad with Shells

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Chicken Nacho Soup {Crockpot}

A lot of people have asked me recently why I haven’t been blogging as much, or why I didn’t blog this summer. I would like to say that it was because I was too busy going out, having fun and enjoying the summer. That unfortunately, isn’t true. It was a hard summer and really wasn’t… Continue reading Chicken Nacho Soup {Crockpot}

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Gluten Free Goulash

There is nothing better than a giant cup of coffee and Food Network on a Saturday morning! We’re short staffed at work, so I’ve been putting in a lot of extra hours and somehow, still not feeling any closer to being caught up!  So, I’ve been spending Saturday mornings at my desk trying to catch… Continue reading Gluten Free Goulash

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Sheet Pan Dinner – Honey Garlic Chicken

I know that global warming is a bad thing… I get it. But c’mon. There is nothing wrong with hiking outside in February, watching boats drive by on the river. The mud, I was less fond of – now I have to clean my combat boots.  It was a chilly but beautiful afternoon for a… Continue reading Sheet Pan Dinner – Honey Garlic Chicken

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Mexican Quinoa Bowls

Today was a 360° meal prep day. If you don’t know what that means, don’t worry. It’s not a thing; I just made it up. This is my new term to describe a prep day where I go into it with one plan and then totally switch gears and have to make it up as… Continue reading Mexican Quinoa Bowls

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Southwest Steak Burrito Bowls + Weekly meal prep tip!

I’m going to let you in on a little secret.  Meal prepping is hard and time consuming. But, it doesn’t have to be! I’ve been meal prepping one day a week for TWO YEARS now, without skipping a beat. When I first started meal prepping, I knew NOTHING about cooking. I knew nothing about food… Continue reading Southwest Steak Burrito Bowls + Weekly meal prep tip!