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#SouperSaturday: Cheesy Cauliflower Potato Soup

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I don’t know about y’all, but I have had the hardest time staying warm this winter!

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Temperatures outside have varied so widely,
{t-shirts one day, mukluks the next!}
and because our house is 100+ years old, it’s so stinkin’ drafty!

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We’ve spent the winter holed up in two rooms huddled under piles of blankets,
doors closed, and space heaters running.
And that’s barely taken the edge off!

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Because of all this bone-chilling cold, all I seem to be craving is soup.
Warming, he...

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#FamilyFaveFriday: Pork Chops with Sauteed Apples

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I think Friday probably has to be my favorite day of the week.

Something about a week full of stresses finally signed & sealed with a weekend full of relaxation ahead…you just can’t top it!

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On Friday nights, we always like to play around with new takes on recipes
that have been longstanding family favorites:
unique burgers, fun pizzas, piled high nachos… you get the idea.
(Sort of like our #throwbackthursdays, but not quite)


This week, winter has come back full force (ugh!),
so we dec...

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Monday Menu Musings

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Monday, Monday….

Usually a dreaded day of the week, but I’m here to help make it a GREAT day!

‘How’ you ask?

Because I have your dinners planned for the entire week! No need to menu plan!
Just one more thing you can wipe off your to-do list…because now it’s done!

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This week some yummy things are happening…

#MeatlessMonday: Creamy Asparagus Herb & Pea Pasta

#TastyTravelsTuesday: Mushroom & Beef Stroganoff (A Russian favorite!)

#WetNWildWednesday: Lemon Browned Butter Cod w/ Hazelnut Pilaf

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#SouperSaturday: Smoky Farro & Chickpea Soup

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Oh my gosh, y’all!

This has been the most confusing winter I think I’ve ever experienced!
Bitterly cold for 2 or 3 days, then 60’s & sunny for 2, then back to ice and snow for another 4.
I guess it’s a good thing we never packed away our summer wardrobe this year!!

It also hasn’t helped in keeping us well…the ENTIRE family had the flu for Christmas.
And now we just keep passing around sore throats & stuffy noses.
I sure will be glad when Spring gets here!

Right now, we’re dealing with ice ...

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Weigh-In Wednesday…It’s Been a Long Time Comin’

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I cannot BELIEVE how long it has been since I’ve typed a single word here on this blog.
It’s amazing how quickly time can pass when life gets in the way.
I think it’s way past time to show my poor little blog some long overdue love and attention.

2016 was a rough year for me.
Dealing with my mother’s passing…
Starting a new business in direct sales
Being diagnosed with PCOS…
Having unexpected emergency surgery due to that PCOS diagnosis…
Gaining 60+ lbs thanks to that surgery/recovery and the hormone pills I have to take…

Yeah- it’s been difficult to say the least.

I want to send a BIG thanks to all my readers and followers who have reached out during this time…making su...

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Tasty Travels Tuesday: Green Curry Chicken

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Welcome to Tuesday…Tasty Travels Tuesday, that is!

This is the day each week that I make an ethnic dish of some sort. My goal in this attempt is to introduce my kids to unique and interesting cuisines they may never experience otherwise.

Growing up in the South, I cut my teeth on soul food, comfort food, and sweet tea. And while these are all still my favorites (much to the chagrin of my waistline), I knew I needed to branch out beyond standard ethnic fare...

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Monday Menu Musings

Time for another edition of Monday Menu Musings!

This week I have some great dishes planned out for you…buckle your seatbelts!

Again, as always, remember you can follow the menu religiously or use it as inspiration to create a menu of your own!

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This week includes:

Loaded Baked Potatoes

Green Chicken Curry

Baked Popcorn Shrimp
with Sweet Chili Sauce

Chicken Saltimbocca
with Parmesan & Balsamic Cauliflower

BBQ Chicken Pizza

Spring Vegetable Soup w/ Orzo

Slow Cooker Brown Sugar Chicken
with Brown Butter Twice Baked Sweet Potatoes

Special Treat: Muffin Tin Strawberry Shortcakes

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As always, I included a handy dandy printable!

June 15-21, 2015

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Throwback Thursday: Turkey & Quinoa Meatloaf

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Hi guys!

Welcome to Throwback Thursday!

This week I’m cooking a delicious, healthy take on a family favorite…

MEATLOAF!

Don’t get me wrong…I LOOOOOVE regular meatloaf.

But it’s not exactly figure friendly.

Breadcrumbs, full fat ground beef, whole eggs…you get the gist.

So imagine my delight when I came across a recipe for Turkey & Quinoa Meatloaf in my new ‘Love It, Cook It, Eat It’ cookbook by Weight Watchers!

(you can find the recipe here)

I’ll admit I was a little unsure of the ingredients at first.

(think c...

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Monday Menu Musings

Hey y’all!

Just checkin’ in for another round of Monday Menu Musings.

In case you missed it last week, I’ll be here every Monday to lend a hand in menu planning. I’ll post my menu, with recipes, and you can choose to follow it religiously or use it as a jumping off point to create a menu of your own.

Easy, right?

Here’s what we’ll be having this week..

June 8-14

Italian Potato Torta w/ Spinach & Cheese

Grilled Chicken & Spinach Quesadillas

Miso Glazed Salmon

Turkey & Quinoa Meatloaf

Green Machine Pizzas

Chicken & Wild Rice Soup

Slow Cooker Cheeseburger Soup

Special Treat: Panna Cotta with Rubarb Sauce

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If you’re like me and prefer a printable graphic…well, here ya go!

June 8-14, 2015

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Monday Menu Musings

Hey guys! Long time no…….type.

I know it’s been, like…FOREVER, since I last posted and SOOOOOO much has changed.

(But we’ll get to all that later)

For now, I wanted to just bring you a quick little post with my current weekly menu.

I’ve gotten back on the ‘healthy eating’ train

(again….tell ya more later)

and I have all my peeps at my Weight Watchers meetings counting on me to actually post regularly!

So, without further ado I start you off this week with this delicious sounding menu in all it’s springtime gloriousness!

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And I ask you to join me in my endeavor for better health and an increasingly shrinking waistline!

I hope to see you around the blog and remember to c...

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