Tag Archives: lunch

The Best Homemade Guacamole: And it’s Simple!

Do you have any idea how embarrassing it is to eat at a Mexican restaurant with a man who doesn’t like guacamole?  Or how sad it is when all the popular people are posting Instagram pics with their avocado or … Continue reading

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Cloves Sugar Cookies

I know, I know.  It’s not time for Christmas baking yet.  But making cut-out cookies is so fun, I really think you can safely get away with doing it more than just at Christmas time.  And Christmas cookies are not … Continue reading

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Sweet Potato Hash Browns

Sweet Potato Hash Browns, made with both white and yellow sweet potatoes I decided to make sweet potato hash browns when I wanted a slightly heartier breakfast than just eggs.  I don’t usually keep regular white potatoes on hand, but … Continue reading

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Quinoa, Carrot, and Lentil Soup

Someone recently introduced me to an awesome cookbook – (click to view on amazon!) I don’t own this cookbook myself yet, but I’ll send you my address if you want to buy it for me! ;) (Just kidding.)  And speaking … Continue reading

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Chicken Stir-Fry

I love making stir-fry! You can use so many different kinds of veggies, either chicken or beef, and they just taste great and are easy to make! My “recipe” for chicken stir-fry is hardly a recipe but more a list … Continue reading

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Green Bean Casserole

This is not an original recipe by any stretch of the imagination.  But sometimes, we need to reminded that old recipes exist… especially when they’re delicious albeit possibly quite calorie-rich. :) I have always loved this recipe but don’t make … Continue reading

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Menu Update + Another Menu

Making my tuna salad sandwiches Saturday So how did I do sticking with my menu?  Really well!  I was surprised at how well it worked, actually.  I felt much more prepared when fixing meals the last few days.  The only … Continue reading

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Beef, Black Bean, and Corn Tacos

YUM. That word basically sums up this delicious and simple meal!  It was something I put into my 3-day menu I posted yesterday, but had never actually made before.  This recipe is definitely going to happen again!  It’s like something … Continue reading

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Three-Day Menu

Since my husband’s return it has been harder for me to plan meals.  I love cooking and was thrilled to have him back and be able to cook for him, but I often still find myself unprepared at mealtime. (Thankfully, … Continue reading

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Cheesy Chicken and Spinach Penne

One of the things I had in mind to make when Bogdan came home was a chicken and spinach lasagna.  I didn’t have lasagna noodles on hand, though, and saw no need to buy them, because I made chicken and spinach … Continue reading

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