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This gloomy spring weather really inspires me to get into the kitchen and cook a hot meal. I finally re-stocked my freezer with some wild caught shrimp…one of my fav ways to add lean protein to meals….and pretend to be fancy… so I figured I would build my meal around these guys. I simply place the frozen shrimp under running cold water and it is ready to cook in minutes. I recently saw a recipe for sriracha shrimp and quinoa and it got my wheels turning. I never really pai
I was trolling Pinterest recently looking for some DASH diet recipes and gracefully stumbled upon a few winners. The DASH diet (dietary approaches to stop hypertension) seems to be making a comeback in a BIG way....like wide leg pants and crop tops....and was voted one of the top diets of the year. I had completely forgotten about this widely successful diet which first gained popularity in the 90's (don't quote me on the decade). Anyways, it lacks any kind of quirky gimmic (
I love pancakes...or anything sweet in the morning but tend to feel super guilty (shocker!) if my breakfast is lacking in some serious and satisfying nutrition. I had some extra time on my hands Tuesday morning, thanks to a certain toddler waking up at 4:50 am, and thought it would be extra special if I whipped up a hot breakfast. I recently picked up some chia seeds and thought this would be the perfect opportunity to mix-em-in. And since I love to use seasonal produce, I kn
With the start of the crazy school year, football and cooler weather, fall is the perfect time to bring out the slow cooker. I love to use my crock-pot to cook large batches of soup to eat that day and freeze for the season. Soup is a great way to sneak in your veggies (frozen or fresh) along with some lean protein to make an overall balanced and low cal meal in one bowl. I don’t always follow a recipe since I like to utilize what I have on hand, but if I did, it would look s