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Italian Salad Flatbread

Italian Salad Flatbread

    Italian Salad Flatbread For like two seconds when I was pregnant with my daughter, I craved salad with Italian dressing and garlicky bread. It had to be a salad with crunchy lettuce, salty olives, and spicy peperoncinis. And it had to be creamy Italian dressing. Like had to be or else. Looking back,…

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Shortcut Skillet Enchilada Lasagna

Shortcut Skillet Enchilada Lasagna

Shortcut Skillet Enchilada Lasagna This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #CampbellsShortcutMeals #CollectiveBias Towards the end of July, I am a giant bag of mixed feelings. It’s still summer, but all the back to school and fall stuff was in Walmart when I went to…

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Easy French Entertaining: a loaded Cheese Plate with Sea Salt Chocolate Truffles

Easy Cheese Plate with Sea Salt Chocolate Truffles

Easy French Entertaining: A Loaded Cheese Plate and Sea Salt Chocolate Truffles Sometimes I like to feel classy. It’s hard to do these days. Like really hard. I mean I spend my days with a toddler that has a very disgusting sense of humor and eating chicken nugget leftovers.   Back in the olden days,…

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Thai Chicken Satay Skewers with Curry Peanut Dipping Sauce

Thai Chicken Satay Skewers

Thai Chicken Satay Skewers Things happen in my house when we eat food on a stick. Seriously. THINGS HAPPEN. I don’t even know how else to describe it. But dinner last night when we ate these delicious Thai chicken satay skewers was an adventure in oddities. I’m telling you, there was nothing normal about this…

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Barbecue Rib Nachos

Barbecue Rib Nachos

This blog post has been compensated by Smithfield Fresh Pork. All opinions are mine alone. #GetGrillingAmerica #CollectiveBias #Ad I’ve always had a thing for nachos. Saucy nachos, loaded nachos, all kinds of nachos. These barbecue rib nachos- let’s just say they totally fit my nacho thing. I know it sounds weird to say that nachos…

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Shrimp Caprese Salad with Honey Balsamic Reduction

Shrimp Caprese Salad with Honey Balsamic Reduction

I’m such a sucker for all things Caprese like this Shrimp Caprese Salad with Honey Balsamic Reduction in the summer time. Well really any time of year, but especially the summer with all the fresh sweet tomatoes and delicious basil. In fact if you were to raid my kitchen between June and September you’d find…

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Lemon Spinach Pasta

Lemon Spinach Pasta with Sun Dried Tomatoes

Just because it’s unofficially summer doesn’t mean pasta is off the menu. Nope, it just means instead of heavier comforting pastas like Crock Pot Bolognese, I’m reaching for light pasta dishes like this Lemon Spinach Pasta with Sun Dried Tomatoes. This is one of those perfect pasta dishes that feels fancy but is really not….

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Siracha Lime Chicken Salad

Siracha Lime Chicken Salad

Siracha Lime Chicken Salad Have you jumped onto the Siracha bandwagon yet? It’s for sure a thing. A delicious thing. Siracha has to be one of my favorite flavors. Possibly because I am obsessed with spicy, Asian inspired cuisine. Seriously, my daughter is basically made of Thai food because that’s all I ate when I…

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Pasta with White Beans

Pasta with White Beans

This pasta with white bean sauce is one of the ultimate comfort food dishes for me. I know I have told you all before that my Italian grandma made tons of things like lasagna and twice baked potatoes all the time growing up. Those dishes were sort of special occasion food, but this pasta with…

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Sweet and Spicy Pineapple Ribs

Sweet and Spicy Pineapple Ribs

This blog post has been compensated by Smithfield Fresh Pork. All opinions are mine alone. #GetGrillingAmerica #CollectiveBias #Ad Summer is right around the corner. It’s amazing. Just a few weeks ago, there was a blizzard, and now 80 degree days and sunshine and grill weather is here. I LOVE grill weather. Everything tastes great on…

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Gluten Free Lasagna

Gluten Free Lasagna

It is time. You can’t be a food blogger that grew up with an Italian grandma and not have a thing for lasagna. Actually, you can’t have a drop of Italian blood and not have a thing for lasagna. It’s like a law that lasagna appears on the table of almost every Italian American holiday…

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Lemon Chicken and Asparagus Skillet

Lemon Chicken and Asparagus Skillet

Lemon Chicken and Asparagus Skillet I like to learn new things. Really I do. And let me tell you, I learned a lot of new things after we had this lemon chicken asparagus skillet with quinoa for dinner the other night. For example, I learned my that my picky 2 year old will gobble this…

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Slow Cooker Mexican Chicken Soup

Slow Cooker Mexican Chicken Soup

Slow Cooker Mexican Chicken Soup Is it just me or was this winter really weird? Like really, really weird. I’ve worn flip flops and lamented the fact that I haven’t had my toenails done since my best friend got married last July. Because seriously, I live in the Northeast. My feet should be firmly buried…

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Blood Orange Salad with Arugula, Quinoa, and Parmesan

Blood Orange Salad

Sometimes I just feel like a salad. I need it to to balance out things like no bake chocolate cheesecake or brown butter lobster pasta. Let me tell you, this blood orange salad is a real winner. It feels special you know. Maybe because of the blood oranges. Or maybe because it is absolutely gorgeous….

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Shrimp Risotto with Garlicky Kale

Shrimp Risotto with Garlicky Kale

I go on serious food kicks. This month I’m all about risotto. I already made a fab crab risotto, but did I stop there like a normal person? Nope. I had to go make shrimp risotto with garlicky kale. I love risotto but I seriously… Whenever I think about risotto, the first thing I think…

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Cheesy Chicken Enchilada Stuffed Spaghetti Squash

Cheesy Chicken Enchilada Stuffed Spaghetti Squash

This blog post has been compensated by Borden® Cheese. All opinions are mine alone. #BordenCheeseLove #CollectiveBias #Ad Mmmm. Cheese. There aren’t many foods our little family readily agrees on, but cheese is one, so dinners like this cheesy chicken enchilada stuffed spaghetti squash make their way onto our table quite a bit. Each of us…

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Blood Orange Roast Chicken

Blood Orange Roast Chicken

Did you ever make food and think to yourself, “Wow! It’s a shame I’m not having a dinner party right now?” Well that’s what I thought as I was eating my blood orange roast chicken. I was overly excited about this recipe. We’re talking little kid on Christmas morning. Over blood oranges. I don’t know…

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Brown Butter Lobster Pasta

Brown Butter Lobster Pasta

You know how some women get really excited when shoes or purses are on sale? I’m not like that. Shoes and purses are not my jam. But you know what gets me going? When good food like lobster tail goes on sale. Because then I can make brown butter lobster pasta, and all is right…

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Cheesy Chicken Ziti Skillet

Cheesy Chicken Ziti Skillet

Chicken Parmesan is one of my favorite foods. Cheesy, carby, saucey. What’s not to love? Well the prep time mainly. This cheesy chicken ziti skillet has all the flavors of chicken Parmesan with like half the prep. I wish I had been this innovative in college. My junior and senior year in school, I lived…

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Crab Risotto with Asparagus

Crab Risotto with Asparagus This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #MyTuesdayValentine #CollectiveBias I always stress myself out about Valentine’s Day. My husband is a hard man to surprise and buy gifts for. Point and case: our first Valentine’s Day, like a thousand and five years…

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