Baked Honey Garlic Chicken

Baked Honey Garlic Chicken

It probably  goes without saying that I spend a whole lot of time searching around for great recipes to share with y'all. I try to avoid any recipe that is too popular because a.) I want to have original recipes and b.) I do not want to step on my fellow food bloggers toes and hijack their hard work. But there is some really great food out there that I am itching to cook up! So what's a food blogger to do?  My head says no but my tummy says yes!  So over the next few weeks … [continue]

Lime and Garlic Salmon

Lime and Garlic Salmon

I have become a morning cook. I like to get all my cooking done in the a.m. During my working days I would try to cram all the cooking and photography in on the weekends.  Exhausting and not much fun. This blogging thing is supposed to be fun…right? Besides, the light from my kitchen window is perfect around […]

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Chili Con Carne with Sweet Potatoes

Chili Con Carne

Chile Con Carne:   Chili without beans which makes it great for folks who’s bodies don’t like beans…the potential for humor here is overwhelming.  I come from a long line of people who think the funniest thing on earth is gas…the human kind.  You wanna see a family fall to pieces?  Bring a whoopee cushion and […]

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Fresh Tomato Vinaigrette

Fresh Tomato Vinaigrette

Looking for something different to kick up those #Paleo and #Whole30 salads you been munching on the last 8 days or so?  This is so fresh and so easy! Throw all the ingredients into a blender, food processor or do what I do and just put it in a jar and use an immersion blender.  I […]

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Salisbury Steak

Salisbury Steak

    Let me start off saying that taking pictures of beef is not easy.  It isn’t easy for seasoned photographers let alone for someone like me of limited talents.  But here it is!  It was simply delicious and putting a label of Paleo or Whole30 on it seems limiting.  I will make this over […]

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Baked Macadamia Nut Crusted Chicken

Macadamia Chicken

      So here we go!  It’s already day two, only 29 more to go!.   I have a pretty nice starter recipe for y’all.  Baked Macadamia Nut Crusted Chicken!  Doesn’t sound very ‘diet’ does it?  This is why I love Whole30!  It’s my kinda food! For those of you who are asking, ‘What […]

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Brownie Cookies

Brownie Cookies

  Oh look…more cookies!  I love December!  The bad news is this may be the last cookie post because my family ate the entire batch of Peanuty Butter Cookies I was going to post before I could take a picture!…no I am not kidding and yes, I probably ate my share. But for now we have these […]

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Chocolate Dipped Nutella Cookies

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  I have been biting at the bit to make these cookies!  I received them as part of the Great American Food Blogger Cookie Swap and let me tell ya, they are one good cookie!  I had to practically lottery out the last few of them around here! The recipe is adopted from The Floating Kitchen […]

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3 Ingredient Shortbread Cookies

Shortbread Cookies

  This year I participated in the The 4th Annual Great Food Blogger cookie Swap!  There were 566 participants who shipped over 20,000 cookies around the world, and raised a whopping $12,335 for Cookies For Kids’ Cancer! I can not imagine the amount of coordination that goes into putting an event like this together but  Lindsey from Love and Olive Oil and Julie from The […]

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Soft Ginger Cookies

Soft Ginger Cookies

  So lets just do this shall we?  Lets just post cookies all month…no chicken, no salads or veggies, nothing but cookies!   I have a cookie round up planned that is going to be so fun….because guess what?  In January, we diet!  I’ll be sharing  how I’ve lost my 25  pounds and my struggle to lose another 20.  I […]

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Easy Roast Chicken

Easy Roast Chicken

  After years of cooking, I mean ‘years’…I have learned my limitations in the kitchen.  I don’t do fancy.   I have tried and it’s always a disaster.   You won’t find beautifully decorated cupcakes or perfectly plated up food on my blog.  I haven’t got the talent or patience.  But you give me a 9 x […]

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Southwest Chicken and Rice Skillet

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  I am truly in love with Southwest flavors lately and this whole skillet thing is just up my alley!  Throw it all together in one pan and dinner is done! You can make this with fresh chicken that you sauté in the skillet or a precooked version like store bought rotisserie chicken or even […]

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