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lemon bars

Lighter Lemon Bars

In Bakery, Fruit, Healthy On January 10, 2013 2 Comments

Alright! I can’t believe that it’s Thursday already! I’m day 4 into my healthier lifestyle goal and things have been going pretty well. My biggest draw is always… Read More »

cilantro-lime rice

Cilantro-Lime Rice

In Sides, Southwest On January 8, 2013 3 Comments

One of my favorite parts of the burrito bowls that you get at Mexican restaurants is the rice. I’ve never been able to master the proper lime/cilantro proportions… Read More »

Salad

Lean Cuisine Salad Additions

In Giveaways, Reviews, Salad On January 7, 2013 47 Comments

Happy Monday folks! I know that last week was technically the new year but today begins my ‘new year’ of a healthier lifestyle.  You can expect new and… Read More »

tortellini soup

Italian Vegetable-Tortellini Soup

In Italian, Soup On January 3, 2013 0 Comments

I picked up a soup cookbook about 6 years ago and I’ve made only 1 recipe from the entire book. It’s not that there isn’t anything else that… Read More »

brisket sliders

Brisket Sliders

In Beef, Sandwiches On January 2, 2013 1 Comment

I had the opportunity to visit Memphis this past year and if you’ve ever been to Memphis you realize that pretty much the only thing you can order… Read More »

food n' focus

Happy New Year

In Update On January 1, 2013 2 Comments

I just wanted to wish all of my readers a very happy and prosperous new year! Thank you so much to everyone who has joined me in my… Read More »

party mix

Sweet and Salty Nut and Pretzel Mix

In Treats On December 28, 2012 2 Comments

The new year is upon us! Today I’ve got a quick (and light) post for your New Year’s Even party! This party mix is lighter on the calories… Read More »

jambalaya

Jambalaya with Shrimp & Sausage

In Pork, Seafood On December 27, 2012 3 Comments

I feel like I stepped away from the blog for an eternity! I had a great Christmas with my family but am really looking forward to the new… Read More »

wreath

Week 3 Recap

In Update On December 21, 2012 0 Comments

I can’t believe that my 12 Days of Christmas feature is nearly over! It has been very exciting for me to share some delicious new holiday recipes with… Read More »

asparagus

Day 12: Asparagus With Walnut Oil Vinaigrette

In Vegetables On December 20, 2012 16 Comments

Can you believe that it’s here?! Day #12 is filled with 12 drummers drumming. Ok, there are really no drummers drumming unless you want to insert your own… Read More »

crostini

Day 11: Crostini With Mascarpone, Tomatoes and Balsamic Vinegar

In Italian, Mediterranean, Sides On December 19, 2012 15 Comments

I can’t necessarily say that I’ve been anxious for snow but it finally arrived yesterday in Milwaukee. I’m not a fan of the cold or the snow but… Read More »

Chicken Yakitori

Day 10: Chicken Yakitori Rice Bowl

In Asian, Poultry On December 18, 2012 10 Comments

While this isn’t exactly a holiday dish, I am a huge fan of stir fry. It’s light, it’s fresh, it’s delicious. This recipe can be quickly made and… Read More »