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Lighter Chicken Salad

I love chicken salad. I really do. But, I hardly EVER order it if I am out to eat. “But, you just said you love chicken salad…” 313 more words


Healthier Buffalo Chickpea and Blue Cheese Wraps

After a week long vacation in Canada where the weather is currently perfect, we arrive back in the real world just in time for the hottest day of the summer so far. 421 more words


Green Chile, Summer Squash, and Quinoa Enchilada Bake

I seriously love enchiladas…a bit more than Grey. He prefers lighter meals that don’t involve many tortillas or refined carbs, so I’m always on the lookout for inspiration to turn classic dishes into something we both can enjoy–same flavor, lighter ingredients. 364 more words


Lightened Up Spinach Artichoke Pasta

G’Evening friends!  Just wanted to apologize for the lack of posts lately.  I’ve just had alot going on and there are just so many hours in a day :/  But I’m back tonight with a wonderful recipe that smooshes two of my favorite dishes into one.   245 more words

Food & Drinks

Porl Schnitzel with Noodles and Browned Cabbage

Made a new recipe last night, and it was a hit!!  This one rates an “Awesome!”  I was in the mood for comfort food, and tried a lightened up version of schnitzel – going back to my husband’s German roots :) 300 more words


Banana Chocolate Chip Chia Seed Breakfast Muffins

I’m a big believer in breakfast.  As in, I rarely skip breakfast.  Even if I’m running late, I’ll grab something as I’m heading out the door.   637 more words


Lightened Up Bolognese

We love pasta, especially a rich, hearty Bolognese.  This recipe packs all of the flavor and everything you would expect from the traditional recipe.  The good news is the fat is trimmed down significantly since this is made with ground turkey instead of beef and skim milk instead of heavy cream.    423 more words