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Spicy Black Bean Soup

I've been making the Spicy Black Bean Soup for a few years now. Yummy on a cold day, just perfect for this past week in Chicago when winter made a comeback.

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Goat Cheese-Mushroom Quesadillas with Chipotle Cream

I have to start with the disclaimer that my photo doesn't do it justice. I took that photo to show the spinach for the Pact app and forgot to take a good picture before I ate it. It was that good! This is a Weight Watchers recipe (they have a lot of good ones, including their… Continue reading Goat Cheese-Mushroom Quesadillas with Chipotle Cream

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Found on Pinterest: “Fried” Honey Bananas

Every once in a while I'm at the grocery store and I actually remember all of the ingredients from a recipe I Pinned. I haven't been sharing them here, but I think I will start. A word of warning, many of my attempts could potentially be featured on a Pinterest Fail site based on the… Continue reading Found on Pinterest: “Fried” Honey Bananas

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Piña colada on a stick: A light, yummy, frozen treat

I love Pinterest! I've found some great recipes there and while most people think that I don't cook, it's actually not true; I just don't cook often. But lately, in an effort to get my health in order, I've been trying to eat more home-cooked healthy meals and though I'm not much of a sweets… Continue reading Piña colada on a stick: A light, yummy, frozen treat

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Caprese Salad gets an avocado twist

I absolutely love Caprese Salad. Made of fresh tomatoes, mozzarella and basil it's great as a side and sometimes even as a meal. I also love avocados too, so when I found this recipe I had to try it. It did not disappoint. Perfection for a light meal on a warm day. I generally use… Continue reading Caprese Salad gets an avocado twist

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Spinach and Goat Cheese Vinaigrette Salad

I don't cook very often, but I wish I were more motivated to do so because when I do get in the kitchen, what I make is of the healthy variety. One of my favorite meals, though it admittedly requires no cooking, is my Spinach and Goat Cheese Vinaigrette Salad creation: Ingredients: Baby Spinach Dried… Continue reading Spinach and Goat Cheese Vinaigrette Salad