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Welcome back all! I’m so glad you decided to drop by.

Remember my something out of nothing blog? Well, it’s about that time again. With summer being a busy travel and social time, we have been trying not to overstock and simply use what we have in the fridge so as to minimize waste. SO, wanting a salad but having no lettuce, I took a risk and this is what I came up with. I was pleasantly surprised how refreshing this was. So if you are in the mood for something other than the same old salad, I suggest you give this a try. NOTE: I made this just for myself as a meal. So if you are making this for a side, you might want to consider doubling this recipe.  Read the rest of this entry »

Only picture I got! Sorry!

Only picture I got! Sorry!

Hello all! I know it’s been over a year since I posted. I wrapped up my first year of teaching and that kept me pretty busy. But wanted to give a quick update to get back on track and confirm that I am alive.

So, if you are looking for a one-pot, quick, healthy, and CHEAP dinner (isn’t that the dinner combination we all strive to achieve?), then this is the dinner idea for you. I didn’t take many pictures because I thought to do this blog AFTER the cooking and cleanup!

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NOTE: Sorry it’s been such a while since an update. I started this post on June 2, and then life got crazy!!

This is a soup I dreamed up that I originally intended to be somewhat healthy and even vegan. As you can see, neither goal was met….but this soup did turn out quite good. I warn you this is SPICY SPICY SPICY!! Even my husband and friend who ate it, who both like spicy foods, agreed this was SPICY-and that was AFTER I tried to tone it down. So if you don’t like Indian flavors or spicy foods, this isn’t the soup for you. But if you do, you are in for a TREAT! 🙂 Read the rest of this entry »

Welcome back readers!

Today, I wanted to share with you something that is not based on chicken. It’s true we do eat a LOT of chicken in our house. But today, I present to you something vegetarian friendly and, if you skipped topping it with cheese, would also be vegan friendly. It’s a simple dish and took me probably 20 minutes to whip up. My husband LOVED this and even asked if there was more!

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Hello again! It’s time to roll up our sleeves and get to work on another dinner that will satisfy our love for cooking, creativity, and our family!

I guess I’ve had a craving for Latin-inspired food lately. So what follows is my newly-perfected rice and beans recipe, topped with a fresh pico de gallo. The recipe is potentially vegan-friendly (depending on what you top it with), and remains vegetarian friendly. I am not a vegan, but my sister is, and I always think of her when creating new recipes. I am also not vegetarian, but I do eat a lot of food that is vegetarian friendly, for the simple fact that meat is expensive. I also try to eat healthy and choose foods that are good for me (my enchiladas recipe I think falls kind of short of that!).

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