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Foodie Friday: Tequila-Lime Shrimp Tacos with Mango-Radish Salsa

This is probably one of my favorite recipes at the moment and I love food. Besides, who doesn’t love tacos? Hot summer days call for lighter foods that are still delicious and this recipe fulfills both of those requirements. This recipe is a bit sweet but I’ll give you some tips that help turn up… Continue reading Foodie Friday: Tequila-Lime Shrimp Tacos with Mango-Radish Salsa

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Foodie Friday: Spaghetti with Lemon-Butter Sauce and Capers

As I have said in a previous post my boyfriend has developed a love of capers so I try to include them in recipes when I can. Simple to make recipes can be as good as complicated ones and simple is what you need after a long day at work. If you want to make… Continue reading Foodie Friday: Spaghetti with Lemon-Butter Sauce and Capers

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Foodie Friday: Overnight Oats

I maybe late to the game here but I have found a new love in overnight oats. They are quick to make, tasty and filling. The great thing about them is that you can make them a few days ahead of time so they work for meal prep a least a couple of days into… Continue reading Foodie Friday: Overnight Oats

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China: Shanghai Skylines and Embroidery: March 2016

Hey all, I hope you are having a good week so far. I hope you are ready to explore more of China. From the Yuyuan Gardens and the silk shop we headed over to see a fantastic view of the Shanghai skyline. I know the local tour guide was giving us all shorts of interesting… Continue reading China: Shanghai Skylines and Embroidery: March 2016

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Foodie Friday: Parmesan-Thyme Crisps

Hey all so I did something a little different and recorded myself making this recipe. This one is super simple and flavorful. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bn0ZIByhBiE Ingredients: 1 C. Parmesan 2 Tbs. Fresh Thyme Directions: Preheat oven to 300℉. Line cookie sheet with parchment paper. Mix cheese and herbs. Divide mixture in circles using a circular cookie cutter.… Continue reading Foodie Friday: Parmesan-Thyme Crisps

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Foodie Friday: Homemade Pasta and Marinara

Hey everyone, I’m sorry, I know you were expecting cookies this week but I have not had time to make them yet. Life keeps me busy but I’ll get to them. Anyway my recipe for this week is actually two: homemade pasta and homemade marinara sauce. I love Italian. My risotto is fantastic but I’m… Continue reading Foodie Friday: Homemade Pasta and Marinara

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Foodie Friday: Buttermilk Cake

We made it through another week! Happy Friday all, are you ready for the weekend? I sure am. Alright, the last few weeks I’ve been posting healthy, savory recipes this week we are going to go to the other end of the spectrum: something sweet. Now, I love old family recipes, around Christmas time I… Continue reading Foodie Friday: Buttermilk Cake

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Foodie Friday: Farro with Roasted Vegetables

Most of the time on this blog I focus on main dishes or the protein for a meal. With that in mind today’s recipe is a side dish. This dish is great because you can change it up based on the ingredients you have on hand. I’m going to lay this recipe out a little… Continue reading Foodie Friday: Farro with Roasted Vegetables

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Foodie Friday: Mint-Arugula Pesto

So I found a variant of this recipe, made it, the pesto is wonderful. However, I’m not 100% sure what to do with it to tell the truth. Although I did figure out that it was a bad idea to try and cook it at all. So if you do use this recipe toss it… Continue reading Foodie Friday: Mint-Arugula Pesto

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Foodie Friday: Herbed Focaccia

As you learned from this post, I like to try my hand at baking. I know it has been a while since I posted about it but both my boyfriend and I were doing weight loss challenges and well bread doesn’t help you to win. Anyway, we are both still working to keep the weight… Continue reading Foodie Friday: Herbed Focaccia