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Farro with Toasted Fennel, Lemon, and Basil

It’s been awhile since I’ve made some really great grains. I wanted something filling, but healthy, to cozy up next to my weekly salmon fillet, and this turned out to be just perfect. Alison Roman’s Farro with Toasted Fennel, Lemon, and Basil (though I…

August 7, 2022
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Cauliflower Alfredo Mac ‘n’ Cheese

This Cauliflower Alfredo Mac ‘n’ Cheese, from Daphne Oz, was a hit with the whole family! My girls had no idea it was packed full of tasty veggies! While it’s not the same as a creamy, traditional mac ‘n’ cheese, for what it is,…

February 27, 2022
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Roasted Tomato Soup with Giant Cheesy Herb Croutons

I am cooking right through Daphne Oz’s cookbook, The Happy Cook, and really enjoying it all! Everything is pretty healthy, and seem to be hits with the adults and kids of the house! Details below on this Roasted Tomato Soup with Giant Cheesy Herb…

February 27, 2022
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Grilled Prosciutto-Peach Flatbread Pizza

Get your grilling in while it’s still grilling season! If you’re looking for something very simple, that includes the flavors of summer, check out this Grilled Prosciutto-Peach Flatbread Pizza from AllRecipes! Details below! Rating: B+ How to make it an A+: Aside from the…

August 31, 2021
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Roasted Eggplant Grinders

Here’s a quick and easy weeknight meal for you! These Roasted Eggplant Subs are a little healthier than the deep-fried version, and way less messy! This Mom Uptown Original Recipe will have you eating dinner in under 30 minutes! Enjoy! Recipe: Serves: 4 Active…

June 30, 2020
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Peach Caprese

Summer has begun and with the season comes all the simple, light, and refreshing dishes! This Peach Caprese salad from the Magnolia Table cookbook was just perfect for a low-key Father’s Day (social distancing) get together! Details below! Rating: A+ How to make it…

June 21, 2020
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Creamy Tomato Halloumi Soup

It’s no secret I love halloumi, and, with my third tomato soup in quarantine, it’s no secret that I’m loving these bowls of coziness! This Creamy Tomato Halloumi Soup, from Real Simple magazine, is quick, powerful, and a little something different! Details below! Rating:…

May 27, 2020
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Tomato Basil Soup with Grilled Cheese Strips

Need something fast, easy, cozy AND quarantine-friendly?! Check out this Tomato Basil Soup with Grilled Cheese Strips from Magnolia Table! Fit for the whole family in a flash! Details below! Rating: A How to make it an A+: Pretty darn good. For the soup,…

March 24, 2020
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Chicken and Mozzarella

Breaded chicken gets an upgrade with this Chicken and Mozzarella spin-off to Real Simple’s Crispy Chicken Cutlets master recipe! Simple, and fit for the whole fam! Rating: A+ How to make it an A+: Delish. No changes needed! Find the Chicken and Mozzarella Recipe Here.…

March 22, 2020
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Chicken Milano

Here is an extremely simple weeknight or end-of-a-super-long-week meal for you! This Chicken Milano, from AllRecipes magazine looks like a lot of work, but only has a hands-on time of 10 minutes! Enjoy this Italian favorite right at your own dinner table! Rating: A…

December 13, 2019