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Easter Brunch!

What an Easter! Our second in lockdown, and this time I prepared the meal under some loud roof construction, but it was all worth it! See below for detail on our Easter brunch lineup of a Honey-Glazed Spiral Ham and Watercress, Strawberry. and Toasted-Sesame…

April 5, 2021

Whole-Wheat Penne with Marinated Feta and Arugula

Looking for a healthy pasta dish?? Well here is something not only healthy, but quick!!! This Whole-Wheat Penne with Marinated Feta and Arugula, from Real Simple, calls for Greek yogurt instead of cream so you can indulge in flavor without guilt! Details below. Rating:…

July 10, 2020

Cheesy Chicken Milanese

I’m not sure fried, breaded chicken has ever felt so healthy! This Cheesy Chicken Milanese, from Chrissy Teigen has a perfect mix of salad greens and delicious, cheesy chicken! Recipe below! Rating: A How to make it an A+: For what it is, it’s…

July 2, 2020

Layered Arugula Salad

Boy, did my first dabble into the Magnolia Table cookbook start out strong. I LOVED this Layered Arugula Salad! Moving forward, I think every salad should be made in a trifle bowl to maximize the beauty of spicy/sweet nuts, colorful pomegranate seeds, blue cheese,…

February 26, 2020

Honey-Drizzled Soppressata Pizza

This was a longggg holiday weekend that required a veryyyy short meal! Grab some pre-made pizza dough and throw together Real Simple’s Honey-Drizzled Soppressata Pizza in just minutes! Details below! Rating: A How to make it an A+: So delish, but I’d spread a…

January 20, 2020

Goat Cheese and Kale Waffles

  After a busy weekend, I needed something simple for tonight’s dinner. These Goat Cheese and Kale Waffles not only fit the bill, they were fantastic! Breakfast for dinner seems like a guilty pleasure, but it included kale so I didn’t feel guilty at…

August 13, 2019

Prawn, Avocado, and Grapefruit Salad

  I’ve made it a point to focus my attention towards James Duigan’s Clean & Lean Pregnancy Guide while it’s still applicable! The book is packed with diet and exercise tips, as well as recipes for achieving a healthy pregnancy. This salad is just…

March 26, 2019

Caprese Salad with Crispy Prosciutto

    Dinner for two last night celebrating Valentine’s Day with my main squeeze! This, and the two following posts make up out three-course meal that was perfect for a cozy night at home of dinner and a movie! We started with this Caprese…

February 15, 2019

Lemon Fusilli with Arugula

    This pasta is just fantastic. It’s one that can bridge the seasons. It has fresh flavors of spring and summer, from lemon, tomatoes, and arugula, but it’s cream-based, so it’s hearty enough to keep you full and warm all fall and winter…

November 13, 2018