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Hazelnut Cake with Nutella Frosting

There’s something beautiful about cake. A simple light cake to round of a light lunch. And what’s better than a little nutella frosting? I used to only eat chocolate cake; if white cake was an option, and there was no … Continue reading

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Chicken Gyros

One of my goals for 2012 has been to create new meals and to use recipes more often than eating my staples of protein & veggies. Don’t get me wrong, I love my meals, but I want to expand my … Continue reading

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Savory Oats

When I first heard about savory oats, I was so skeptical. I mean…oats without fruit, or peanut butter?! But with onions, eggs, bacon, cheese? I put off making this and trying it for so long. What. Was. I. Thinking?! Seriously, … Continue reading

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Over Easy Cafe, Asheville

Anytime my mom comes to visit we make a plan of it to spend a day in Asheville. If you’ve never been there it’s such a cool town with a great downtown area with tons of quirky shops and restaurants. … Continue reading

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Lamb Saag {Saffron Road}

It’s not very often I’ll buy something boxed from the frozen section. When I do, it’s usually because I can’t make it myself and I’ve had a craving for some kind of ethnic food. As well as I can cook, … Continue reading

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Quinoa-Winter Squash “Stuffing”

I meant to publish this post around the holidays. Oh say 2-3 months ago. I just kept putting it off and then completely forgot about it until I was searching for an idea to blog about. Luckily it’s still cold … Continue reading

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Barbecue Chicken Salad

I’d be lying if I didn’t say I’ve eaten this salad daily for the past…oh, two weeks or so. A big serving of protein over a bed of lettuce covered with sautéed red onions and a bit of sweet barbecue sauce, topped … Continue reading

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My Favorite Breakfasts

I love breakfast – hands down it is my favorite meal of the day. Starting my morning off with a big bowl of creamy oats, especially in the winter, is the best way to start my day. Oh and coffee, … Continue reading

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Baking: Chocolate Chip Cookies

I had a baking itch this past weekend. What’s better than a fresh baked cookie? Not much! Butter, sugar, eggs, flour, vanilla, mix-ins. Using your standard chocolate chip cookie recipe (technically it was a mesquite flour chocolate chip cookie recipe), … Continue reading

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Country Breakfast

I’ve been sick the past couple days, laying in bed missing school. My appetite has been lacking for the most part, but this morning I was finally feeling up to breakfast. This is a favorite of mine from when I … Continue reading

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