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Grilled Steak Tacos

Grilled Steak Tacos

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I am officially hanging up my apron as a short order cook. My husband texted on the way home from soccer practice with our toddler to tell me our little guy asked for “real” pizza

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Tomatillo Salsa Scramble

Tomatillo Salsa Scramble

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Another holiday season is in the books. Today it’s official—winter vacation is over. Despite that, I popped right out of bed when my alarm went off this morning. Not even a smidge of work-itis was

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Ingredients
  • Non-stick cooking spray
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/4 cup tomatillo salsa plus more for serving
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 ounces cooked chicken, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 ounce spinach, roughly chopped
  • Chopped cilantro for serving
Veggie Fajita Bowls

Veggie Fajita Bowls

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I’ve been having major food guilt lately. Coming off Halloween and going straight into the holidays is the worst time to be routinely thinking “why did I eat that?” Self-control can be a fickle thing.

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Ingredients
  • For rice
  • 1 cup brown rice
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 handful cilantro, chopped
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
Sweet Potato Poblano Soup

Sweet Potato Poblano Soup

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Sweet potatoes are my absolute favorite spud.  From their bright orange color to their wonderful flavor, I could figure out a way to consume at least one per meal. I love peeling sweet potatoes, dicing

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Ingredients
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 red onion, roughly chopped
  • 1 poblano pepper, deseeded and minced
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 medium sweet potatoes (about 1-1/2 pounds), peeled and diced
Sweet Potato Chorizo Tacos

Sweet Potato Chorizo Tacos

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In our neighborhood there is no shortage of donuts or tacos. The sugary fried scent of freshly made donuts fills the air in the mornings, and then by lunchtime, depending where you are walking, the

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Grilled Chicken Fajitas

Grilled Chicken Fajitas

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The neighborhood where I grew up was only 5 minutes from a big mall. When I go back, there is something very familiar even though it is not the mall from my childhood. Many stores

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Brisket Tacos

Brisket Tacos

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I love Thanksgiving, but by the time the long weekend is over I am ready to move on to something else. In the weeks leading up to the holiday, I can’t get enough of the

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Ground Beef Tacos

Ground Beef Tacos

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There are certain meals that were dinner classics growing up. They could be as plain as spaghetti or roasted chicken breasts, or they were more fun like breakfast for dinner. Ground beef tacos were another

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Ingredients
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 medium white onion, roughly chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika 
  • 1/4 teaspoon oregano
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
Grilled Pineapple Salsa

Grilled Pineapple Salsa

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The question I got most when I was pregnant was if I was having a boy or girl. There was no debate whether to find out the sex of the baby.  I wanted the surprise.

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Ingredients
  • 1/2 whole pineapple, peeled, cored and sliced 1/4-inch-thick
  • 1 small red onion, diced
  • 1 red bell pepper, diced
  • 1 jalapeno, seeded and minced
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • 1/4 cup cilantro, roughly chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper