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creamy tomato soup

creamy tomato soup

i do not love tomatoes – but this soup is so good!  its creamy but doesn’t contain any milk. you feel healthy eating it and tastes so good. plus, its kid approved!  my daughter finished off her whole bowl and asked for more! it’s seriously amazing because she says she doesn’t like tomatoes. i served … Continue reading

roasted artichoke

roasted artichoke

i’m kicking myself right now. i really want to review this artichoke recipe i used but i cannot find the blog it belongs to! please, if you know the origin of this recipe, please tell me and i’ll link to it! look at this artichoke i made – yum! i normally just cook the artichoke … Continue reading

cauliflower crust pizza

cauliflower crust pizza

ironically cauliflower crust pizza is one of the first recipes i tried from pinterest, but it’s still one of my all time favorites. i can’t believe it has taken me this long to share. in an effort to be more healthy we’ve tried to incorporate more veggies and less white flour into our diet (among … Continue reading

lemon garlic chicken – crock pot

lemon garlic chicken – crock pot

one of my friends made the comment the other day that all crock pot recipes taste the same.  since i haven’t tried many recipes in my crock pot, i couldn’t agree or disagree.  so far, i have reviewed sesame chicken and salsa chicken.  i can see how these would taste similar except for the spiciness … Continue reading

crockpot salsa chicken

crockpot salsa chicken

i bought a crock pot about one month ago when i wanted to try a recipe for sesame chicken i found on pinterest.  last week i made two other recipes. both recipes were quickly passed around on my friends’ pin boards so i had to try them! salsa chicken the first recipe i tried was … Continue reading

better baked potato

better baked potato

this is another super simple pin… so simple it seems silly to post. however, we’ve agreed that even the simplest of pins are worth sharing. call me naive, but i have never seen, eaten, or even thought to prepare a baked potato this way. by simply cutting slits into the potato and inserting garlic, onions, … Continue reading

coconut crusted chicken

coconut crusted chicken

i recently went to a bachelorette party/bridal shower where the hostess served the most amazing salad topped with coconut crusted chicken. when i asked where she found the recipe she responded pinterest (of course). i knew i must try making the chicken myself to see if my average cooking skills could reproduce the delicious results. … Continue reading

butternut squash risotto

butternut squash risotto

i was excited to try this roasted butternut squash risotto because it combines two of my favorites: butternut squash and risotto. i’ll admit, i was slightly nervous because although risotto is one of my favorite dishes, i’ve actually never tried making it before. centsational girl’s recipe was great. it was very detailed and therefore made … Continue reading

crockpot sesame chicken

crockpot sesame chicken

i love a good bowl of rice with some kind of chicken on top! this recipe was really good. i started it in the morning, let it cook for almost 8 hours and had a great dinner. tip: i made half the recipe and there was no sauce left to put on top once it … Continue reading