Chicken Tacos with Mango-Peach Salsa

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It is two days away from September.  Typically a month that indicates Fall is readily upon us, let me dig out my soup pots and sweater vests (not really.. although- I do own a couple..) But not this … [Read more...]

Bagna Cauda Bruschetta

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Chocolate Broccoli is under the weather.  It all started about 2 days ago with a simple stuffy head and this morning the gal in my office took one look at me and said: 'Go home, girl.'  I am fortunate … [Read more...]

Tilapia with Corn & Black Bean Salsa (Plus 9 Other Ways)

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Nothing better than the firm texture and mild flavor of tilapia for a variety of cooking methods. Whether pan-fried, broiled, or baked, wrapped in a tortilla or with a sauce (savory AND sweet!), … [Read more...]

Cooking (Classes) for Healing

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  Happy Monday to my blogging friends :) I wanted to include you on my recent venture with an organization called Cuisine for Healing.  Straight off their website, Cuisine for Healing™ is a … [Read more...]

Chipotle Bean Burgers with Spicy Cream Sauce

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I've said it before, and I'll say it again.. Packing healthy lunches and snacks to take to work or school offer many benefits. Healthy brown-bag meals can reduce fat, calories, and sodium in our diet, … [Read more...]

Meatball Sliders for FireDad

Last night was a quiet one.  My fireman was at the station and his momma was away working (she is a flight attendant)- so it was just me and the fireDad for the evening.  I noticed multiple frozen … [Read more...]

August Supper Club

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This weekend my fireman and our sweet friends celebrated our Supper Club at the Dunaway household- This girl outdid herself- for sure.  Wow, what a spread of delicious food!  I was so silly and left … [Read more...]

Prepped on Sunday for Dinner on Monday

The CB house has recently been in transition.. on the move.  We packed up all our stuff to move to a new city (about 28 miles away.. so not entirely foreign.)  My job is currently quiet the … [Read more...]

Fresh Melon Salsa

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Watermelon has been pouring out of local gardens, farms and markets..and lining the outdoors (and indoors) of my markets for the past 2 months now, along with their hefty price tag.  Up until about 3 … [Read more...]

Summer Vegetable Baked Pasta

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My jealousy becomes me.  Reading about all of the blogging foodies and their home vegetable gardens.  The obscene amounts of summer produce exploding from their carefully seeded and well-kept backyard … [Read more...]