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


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)


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


  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


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


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...]