Cilantro-Lime Salmon Burgers

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I think I've made salmon pretty much every way you can make it.  Or at least I thought I had, until now.  I was a bit skeptical of the salmon patty.  Never seemed appealing to me, and I'm actually … [Read more...]

Quinoa Salad with Gruyere, Walnuts, & Dried Fruit Medley

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A couple weeks back my Fireman so sweetly brought lunch to some friends of our that were in need of some good company- and if you know my sweet man, he is awesomely good company.  When asked what our … [Read more...]

Honey Teriyaki Chicken

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Yes, it is true we dig the Tex-Mex flavors in the CB house- but we also love Asian and all things that come along with it.  When I talk about Asian foods with my Fireman he names Orange Chicken and … [Read more...]

Southwest Poblano Turkey Burgers

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Last week when I was meal planning, I was toying with the idea of making black bean burgers for me and my Fireman at some point this week.  I have several different versions of this burger of the bean … [Read more...]

Balsamic Bruschetta Chicken

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Sick of plain chicken breast, side of starch (...potato, rice, corn, pasta..) and a green veggie? Me too.  I'm actually unable to bring myself to serve the afore mentioned to my Fireman.. but let … [Read more...]

Mediterranean Veggie Sandwich

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Sometimes I get into this manic-centered weirdness. Ask my Fireman. He doesn't like it too much when I reach {manic mode}.  It is probably humerous to those observing the manic situation from … [Read more...]

Lemon Paella with Peas & Shrimp

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I love me some shrimp.  Paella is delicioso.. and I really was feelin' it this week.. but really wasn't feelin' the price tage of the base of most paella's. Typical paella uses saffron threads, but … [Read more...]

Truffled Parmesan Mash

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I think (now that could be dangerous..) that most have a tendency to deem mashed potatoes as a winter-holiday side. Oh, but this dietitian loves her some mashed potatoes and will (as they should be) … [Read more...]

Southwest Chicken Tinga Pasta

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If I said this was a CB original, I would be lying.  I stole this recipe off the greatness of pinterest.  Shocker, I know. While this isn't an original, I will advocate that I changed it significantly … [Read more...]

Mother of Pearl Mac’n Cheese

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Here's a fresh take on mac'n cheese. I titled this post 'grown-up' because it is highly unlikely that your 4 year old will be requesting macaroni and all it's cheesy goodness to be made with little … [Read more...]