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Lemon and Rosemary Salmon with Capers

It’s heating up here in the desert, which calls for light and refreshing meals. I don’t know about you, but I don’t eat heavy at all when its warm outside, not to mention – bikini season! Haha, but really. This salmon dish is delightful, full of fresh, bright flavors, and a definite winner for lunch …

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Carne Asada Flautas

Flautas. WE LOVE FLAUTAS. They can honestly be described in two easy ways: They’re essentially large taquitos. They’re enchiladas without the sauce – and a whole lot less cheese. Making them is too easy as well. Most people fry them on the stove in some olive oil. But we bake ours, just to make them …

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Creamy *dairy free* Lemon Piccata Chicken

One pot meals are liiiiife on a weeknight. Clean as you go, and then at the end – its just the single pot you used, your plates and silverware. A one-pot meal I especially love: chicken piccata, but it is usually made with a heavy cream. So I was determined to create a dairy free …

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Instant Pot Chicken Noodle & Kale Soup

Nothing feels better when you’re sick that a nice bowl of chicken noodle soup. But to be honest, I am pretty dang picky with mine! It is could outside, like under 50F and I have the worst throat right now, and no voice. RAWR. Ya girl needed some soup. Thankfully, being in the kitchen is …

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Instant Pot Bean Free (Keto Friendly) Chili

When you’re exhausted, but you have an Instant Pot. Therefore, zero excuse not to cook… One of my favorite foods ever, cornbread and chili. However, I married a man who quite simply does not enjoy eating whole beans. Refried beans or bean dips – he is in. But if there is a whole bean, he …

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Smokey & Sweet Roasted Brussel Sprouts

Brussels Sprouts. They were like a dirty word when I was younger. Then I had them cooked the right way… I only like them one way, crispy, and with bacon. That is exactly what the recipe gives you. With a smokey and sweet honey mustard vinaigrette, this will convert the doubters and satisfy the lovers …

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Dairy Free Bacon Wrapped Jalepenos

Delicious and dairy-free is a phrase I have been come to known by. These vegan cream cheese, bacon wrapped jalepenos are so dang good, and a breeze to put together. They’re baked instead of fried – and dare I say, they’re better than any I’ve tried. I made these for a family event a while …

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Spicy Pickled Jalepeno Deviled Eggs

HANDS DOWN. This is the most requested menu item I get asked to bring to every single event around the holidays. No joke, I have already made a double batch of them for one family event, my husband’s best friend is staying with us for a week and asked me to make them for his …

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Caprese Salad

I cannot go to a get together without bringing something yummy to share. I often try to cater to the host. So when we made plans to go to my parent’s house for dinner last night, I knew my Dad would be thrilled with my caprese salad. He had shared that he was disappointed with …

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Cauliflower Salad

This salad is such a magnificent accompaniment to a wide array of entree’s, but especially so with Italian meals. I made this along side prosciutto wrapped chicken (recipe coming soon) and it was the perfect addition to the menu. Ingredients (feeds 2-4) one head cauliflower EVOO 2 cloves minced garlic chopped basil (you can also substitute …

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