quick and healthy tortellini salad

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It’s Sunday!!  My favorite day for a good brunch or a BBQ with friends!  Do you ever get that call, you know the one that says “hey, were having a BBQ this afternoon, come over!”  And you immediately think, yes!!  And then you think, oh no.  What am I going … Continue reading

Spaghetti Squash Mac and Cheese

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Alright, we’ve become friends, so I can be honest with you, right?  I have never been a spaghetti squash fan.  Gasp!  I know.  But Amy’s there’s 7508967483265 recipes on Pinterest, you MUST like it.  I don’t get it, am I missing something?  It does not taste like spaghetti.  Like is … Continue reading

4 Cheese Zuchini “Mac” and Cheese

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So I have discussed many times my love for all things Trader Joe’s and how it is my primary store for groceries.  But one of the things that has always baffled me about Trader Joe’s is why they do not believe in one zucchini?  Or even 2.  If you want … Continue reading

Zucchini Fritters with Feta Dill Dip

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Well hello there!!  So remember how the hubs and I moved to Denver?  Oh yeah, right!  Here’s what is screwy about my life right now.  So when you live in Southern California, there are really no seasons.  So when we decided to move to Denver, one of the things I … Continue reading

Blue Cheese Stuffed Poached Pears with Blueberry Syrup and Pecans

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So as many of you know, I don’t really have a sweet tooth.  But for some reason, when a sweet craving hits, it never fails.  It’s at 6pm.  And it’s saying screw dinner, let’s eat ice cream.  Or cake.  Or both.  Demanding little sucker. Last night, was pretty much the … Continue reading

Roasted Mini Portobellos Stuffed with Green Bean Casserole and Crispy Onions

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This recipe is part of the Foodie’s Diet 1800 calorie whole day Thanksgiving plan.  You can find the menus for the appetizer and drinks, dinner and desserts menu!  And more about the 1800 calories plan here and here.   Phew!  That title is a mouh full!  You guys, this recipe … Continue reading

Chimichurri Pasta Salad

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(insert eye roll here) I know what you’re thinking.  I know.  ummm…psst…Amy?  It’s like November.  Why are you giving us a pasta salad recipe? I know.  While EVERY SINGLE RECIPE on Pinterest right now is all butternut squash this and cinnamon that and pumpkin everything.  I’m over here making pasta salad.  … Continue reading