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Lebanese Seven Spices Seasoning

indian spices

When you’re eating a lot of lean protein, keeping things interesting is a challenge. Since becoming the chicken breast whisperer, I’ve been on a quest to liven things up, without salt. Sometimes, it’s hard to stay inspired and interested. [Read more →]

March 22, 2013   2 Comments

Skillet Rosemary Chicken

chicken breasts

Well well well. It’s been a while, no? I have enjoyed my break from blogging, but I’ve also missed you guys in a way too. Striking a balance with blogging is hard – it’s the proverbial goldfish, or mushroom . . . will grow to fill whatever space you give it in your life. And if you happen to be a type-A overachiever who hates a half-way job like someone we know, well, then, you’re just sunk.

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March 4, 2013   6 Comments

Peanut Chicken Salad

Ahhh. Today, my friends, is my 6 month surgerversary! Yes, 6 months ago I was amputated and rebuilt and although it seemed like it took for-evah, I am back to what feels like normal. Maybe in another 6 months I’ll tell you I have more energy and can rebound more quickly, but I know I’m driving myself HARD right now, and I’m holding my own with the best of ‘em. Big gold star for me (and my amazing healthcare team)!

I’ve also closed out week 3 of my intense exercise and dieting plan and I am feeling so, so good. [Read more →]

March 19, 2012   No Comments

Pasta Salad With Chicken, Raisins and Almonds

What do I miss most when I’m actively dieting? Carbs. Starchy starch starch. Mmmm. [Read more →]

March 16, 2012   No Comments

Chicken Divine (in the slow-cooker!)

Yeah, no, that’s not a typo. This is not your average chicken divan, it’s Chicken Divine, people. [Read more →]

December 19, 2011   8 Comments

Slow Cooker Chicken & Sausage Stew

Let me just preface this by saying, “I know.” I know this is not a dump-n-go slow cooker recipe, and yes, I know I bill myself as a dump-n-go kinda girl, but I think this one is worth the effort. Because although, yes, there is some pre-cooking involved (am I at shock & awe yet?), you will be richly rewarded with a stew that does not taste like it came out of your slow cooker. Nope. This is more of the “simmering all day on the stovetop in a wildly expensive Dutch oven” taste. Does this appeal to you? Read on.

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December 16, 2011   4 Comments

Holy Mole


Couldn’t resist that one . . . [Read more →]

December 7, 2011   4 Comments

Easy Peesy Roast Chicken With Apples & Leeks

OMG, this is so tasty, so easy . . . [Read more →]

November 23, 2011   2 Comments