Category Archives: Lunch

Green Banana Smoothie

I turned 30 over the weekend, and that meant I ate A LOT of food that my body didn’t appreciate. Tuesday I gave my body a break. I drank some lemon water in the morning and skipped breakfast. When lunchtime … Continue reading

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Grilled Southwestern Pizza

I actually really hate Southwestern style. I know it has something to do with the fact that I grew up with it, and every Arby’s I went into had its walls plastered in Southwestern art. I live in a state … Continue reading

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Imitation Crab Salad Wraps

Mayo tastes amazing. I mean, mayo tastes amazing. It’s a sort of nectar, I think… a true gift to mankind. Sure it’s a little heavy on the unhealthy side, but goodness shouldn’t always be easy. Sometimes it comes with a … Continue reading

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I can’t get enough of artichokes these days… they taste so much better now than they ever have. The problem is: I’ve never been able to boil me a good artichoke. In college, my roommate and I once tried to … Continue reading

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Chicken Salad Sandwiches

I love Sam’s Club. Around these parts, they have the best produce for the best price. They also have rotisserie chicken for $6, and it is SO GOOD! I’ve had rotisserie chicken for something around the same price elsewheres, and … Continue reading

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Hot Dogs Cloaked in Dough

My kids aren’t big pizza eaters.  I’m hoping that they grow out of it -believe me.  My husband, on the other hand, loves pizza.  I worked at a pizza store during high school, and got used to handling dough.  I … Continue reading

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Butternut Squash Soup

In other words, I’m getting fat.  And you can’t even see the baked pumpkin off to the side. But this soup, friends, is worth getting fat over.  Besides, it’s getting cold.  It’s time to put on some natural insulation. A … Continue reading

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Zucchini Soup

You have to really TRUST me with this recipe. When I was working at a writing tutor, I was given this recipe by a friend.  She told me it sounded gross and looked gross but tasted AMAZING.  I wrote the … Continue reading

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Every year, we buy half of a cow from my Dad.  We split it with another couple in town.  We’ve done this for three years now, and we absolutely love it.  It carries us through the entire year!  The beef … Continue reading

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Garlic Rosemary Mashed Potatoes

Mashed potatoes have always been my Everest.  Oh, when they come out of a box or a pouch or a big silver can (potato pearls!) they’re nice enough… but real mashed potatoes? Mine are always crumbly and mealy. But then … Continue reading

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