Enchilada Stuffed Peppers

March 26, 2014

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Today I found Jake eating what was pretty much the entire remains of a pepperoni pizza from our backyard. It wasn’t our pizza. It either blew in our yard from today’s wind or the squirrels brought it to him. I normally would try and wrangle the pizza from him but I am 40 weeks pregnant today, can barely move and my agility is at a zero. Plus he looked so happy, who was I to ruin a dream come true.


All I can manage to do lately is cook things and stuff my face with food. Like with these enchilada stuffed peppers.  Read more


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It’s hard to be healthy when all you crave is baked goods. At 38 weeks pregnant all I want are sweets. After what has definitely been one too many donuts and muffins I decided it’s time to figure out a healthier solution. I found this recipe and it’s great. It uses coconut oil and it’s full of oatmeal and dark chocolate. Less calories than a donut per serving for sure so now I just have to contend with the urge to eat the whole pan in one day.


This recipe is from Half Baked Harvest and the best part is it’s so simple! The dark chocolate adds a delicious sweetness that tastes great with the oatmeal. Next time I’m going to add more dark chocolate. If it’s dark it’s healthy right? :)

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Valentine Rice Krispie Treats

February 10, 2014
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Who doesn’t love a Rice Krispie treat? I made half of these the original way with just marshmallow and butter and the other half I added Nutella into the mix. I can’t stop with Nutella lately. These are so easy to make and no oven needed. These are so simple and only take a few […]

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Super Bowl Sandwich

January 30, 2014
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Super Bowl Sunday is an exciting day. You get to watch football, find out what the Budweiser horses are up to, pig out on food and drink beers on a Sunday night. You will probably find yourself surrounded by chilli, nachos, wings and pizza. If you want to try something different, try this Italian club […]

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Crepes stuffed with Bananas, Strawberries and Nutella

January 17, 2014
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Crepes for breakfast, crepes for dinner, lunch crepes, snack crepes, crepes all the time!  Crepes are slowly taking over my life. I remember when I was younger always seeing crepes on the IHOP menu and being intrigued but never ordering them. I don’t know why I never tried them, I think I was too loyal […]

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Cheddar Chicken Risotto

January 3, 2014
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Happy New Year! 2014..wow. I don’t have a resolution and I’m OK with that. I think it’s nice to just let yourself be. One way to feel good about the new year though is to make this risotto. You will feel really good while you eat it, I promise. And if you’re resolution is to […]

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Sweet Potato Hash with Sausage and Baked Eggs

December 23, 2013
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They say you reach a time in your life where your weekends become about trips to Home Depot and getting exciting things like household appliances for Christmas is joyful. I always dreaded reaching this point but this weekend I got myself a cast iron skillet for an early Christmas gift and found myself in Home […]

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Chocolate Triple Layer Cake with Whipped Cream Frosting

December 15, 2013
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I love myself a cake. Especially a good layer cake. Fluffy layers separated by clouds of creamy filling, that’s really where it’s at. That’s why I especially like the look of a naked layer cake. You can see all of this delicious beauty from the outside. This cake is a combo of a fully frosted […]

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Crock Pot Buffalo Chicken

December 5, 2013
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Everyone always raves about crockpots and how convenient and great they are.  I don’t disagree but I always felt like I was missing something because the only thing I know how to make in a crockpot is chili or pulled pork. I decided it was time to expand my crockpot repertoire. I thought a buffalo […]

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Cranberry Sauce with Rosemary and Clementine

November 26, 2013
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You may already have your Thanksgiving menu set in which case you probably will cringe at the thought of adding in one more recipe. But if you’re like me and don’t have it all set then you really should sneak in this quick and tasty side dish. I promise you will never buy jellied cranberry […]

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