Pineapple Guacamole

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Spruce up your guacamole appetizer with these easy, tasty add-ins!  I usually make guacamole with some salt, pepper, garlic powder, and onion powder and call it good.  It doesn’t need anything else to taste good, however having something different can always be more exciting!  Which is exactly what I am needing in my food right now…excitement.  I’m doing a paleo challenge for the next two weeks, Continue reading

Grilled Pepper Jack Pineapple Stuffed Anaheim Peppers

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These peppers are just exactly what they say they are in the title.  Anaheim peppers stuffed with pepper jack cheese and crushed pineapple then grilled to perfection.  They are delicious.  It’s just the perfect flavor of sweet and spicy that will leave a wonderful taste in your mouth and wanting more.  It makes for a wonderful side when barbecuing, just like corn on the cob.  But, don’t not make the corn if you are making these.  It’s not a proper barbecue without corn on the cob! Continue reading

Turkey Stuffed Peppers

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This dish is packed with meat and veggies, which is all great things.  Plus, it’s filling and satisfying, trust me.  It just can’t get any better than that for a dinner meal!  Especially for me, since it’s the evenings where I cheat the most with what I eat.  I seriously could eat so clean and great all day, and then come and have carbs in my dinner and a huge bowl of ice cream for dessert, even if I’m not hungry. Continue reading

Sausage Egg Muffins

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I love egg muffins!  They are so easy to make and so convenient to store to have them on hand for breakfasts on-the -go.  I also love how they are already perfectly portioned out.  I eat a lot of eggs so just 1 muffin wouldn’t cut it for me.  I eat 2, and it’s perfect!  Don’t like an ingredient in these muffins?  No problem, just sub it with something else!  Bacon, ham, peppers, olives, spinach, artichoke hearts, green onion, really the list can go on forever.   Continue reading

Mediterranean Egg White Omelette

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I enjoyed this omelette yesterday morning, which was such a good start to my great day!  I love egg white omelettes.  Fired egg whites are just the best.  But seriously,  I had such a great day yesterday.  Even though I was a little tired and hungover it was still a great day.  I mean seriously, who gets hungover from 2 beers?  2 beers!  Apparently, I do.  But I figured out what is was.  I had 2 IPA’s, which I later find out that the alcohol content Continue reading

Garlic Oil Penne Pasta with Sauteed Bacon Brussels Sprouts

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I was so in love with last weeks Sautéed Brussels Sprouts with Bacon & Pine Nuts (and I had leftover bacon), that I had to make it again!  The flavors were wonderful and I thought they would taste fantastic sautéed with some garlic olive oil and penne pasta.  It was fabulous!  Candy pasta, melt in your mouth, delicious.  OK, enough yummy food talk, because now I’m salivating and starving. Continue reading

Valentine’s Day Snack Mix

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I hope everyone has a wonderful Valentine’s Day!  This snack mix is a perfect Valentine’s Day treat.  I had so much fun making these!  I wish I had a child, so I could send he/she off to school with these to hand out to all of their classmates.  Some day, I’ll get to play mommy life, and I’ll love it.  But until then, I’ll make cute little snack packs for my husband and I.  Nah, we have to share with someone else!   Continue reading