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Quick and Easy Dinner Idea: Delicious Chicken Paillard

Healthy, Quick and Easy Dinner Idea: Delicious Chicken Paillard

Are you looking for a healthy, quick and easy dinner idea?  I have a great solution for you–this moist and tasty chicken paillard, which goes together in a snap.  It’s the perfect dinner for busy weeknights! First of all, what on earth is a paillard?  Even though it sounds fancy, it simply refers to a piece […] Read more…

Creamy Chicken with Cranberry Pecan Wild Rice

Creamy Chicken and Cranberry Pecan Wild Rice

Delicious creamy chicken with cranberry pecan wild rice is one of our favorite meals.  I have a feeling it will become one of your favorites, too! Do you ever feel like you’re in a rut with your meal planning?  I know I do! That’s when I know it’s time to dig through my recipe folder and come up with a […] Read more…

Perfect Classic Roast Chicken Recipe

Perfect classic roast chicken recipe. Easy and delicious

I know it’s easy to pick up a rotisserie bird from the supermarket deli, especially when you’re short on time and/or ideas. Believe me, I’ve done it myself many times! But what if I told you that making perfect roast chicken at home is incredibly easy?  In fact, your hands-on prep time is less than five minutes.  Dinner doesn’t […] Read more…

Gingerbread Almond Biscotti

Gingerbread almond biscotti - perfect for holiday dunking!

Are you looking for the perfect cookie recipe for the holidays? I think you’ll love this lovely gingerbread almond biscotti! Biscotti, or cantuccini (coffee bread), are Italian cookies which are baked twice (in fact, biscotti means “twice baked”) to make them extra crispy and perfect for dunking.  But don’t let the double-baking part scare you off– biscotti […] Read more…

Amazing White Chocolate Cranberry Blondies (so quick and easy!)

White chocolate cranberry blondies

Today I’m reviving one of my favorite recipes: white chocolate cranberry blondies. I want you to keep this recipe handy, because not only are these blondies amazingly delicious and easy to make, but with their white chips and red cranberries they’re the perfect dessert or snack for the holidays! I came up with the idea for these blondies a couple of years ago when I wanted […] Read more…

Autumn Walnut Pear Sour Cream Coffee Cake

Moist and delicious walnut pear sour cream coffee cake

Buttery pears, fat walnuts, and rich sour cream.  Is your mouth watering yet? Then you need to make this amazing walnut pear sour cream coffee cake! The warm and comforting tastes of autumn burst from this tender, moist, golden cake. Tucked inside, you’ll find lovely autumn pears along with an inner swirl of butter, walnuts, and cinnamon.   This moist […] Read more…

Crackling Chicken — a great Paleo and Whole 30 Friendly Dinner Recipe

Crackling Chicken - a great Paleo and Whole 30 friendly dinner recipe

Looking for a delicious dinner recipe that’s Paleo and Whole 30 friendly? You’ll absolutely love crackling chicken! Made with skin-on chicken thighs, it’s fried chicken without the breading! This fabulous recipe, which I originally discovered on Nom Nom Paleo, is one of our all-time favorites, even when we’re not avoiding grains or watching our carbs.  The secret […] Read more…

7 Warm and Comforting Soup and Stew Recipes

7-warm-and-comforting-soup-and-stew-recipes

Now that fall is in full swing, and the holidays aren’t far away, I thought I’d share a roundup of a few of my favorite soup and stew recipes with you in the hopes of making your meal planning–and life–a bit easier!   Since fall is all about keeping things warm and cozy, my suppers this time of […] Read more…

Perfect Paleo Pumpkin Pie (gluten free and dairy free!)

Paleo Pumpkin Pie --an amazingly delicious gluten free and dairy free dessert

If you’re like me, there’s something about this time of year that makes you crave ALL the comfort foods.  And, to me, there’s nothing more comforting than pumpkin pie. It’s warm, it’s soft, it’s sweet–kind of like your grandma! The good thing is that indulging those cravings doesn’t mean you have to throw healthy eating out the window until January 1.  […] Read more…

Hello Fresh Meal Delivery: Our Experience

Hello Fresh Meal Delivery Service

Not long ago a friend and I were discussing meal delivery services–you know, where a box of food, along with recipes, arrives on your doorstep each week?  She’s had one of these services (not Hello Fresh) for nearly a year and raves about it.  Even so, I had reservations. Would it cost too much?  Would it end up being more […] Read more…

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