Browsing All Posts published on »October, 2011«

chocolate cupcakes for Halloween

October 31, 2011

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Happy Halloween!! I have been on a pumpkin baking kick lately; so far I’ve made Chewy Pumpkin Chocolate Chip cookies (delicious) and Pumpkin Streusel Coffee Cake (perfect for a fall breakfast). I thought I’d change it up a little with some chocolate, which was perfect for this adorable cupcake pan I found at Michael’s: These […]

Hamburgers, steaks, and sirloins, oh my!

October 28, 2011

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Whenever I tell someone what my job is, they get defensive and respond with something along the lines of “Oh, I’m bad; I sometimes eat hamburgers.” or “Don’t hate me, but I eat red meat.” Yeah, so do I… Red meat is not the enemy. There are a lot of different cuts of red meat […]

Happy National Potato Day!

October 27, 2011

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Poor potatoes… They’re one of the first things to go when people start dieting. They have a terrible reputation, but they really can be enjoyed without guilt! First of all, potatoes are delicious. Pretty much everyone likes potatoes, and they are often considered to be comfort food. Americans eat around 50 pounds a year, but unfortunately, […]

pumpkins!

October 26, 2011

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Well, my computer crashed last night (yay…), so the pictures in this post aren’t great. Sorry. However, there’s no need to be Debbie Downer because today is National Pumpkin Day! Happy National Pumpkin Day!! I love pumpkins like I love fall. They make me happy. Not only are pumpkins synonymous with the fall, they are […]

slow-cooker lentil soup

October 25, 2011

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I love fall for so many reasons, and I love making soup this time of year! It’s easy to make, perfect for warming you up, and makes your house smell so good! Soup is also filling and can be healthy. I apologize because I will probably be posting a lot more soup recipes throughout the fall and […]

quick and easy chicken

October 24, 2011

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Check out the new blog here  It’s Monday. You may be tired, and the last thing you want to do is spend a lot of time thinking about and/or cooking dinner. So I’m sharing one of my favorite recipes with you today. Not only is it good, but it’s quick and easy to make! The […]

edamame hummus

October 22, 2011

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Oooh this is gooood!  Even more exciting is how good it is for you. It is made with edamame (hence the name), which is full of filling fiber, heart protecting potassium, and protein. I love making hummus, and this hummus might be my new fav.  The ingredients are simple, too.  Here’s what you’ll need: Edamame Hummus Makes about […]