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Simple Balsamic Chickpeas

These balsamic chickpeas are so quick and easy to pull together.  We have them frequently, especially on weeknights.  They are very versatile and work in a lot of different meals.  Plus I just really like them! Simple Balsamic Chickpeas Serves 2 (can easily be doubled) 1 can chickpeas, rinsed & drained 2 Tbsp balsamic vinegar… Continue reading Simple Balsamic Chickpeas

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Sweet Potato-Egg-Black Bean Skillet

I've been sick, sick, sick this week with a terrible cold.  It was really bad earlier in the week and now it's tapered off and I'm feeling more human again.  I plan to share some homemade cold remedies soon, but for now I thought I'd share an easy dinner we had on Tuesday night. We… Continue reading Sweet Potato-Egg-Black Bean Skillet

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Baked Spaghetti Squash, Margarita Style

Ran across this recipe on Pinterest last week. When I saw spaghetti squash at the market on Wednesday I knew what dinner would be that night! Baked Margarita Spaghetti Squash @ Hoopfinity's Happenings The recipe was really easy and had few ingredients. Benzo and I both really liked it. And we even got our 2… Continue reading Baked Spaghetti Squash, Margarita Style

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Roasted Cherry Tomato Pasta

The cherry tomato plant in our garden would be 10 feet tall if we had stakes that high.  What is it about the small tomato plants that makes them grow like crazy?  We grew those small yellow pear shaped tomatoes one year and it was absolutely out of control as well.  Grew up and over… Continue reading Roasted Cherry Tomato Pasta

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Easy Summer Dinner: Salad Niçoise

It's been awhile since I last posted! We are really enjoying our summer and have been busy getting ready for baby #2. I thought I would share a quick post today on what's becoming one of my favorite summer dinners - Salad Niçoise. It's nice and light for hot summer nights and very quick to… Continue reading Easy Summer Dinner: Salad Niçoise

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Strawberries, Arugula & Goat Cheese English Muffins

Tonight's dinner was courtesy of Hy-Vee's recent Seasons magazine. The recipe was actually on the cover and as soon as I knew arugula would be at the market last weekend, I put it on this week's meal plan. Strawberry, Goat Cheese & Arugula Sandwiches English muffins topped with goat cheese, arugula and strawberries and drizzled… Continue reading Strawberries, Arugula & Goat Cheese English Muffins