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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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Energy Bites

My kids love these energy bites from Super Healthy Kids.  I've made them several times in the past year.  They are really easy to prepare and can be customized to individual tastes. Energy Bites by Super Healthy Kids These energy bites have simple ingredients - oats, honey, peanut butter and a dash of vanilla.  Chia… Continue reading Energy Bites

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Blue Cheese Biscuit Appetizer

I came across this recipe awhile back and ended up making it for the Super Bowl a couple weekends ago.  It turned out amazing and I think it will be my new go-to recipe for appetizers and pot lucks! 3-Ingredient Blue Cheese Appetizer @ Half Baked Harvest  This one was so simple that when I read it I… Continue reading Blue Cheese Biscuit Appetizer

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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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Paleo Flourless Zucchini Brownies

Sleep deprived. That's me. I was doing fairly well for the first couple of weeks. I kept thinking "this is amazing!" and "I can't believe I'm not that tired!" Then it all caught up with me this week. And when I'm tired I crave all manner of sweets. I saw this recipe fly by on… Continue reading Paleo Flourless Zucchini Brownies

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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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Parmesan Zucchini Rounds

One of our dinners last week consisted of pasta with the first batch of fresh homemade pesto from our basil plants in the garden.  I think homemade pesto might be my very favorite thing to eat.  Since we didn't have a garden last year, it had been two years (!) since I last had homemade… Continue reading Parmesan Zucchini Rounds