Stuffed Eggplant Boats with Turkey

So I live about 2 minutes away from a Dominos Pizza, and it’s a daily test of my strength. I have to walk by it on my way home from work, and on warm summer nights the entire street smells like delicious cheesy pizza.  How horrible is that?

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Crispy Lemon Chicken Thighs

I was born in Los Angeles, and we used to go back to visit our family there about once a year. Among other chain restaurants (including In&Out Burger and Jack In The Box), we always had to stop at El Pollo Loco, a popular fast-food chain that specializes in “flame broiled chicken.” Looking back, I’m not sure why this was on the top of our vacation to-do list every time, considering how big of a local food scene Southern California has…

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Baked Salmon & Asparagus

I wasn’t sure if this recipe was interesting enough to share on the blog. Chicken/fish and veggies are an easy go-to for me on busy weeknights, but I wasn’t sure if you all would care to hear about something so simple…then I decided, hey – if I’m having a rough day and just want to get home, open a bottle of wine, and make an easy dinner…you all might be feeling the same way, and looking for a quick fix recipe 🙂 Continue reading

Spaghetti Squash Marinara

Typical happening in my life: spaghetti squash marinara is one of my go-to weeknight dinners because it’s incredibly easy, and I can cook 90% of it while doing workouts in my living room. I’ve been devastated lately because spaghetti squash is in limited supply in all my neighborhood grocery stores (just another reason I hate winter), so in an effort to revive this incredibly easy dish before summer hits, I went to FOUR grocery stores this weekend searching for spaghetti squash. Four. And I found it! Continue reading