Monthly Archives: January 2012

Slow Cooked Beef Stroganoff

I had never made stroganoff before my latest Sunday dinner, but my mom used to buy it from a specialty grocery store from my home town when i was growing up. I associate it with a cold winter day. This … Continue reading

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Broccoli and Cheese Breakfast Casserole

A few weeks ago I made a breakfast casserole on a Sunday. I ate the leftovers for breakfast every morning and felt more awake and less hungry throughout the day because of it. Normally, on a work day I run … Continue reading

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Reduced Guilt Reuben

One of my favorite weeknight meals are paninis. Actually, one of my favorite meals in general are paninis. They are fast, delicious and nutritious if you use the right ingredients. Unfortunately, many of the tastiest pressed sandwiches at restaurants are … Continue reading

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Rosemary Chicken with Mustard Cream and Peppery Quinoa

Last weekend I headed to Buffalo for a long weekend with my college friends. We had an excellent time, but ate a bit too much unhealthy food. When I got home I wanted something lighter but full of veggies and … Continue reading

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Rosemary Mustard Chicken Recipe

2 tbs extra virgin olive oil 2 tbs stone ground mustard 2 tsp fresh chopped Rosemary 1/2 tsp salt 1/4 tsp black pepper 4 chicken breasts (8 oz) or use chicken tenders if desired. 3 tbs light mayo 1 tbs … Continue reading

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Pumpkin and Ricotta Stuffed Shells with Creamy Spinach Sauce

This Sunday I decided to try something new. With one can of pumpkin purée left in my cupboard from fall I came up with this fun vegetarian dish. Full of cheese, spinach and pumpkin this meal is hard not to … Continue reading

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Pumpkin and Ricotta Stuffed Shells Recipe

20 jumbo stuffed shells Filling: 1 cup ricotta 1 cup pumpkin purée 1/2 cup grated Parmesano reggiano cheese 1 egg Sauce: 2 10 oz jars light Alfredo sauce 1 10 oz package frozen chopped spinach, thawed and drained 1/4 cup … Continue reading

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