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Mini Chocolate Covered Strawberry Banana Skewers

Mini Chocolate Covered Strawberry Banana Skewers

This month, the Recipe Redux is turning 6, and we are celebrating with cake and small bite desserts! I made these mini chocolate covered strawberry banana skewers which are quite easy to make, not so bad for you, and can feed…

Frozen Vegetable Power Bowl

Frozen Vegetable Power Bowl

Ok ok ok, the name of this dish isn’t pretty. Frozen Vegetable Power Bowl??? What kind of meal is that? Well it’s what I’ve been eating for lunch (or some variation of) at work practically every day for a while…

Roasted Red Pepper and Avocado Quesadilla

Roasted Red Pepper and Avocado Quesadilla

Happy Fall! Who else is ready for some cooler weather? Anyone who knows me knows I can be nostalgic and sentimental. This month’s Recipe Redux theme encouraged us to stir up some of our earliest cooking memories. I have very…

Mexican Beef and Rice Casserole

Mexican Beef and Rice Casserole

Hey friends! How is summer treating everyone? I hope you’re enjoying days full of sunshine, hiking, biking, climbing, canoeing, kayaking, and more! Real Food Real Deals Need a cheap quick recipe so you can spend your days out it the…

7 Ingredient Chicken and Rice with Mushroom Gravy

7 Ingredient Chicken and Rice with Mushroom Gravy

As I am writing this post, this is the conversation that ensued: Hubby: “Oh I see, so you used my rice?” Me: Looks up with a smirk. Hubby: “So you’re gonna take all the credit, and I created the linchpin…

Rice and Eggs

Rice and Eggs

Weekday mornings are B-U-S-Y! Who has time to make a healthy breakfast these days? Good thing my favorite breakfast only takes 5 minutes to make. Rice and Eggs is not only simple to make, but it is much healthier than…

Pickled Vegetables Recipe

Pickled Vegetables Recipe

Albert Einstein oncle cleverly described insanity as doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results. I’ve been mulling over this thought lately. If nobody ever did something new, something out of their comfort zone, then there…

Healthy Chicken Pasta Salad

Healthy Chicken Pasta Salad

So tasty. So easy. Not so fancy. Here I bring you a healthy chicken pasta salad made with buckwheat soba noodles! What’s awesome about this recipe? eat it warm or cold, we like it both ways noodles, chicken, and veggies can…

Nutty Chocolate Protein Bars {Recipe ReDux}

Nutty Chocolate Protein Bars {Recipe ReDux}

Happy National Nut Day! (And no, I’m not talking about your crazy uncle or co-worker) In honor of this special day, The Recipe ReDux has challenged us to share a healthy nut-filled recipe. A moderate amount of nuts can add a…

Zesty Baked Chicken {Recipe ReDux}

Zesty Baked Chicken {Recipe ReDux}

No time to make a healthy dinner? Do you have 30 minutes? You can make this cheap, no-fuss, zesty baked chicken in no time at all! August Recipe ReDux challenge: Back to the Dinner Table After the hustle and bustle…