Meatless Magic

Meatless magic

Now that the holiday’s are over and I’ve put on my “winter-coat,” (a term I use for the extra 5 lbs I always put on this time of year) it’s time for me to clean up my diet a little and get back on track. Don’t get me wrong, I don’t deprive myself, but I start incorporating extra-healthy meals so I can be bikini ready by May. I’ve been SO into kale lately, to the point where I’m actually...

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All-Grown-Up Grilled Cheese

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Who doesn’t love a grilled cheese with tomato soup on a chilly day? It brings us back to our childhood and warms the soul. Well, I wanted to add some protein and pizzazz to my grilled cheese but still make it healthy, so I started cookin’ and it was DELICIOUS!! All you need is: 2 slices of whole grain bread (on 1 side of each slice, spread a light layer of olive oil over entire piece) 1 slice yogurt jalapeno cheese from Trader...

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White-girl chilaquiles…

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One morning I was craving eggs, of course, but was out of some of my Eggstastic Breakfast Sandwich ingredients. So I looked in my fridge and saw leftover black beans, stale corn tortillas, feta, eggs and salsa. I hate wasting food, so I decided I was in the mood for a Mexican breakfast and went to town. Try my version of Chilaquiles: 2 eggs 1 corn tortillas torn into small pieces (it’s okay if they’re stale) 1/4-1/2 C. of canned...

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“Cozy Quinoa”


This recipe was featured on Hallmark’s Home & Family! Quinoa is one of my favorite foods to cook and to devour. Not only does it taste good but it’s one of the best things you can feed your body.  It’s high in protein, contains 9 essential amino acids and is gluten free. Quinoa was also the most sacred grains of the Ancient Incas (although it’s really a seed) and is extremely versatile and keeps well for leftovers. I...

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Eggstatic Breakfast Sandwich


This recipe was featured on Hallmark’s Home & Family & Brooke Burke’s blog, I believe eggs are one of the most amazing foods on the planet. They’re affordable, versatile, a great source of protein, not to mention one of my favorite foods. I could probably blog all day about eggs. I could devote an entire book to eggs, but today I’m just going to let you in on a little secret…my Eggstatic...

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