Cauliflower Pizza Crust with Cheese Tortellini

Cauliflower Crust Pizza

This weekend was GORGEOUS!  Sunny skies and a comfortable 73 degrees.  I apologize to those of you still buried under snow.  I’m not trying to rub it in, it’s an unfortunate side effect. On that note…it was freaking awesome this weekend! OB and I ran around town and finished our Saturday with a long hike…. 

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Healthy Lemon Chicken Saltimbocca with Massaged Kale Salad

Chicken Saltimbocca with Massaged Kale Salad

I made this for Lunchner, that weird time between lunch and dinner.  It happens mostly on the weekends.  You know because you sleep in on the weekend and have brunch.  It makes sense that if you have brunch you then have lunchner.  Right? Don’t give me that look!  Lunchner is a real thing.  I know… 

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Tortellini with Chorizo and Orange Scented Sweet Potato Sauce

Tortellini with Chorizo and Orange Scented Sweet Potato Sauce

This post is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group™ and Barilla, but all my opinions are my own. #pmedia #JoytotheTable  http://cmp.ly/3/8vNxcO.” It’s the middle of the week, and exactly one week from Christmas.   Which means it’s probably a crazy busy week full of errands, last minute shopping, cleaning… 

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Butternut & Sausage Hash Lasagna Rolls with Creamy Sage Sauce

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Yippee!  We found a house! Boooooo! I have to get cracking with packing.  (See what I did there?) I cannot begin to express how happy I am that we finally found a house in Dallas and that I now know where all of our things are going. Now I really feel like we are  moving!… 

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Ternera Guisada con Bolitas de Platano (Stewed Veal with Plantain Dumplings)

Ternera

What have you been up too? I am on a hunt.  A hunt for a house in Dallas. It’s amazing how hard it is to find a house without carpet.  Then sometimes I find one without carpet, but it has wood paneling or worse floral wallpaper.  Next week OB and I head down to Dallas… 

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Thai Peanut Butter & Bacon Burger

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It’s Memorial Day weekend. The official beginning of summer when we all dust off our grills. This post isn’t a recipe about how to make the perfect burger. This is about toppings on a burger. Forget about ketchup, mustard & pickles. Let’s talk peanut butter, bacon and pineapple. You heard me right. I think I… 

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Lamb Meatballs & Mint Pesto Linguine

Lamb Meatballs & Mint Pesto Pasta.  It's Greek spagetti & meatballs.

These meatballs have been rolling around in my head for months. HA!! Get it? Meatballs…rolling around. It’s funny! No? Come on! Don’t get me wrong…I know it’s not side-splitting hilarious, but can’t I at least get a chuckle, so I don’t feel like a complete doofus? Ok, what about this one. Where did the spaghetti… 

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Moroccan Chicken with Lemon, Olives & Prunes

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Last week I ran, hiked and was doped into taking a class at the gym that I though was core and stretching.  Instead we did 1,234,244 squats, I won’t even mention the side planks.  Evil, pure evil.   I walked hobbled crawled out of that studio and dragged myself to the car.  My legs almost too… 

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Red Wine Braised Beef

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Of all the possible ways to cook a hunk of meat, my absolute favorite is braising. Without a doubt, I love to braise.  It makes everything tender, delicious, and it’s low maintenance.  It’s the best way to make an inexpensive and tough cut of meat into a delectable, elegant dinner. You could braise a boot… 

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