Entrees

Back to All Things Normal – {Delicate Dijon Halibut}

June 23, 2015
Delicate Dijon Halibut 1

Well hello there!  It’s been a while since I’ve seen you and you’re looking quite well! Yes, This Chick has taken a good 6 month hiatus.  January through June are quite busy at work – – and by that I mean, busier than Times Square on New Year’s Eve.  So now that June is wrapping […]

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Fuel Up For the Day – {Avocado Scrambled Eggs!}

January 20, 2015
Avo Scrambled Eggs 2

Hey friends!   I’m so excited to tell you about this new recipe I whipped up, literally, in the kitchen this morning!  I’ve recently learned that I’m not taking in enough calories per day to aid in losing weight (we all put some on over the holidays…. you know what I’m saying!) with the amount […]

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New Year, New You! – {This Chick’s Egg Breakfast}

January 1, 2015
This Chicks Egg Breakfast 2

Happy New Year, my friends!  We closed the door to 2014 and welcomed 2015 with arms wide open last night.  Ringing in the New Year is always a great time to reflect and devise your plan for 2015.  It’s a perfect way to start fresh – new year, new you.  Get that gym membership you […]

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Comfort Food to Last All Week – {Tomato Basil Parmesan Spaghetti Squash Casserole}

December 8, 2014
Tomato Basil Spaghetti Squash Casserole

There are no words necessary for this tasty casserole.  It is bursting with flavor!  I wanted to do something different with my spaghetti squash that wasn’t the usual with tomato sauce or an avocado sauce.  So I looked around at casserole recipes and figured a tweak here, a tweak there, swap in spaghetti squash, and voila! […]

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The Best Thanksgiving Dinner Starter – {french onion + pear salad}

November 14, 2014
french onion and pear salad 1

Can you believe Thanksgiving is 2 weeks from this Thursday?!  Where in the world did 2014 go?!  My mother once told me that as you age, time goes by faster.  I think Mom was onto something with that statement!  As a child, I remember Fall and the holiday season seemed to take FOREVER to arrive.  Now […]

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Stuffing More Vegetables…. [Harvest Stuffed Carnival Squash]

October 29, 2014
Harvest Stuffed Carnival Squash 1

True Story. I love to stuff things.  Have you noticed that trend on all my blog posts?  I love the appearance of a meal when it’s stuffed in something, rather than just food on a plate.  That’s partly why I’m not a fan of Mexican food – the presentation is just a mess on a […]

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Cruciferous Smell? Shake It Off! ~ [Riced Cauliflower Fried Rice]

October 8, 2014
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Holy smokes!  Today I tried my garlicky hands at ricing cauliflower.  Have you heard of this foodie trend?  It started with people using cauliflower as pizza crust.  But now people are doing wondrous things with ricing cauli!   I am so extremely proud and excited to share with you my latest and greatest, Riced Cauliflower […]

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Touchdown! ~ [Skinny Chick Skillet Nachos]

October 1, 2014
Skinny Chick Skillet Nachos 3

So clearly, football season is in full effect.  I am not a football fan, but most of my friends enjoy it.  On Sundays, it’s kind of a lonely time for me, given everyone is off somewhere watching the games all day.  While I can’t much contribute to the friendly (sometimes friendly?) banter amongst opposing fans, […]

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This Chick is on Fiyahhhh – {Sriracha Stuffed Sweets Potatoes}

September 17, 2014
Sriracha Stuffed Sweet Potato sauced

It’s my absolute favorite time of year!  It’s FALL… Autumn…..  Autumnal Equinox…..  Harvest… whatever you choose to call it…. IT’S HERE!   Fall means that Halloween is around the corner and then Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years quickly follow suit.  Fall means that leaves are changing, falling, being raked and we’re jumping in piles (ok, […]

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Fennel Was An Unlikely Presence in My Kitchen – {Beet + Fennel Pink Pasta}

September 3, 2014
Beet and Fennel Pink Pasta unmixed

This week’s recipe is adapted from Clean Eating Magazine’s Beet, Fennel and Ricotta Fusilli.  I have a boatload of cooking magazines on my coffee table and I decided to flip and rip.  Flip and rip is my process of flipping through the mags and ripping out the recipes that I find intriguing or inspiring!   […]

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