Salads

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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Fall is in the Air… Maybe – {Cherry + Sweet Potato Quinoa}

August 20, 2014
Cherry and Sweet Pot Quinoa

Have you heard of PINK rice?!   I hadn’t either!  Until I found myself in the grain aisle of Whole Foods and laughed at HOW MANY VARIETIES of rice there are now!  I bought the pink rice because in my mind, it’s just not normal…and what girl doesn’t like pink : )   Go figure the […]

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No Boring Salads! Plus, BIG News For The Blog! ~ {Simply Clean Taco Salad}

July 23, 2014
Simply Healthy Taco Salad

One of my favorite things to do, is trick my brother with fake meat!   Sometimes he knows, other times…. not so much.  I think I finally found the best meat subsitute because at first he didn’t realize it was meatless meat, until his mouth was on fire.  Yes, on fire, and he asked me […]

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The Kitchen is Where Flat Abs Are Made – {Sunshine Salad}

July 2, 2014
Sunshine Salad 1

Happy 4th of July week everyone!  This week I partnered with my pals Christina and Chelsey of Posh Pair to bring you a very special double feature blog post! Posh Pair is one of my favorite blogs to follow because they touch on food, fitness, fashion and everything in between!  I can honestly say that […]

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::Spicy Korean Cauli Steaks::

June 25, 2014
Spicy Korean Cauli Steaks Final

Do you ever have a dish at a restaurant and think oh my I wish I could have this at home?!   ME TOO!  It happened just a couple weeks ago – I was at a local spot called The Herb Box.  I was waiting for some friends and needed to grab lunch in the […]

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Get Ready for Your Tastebuds to Sing! ::MBJ Quinoa Arugula Salad::

May 21, 2014
MJB Quinoa Arugula Salad 3

 What I am about to share with you will blow your mind taste buds! I totally love everything I make in the kitchen, but sometimes I create something and it just comes together so perfectly!  Perfect in flavor and color and nutrition.  And as a simple home cook, not a trained chef, the various flavors that go […]

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‘Cause I’m Happppyyyyy – {joblove taco pasta salad}

May 14, 2014
Joblovin Taco Pasta Salad Cover

Hey ya’ll!  It’s been forever since I’ve had a chance to sit down and write for you!  (And obviously, cook for you!)  This is a busy time of year for my company – full of long hours and lots of business trips.  I really do love it.  # joblove   I get to see new […]

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Pickled Veggies Aren’t Just for Bloody Mary’s – {Wheatberry Asparagus Salad}

March 5, 2014
Wheatberry Asparagus Salad Square

Living in Arizona, we’re quite spoiled as we have THE most beautiful Winter season ever.  I mean, if you’re not a fan of snow.  And heck, even if you are a fan of snow, we have that too in Arizona…. just a couple hours away from the valley. : )   Since our Winters are […]

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Quick Food for the Busy Cook – *GIVEAWAYS* – {Curry Chickpea Salad}

February 19, 2014
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Hey ya’ll!!  I’m not southern and ya’ll isn’t part of my standard vocabulary…. but it seems so much more friendly and real than ‘Hey there!’ or ‘Hey guys!’ or ‘Heyyyyyy’.   Well, the latter IS in fact part of my standard vocabulary.  And I’ve been hanging out with a Texan, so, there you have it! […]

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It’s a 1 Year Blogiversary Party + GIVEAWAYS Galore! {Asparagus and Avocado Quinoa Wrap, Unwrapped}

February 14, 2014
Asparagus Avocado QUinoa Bowl Birds Eye

Holy cheese and rice!  It’s This Chick Eats Clean’s 1 year blogiversary!  One year ago today, my Valentine was my blog, as I launched it live for the first time on the world wide web.  Did you know blogiversary is actually a word in the Urban Dictionary?!   I know, crazy.  It is so exciting […]

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