healthy meals

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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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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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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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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Here Fishy, Fishy, Fishy! ~ Ernie’s Wild Citrus Soy Salmon

August 13, 2014
Citrus Soy Salmon raw

It’s a big week for This Chick Eats Cean!  I’m debuting my first (and one of my favorite) fish recipes!  We have officially turned pescatarian, folks!  This is going to be a blast. When I think of a title, all that comes to mind is that scene in Sesame Street where Bert is having no […]

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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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Our Family Favorite ~ {Mom’s Famous Spaghetti Pie Redux}

May 28, 2014
Spag Pie Final

I am so excited to share this recipe with you all!   Growing up, one of my brothers went to a private school in Massachusetts called The Fay School.  Mom was very involved in the school community, as she was for each of us kids.  I’m not sure what the background is on this, but […]

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Welcoming Spring with Arms Wide Open – {Springtime Risotto}

March 26, 2014
Springtime Risotto 1

I asked one of my girlfriends if she had a recipe request – she said risotto – and I thought what a perfect time of year for risotto!  So Veronica, here is your Springtime Risotto; cleaned up and healthy. Risotto gets such a bad rap.  I’m super guilty of thinking that risotto is creamy and […]

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