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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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A Perfect Thanksgiving Side Dish – {Rosemary Spinach Yam Stackers}

November 23, 2014
Rosemary SPinach Yam Stackers 3a

This is it!  This is Thanksgiving week!  As you hit the grocery stores and long lines to buy all your trimmings for the turkey and your sides, pop some extra yams in your cart for this beautiful and delicious side dish!  I have found that yam are actually sweeter and yummier than sweet potatoes.  My […]

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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
Riced Cauli Final 2

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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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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