Meatless Monday

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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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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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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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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::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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Won’t You Be My Neighbor? | {Avocado Basil Pesto Zoodles}

June 4, 2014
Avocado Basil Pesto Zoodles

I spent lots of quality time with my sweet neighbor over the last week or so.  We She cooked, we had wine, we played cards against humanity card games, watched a movie and just relaxed!  It was just what I needed after this intense work schedule!  I asked her what she would like to see for […]

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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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