Monthly Archives: January 2008

A date night out at the theater!

Ben gave me tickets to see CATS for our first anniversary and Christmas this year. We thought about going somewhere really nice for dinner, but I’d hate to be rushed or late to one of my favorite. So we decided … Continue reading

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Dinner Tonight!

I love this section of Cooking Light. They are always really quick and easy without a ton of ingredients. This month featured Tilapia. All three menu’s looked amazing, but this one looked exceptionally good. The fish is pan-seared and a … Continue reading

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A Little Old….A Little New

This wasn’t really a New Year’s Resolution, but with the New Year I wanted to start trying some new ingredients in my recipes and cooking. There are so many recipes I probably skip over just because I’m not familiar with … Continue reading

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Baby It’s Cold Outside…

There is nothing like a hot thick soup to warm you up on a Snow Day. Today for lunch, I made Golden Winter Soup…the feature of this month’s Cooking Light. Besides cutting up the butternut squash, which was quite a … Continue reading

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Snow Day…Baking Day!

There is nothing I love more on a Snow Day than being trapped inside with no where to go and baking and cooking all day. While this wasn’t exactly the winter storm the weather channel was predicting, I still used … Continue reading

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A Real Christmas Gift!

For 4 years now I have made homemade truffles and given them out at Christmas gifts to family and friends. I think the first year I made one batch…this past Christmas I made approximately 175 truffles. Many people have asked … Continue reading

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Healthy Lasagna

This is another one from my new Weight Watchers Complete Cookbook. I make a mean veggie lasagna, but it’s definitely not this healthy. This tastes super fresh and leaves you satisfied, not with a heavy feeling. Usually sweet italian sausage … Continue reading

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Trying Something New…

I’m learning to try new recipes that otherwise I’d glance over. These Cardamom Lime Sweet Rolls caught my attention. I decided to make them Sunday evening, so they’d be ready to heat up for breakfasts this week. Cardamom is one … Continue reading

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Sunday Chinese

Having chinese on Sunday is a pretty common affair at my house. But since we’re being healthy, I decided to make my own. My recipe is adapted from my new Weight Watchers Complete Cookbook. I forgot to marinate the chicken. … Continue reading

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Veggie Delight!

To start our healthy new year off right we had a night of fresh veggies. Baked potatoes, roasted veggies and giant portobello mushrooms topped with garlic and red bell pepper. The mushrooms were delish and full of flavor…we didn’t even … Continue reading

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