Category Archives: main dishes

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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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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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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Traditional New Year’s Dinner…

I have never made New Years Dinner until this year. Being home was so nice and relaxing and we started it off right with all the luck, money and health! I marniated a pork lion overnight in a homemade jamaican … Continue reading

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Perfect Christmas Pasta

In the December Cooking Light there is a recipe for each day in December and it has a caption about how great the dish would be after specific December chores such as trimming the tree, writing Christmas cards, shopping, etc. … Continue reading

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On Top of Spaghetti…

And covered in cheese…This is a slight variation on Chicken Parm, but a good way to sneak in a veggies. The chicken is stuffed with a spinach and cheese mixture, “breaded” in ritz crackers and parmesan cheese then baked. We … Continue reading

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A Real Taste of the South…

I’ve been craving shrimp and grits forever now…something must have jogged my taste buds for the ones at Noisy Oyster in Charleston. While this isn’t traditional shrimp and grits and doesn’t include sausage, it is a casserole that’s pretty easy … Continue reading

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More of the best of…

This is the second recipe I’ve made from Cooking Light’s 20th Anniversary magazine edition where they featured 20 best recipes from the past 20 years. Baked Potato Soup won the best soup and it was awesome, especially for a Sunday … Continue reading

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