Cilantro-Lime Black Bean Quesadillas

Almost every night I run into the same dilemma!   I love to cook and would love even more to have endless hours to pour over a meal sautéing, chopping, and roasting.  But a las, reality sets in.  It’s 5:30 (yes, we eat at an old-people time), the kiddos are falling apart, they’re hungry and… 

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Lemon Chicken Ricotta Pasta

It’s nap time!!!!  This is the time I wait for everyday and when all things line up perfectly, it’s magic.  Both girls are asleep, the house is quiet and I’ve got the new John Mayer CD playing (which is AMAZING – not on board with his falandering but man, he can play guitar).  This recipe… 

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Whole Wheat Spinach White Pizza

I love making homemade pizzas, especially white pizza!  White pizza is a little off the beaten path and fancy enough to make when guests come over minus the hard work and expensive ingredients.  It’s gotta be the ricotta that makes it so yummy.  It’s rising on my favorite cheeses list b/c of its subtlety.  Ricotta… 

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Baked Mustard Chicken

This is a staple meal in our house!  It’s cheap, easy, delicious and kid-friendly.  I think the panko crisps up better than breadcrumbs and it’s a healthier alternative to chicken cutlets traditionally dipped in eggs and flour and cooked in oil on the stovetop. I serve the chicken up with baked sweet potatoes and a salad…. 

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