Spaghetti & Zucchini Squash Bake

Spaghetti & Zucchini Squash Bake

One of my favorite fall veggies is Spaghetti Squash!  I remember the first time my mom baked it for us – she would toss it in olive oil and sprinkle grated parmesan over top.  I was hooked.  It has this wonderfully sweet taste and crunchy texture and it is loaded with fiber.  I could easily… 

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Butternut Squash & Asparagus Bake

Butternut Squash & Asparagus Bake

Lately, I have been dying to make a dish with butternut squash in it!  I underestimated the yumminess of this veggie last winter, having baked a lot of spaghetti squash, but this winter shall be the one for butternut.  My friend Lindsey’s husband is serving with a couple of other folks from our church in… 

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In a Pinch Thursdays: Easy Taco Skillet

Easy Taco Skillet

Before my husband and I got married, I worked in downtown Dallas.  I remember in the months leading up to the wedding, almost every day I walked myself across the street to pick up a Chipotle veggie burrito bowl and a Diet Coke (i’m an addict…tried to quit and can’t…know coffee would be better for… 

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Pumpkin Energy Bites (No Bake)

Pumpkin Energy Bites (No Bake)

Have you seen the energy bite craze on Pinterest lately?  They were intriguing to me so I decided to go out on a limb and try making a pumpkin version.  Tis the season (almost).  I think they turned out pretty darn good and my girls loved them too. They are packed with lots of whole… 

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In a Pinch Thursdays – White Cheddar Broccoli Mac & Cheese

White Cheddar Broccoli Mac & Cheese

This post is laughable!  Anyone could have come up with this and probably already has, but sometimes I hear dinner ideas from other moms and think “duh, why didn’t I think of that!”  So perhaps this recipe (if you can call it that) will do that for you.  My weekly recipe schedule has at least… 

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Iced/Hot Pumpkin Chai Latte (for all you non-coffee drinkers)

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My husband  Jonathan is a pastor so he believes that all of our  joy, peace and hope can be found in Jesus, but a pretty close second would be the healing power of coffee.  The man comes from a long line of coffee lovers.  He cannot do a thing before he’s had at least one… 

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Cilantro-Lime Black Bean Quesadillas

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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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Whole Wheat Spinach White Pizza

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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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