Cilantro-Lime Mexican Hamburgers

Our fam just got back from a week at the beach with our students.  Laguna Beach Christian Retreat may have painted over their air-brushed Jesus, but that’s about all that has changed since I went to RUF Summer Conference as a student many years ago.  Laguna is a nostalgic place for me and so much fun… 

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The Perfect Guacamole & A National Championship

So in case you haven’t heard The Kentucky Wildcats are GOING TO THE NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP!!!!!! AHHHHH….cue the Hoosiers soundtrack!!! When you work with college students and live in a college town you naturally absorb the Cats fever and there’s nothing better than having a winning team to root for. This town bleeds blue and our… 

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In a Pinch Thursdays: 4-Ingredient Crock Pot Roast

So I realize that having to plan and put something in your crock pot 8 hours ahead of time negates the in-a-pinchness of this recipe.  But with about 2 ounces of grocery planning energy and 5 minutes of sticking ingrediants in the crock pot at the beginning of the day, you will have yourself a… 

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In a Pinch Thursdays: 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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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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