Chicken Florentine Casserole

This past weekend the pastor’s wives of our church gathered to glean wisdom from a woman who is so very dear to me and 30 years our senior (she would kill me if she saw that!).  She sat and talked to us about raising children, serving husbands in ministry and the ups and downs of… 

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Easy Crock Pot Taco Soup (Vegeterian)

It was Sunday afternoon and I wanted something SUPER easy that I could throw in the crock pot, take a LONG nap and wake up to a ready-to-go dinner!  This recipe hit all those requirements and was delicious.  You can also add some cooked ground turkey if you want the heartier, meat version:) Serves 6-8… 

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Loaded Veggie Mini Pizzas

This past weekend one of my best friends from college was married.  I loaded my girls in the car and traveled nine hours to Raleigh, NC to celebrate.  It was a wonderful weekend full of North Carolina hospitality and long southern draws (if I could have any southern accent, it would be a North Carolina… 

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Kale & Brown Rice Stuffed Red Peppers

In this week’s meal plan I included a really great recipe from Eatingwell.com for Kale & Rice Stuffed Peppers.  I loved the recipe but wanted to add and subtract a few things to make it mine.  This meal is packed with veggies.  Literally it is packed in a vegetable – which offers lots of fiber and… 

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In a Pinch Thursdays: Easy Schmeezy Stuffed Shells

This classic dish is one that is oh so simple and full of flavor.  It serves a crowd or you can eat off the leftovers for days (is it just me or does pasta always taste better second day?).  Enjoy:) Serves 4-5 1 12 oz box of jumbo pasta shells 2 c Italian blend shredded… 

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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

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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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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