Skinny Lemon Cheesecake Cupcakes

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First it was oranges, then it was grapefruit, and now? Now, only pure, cheek-puckering citrus will cut it for this lemon-lovin’ lady taking up residence in my belly. Seriously. If my grocery store were experiencing a severe shortage of lemons, they can just follow...

Easy Mini Bagel Pizzas

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If there’s one thing I’ve learned about entertaining, it’s that easy does it when it comes to the food…. especially when guys are involved! I cooked a big batch of these mini bagel pizzas for hubby’s poker night last weekend, and wouldn’t ya know...

Parmesan Vegetable Tian

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Here in Austin, we’ve had a string of dark and dreary days lately. These type of days are very familiar to our friends and family in the Midwest and Northeast! The chill can really take its toll, and after what’s felt like a long...

Skinny Chocolate Pudding Parfaits

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Happy Valentine’s Day, lovelies! I hope you have something sweet in store for your evening, or at the very least, get to cozy up on the couch with your favorite food. I know I could go for a Bachelor marathon and a batch of...

Easy Balsamic-Glazed Filet Mignon

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There’s nothing I love more than being able to recreate a delicious restaurant meal at home! We love to go out for dinner once in a while. But, I often find that you can whip up amazing, inexpensive copycats of your favorite restaurant meals...

Lighter Creamed Spinach

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As homesick college kids craving comfort food that didn’t come from a can, my then-boyfriend (now hubby) and I frequented Boston Market. Our stops there were often after some blistering cold walk through the city, slushing in like wet dogs and stuffing our faces...

One Bowl Chocolate Cupcakes for Two

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… Or one sweets lovin’ mama-to-be. These have to be the most fabulous chocolate cupcakes I’ve ever made from scratch. Super soft, fluffy and absolutely decadent with a dollop (okay, more like a heap) of homemade Nutella frosting. They come together in less than...

Skinny Lemon Chicken Piccata

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When I cook for just myself, the emphasis is on food that’s fast, filling and delicious. Sadly, that usually means cereal and PB&J’s… neither of which fall anywhere smart on the food chain. And, as far as delicious goes, well… they’ll do in a...

Baked Cinnamon-Sugar Banana Donut Holes

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Creatively cooking and baking while pregnant has been a bit more a challenge than I realized! Add a stomach bug to the mix, and suddenly nothing appeals to my appetite. Hence the extended absence. For which I gave myself a little wrist slap. Fortunately,...

Homemade Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups

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If you ever wondered what my idea of heaven on Earth is, you’re staring smack-dab into a stack of it. These are… insane. Addictive and easy to make and positively insane. You could say, in the membrane. Making a batch of these foolproof, four-ingredient...