tomato basil and peach salad

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Basil Broccoli Chicken Spaghetti (Squash)

I’m not sure what the weather is like where you are, but here in Texas, we’ve officially begun that schizophrenic  time in between summer and fall where the weather just can’t make up its mind. This is usually how it goes… the temperature drops to the 80’s and for a few fleeting days we remember… Continue reading Basil Broccoli Chicken Spaghetti (Squash)


Goodbye-Summer Couscous

The last official day of summer is Monday. 🙁 Tear. I really can’t believe it. Where did you go, summer? Come back … I’m still pale! I’m not prepared for it to start getting dark at 6 p.m. And I’m really not ready to say goodbye to my loves: strawberries, peaches and, oh it breaks… Continue reading Goodbye-Summer Couscous