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Spring Spaghetti Squash Pasta

I was going to wait to post this one after another go-around so I could make it a little prettier. I wanted to add fresh basil. And put the vegetables and chicken on top of the spaghetti squash instead of mixing it all up in the pan hamburger-helper style so it would photograph better. In… Continue reading Spring Spaghetti Squash Pasta

cauliflower and leek soup
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Creamy Cauliflower and Leek Soup

I know this isn't your typical Hello, Spring! recipe for the first week of the new season... but spring sure is taking it's sweet time to get here.... at least in Texas that is. The weather here lately has been down right erratic. 80 degrees one day. 30 degrees the next. And rainy. My god, so much rain. It… Continue reading Creamy Cauliflower and Leek Soup

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Simple Slaw Salad with Salmon

Meet my new favorite meal for spring. This plate has so much good stuff going on I'm not even sure where to begin. You've got your omega-3s in the salmon, and an extra anti-inflammatory boost from covering the fish in curry powder. Pair that with a slaw of raw veggies in all their glory, pure and unwilted delivering enzymes, nutrients… Continue reading Simple Slaw Salad with Salmon

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Spring Quinoa Salad and the Four-Hour Vacation

I decided something a few weeks ago. "Nothing" deserves a much higher place on my priority list. Recently we were given a rare gift - an extra weekend day, with no set plans and nowhere to go. Sure, the ever growing to-do list was still there. But the hubs and I decided to set it aside, pack a picnic and a… Continue reading Spring Quinoa Salad and the Four-Hour Vacation

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St. Patrick’s Day Spinach Pesto Pasta

I watched maybe four episodes of "Chopped" last night. It may have been a bit much... because when I just went to the kitchen to make dinner, I created my own little mystery basket. Except instead of exotic or ridiculous ingredients, mine were things in the fridge that are about to go bad... I had… Continue reading St. Patrick’s Day Spinach Pesto Pasta

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Spring Cleaning: The Seven Must-Dos of Any Detox

Ah, spring. Something about the season just makes you want to clear out the junk and start fresh, doesn’t it? Spring is traditionally a time of renewal, rejuvenation and rebirth. So it’s no coincidence this is the time of year we go into hyper-cleaning mode and want to get rid of all the dust and… Continue reading Spring Cleaning: The Seven Must-Dos of Any Detox