I usually make enough food every night for leftovers the next day, but I only had 1 sweet potato and we have tons of food in the fridge, so this is what we ended up with! The creamy avocado dip was perfect with the crispy sweet potato fries, and the chicken ended up soft and nicely seasoned. After I completely failed at falafels, Michael had a grill night in which he made amazing mahi and sweet corn, and I repeated my Perfect Pizza recipe, this was a great meal to share- you get four recipes to make up for my failure at posting one a day! Continue reading “Sweet Potato Fries, BBQ Cheddar Chicken, & Avocado Dipping Sauce”
I’ve made this healthy alternative to takeout so many times. It’s great for when you’re craving Chinese food but want to control the amount of sugar and salt that goes into your dish. I usually load up our stir fried rice with any vegetables we have on hand, but peas and carrots seem necessary every time! Continue reading “Orange Chicken & Stir Fried Rice”
Caprese salad is traditionally just fresh mozzarella cheese, basil leaves, and tomatoes. Generally balsamic vinegar and olive oil are paired with it as the dressing, but I am just not a balsamic fan, so I drown mine in olive oil alone. I had the notion to put all these ingredients under the broiler, and it was a very tasty idea. Continue reading “Broiled Caprese Salad”
I got these little beauties from a health magazine years ago, and I’ve loved them ever since. I was recently cleaning out my recipe book and saw them. I knew they’d be perfect for a summer meals, since they’re easy and light.
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Confession: I don’t really like salad. There’s been one salad, a Greek one that I still dream of in Ames, that I thoroughly enjoyed and craved. I have found a good caesar dressing that helps me get my greens, but mostly I just sneak them into all my meals. I’m sharing this recipe mostly for the spice mix, but if you’re a fellow salad hater, maybe this will help you out!
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