main dishes

croque monsieur

Croque Monsieur

If anyone has seen the movie “It’s Complicated” then you know this dish was the one Meryl Streep made for Steve Martin and OMG didn’t that look good! I love…

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garlic and herb chicken burger

Garlic and Herb Chicken Burger

One thing I crave from time to time is a great burger! Whether it’s beef, turkey – or in this case chicken – a good burger won’t disappoint. This time…

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Open-Faced Breakfast Sandwich

Some say that breakfast is the most important meal of the day but I say if that’s true why not have breakfast for dinner too?? My husband and I absolutely…

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Gluten Free Thai Shrimp Pasta

There is nothing like a big bowl of pasta that just makes you feel all good inside… but not great for the figure and for some not for the belly…

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Guinness Stew

Guinness Stew

There is nothing better than a nice warm and rich stew on a cold winter evening… The only problem you run into with most stew recipes is that they are…

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Turkey Ravioli Lasagna

Healthy Turkey Ravioli Lasagna

There are certain dishes that just hit the spot and for me, it’s a rich and delicious Italian meal (with lots of cheese of course)… So yummy! Now, this kind of…

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Spicy Chicken Sandwich

Everyone has there favorite “cheat” meal… It might be something you cook up at home or maybe fast food is your guilty pleasure. One of my husband and I’s favorite foods that…

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Nacho Chicken Sandwich

Nacho Chicken Sandwich

The picture above may look like a fast food ad, a meal that’s definitely not healthy or even a lighter option… And I would probably think the same if I hadn’t made…

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Emily Ness

Sharing a passion for food and fitness to live a healthy lifestyle - with the occasional hint of chocolate.

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