main dishes

Turkey Sloppy Joes

Sloppy joes – YUM! This just takes me right back to my childhood… Sloppy Joes were an every-other-week meal in my house and I just loved them! The slight sweetness…

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Chicken Artichoke Alfredo Casserole

One of my favorite guilty pleasures is a cheesy artichoke dip. Growing up, this was a staple at any family holiday or gathering… Lots of delicious artichokes tossed in cheese…

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Deep Dish Taco Pie

Seeing as though I’m from Chicago I love a good deep dish pizza… But living in Florida, those are hard to come by! Whenever I visit family back in Chicago I get my…

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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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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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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…

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Chicken Caesar Pita

Healthy Chicken Caesar Pita

I try to do a lot of brainstorming to create new ideas for recipes that keep things interesting and exciting without adding all the processed, unhealthy ingredients into our foods.…

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Crockpot Thai Chicken Curry Chili

I’ve been loving my crockpot lately and have been making all kinds of healthy chili for our lunches (like this Spicy Chicken Chili). Not only are crockpot recipes like these easy, when…

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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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