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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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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Baked Chicken Parmesan

One of my favorite dishes to order when out to dinner at an Italian restaurant is chicken parmesan: perfectly breaded chicken with a rich tomato sauce smothered in cheese… Ahh, so…

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Healthy Spicy Chicken Chili

It’s the beginning of a new year and that means a clean slate, starting fresh and setting goals! A huge part of that is setting yourself up for success, whether that’s…

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Thanksgiving Leftover “Falafels”

I don’t know about you, but I have TONS of leftovers from Thanksgiving!! There is always the tradition of the turkey sandwich that never disappoints, but I thought I would…

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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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