main dishes

Gyro Tacos with Tzatziki Sauce

Gyro Tacos??? Yes you heard right… Why not take 2 things I love and just put them together (Gyros + Tacos = perfection!) I’m always trying to switch things up…

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Healthy Turkey Lasagna Soup

Healthy Turkey Lasagna Soup

There is nothing more comforting than a delicious hearty soup or stew in the upcoming cooler months. Soups, stews and chilis can be higher in calories and fat if you’re…

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Sesame Crusted Seared Tuna

Sesame Crusted Seared Ahi Tuna with Mango Salsa

Now if you enjoy fish like I do, you’ll absolutely fall in love with this dish! One of my favorite dishes to order when we’re out is ahi tuna – it’s…

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Supreme Pizza Bake

Who doesn’t love pizza? It’s probably one of my favorite “cheat” foods; so cheesy, rich, and delicious… Every bite just hits the spot! 🙂 That said, I crave pizza pretty often…

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chicken enchiladas

My Favorite Chicken Enchiladas

I love Mexican food! It’s so fresh, flavorful and fun. Whether it’s tacos, chimichangas, guacamole or carnitas…. I love it all 🙂 I’m always on the lookout for a great…

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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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Emily Ness

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

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