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Easy Restaurant Style Salsa

Easy Restaurant Style Salsa

Snacking has always been my weakness, for sure… Crackers and cheese, any kind of salty snacks, and of course my favorite: chips and salsa. So many diets and plans out…

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Healthy Turkey Taco Meatballs

I know – another meatball recipe… But I just can’t help myself since making meatballs like this are a great way to pack in a lot of flavor while keeping things lean…

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easy burrito bowl casserole

Easy Burrito Bowl Casserole

Who doesn’t love a Chipotle burrito bowl?? If you don’t I’m not sure if we can be friends…haha just kidding, but really – Chipotle is one of the only restaurants out…

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Fiesta Fajitas - healthy fajita recipe

Fiesta Fajitas

I’ve really been in the mood for fajitas lately. The only problem is that my husband doesn’t like any kind of bell pepper! But he loves jalapeños, banana peppers, poblanos…

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buffalo chicken taquitos

Buffalo Chicken Taquitos

I love the combination of tangy buffalo sauce and the cool and rich flavor of ranch… Throw in some cheese and wrap it up in a tortilla and you have…

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Chipotle Chicken Meatballs

Chipotle Chicken Meatballs with Sweet Corn Polenta

I’ve been on this whole “meatball kick” lately because they are such an easy and healthy meal to make. Just throw them in the crock-pot in the morning and you…

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Healthy Tamale Casserole

Healthy Tamale Casserole

In our house, we make Mexican food at least 3 nights a week… I would probably have it more – but it’s already a bit excessive, don’t you think? 🙂…

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turkey tostadas

Healthy Turkey Tostadas

Our go-to meals are usually Mexican dishes – they’re just so yummy I can’t help it. Not surprisingly, I came up with this healthy turkey tostadas recipe using some leftovers and…

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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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