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One-Pan Whole Wheat Tomato Basil Pasta

by Kate on October 27, 2013

One Pan Whole Wheat Tomato Basil Pasta

The leaves are getting crunchier, days are getting shorter, sunlight has become like gold, and usually by the time I get home, it’s pitch black and all I want to do is get in my jammies and dial the closest take out establishment. Planning meals ahead of time is crucial during the week, and making […]

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Barbecue Chicken Pizza

by Kate on August 22, 2013

Barbecue Chicken Pizza

This pizza night installment though is a simple one – BBQ chicken – caramelized onions – bacon – pizza dough. Yes. This was my first time ever caramelizing onions if you can believe that, and it was a bit more of a process than I expected. By far the longest part of the pizza making […]

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Morningstar Farm Black Bean Burgers

MorningStar farms makes an array of amazing healthy foods in a pretty green box, one of my favorites being the Spicy Black Bean burger. I was never a huge ‘veggie burger’ person.  I do however LOVE black beans (I mean, you can even make brownies with them!) So on a whim, I decided to get […]

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The Kitchen Bitchin Recipe Series: Casey's One-Pot Sausage Soup

In most scenarios, the word ‘bitchin’ is a good thing – “Hey man, that car is bitchin’” “That trip was bitchin’” “These cookies are bitchin” In this case, it’s quite the opposite. Last year, I shared with you all the dilemma of Dave and I and our somewhat “challenged” kitchen set up.  Welp – it’s […]

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Dave’s Dish of the Week: Spicy Basil Shrimp

by Kate on February 19, 2013

Spicy basil shrimp

 Sorry for the post lull! We were in poutine and caribou detox.  Swear. Quebec City was so fun – so hard to get back to reality after a fun trip!  But a brief recap: We’re officially obsessed with the Le Chateau Frontenac – it is just one of the prettiest buildings on earth. We drank […]

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Ground chicken is one ingredient we don’t use much of, but on a whim, I tossed it in the carriage at the store on our last trip.  And for some reason, grabbed it out of the freezer to defrost for dinner before leaving for work.  And then I got to work and thought “WTF am I […]

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