Pepperoni and basil pizza with a cauliflower crust

Sometimes you just need a slice. And let’s be honest, in the battle of pizza vs. diet, pizza always wins. Well, it does for me. But that doesn’t mean you have to go crazy on the carbs or calories. In fact, you can make a pretty damn good pie that satisfies that cheese monster inside […]

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have it your way

If you like quick, versatile recipes that make dinner a cinch after a long day at work, then this might be the one for you. I love it because you can swap out proteins and add in tons of additional fresh veggies like bell peppers. So check it out: shrimp pad Thai recipe by Food & […]

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pure and simple

You may have noticed a bit of a trend in my savory food — a lack or de-emphasis on vegetables. It’s not that I hate them; I do, however, find them … well secondary to my cravings for meat. But I am trying to change that. And lucky me, the food writer at my newspaper was […]

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bang!

I like these dishes because they’re super light but also flavor-packed.  Panko-parm cauliflower recipe by Melissa’s Southern Style Kitchen.  Skinny bang bang shrimp recipe by Recipe Diaries. 

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the simple things

These Asian steak kebabs and corn on the cob are pure simplicity.  Recipe by Julie’s Eats & Treats here. 

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meringue mashup

Much of my professional and personal life includes hours on end scrolling through and reading stories online. You’d think I’d see tons of items that interest me, but it’s rare something captures my attention enough for me to click through it for a read. It’s even more rare that I find something that really inspires […]

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you mousse try this

Science says much about how the mind works, like how the most creative people tend to stay up late. And that’s me. Often I find myself struggling to sleep as idea after idea flows through my mind when I lay down. And that’s how this recipe came to me. Well, not this recipe exactly — […]

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ready to roll

There are only a handful of foods I can remember experiencing for the first time as a child. Some memories are in the kitchen with my mom; others linger on the taste of something new. To this day, one of my strongest food memories takes me back to middle school, when I practically lived at church between […]

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do the mashed potato

There’s nothing better than comfort food after a shitty day. For me, that sometimes means Chinese takeout or brownies. When the stress and emotions hit this week, I began craving steak and potatoes. I’m not likely to rock your world with my steak — although it’s damn good seared in a cast iron skillet full of butter […]

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