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    Grilled Zucchini Salad

    Labor Day weekend may have come to an end but the summer isn’t over yet! J. and I are saving up for a grill (a goal to have in time for…

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    Pasta e Fagioli

    I loooooveΒ pasta e fagioli. It’s such a simple dish (the name literally means pasta and beans in Italian) but it’s packed with layers of flavor.Β  I will order it anytime I…

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    Pineapple Cilantro Rice

    Growing up, Chinese food was a huge staple in my family. At least once a month, we’d hunker down with a bunch of take-out and a good movie and relax together…

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    Potato Pancakes

    There are a handful of foods that I could eat basically every day and never tire of them. Potato pancakes are definitely on that list. Every time I see them on…

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    Wiener Schnitzel

    This September, J. and I (along with four of our dear friends) are heading over to Germany to explore Munich (and Oktoberfest), the Black Forest, and Frankfurt. The flights are booked,…

  • Recipes Sweet Treats

    Chocolate Andes Cookies

    I am obsessed with chocolate and mint. I think it is such a great combination, the rich dark chocolate lightened by the cool mint flavoring. Thin Mints, peppermint mochas, mint hot…

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    Peanut Butter Cookies

    As I’ve mentioned, I always make J.’s mom coconut macaroons for special days like Mother’s Day, Christmas, or her birthday, and they are always a hit. With Father’s Day this past…

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    Sweet Potato Spiral Teriyaki Bowl

    Don’t get me wrong, I love pasta – but I also love vegetables that can act like pasta! Spaghetti squash, zoodles (zucchini noodles), and other spiralized vegetables (like sweet potato spirals!)…

  • Recipes Sweet Treats

    Blueberry Pie

    J. and I have been on a huge blueberry kick recently. We’ve been making blueberry, spinach, and almond milk smoothies almost every morning, blueberry waffles, mixed in with yogurt, and in…