Grilled Shrimp & Pepper Jack Grits

Oh, the things we sacrifice for good meals… calories, sticky fingers and stomachaches to name a few, and my least favorite – ¬†touching slimy uncooked poultry or fish. A couple of weeks ago when we hosted my daughter’s two-tti fruity second birthday party, my mother-in-law came over to help me prep. One of the things […]

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Grilled Corn with Spiced Butter & Cotija Cheese

I love the concept of Mexican street corn, but cannot get over the fact that it has mayo on it because let’s be real, mayo is the worst. I despise it so much that I’ll proactively ask if sandwiches have mayo on them at restaurants because I know my meal will be ruined if even […]

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Healthy Cauliflower Rice Burrito Bowl

I’ve had to stay away from rice this entire pregnancy because it hasn’t settled well with me, which is a bummer because I’m a huge fan of brown rice. To top it off, rice (and rice flour) is in so many foods/dishes I like, my favorite being burrito bowls. Have you ever had a burrito […]

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Blueberry, Lemon & Cream Crepes

In my opinion, one of the best flavors to enjoy during summertime is anything lemon-blueberry. The bright zest from a lemon combined with sweet, sugary blueberries is a killer combo. Both add such a nice bite to muffins, cakes, cookies and sweet breakfast dishes. Sad thing is, I haven’t enjoyed many lemon-blueberry treats this summer. […]

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Running While Pregnant

I’m a big advocate of making fitness a priority during pregnancy. I have several reasons, the biggest probably being how it improves the way I feel while pregnant.¬†It’s not just me who feels this way – doctors now encourage women to stay active and a lot of research shows that physical activity (in moderation of […]

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When You Bite Off More Than You Can Chew

A great phrase isn’t, it? It was pretty much my mantra a couple of weeks ago. Between writing posts and cooking for the blog, freelancing, nesting (I’ve been cleaning our house like crazy), keeping up with running, carrying a 3+ pound child in my uterus and planning and executing our daughter’s birthday party, I began […]

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Baked Greek Fries

It’s national French fry day! If our daughter knew what food holidays were, this would absolutely be one of her favorites. Fries are her best friend. I’m not joking. We have to hide them whenever we make them or eat out to ensure she’ll eat the rest of her meal. She’s a very dedicated fry […]

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Two-tti Fruity Birthday Party

Our baby girl turned two yesterday and what a second year it’s been! While preparing a picture banner for her birthday party, my husband and I couldn’t help but think how much she’s grown inside and out over the past year, and we both agree that she’s at such a fun age. The difference was […]

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