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Spicy Pad Thai Lettuce Wraps

This week I decided to combine two things that I really enjoy into one, while trying to make it slightly healthier. Me and my wife both enjoy pad Thai but we don't always enjoy the calories that come from the noodles in it. I've also always enjoyed those little Asian lettuce wraps that you can… Continue reading Spicy Pad Thai Lettuce Wraps

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Jalapeno “Firecracker” Poppers

  This past July 4th I decided to make my jalapeno poppers for our neighborhood get together. Well... Decided may be a bit of a stretch in this case. These poppers are pretty popular among my friends and they are something that happen to be requested quite a bit when we get together. So in… Continue reading Jalapeno “Firecracker” Poppers

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Tex Mex Chicken and Rice

  One of the things my Grandma used to cook when I was growing up was chicken and rice. This was made with white rice and had lots of black pepper and salt added. If you grew up in the south then you should know that black pepper is a big part of most meals.… Continue reading Tex Mex Chicken and Rice

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Southwest Meatloaf

  Meatloaf is one of those foods that everyone has had a love/hate relationship with in their life. It changes drastically based on what part of the country you are in and everyone has their own way of making it or thoughts on how it should taste. Should it have brown gravy or red sauce? Do… Continue reading Southwest Meatloaf

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That’s a Spicy Meatball

    Meatballs are one of those foods that can be done many different ways to fit different tastes. You can do Italian, Swedish, Irish and many more. They can be very versatile and something that you can make ahead of time and freeze for a quick meal later on. This week I am going to… Continue reading That’s a Spicy Meatball

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Quick and Healthy Breakfast Casserole

I know that finding time to cook every day and eat healthy can be to do.  One thing that can make that easier on you is cooking ahead of time and portioning out meals so that all you have to do is heat them up during the week. Every Sunday I make a breakfast casserole for… Continue reading Quick and Healthy Breakfast Casserole

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Asiago Chicken Pizza

  If you are anything like me then you love a good pizza. I like to try local pizza joints to see what they have to offer and every now and then I like to make my own. I usually tend to stick to the classics like pepperoni and sausage with a few onions and… Continue reading Asiago Chicken Pizza

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Smoked Brisket

    This year for Easter we hosted a pot luck for our friends in the neighborhood and it was my pleasure to cook the majority of the meat for this occasion. I actually have a tendency to go overboard and try and cook all of the food but my wife put her foot down… Continue reading Smoked Brisket

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Quick and Easy Chili Mac

I know that there are times when you just don't have the time to cook an elaborate meal but still want to make something good for yourself or your family. That's why every now and then I will try and put together something relatively quick and easy for you guys that can be cooked with little… Continue reading Quick and Easy Chili Mac