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Tumeric Coconut Rice

I made this delicious meal the other day at work and it was a great hit with both my clients and my coworkers. It's a simple rice dish, with onions, garlic and carrots. I added 1/2 cup of frozen corn and 1/2 cup of frozen peas, just to add a bit more to it. As… Continue reading Tumeric Coconut Rice

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Crockpot Creamy Tomato Basil Soup

We've been having a lot of rain and dreary grey days this spring and summer, and I always find a nice bowl (or two) of homemade soup always cheers me up while warming me up. I made this delicious tomato basil soup, not only because of the wet cold weather, but also because I had… Continue reading Crockpot Creamy Tomato Basil Soup

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Butternut Squash Risotto

This risotto was so delicious and so easy to make! I ate practically the whole pan tonight myself! Originally the recipe calls for mushrooms as well as the butternut squash, but I absolutely cannot stand mushrooms so I just left them out. You of course, can add them if mushrooms are your thing. I got… Continue reading Butternut Squash Risotto

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Personal Protein Pot by Tasty

Tonight I decided to try one of those Buddha Bowl type meals. This one, as the title says, is called the Personal Protein Pot by Tasty.com. I found it, of course, on Pinterest; link here: Personal Protein Pot . As you can see when you click on the link, there's a video that goes with… Continue reading Personal Protein Pot by Tasty

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BBQ Chicken Thighs and Steamed Veggies

Sometimes simple is the best way to go. Tonight I didn't cook anything overly fancy. When I got up this morning, my chicken thighs were still frozen and I was too tired to prep my crockpot before work. So when I got home, I had the boyfriend prepare some mini potatoes and green beans to… Continue reading BBQ Chicken Thighs and Steamed Veggies

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Crockpot Italian Chicken Quinoa Soup

Made this delicious crockpot soup while I was at work today. I prepped it last night and took it out this morning. For once, I had all of the ingredients on hand. I didn't do any substitutions to the recipe, but I did adjust how I cooked it. Because the soup has quinoa, and quinoa… Continue reading Crockpot Italian Chicken Quinoa Soup

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Classic Homemade Beef Stew

Ok so admittedly, Beef Stew is not one of the most photogenic foods that I've ever made; but it is one of the tastiest. I love stew. I have always loved stew, especially my mom's homemade beef stew, and I could never get enough of it growing up. I love the thick gravy, the chunks… Continue reading Classic Homemade Beef Stew

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Poulet Mijote a la Moutarde: French Chicken Stew

Today was a total soup day for me, so I pulled out my stockpot to make this fabulous stew. At least, it was supposed to be a stew but I was nervous about cooking away the two cups of broth, so I added an extra four cups, and I have to say that I'm happy… Continue reading Poulet Mijote a la Moutarde: French Chicken Stew

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Black Bean Butternut Squash Stew

I've had a butternut squash sitting in my kitchen for ages now, and I finally got around to using it. I found this delicious recipe on Pinterest of course, and it didn't take long for me to whip it up. I followed the recipe mostly but there were a couple of ingredients that I didn't… Continue reading Black Bean Butternut Squash Stew

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Nasi Goreng

Nasi Goreng is an Indonesian fried rice dish. My boyfriend's family makes this as a family recipe. While they're not Indonesian, his great grandfather apparently served in Indonesia during WWII. I suppose he learned to make it while he was stationed there. My boyfriend makes it by frying pieces of pork chops in vegetable oil.… Continue reading Nasi Goreng