Slow Cooker Sriracha Shredded Turkey

June 15, 2015 / 2 Comments

Crock-Pots were undoubtedly made for winter. Probably invented by a Canadian in January who was even colder than a Minnesotan in January. Am I right?

WRONG. Not only was the illustrious slow cooker invented in Chicago by a man with Jewish heritage (according to my very scientific Wikipedia research); it is so NOT only for cold months.

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Healthy Chicken Kale Salad with Grilled Peaches

January 12, 2015 / 2 Comments

Healthy eating: week two – let’s do this!

I think it’s safe to assume the majority of Americans are still sticking to their annual weight loss resolutions, mostly because the majority of Americans were at the Y last night.

It was no small feat to find a parking spot at my local YMCA, despite the fact that the place was a ghost town just 12 days ago.

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30-Minute, 3-Ingredient Marinated Chicken

August 4, 2014 / 5 Comments

Few of us are immune to the busyness of life. Family, friends, work, never-ending to-do lists and other responsibilities seem to control our schedules, leaving little room for rest or entertainment.

Sometimes life only seems to get busier the older I get. So often I feel like I’m sandwiched in the middle of all the busyness, struggling to find enough time to finish everything that needs to get done.

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Cilantro Chicken Enchiladas

July 14, 2014 / 4 Comments

I’ve mentioned about 7 million times that my mom is a really good cook.

I was lucky enough to grow up with a mom who cooked dinner every night–which I thought was totally normal, until several of my friends admitted that they lived on cereal and McDonald’s. Others would get all excited when their moms would serve Hamburger Helper or Spaghetti-O’s for dinner.

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Chicken Parmesan

February 17, 2014 / 0 Comments

A few years ago, my family took a missions trip to Panama. Aside from the questionable sanitation of our critter-filled hotel rooms and the language barrier (my four years of high school French didn’t help me out too much), it was a very rewarding experience.

I’ll never forget the laughter, the sweet young faces that were so excited to see us…

And the Chicken Parmesan.

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