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Homemade SpaghettiOs & Mini Meatballs

March 28, 2014
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OMG. You will be sooooo happy that I came up with this recipe for you & I. My kids went nuts for this Homemade SpaghettiOs & Meatballs Skillet Dinner. It takes no time at all to make this classic right in your very own home.

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Cheesy Spaghetti Squash Marinara

January 12, 2014
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Happy Monday! Before we dive into one of the simplest most amazing meals ever…can I apologize for my less than stellar photography? I was dashing out to ski. Thank you for letting this one go. You guys are awesome like that! Looking to replace carb laden pasta? Then Cheesy Spaghetti Squash Marinara needs to be a regular addition […]

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Mexican Spaghetti Squash

September 22, 2013
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Taco shell? Eh who needs it when you can lay down a bed of spaghetti squash and add Mexican ingredients over the top! Genius? Maybe not. Crazy tasty? Most certainly. Lets dig into Mexican Spaghetti Squash.

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Spaghetti & Meatballs with Fresh Tomato Sauce

September 16, 2013
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Two of the most amazing words ever spoken….Spaghetti and Meatballs. This is the ultimate comfort food for many folks ~ including me! Let’s get cooking…

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Cheesy Skillet Pasta with Meat Sauce

December 6, 2012
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Are you looking for a quick and satisfying meal? Something that can go full circle from dinner to lunch and back again? Great! This pasta is perfect no matter when you enjoy it. This recipe I adapted from one of my besties cookbooks. I bet most of you know Jenny from Picky Palate right? I […]

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Simple Tomato Bell Pepper Sauce

March 21, 2011
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The other night I had to jam on a quick dinner for my hubs and the kids. We love Trader Joe’s whole wheat pizza dough for meals in a pinch. I always change up the toppings and we have a beautiful pizza in about 12 minutes. As I dashed for a jar of tomato sauce […]

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Chicken with Capers and Tomatoes – Pasta Dish

October 11, 2010
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I have just returned home from BlogHer Food in San Francisco. I will be sharing more on that amazing event soon. In the mean time my mission is to give you healthy, whole food recipes that are yummy & simple to prepare. So to keep you inspired and  cooking those meals for your family, I […]

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Skinny Chicken Tikka Masala

October 24, 2009

The words “Skinny” and “Chicken Tikka Masala” don’t usually go together. I don’t know about you, but when I go out for Indian food I usually over eat.  Common conversation when people are eating CTM usually goes like this: “OMG this is so good!” “Yeah, I can’t stop eating it once I start.” “Don’t they use […]

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Zesty Puttanesca Sauce

October 4, 2009

While hanging out with my son at my all time favorite bookstore Between the Covers in Telluride, I glanced at the message board and saw this flyer for the first annual Elk’s Club “Taste of Telluride” spaghetti cook-off. Gathering ingredients and cooking the sauce was one thing, but the biggest challenge was getting the three quarts […]

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