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Blueberry Celery Smoothie with Coconut Water

Sometimes you need a nice, green smoothie to detox. Especially if, like me, you have some health-related diet restrictions that mean every now and then you have to purge all the junk food from your life to get yourself back in order. That means no McDonald’s drive-thru between errands (I’m looking at YOU, husband!), no… Continue reading Blueberry Celery Smoothie with Coconut Water

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Spinach & Artichoke Macaroni and Cheese

Who doesn’t love spinach & artichoke dip? This recipe combines everyone’s favorite appetizer with comfort-food favorite mac n’ cheese, with delicious results. This recipe is a Rachael Ray classic that I follow to the letter. No need to change a thing about it. Ingredients 1 pound whole wheat penne Salt & black pepper Olive Oil Butter 1 medium onion,… Continue reading Spinach & Artichoke Macaroni and Cheese

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Spinach Ricotta Enchiladas

I love making enchiladas because they are so quick & easy. You can customize them however you like  — meat? veggies? green sauce, or red? — and you can experiment with almost any type of filling. Best of all, they’re hearty and you’ll almost certainly have leftovers. These vegetarian enchiladas feature spinach and ricotta cheese,… Continue reading Spinach Ricotta Enchiladas

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Spicy Nutella Hot Chocolate

When I saw this on Gojee, I had to re-blog it. For someone who’s not much of a chocoholic, I can readily admit to being a freak about Nutella. And whenever I have chocolate, I prefer it with a kick (ever had the Mexican Chocolate frappe at Toscaninis? Seriously, check it out). It’s easy to… Continue reading Spicy Nutella Hot Chocolate

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Brown Sugar Kielbasa

I’m letting you in on my secret go-to potluck dish: Brown Sugar Kielbasa, a crowd pleasing recipe that only has two ingredients and cooks all by itself in the slow cooker while you’re at work. The only downside is that it’s not vegetarian. Ingredients: 3 packages kielbasa, any variety, and 1 package (1 lb.) of… Continue reading Brown Sugar Kielbasa

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Super Bowl ‘Super Food’ Chili

This recipe comes to us from The Pine Street Inn, the largest resource organization working to end homelessness in Boston. The Pine Street Inn’s iCater program offers catering for private parties and corporate meetings while helping homeless men and women get on the path to independence by training them for full-time food services employment. 100% of iCater’s proceeds benefit the… Continue reading Super Bowl ‘Super Food’ Chili