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Chocolate Peanut Butter Chia Seed Pudding

Chocolate Peanut Butter Chia Seed Pudding

Awhile back, when I first created this recipe, I was scared of chia seeds. They had gained a lot of popularity, but having seen too many photographs of soaked chia seeds or chia seed pudding that were a bit too reminiscent of fish eggs, I […]

Grapefruit Margarita

Grapefruit Margarita

Happy Cinco de Mayo!!  I’m not even going to try to comprehend how it’s already May, so we’re just going to celebrate with grapefruit margaritas! June is the beginning of my favorite part of the year.  It’s simultaneously the busiest and most relaxing.  In upstate New […]

Chipotle Steak Fajitas

Chipotle Steak Fajitas

Taco night.  My favorite night of the week. A night of infinite possibilities. Chicken or beef? Fajita or burrito? Fish or steak? Sour cream or guacamole? Smoky spicy or in-your-face spicy? Soft shell or taco salad? Gah. It doesn’t matter. I’m never picky.  Out of the […]

Asparagus and Sweet Potato Tortellini Salad

Asparagus and Sweet Potato Tortellini Salad

This tortellini salad was all kind of an accident. There were asparagus spears from the farmer’s market crying in the back of the fridge, and asparagus in pasta salad requires tortellini, if you ask me. And when I dug for the asparagus, a half sweet potato […]

Creamy Pesto Tortellini Toss

Creamy Pesto Tortellini Toss

I was finally brave enough to use my frozen pesto iced cubes.  After reading about freezing pesto time and time again, I finally did it at the end of last year.  Pesto is one of my favorites, but it’s time-consuming to make, requires basil in […]

Weeknight Ham and Sausage Jambalaya

Weeknight Ham and Sausage Jambalaya

Jambalaya is one of the best comfort meals, but it always seems like just too much work for a weeknight meal.  In a traditional jambalaya, cooking the rice inside the other ingredients is what drags it out.  Here, we just pre-cooked the rice and added […]