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Chipotle Acorn Squash Soup

Chipotle Winter Squash Soup | PDXfoodlove

I have a secret! Chill out, it’s not a life-changing one. It’s a surprise I’m planning for my husband, who gets home tomorrow from a business trip. It probably won’t surprise anyone that it is a culinary-related secret. It involves chocolate, and sugar, and a half a dozen eggs (wait no… eight eggs. Yikes!). I […]

Cooked up on October 16, 2013

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Ratatouille, a showcase of late summer veggies

I love ratatouille. It’s the perfect late summer comfort food. It doesn’t take too long to make and it showcases the best of the season (and also, the stuff that grows most plentifully. Hooray for another zucchini recipe!). It’s also easy on the ol’ calorie count (which I have been watching VERY closely of late […]

Jicama, Apple, Balsamic and Mint Salad, a 100 calorie snack or side

What a week it has been! I hope everyone had the happiest of holidays. I know we did – we spent a fun-filled long weekend in Wichita with my family and then just a few days later headed out for a week in Chicagoland with Dave’s side of the family. I can already tell that […]

Steel Cut Oats Combinations – A Low-Calorie, High-Impact Breakfast

It’s not every weekend morning that you are hungry (or have the extra calorie budget) for muffins, pancakes, and the like. Today was one of those mornings – yesterday we demolished some serious ice cream for a little happy hour date, and then came home for a lighter dinner. This morning rolls around and we […]

Cooked up on April 21, 2012

More like this: breakfast | brunch | frugal | gluten free | healthy eating | pantry | under 1 hour | vegan | vegetarian