Healthy Chocolate-Covered Strawberry Smoothie via StrictlyDelicious

Easy, Delicious Things to Make for your Valentine

Okay, so I had this whole recipe post planned for you for today. Well, the post was actually supposed to go up Friday but then I was sick, and of course I forgot my SD card at work so I couldn’t take the photos for you over the weekend! But never fear, my dears; even… 

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Super Savory Sautéed Spinach |

Super Savory Sautéed Spinach

I need to tell you something. (Something else…) For me, 2016 has been the year of leafy green obsession. Every single night I’m sautéing or steaming or chopping up some Brussels sprouts, kale, swiss chard, or spinach. If I don’t get my leafy green fix, I get grumpy and bored until I can stuff some… 

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Slow Cooker Creamy Orange Fennel Chicken |

A Bittersweet Message for my Beloved Readers

Well hello there beautiful person! I’ve missed you!!! Where have I been? Umm… Well… To be honest, I’ve kind of been hiding…. You see, I have some wonderful news. Some beautiful wonderful news that I am over the moon about! I’ve been skipping down the streets and shouting from the rooftops. I am so thankful… 

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Super Food Mason Jar Salads |

Super Food Mason Jar Salads

Are you tired of mason jar meals yet? No of course you’re not!!! These healthy, portable meals are your favorite way to take food on-the-go! This time, we’ve layered some of nature’s healthiest food in our darling mason jars. And at the bottom of our jars is a homemade blood-orange olive oil dressing that is… 

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Swiss Chard, Bacon, and Roasted Butternut Lettuce Wraps |

12 (More) Snacks for Your Paleo Superbowl

For 10 more paleo dishes from 2015’s Superbowl roundup, click here! Guys, I think this season might have made me a Panther’s fan… Now before you jump on my back about being a fair weather fan who just follows a team when they’re doing well or start to convince me why your team is actually the… 

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Roasted Cauliflower and Wild Mushroom Soup |

Roasted Cauliflower and Wild Mushroom Soup

First things first, let’s talk chef’s knives. Do you have a chef’s knife that you absolutely love? I’ve been using the same sturdy stainless steel knives for the past few years, and I am ready for a more professional knife. For weeks I have been doing research on knives, German vs. Japanese; bolster or no… 

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Thyme Balsamic Lamb Meatballs with Roasted Grapes

How was your week? I think my shoulders are so tight and tense, they now permanently reside somewhere around my ears. (If anyone knows a good masseuse and/or chiropractor in the Richmond-area, please send me their information!) That being said, I am sooo ready to make a quick and easy dinner, veg in front of the TV… 

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Crimson Frost Cocktail |

Crimson Frost: A Winter Cocktail

Winter’s first snow came in Sunday and this coming weekend we’re due for a real and true snow storm!!! Although I’m carefully making a grocery list of the final essentials I need to stock up on before the storm hits us, I’m pretty excited about this season’s first real Richmond snowstorm! (You know… I’m excited… 

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Acorn Squash Butter Chicken |

Acorn Squash Butter Chicken

We got our first snow yesterday!!! I couldn’t believe it, especially since Saturday had been such a beautiful sunny day that reached sixty degrees! But sure enough, when I rolled out of bed on Sunday morning, a shower of big fat fuzzy snowflakes was doing its best to coat the street and sidewalks. Although the snow stopped… 

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Liver Detox Cranberry Beet Juice |

Liver Detox Cranberry Beet Juice

You remember that time when 2016 came and you made all kinds of resolutions to eat and be healthier this year? I don’t make new years’ resolutions anymore because I never stick to them, but I did set a goal for myself for myself to try to be healthier and take better care of my… 

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Winter Greens Salad with Preserved Lemon and Blue Cheese |

Winter Greens Salad with Preserved Lemon and Blue Cheese

Kale and sprouts and endive, oh my! I love a good salad; a salad with bite and zing and texture and just a hint of sweetness. And while I thoroughly enjoy fresh, in-season lettuce, come spring I usually only enjoy it for a month or so. After that I start to get bored of the watery,… 

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