Prosciutto Wrapped Cranberry, Arugula, & Brie Stuffed Chicken

Prosciutto Wrapped Cranberry, Arugula, & Brie Stuffed Chicken Breasts |

It seems among home chefs that chicken breasts are one of the hardest things to cook well. They often end up flavorless, dry, and tough. Boring! Who wants that?! Well I’ve learned the secret to juicy, tender chicken breasts every time. Roasting! We’ve already talked about how roasting meat makes it delicious, juicy, and oh-so-tender…. 

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Cuban Sandwich Collard Wraps

Cuban Sandwich Collard Wraps |

Oh my gosh. If there ever were a perfect lunch… These collard wraps are my new favorite lunch. Fresh and delicious, these wraps are delicious right after making and can also be wrapped up with plastic wrap to take for lunch on the go. They’re great with a bag of chips or some homemade plantain… 

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Mushroom & Feta Stuffed Bacon Wrapped Chicken Thighs

Mushroom & Feta Stuffed Bacon Wrapped Chicken Thighs |

A.K.A. “Marry Me Chicken.” Because anyone who eats this chicken will immediately want to spend the rest of their lives with you. I am desperately and hopelessly in love with this chicken. It’s actually crazy easy to put together but tastes like it came from a fine dining restaurant. It’s fancy, it’s decadent, it’s got… 

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Loaded Rutabaga Fries

Loaded Rutabaga Fries via StrictlyDelicious

WHEW! It’s been a crazy couple of weeks! I’m so sorry that I haven’t posted this week! Between packing, moving, cleaning the old space, and working to just begin the process of unpacking… on top of your regularly scheduled busy, pre-holiday weeks at work and regular social activities, your girl has been swamped and exhausted. I mean, I’ve actually lived… 

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Paleo Pumpkin Chili {Nightshade-Free}

Pumpkin Chili (Nightshade Free & AIP) |

GUYS. You guuuyyyyysssss!!!! Did you read that title?! Can you read it again? And then look at that yummy picture. Can you believe it?! THIS BOMBDOTCOM CHILI HAS NO TOMATOES OR CHILI POWDER!!!!! AND IT’S SOOO FLIPPING GOOD!!!! Even people who can eat tomatoes will not miss them one single bit in this delicious, hearty, seasonal chili…. 

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Creamy Baked Cauliflower ‘Mac’ & Cheese

Cauliflower 'Mac' & Cheese via

{Please excuse the photos in this post! I took them all a little late in the evening.} There are a lot of things about this world that will divide people. They’re not always violent divisions, but these things will clearly create differentiation between separate camps of thought. Ice cream vs. froyo. Lebron vs. Kobe. Pepsi vs. Cola…. 

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Pasta Cacio e Pepe with Bay Scallops

Pasta Cacio e Pepe with Bay Scallops via StrictlyDelicious

For all its ease and versatility, I don’t really make pasta much. I know it’s a quick weeknight dinner; I know it’s a crowd favorite, etc. etc. But, especially since learning of my tomato allergy (no more tomato sauce!), pasta has been a severely neglected dish in my kitchen. Well, trying this week to make a… 

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