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Cilantro Pesto Shrimp Tostadas

This is what you eat when you feel like being fancy but not. Fancy. Because it’s not fancy. It’s faux fancy. It’s fauncy. The thing is, I could alwaysalwaysalwaysalways eat Mexican food. But guess what, this isn’t really that Mexicany! Besides the use of cilantro and tortillas, it’s not really Mexican at all. It’s faux […]

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Simple Beef Street Tacos

Takin’ it to the streets! I . . . don’t know what that means. BUT, after finding out I passed my (SECOND stab-o-tron) glucose test, and passing another test that shows I don’t need to be on bed rest (at least at this point), aaaand watching my dawg frolic and play like a normal little […]

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Vegetarian Coconut Rice Bowls

Vegetables on a Friday? OFF WITH HER HEAD. Hear me out! What if I told you they were seasoned and seared so properly you immediately hopped on your desk and rocked out some major Chandler Bing moves? What if I told you they were dripping in so much velvety coconut milk you immediately charged into […]

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Thai Shrimp Salad

It’s a good thing I’m showing you a salad today, because the rest of the week I’m pretty much blowing your diet. It’s going to be wonderful. So tell me, how was your weekend? We never talk about that! We should talk about it. Mine was arl gerd. My mom and sis were up for […]

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Coconut Cod in Parchment Paper

Or as they say, “en papillloleltoltliete.” Something super close anyway. So yesterday we finished the first season of House of Cards. Hooooolmg. Are you watching it?  It’s scandalously delicious and addictive. And it’s President’s Day today. And we’re talking about fish in parchment paper. WHICH almost sounds like impeachment paper. It’s like the political stars […]

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Vietnamese Noodle Salad with Chicken

I just learned something right this second and I need to come clean about my wrong doings. My world is shattered. My heart, torn. My brain is fuzzy. My soul, worn. Just get to it? Okay. So you know how these little Vietnamese noodle salads are called “bun”? Yeah. Well I was locked. and. loaded. […]

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Green Tofu Curry with Brown Rice

I have a bone to pick with tofu. You know how when you go to a Thai restaurant with your vegetarian friend and he/she orders something with tofu in it and it comes back to the table all beautifully nestled in a vibrant sauce with colorful vegetables and the tofu is in DISGUSTINGLY PERFECT little […]

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Chipotle Shrimp Salad Bowls

What started out as a sinless, innocent puppy love back in my college years, hath quickly and destructively grown into a full-blown, no holds barred, unmanageable, MUST HAVE OR DAH, injurious addiction. Chipotle. I freaking love Chipotle. Like bawd. In our house, you can often hear things like this coming from our mouths. Me, “I’m […]

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Huevos Rancheros

Remember the scene at the end of Reality Bites when Ethan Hawke and Winona Ryder discover their love for each other after a spell of confusing and tense times, and he runs home to be with her after being MIA for a few days, and she’s packing her little brown bag to catch her cab […]

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Braised Chicken in a Tomatillo Sauce

So, I’ve rearranged a few priorities in my life. Oh, no no – listening to Wilson Phillips on repeat is still at the top. As well as honing my breakdancing in a giant eggshell costume craft. I’ve not gone off the deep end or anything, YOU GUYS. I’ve just decided to braise things more often. […]

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