Can’t go wrong with quinoa.

If you’re like me in the Summer time, you’re pressed for time six days out of seven. It’s too hot for the crockpot or the stove, and taking the time to prep and cook something is a pain. My summer meals consist more of “season and toss on the grill” or “marinate and toss on […]

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It’s always grilling time.

Three things are constant in my house… Music. Being active. And grilling. Despite living in the Northeast where it gets to be negative-two million degrees outside in the dead of winter and snow falls in feet, not inches — I grill year round. I can’t help but chuckle when photos pop up on Twitter or […]

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Chicken sausage and quinoa.

I like to make a lot of “one dish” kind of meals at dinner. Mostly because it’s really easy to prep, super quick to make and with my outrageously busy schedule? Perfect for my lifestyle. At the same time too, it produces some pretty good leftovers for work the following day (which given how much […]

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Fajita sandwich.

We all have heard of Taco Tuesdays…  but after awhile, eating tacos every Tuesday has got to start wearing on you. I know if I eat the same thing regularly, I eat myself out of it. It becomes bland and boring. I have a deep love for Mexican food (which yes, contradicts my Italian/Irish heritage, […]

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Sweet Pepper Chicken.

Because it’s Friday, it’s going to a a two-fer kind of posting day… Crockpot cooking can really make or break you. And living in New England where we have those snowy winter days where you just want to throw a bunch of stuff into that crockpot, then curl up on the couch with your blanket […]

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But it’s just cheese.

I could simply just say – because. And leave it at that, but then what good would that do? One key thing to the “art” of clean eating is: fresh is better. Typical guidelines for this kind of eating is 5 ingredients or less. If you can’t pronounce it, you really shouldn’t be eating it. […]

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Meatloaf. The clean way.

I have been searching for a good, yummy, “I have to make this again!” meatloaf recipe since the very first day I started clean eating. I have cooked every recipe I come across and not once have I had the desire to hold on to the recipe and keep it for “next time”.  I actually […]

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Protein. It’s what’s for dinner.

Anyone who wants good results in the gym, knows 70% of it comes from what you do in your kitchen. I tell my husband this about once a week it seems, figuring someday he’ll get the hang of it. Until then, he gets at least one meal that I know is good for him. I […]

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Make Pillsbury Clean.

I love pizza. Probably just as much as the next person. However, given the clean eating lifestyle to accommodate the low sodium… eating pizza isn’t exactly a good fit. Unless you literally do it all from scratch. As an avid pinner on Pinterest (pinterest.com/mizspicer), I’ve pinned A LOT of recipes. Some good, some not so […]

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Sometimes dirty is ok.

Cooking for me, is different. Sometimes I love to do it, sometimes I do it only because I know I need to eat. From the days of when I first started cooking after I moved out (my mother never let me learn in her kitchen) when I was making boxed, canned or bag prepped meals […]

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