Pork Egg Roll in a Bowl

This may not be the prettiest meal but it sure is delicious. I’d rather be taking pictures of pretty doughnuts.  Heck, I’d rather be eating them too.   You know, because they’re doughnuts.  I’ve fallen off the wagon and I haven’t been eating healthy for the past month.  I blame my tooth, which started as a tooth ache and resulted in a root canal.  I’ve kept up with my workouts, but my pants feel more snug than usual.  I must get back on the healthy eating track and this meal is a great way to start. This meal is quick and …

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Beef and Broccoli Stir Fry

It doesn’t happen often, but I’ve got a beef recipe for all of you today. I like to eat beef but I don’t cook it often (or at all) because I don’t like touching or even looking at raw meat.  Plus, I never know how to determine when the beef is done cooking.  I don’t want to eat it raw and I don’t want to serve shoe leather either.   At the end of the day I simply avoid these struggles and stick to vegetarian meals because there is no guess work there for me.  It’s very hard to overcook things …

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Greek Chickpea Flatbread Salad

Another day, another salad. I could eat the same thing for breakfast straight for two months and not get bored of it.  I usually alternate between yogurt with fruit and oatmeal with fruit.  I could also eat the same snack for days on end and that would be just fine.  Lately, I’m loving Skinny Pop popcorn as my snack of choice.  On the other hand, lunches are a totally different beast.  Lately I feel pretty lucky if I eat my lunch without being sick of it by the time I’m done.  I’m weird, I know. Salads tend to be my deal …

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Spinach Pie (Spanakopita) for Two

I think this will be my favorite recipe of 2018. I know it’s probably too early in the year to say that I have a favorite recipe, but I really love this spanakopita (aka spinach pie).  Let’s just say that I’ve set a high standard for all recipes that follow this one. Spanakopita is usually made in a big pan to serve a lot of people.  If you’re my Yiayia (Greek grandma), then you make it in a very big pan.  You know, because Greeks like to make enough food to feed an army no matter how many people are …

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Individual Upside Down Ziti

This is one of the coolest meals I’ve ever made. I saw this idea on Instagram months ago and I’ve been dying to try my own version of it.  Picture a traditional baked ziti, except here the ingredients are stacked in reverse order and you place a serving plate upside down over a ramekin and turn the plate and ramekin over.  Presto change-o, you’ve got an right-side up ziti. I’m sure you’ve all seen an idea and tried it, only to see that it did not come out like the picture, whether it be a recipe or a craft.  Well, I was skeptical that the noodles would …

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