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Seared Scallops atop Whole Wheat Pasta and Pesto Sauce

Today was an absolutely gorgeous day. Yes, it felt like the middle of summer, but who am I to complain? I've been complaining about the harsh winter air since December so I have to say "this is what I get!". On a day like today, I am in the mood for nothing but freshness. I… Continue reading Seared Scallops atop Whole Wheat Pasta and Pesto Sauce

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Homemade Hummus

Well, this week continues with a completely original hummus recipe. That's right folks, you no longer have to go to the store and purchase a measly container for $3.50/ 4 ounces. I used a bag of dried chick peas which, disclaimer, is more time consuming than if you just purchased a few cans and tossed… Continue reading Homemade Hummus

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Chicken Florentine Pasta

I'm sure everyone of you can vouch for the fact that it has been a crazy last couple of months. From holidays, to the new year, to moving, and traveling for work...I'm pooped! In all honesty, either I've cooked a recipe that's already on here, or one that I feel isn't worth posting. Confession: During… Continue reading Chicken Florentine Pasta

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Pasta Carbonara

I came home this evening wanting to set the mood of a special occasion. Not because there is anything to celebrate. I simply had my fair share of simple meals. The last couple of weeks (if you haven't noticed) I have been cooking very simple dinners.  That's not to say they came from a box.… Continue reading Pasta Carbonara

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Lentil Soup

I travel about about once a month for 4-day-long periods. When I return, I guarantee there is nothing I want more than a meal I don't feel gross about after eating it. You know what I'm talking about. There's always that meal that you crave, you swear that it will make your day and give… Continue reading Lentil Soup