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Spinach Pesto

I’ve determined that the bags that they sell fresh spinach in cannot possibly be consumed by one person before it goes bad, unless that one person is Popeye. Every time I buy spinach for a recipe, I end up with a ton extra, and it ends up getting thrown away, which I really feel intensely […]

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Creamy Gnocchi al Pesto with Spinach

Three of my favorite foods: gnocchi, pesto, and spinach COMBINED. Although, it’s not really saying much, since most foods are my favorite foods (self-proclaimed food addict) except for meat (obviously) and mushrooms. Anyway, I love gnocchi but had never cooked it at home so I figured I’d give it a whirl instead of pasta. I […]

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Spinach and Black Bean Quesadilla

I’m a quesadilla nut. I’m not sure why but something about the crispy tortilla and melty cheesy goodness just makes me drool…to the point where I used to make quesadillas for breakfast…and lunch…and dinner. Thankfully I’m out of that phase, but quesadillas are still a go-to quickie meal for me. The spinach and black beans […]

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Spaghetti with Basil Pesto & Sauteed Spinach

I could seriously bathe in basil pesto. It is so good, I can barely stop myself from eating a family-sized portion, plus garlic bread. But here’s the problem: basil pesto is mediocre at best unless it’s homemade. I tried pesto for the first time a couple years ago at a restaurant, and subsequently bought a […]

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Effortless Southwestern Bowl for the Lazy Chef

I am the worst offender when it comes to being a lazy chef. I always want a delicious, non-frozen, healthy meal from scratch, but sometimes it is just way too hard to get off the couch. Today was one of those days, so I solved my paradoxical food problem with the Southwestern Bowl. This recipe […]

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New Nachos

Lately I’ve been trying to make some foods in a Mexican style but with different ingredients. My favorite burrito of all time contains black beans, spinach, jack cheese, and fresh salsa. It is amazing, so I attempted to translate this burrito into a delicious nachos snack, and it was perfect! Tortilla Chips (I like Tostitos […]

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