Monthly Archives: February 2012

The Paris Wife – and Wine :)

The snow is beginning to come down here in New Hampshire – looks like we’re going to be snowed in tonight and tomorrow! Sounds like a good night to curl up with a book.  Speaking of books, for the past … finish reading The Paris Wife – and Wine :)

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Healthier Chicken Tikka Masala

I think I only know two people born on leap day and I don’t think they read this blog but Happy Leap Year! Earlier this week I thought I was going to have a bad run after I started to … finish reading Healthier Chicken Tikka Masala

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Scrumptious Spinach Smoothie

When it comes to snacking, one unhealthy habit that many people have is not drinking enough water.  I used to be someone who rarely drank water.  Three things helped me change this bad habit.  First, I started working out more … finish reading Scrumptious Spinach Smoothie

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Fabulous Maple Balsamic Brussels Sprouts

Anyone else disappointed with the results from The Bachelor last night? Ugh!  In addition to a disappointing Bachelor episode, I had two failures in the kitchen last night .  The first was accidentally leaving my Chobani vanilla yogurt out overnight … finish reading Fabulous Maple Balsamic Brussels Sprouts

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Snack Attack and Fitness Routine

I’ve received a couple of questions concerning my daily workout routine, so I thought I’d share with you what a typical week looks like for me.  If reading about my workouts sounds like a bore, feel free to scroll ahead. … finish reading Snack Attack and Fitness Routine

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Amazing Yogurt Marinated Chicken

Happy Monday everyone!  This is how both Teddy and I felt when my alarm went off this morning… I let Teddy keep sleeping – but off to the gym I went!  After my first 5 minutes on the treadmill I … finish reading Amazing Yogurt Marinated Chicken

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Homemade Nutritious Dog Treats

Teddy reminded me this weekend that he is almost out of dog treats! We wouldn’t want this little guy to be without, so I decided to cook up a new batch this afternoon. After I made my first batch of dog … finish reading Homemade Nutritious Dog Treats

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Republic Cafe

Last night, Luke and I needed a break from cooking, so we headed to our favorite restaurant in Manchester, Republic Cafe.  I love Republic not only because their food is delicious, but because it is a “certified local” restaurant.  All … finish reading Republic Cafe

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Cauliflower “Mashed Potatoes”

I hope everyone is enjoying their Saturday!  Last night we enjoyed a nice Friday night at home and cooked up some mahi-mahi tacos (topped with Chile con Queso of course!).  We suffered a small casualty in the preparation of the … finish reading Cauliflower “Mashed Potatoes”

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Authentic Tex-Mex Chile con Queso

If you ask me what my favorite food is, I will likely tell you Chile con Queso from Pico’s restaurant in Houston, Texas.  Nothing says home like their queso.  It is my ultimate comfort food and every single time I go … finish reading Authentic Tex-Mex Chile con Queso

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