Light Italian Chicken Salad with Roasted Garlic

Italian Chicken Salad with Roasted Garlic Dressing

There’s a recipe in my cookbook for the best egg salad in the world, where I finally figured out how to do use Greek yogurt properly. Before that, I just cursed my mother. I was a mayo girl. I had tried for years to swap yogurt for mayo, but the tang was always too detectable. I even tried sour…

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Easy Healthy Chicken Lo Mein Under 250 Calories

easy healthy chicken lo mein 250 calories

There are three things that I start to crave if I go too long without eating them: cheeseburgers, pizza, and Chinese food. I’m wishing upon finishing that last sentence that at least one of those foods had been interesting. The cheeseburger craving always gets knocked out with a shack stack at Shake Shack. (Don’t ever…

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Grilled Chicken with Bruschetta Topping

grilled chicken with bruschetta topping

Five—maybe six?—months ago, I got sucked into YouTube. It started with me googling how to do a fishtail braid. Every video: “It’s so easy.” “You wouldn’t believe how easy this is.” “Honestly! This is like the easiest thing in the world!” Guess what I finally learned to do? Give up trying to do a fishtail…

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Buttermilk Oven “Fried” Chicken & The Skinnytaste Cookbook!

oven fried chicken

Unless you’re my Grandma who doesn’t have a computer because, as she puts it, “It’s too late for me,” you know who Gina Homolka is. She’s a superstar. Her blog,, is a phenomenon, and I don’t say that casually. It’s everywhere, and it’s headed even more places. Not only are the recipes delicious, but they’re light…

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Pistachio Peach Salad with Honey Vinaigrette

pistachio peach salad with honey vinaigrette

This is the summery mix I made last week for Mom. Since then, it has quickly become my new favorite salad. Sweet ripe peaches, grilled chicken, salty pistachios, creamy goat cheese, and a homemade honey vinaigrette. Enjoy!   PrintPistachio Peach Salad with Honey Vinaigrette Yield: 4 Servings IngredientsFor the honey vinaigrette: ¼ cup apple cider vinegar…

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Fourth of July Red, White, and Blue Salad

red white and blue salad

I would love to say that I was feeling especially patriotic while making this salad, but really? I was thinking about Panera. My friend and I ate there a few days ago, following our usual business meetings: TJ Maxx, coffee, Target, Nordstrom Rack…you get the idea. It’s vigorous—not for the faint of blood sugar. By…

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Simple Kansas City Style Barbecue Sauce

barbecue chicken

Remember my grilling phase?  It was the one I found myself engulfed in just before my “Felicity” phase (still in full swing, by the by), if that helps to jog your memory.  Well, it’s seen quite the resurgence since I got home from San Antonio—where I’d only days before scarfed a serious amount of seriously…

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Grilled Chicken Kabobs with Simple Lemon Orange Marinade

grilled chicken kabobs

Grilling season is here to stay, and I couldn’t be happier. Lately I’ve found myself sizing up every last item in my kitchen with the single, fundamental question, “Are you grillable?” Tell me you do this, too. Grilled chicken and veggie kabobs were the least strange of the options I thought to show you, so let’s…

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