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From Hot Mess to Success: Chicken, Pasta, and Poblano Cream Sauce

From Hot Mess to Success: Chicken, Pasta, and Poblano Cream Sauce
It’s been so hot out this week, who wants to cook? Turning on the oven is the last thing on my mind, butthis mid-week menu is worth making. The roasted poblanos, corn, and tomatoes add nice flavor to everyday spaghetti noodles or penne pasta – whatever pasta you have on hand. Didn’t think you could... Read more »

I'll Have the Big Salad...Mid-week Menus

I'll Have the Big Salad...Mid-week Menus
What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you think of salad? Probably a less-than filling array of wilted, yellowing iceberg lettuce, some unripe tomato slices and sprinkles of bright orange shredded cheese. Or, connotations of “eating weeds”, as my father affectionately calls salads with strange lettuces, sprouts, and other exotic greens.  I’d say... Read more »

DIY Cinco de Mayo: Big Flavors with Little Time

Looking for easy ways to throw together a Cinco de Mayo celebration today while short on time? No worries. Cinco de Mayo is all about enjoying the flavors of Mexican cuisine with family, friends,  and of course, a good margarita…or two….or three. You can host a get-together that is muy bueno without breaking the bank... Read more »
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Gluten Free Ryan Gosling and Gwyneth....News N' Nibbles Monday

Well, the weekend is over and Monday is here again. What’s new in the world of living gluten free you ask? Let me tell you. The Collegiate Celiac For better or worse, keg parties and late night pizza deliveries are ubiquitous on most college campuses. For college students with celiac disease or gluten sensitivities, partaking... Read more »

Southwestern Stuffed Green Peppers: Bring the Heat on a Cool Night

Southwestern Stuffed Green Peppers: Bring the Heat on a Cool Night
After a long week, sometimes all I want to do is veg out. Yes, mindless relaxation on the couch but also enjoying a meatless meal. Pasta is a great go-to option, but don’t forget the versatility of green peppers. Too often, I am chopping the green peppers up for the pasta sauce and forgetting their... Read more »