Author Archives: Chrissy

Black Bean Burgers

Eating organic can get pretty pricey, especially when it comes to meat. I mentioned to my mom one time how much we pay for organic chicken breasts ($7.99/pound!), and I thought she was going to faint. Since we aren’t exactly … Continue reading

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Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Cupcakes

I’ve never been known as a trendsetter. I’m not someone who has to be first in line to get the newest i-gadget, nor am I someone who always has the newest styles in my closet. Heck, I didn’t have internet … Continue reading

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Jamaican Coco Bread

Continuing with our Jamaican theme, I’d like to introduce you to coco bread! For those of you who haven’t been to Jamaica, I’m sure you’re thinking, “What the heck is coco bread?” My answer to that? Only the best bread … Continue reading

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Jerk Chicken

Just over a year ago, Brad and I returned from our honeymoon in Negril, Jamaica. We had the time of our lives, and spent eight days swimming, lounging on the beach, snorkeling, kayaking, drinking, and of course, eating amazing food. … Continue reading

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Raspberry Swirl Cheescake Cupcakes

For the novice baker, cheesecake tends to be somewhat intimidating. Using a funky springform pan and a water bath can be enough to turn even an experienced baker off from making cheesecakes. If you’ve never tried making cheesecake, these mini cheesecake … Continue reading

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Lemon Blueberry Yogurt Loaf

Working in a labor and delivery unit tends to be either feast or famine. Some days we are so busy that we never get a chance to sit down in a 12 hour shift, while other days we’re sitting around, twiddling our … Continue reading

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Light Ranch Dressing

I’m constantly looking for ways to reduce the amount of processed foods that we eat, especially with things that we eat on a daily basis. We are nowhere near perfect, but we do pretty well with staying away from frozen … Continue reading

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Honey Wheat Sandwich Rolls

In my opinion, there’s no better smell than bread baking in the oven. In fact, I’m not sure why there isn’t a Yankee candle with a “fresh baked bread” scent. I would have it burning all the time! Making yeast … Continue reading

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Brownie Cookies

Is is a brownie, or a cookie? A brookie? A crownie? I guess it doesn’t really matter what you call them, but you know if you’re going to combine brownies and cookies you’re going to come up with a winner. … Continue reading

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Four Cheese Ravioli

Pasta and cheese are pretty synonymous together, whether the cheese is sprinkled on top or stuffed inside of the pasta. So, why not kick it up a notch and use four different cheeses? The filling inside these ravioli is rich, creamy … Continue reading

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