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Skinny Pizza Rolls! When I was I kid I remember feeling famished when I got home from school.

Skinny Pizza Rolls!

My mom would always have a snack ready for my sisters and I when we walked in the door, and I remember it was a special ‘treat’ when she let us have pizza rolls! Oven-Fried Truffle and Parmesan Potato Chips. Alright, so I have another new favorite obsession.

Oven-Fried Truffle and Parmesan Potato Chips

What’s new, right? My obsessions don’t seem to last very long. Out with the old, in with the new! These truffle and parmesan potato chips are incredibly addicting. And the smell of the truffle oil! BBQ Chicken Quinoa Salad. Have we all recovered from yesterday’s game?

BBQ Chicken Quinoa Salad

I’m fairly certain I ate more than my fair share of guacamole and queso, but hey, that’s what the Super Bowl is all about right? I’m lightening things up today with this BBQ Chicken Quinoa Salad! Loaded salads are totally my jam. Easy Eggs with Grated Potatoes - Delicious Istanbul. I am often puzzled why some people are more fussy about their food then the others.

It does not take much effort to figure out good food and become reasonably fussy, if you ask me. As kids we all (although to varying degree) were exposed to the grandma’s cooking which usually sets quite high bar for any food to come later in life. We all practice eating three times a day for many years which gives a natural grand to develop substantial expertise in food. Yet, some people are happy with any food they get and some are very particular about what they are eating. “He has got interesting relationships with food, my brother. I envy him because he was brought up by a Mediterranean grandma. Maybe it was his mom. One morning Zeliha Hanım made hot sandwiches. Maybe he is like that because of ample dining out. Maybe it is him cooking at home. Prep Time: 10 Min Cook Time: 20 Min. Chewy Chocolate Covered Pretzel Bars. This has been one of those weeks so far: Our bedroom A/C has been broken since last Monday but won’t be fixed until next Monday, never mind the 100 degree weatherI thought I figured out the source of my daily stomach pains but was proved wrong, the mystery continuesAs a result of the two items listed above, I’ve barely been sleeping and my stress-relieving gym trips are suffering/barely happening Okay, is my whining enough already?

Chewy Chocolate Covered Pretzel Bars

On the other hand, I found a delicious and easy no-bake (ie no hot oven) treat to make! These Chewy Chocolate Covered Pretzel Bars are kind of perfect for drowning my summer sorrows. Spicy Black Bean Soup. True story.

Spicy Black Bean Soup.

One time in college my roommate, Ashley, and I were struggling in the cash department and decided that we weren’t going to go to the grocery store until we ate everything in our pantry. Totally doable, right? Well, we did OK for a week or so but then we got down to practically nothing but bagged dry beans and were stumped. Tomatillo salsa for summer. About this time last year, I blogged a salsa recipe.

Tomatillo salsa for summer

I happen to like salsas this time of year; they’re easy to make, colorful and versatile. Rather than using tomatoes (admittedly, I was tempted), this time I opted for tomatillos, which despite their name and their round tomato-like shape are actually more closely related to the gooseberry. Though tomatillos are often cooked to soften their texture and natural bitterness, they’re also quite tasty when eaten raw. Sticking to my no-cook policy, I chose the minimalist route and left them uncooked, slightly crunchy and pleasantly acidic. This salsa is delicious on its own, but would be even better served over a filet of grilled salmon, or as an accompaniment to steak tacos. Tomatillo salsa 1lb tomatillos, husks removed and rinsed to remove their sticky film.

Veggie 101: Fresh Corn Chowder. Chowder isn't typically served in warmer seasons.

Veggie 101: Fresh Corn Chowder

It's thought of as a winter dish, served piping hot, rich, and thick to warm your body up on cold nights. This recipe, however, takes a different approach: it's light, dairy-free, and uses only the best summertime produce. It's also ridiculously easy to make. There's no cooking involved, so it's ready to serve as fast as it takes you to dice an avocado and whirl everything in a blender. Simply puree almond milk, corn (fresh or frozen and thawed), avocado, and salt. If your almond milk has been refrigerated, this is pretty much all the chill factor you need. The texture is thick and rich, yet the flavors are light. Easy Indian Vegetable Stir-Fry. This recipe is a really simple Indian vegetable recipe.

Easy Indian Vegetable Stir-Fry

It is the perfect recipe for people who are busy or are just looking for a quick and easy vegetable recipe. Slow cooker or stove-top filling for tacos & more. This recipe falls into the category of comfort food for me.

slow cooker or stove-top filling for tacos & more

I'm originally a New Mexican girl, and I love anything I can put in a tortilla. Although Ropa Vieja shredded beef was originally a Cuban dish, my family uses this flavorful beef in a variety of Mexican food dishes (tacos, enchiladas, burritos, nachos, salads). It tastes fantastic but isn't too spicy for those who can't handle a lot of heat. My mom (aka Grammy) passed this recipe on to me many years ago. She'd gotten it from my sister, Nelda, who'd gotten it from an old issue of Sunset magazine. Ropa Vieja literally means "old clothes. " Blog Archive » Recipe: White Bean Salad. Oatmeal Peanut Butter Snack Squares. Welcome to the 932nd variation of a peanut butter snack bar.

Oatmeal Peanut Butter Snack Squares

I know you really need another one. Because the other 931 versions just don’t tickle your fancy. Parmesan Roasted Potatoes. There’s one very important fact I have not shared with you yet. You know what? I love potatoes.