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Chicken Enchiladas

Chicken enchiladas are one of my favorite dishes.  For decades, this dish has been in my life.  I have such wonderful memories of my great-grandmother making a pan of ground beef enchiladas without olives when I was a tiny tot. During my teenage years, my grandmother/mom would make them for

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Redefining Success

Remember when participation trophies were a thing?  Some bristled at the idea of giving rewards to “losers” regardless of the intent.  In all honesty, the concept was great, but the

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My Love Story

Man, I am so in love. It is amazing how someone can be right before your very eyes, yet you don’t notice them. This kind of love is new to me. It is uncompromising but kind. It is strict and demanding but encouraging. It holds me to a higher standard

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Being Aware

It is my hope, sharing my journey will provide some insight into your own journey.  Before trying anything, I mentioned, as always, check with medical

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Spicy BLT Avocado Toast

  Say it with me, Spicy BLT Avocado Toast. Perhaps I should start off by saying that I did not think I liked avocado for the longest time. I know, I know.  What type of self-respecting southern Californian does not like avocado?  I swear I did not.  Boy, I have

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Why I Love to Cook

I love to cook, in case you have not noticed. In my (not so) humble opinion, I tend to be pretty good at it.  Recently, I realized I was using my cooking abilities in both a healthy and unhealthy manner.  As I look back over the years, I can see

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Roasted Peking Chicken Breasts

Roasted Peking Chicken breast is a new recipe to help me in my quest to expand my culinary horizons. When I look for easy, delicious recipes, I cracked open my copy of The All New Good Housekeeping Cookbook by Susan Westmoreland. First off, I still love this cookbook. It was

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Glossary

Cabinets – A complete list of all the categories for my blog posts.  Some posts will have more than one

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Stocking Series: The Pantry

When it comes to stocking the pantry, it can be hard to know what food items to always have on hand. Please allow me to help you.  This post is a comprehensive pantry list, regardless of your skill level. I prefer frozen fruits and vegetables when it comes to frozen

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