Entries by Sammy D

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Easy Guacamole

So I never went out of my way to eat guacamole in the past. When I first started experiencing in the kitchen I tried to make it, but I never loved it enough to want to make it again. Last summer we spent some time in Florida and we finally got to try popular burrito place […]

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White Chocolate Candy Cane Cookies

Nothing like Candy Cane to put you in the holiday spirit! I love peppermint so these cookies really hit the spot. The holiday baking has just begun at my place! Two weeks off and I can’t wait to spend time in my kitchen baking and cooking up a storm. Ingredients 1 cup butter, softened 1 […]

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Turkey Meatballs (Freezable!)

I can’t even tell you how incredibly tasty these are! I’ve only made them once so far but I think these will be a new freezer staple for my place. They’re fast, easy and if you get ground turkey on sale they can be pretty cheap to make! I doubled the original recipe, changed it […]

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Black Bean Brownies

When I started looking for healthy desserts that would satisfy my chocolate craving I really didn’t find as much as I’d hope I would! Then I came across many brownie recipes that called for black beans!!! My first reaction was probably the same as yours…. that’s so gross! To my surprise, they were actually amazing! […]

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Quinoa Pizza Crust

Have you ever looked in your fridge at all the left overs and wondered… “What am I going to do to be able to put these things in tonight’s meal without wasting anything?” This was one of those meals! I had extra Thai seasoned chicken breasts from the night before and a whole bunch of […]

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Protein Crepes

I love recipes I can add protein powder too. It’s an extra way for me to sneak more protein into my diet! As much as I try to eat meat, I’m not particularly a meat lover. I also find that when I use protein powder it keeps me fuller for longer.  My recipe yielded 3 […]

Melting Chocolate

For those of you who don’t know me, I’m a member of the West island cake club. It’s a local non-profit club for cake decorators! I joined in November 2013, and this year I was on the executive board as a part of the workshop team. I’ve learned a lot throughout a short period with them. […]

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Taco Salad

Another classic for me growing up was Tacos. I love tacos, so naturally, taco salad is a must in this recipe collection! Ingredients 2 tbsp. avocado oil 1 medium onion, chopped 5 garlic cloves, pressed 1 pound of ground beef (chicken or turkey) 1 tsp. paprika 1 tsp. ground cumin 1/2 tsp. dried oregano 1/2 […]