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Fall Trader Joe’s Finds!

Happy Fall everyone!!! I mean, at least according to the calendar; it surely doesn’t feel like it here in the mid-atlantic with high’s up around 90 today. I swear, I have so many cute fall clothes I need to wear and I need to not die of heat stroke just by walking outside (because I …

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Gluten-Free Snacks

Let’s talk about one of my favorite topics on the planet: Snacks. I am a person who snacks, a lot.  Part of it is I think I’m a grazer at heart.  I love eating, but there is just something about snacking that is so satisfying.  Plus, I’m an educator.  The days I get to sit …

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Food Shopping

Top 7 Aldi Favorites

I’m fairly certain at this point you all have met my love of Aldi, particularly if you follow me on Instagram. Aldi is one of the most budget friendly grocery stores that have ever existed.  Despite the fact that they’re usually about half the size of typical grocery stores, it’s still pretty easy to do …

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chicken burrito bowl
Food Recipe

Chicken Burrito Bowls

See, I promised you these burrito bowls would make their way to the blog soon enough! Since my celiac diagnosis at the end of last year and having to be gluten-free, I find myself gravitating more toward Mexican-inspired food and restaurants.  Don’t get me wrong, Italian food is still my love of loves; but Mexican …

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pico de gallo
Food Recipe

Easy and Delicious Pico de Gallo

I admit, I’ve never actually made pico de gallo before…..I’m not entirely sure why because it’s about the easiest thing on the planet to do, but I never made it myself until recently. Store bought pico is fine; it’s great when you’re lazy like I am, most of the time, but homemade is actually a …

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cajun stuffed chicken breasts
Chicken Food Recipe

Cajun Stuffed Chicken Breasts

This cajun chicken really packs a punch in the flavor department and it’s relatively easy; which is everything I need in my life right now. Since I’ve had to be gluten free, I’ve been trying to make my food as flavorful as possible in the hopes that I won’t miss the fact that there is …

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2 Must Have’s from Trader Joe’s

I admit; I’m not a die-hard Trader Joe’s shopper. I know, it’s hard for people to digest.  Especially when I say it at work; I’ve gotten audible shocked gasps when I’ve said it.  I work right outside of Washington D.C. and Trader Joe’s is life in the DC area.  I’m not sure how or why …

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