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Almond Rocky Road Clusters

You should know something about me: when I get chocolate cravings, I bake. This is the result of one of those such cravings. Almond Rocky Road Clusters This recipe could be easily altered depending on your mood. Try tossing in different nuts, adding some peanut butter maybe, or even using vanilla or peppermint extract in...

Mango Spiced Shrimp

While everyone else goes out and party-hardies on Saturday night, we stay home, rent some movies, and cook something special. I mean, we could go out for a nice seafood dinner, drop $40 for the two of us, or buy a nice $8 bag of frozen shrimp and a mango and make our own… and...

Macadamia Nut Crusted Mahi Mahi

It’s ok to indulge once in a while. Seriously. And what better way to do that than delicious mahi mahi smothered in macadamia nuts? It’s almost better than the chocolate-covered kind (almost). We served this with steamed asparagus, lightly salted and buttered.

Sweet Potato & Avocado Sandwiches

I know you’re thinking, sweet potato and avocado? What? But yes, they do go together and quite well I might add! We have typically made these regularly between two slices of nice crusty wheat bread, but tonight we’d though we’d break out the panini maker. The result? Just as delicious! (You know when you get...

Burgundy Steak Salad

Sorry for the long post delay, we went out of town for the weekend and didn’t get to the grocery until this morning. But we’re back with a fast and flavorful recipe that’s definitely one of our favorites! Burgundy Steak Salad The cut of meat isn’t so critical for this, we’ve never actually used ‘top...

Basil Roasted Veggies & Couscous

The roasting gives the veggies in this dish a wonderful rich flavor, not to mention beautiful with all the gorgeous colors. And couscous is a nice change from rice and pasta all the time. It also makes for great (and lots of) leftovers, which I am very much looking forward to tomorrow. :) Basil Roasted...