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pasta-less pasta salad

…a.k.a. “Old-School Zoodle Salad” or something to that effect. I live in the South, and, growing up, the small Baptist church I grew up raised money every year or two by selling cookbooks containing members’ recipes. One year, there was a fantastic and simple recipe for a cold pasta salad in the cookbook, which I’ve… Continue reading pasta-less pasta salad

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weekly review: the truth hurts

From July 6th of last year to around mid-October, I made huge changes in my diet and exercise routine (which had been mostly slim to none before that). I started running with the Couch to 5k app, cut out processed carbs for the most part, and lost 28 pounds, ran a 5k trail run, and… Continue reading weekly review: the truth hurts

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easy, low-carb sausage balls

I’m all about meal-prepping. Life is busy. I don’t have time to cook every night. (Or every other night, for that matter.) Besides, I’m usually just cooking for me, so there’s not point in putting out a lot of effort for every meal. I try to meal prep for the week on Sundays. And I’m… Continue reading easy, low-carb sausage balls

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weekly update

I missed the Week in Review link-up at Clean Eats, Fast Feets yesterday, because I spent a lot of the weekend trying to rest and recover from last week. I worked 5 days straight. Which is normal for most people, but to someone used to a MWF schedule, it was tough. Monday and Wednesday were… Continue reading weekly update

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week in review: mohawks and mayhem

Linking up with Meghan at Clean Eats, Fast Feets as usual. This week was weird. There’s no other way to say it. Monday at work there was a staffing change at the boss’s other clinic, which means The Diva will be working over there for the foreseeable future, and I will now be doing the… Continue reading week in review: mohawks and mayhem

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veg-all casserole

One of my cousins used to make this awesome dish for family get-togethers that was loaded up with cheeseĀ  and mayo and topped with a Ritz cracker/butter topping. It was delicious! Since I’m trying to eat slightly healthier these days, I modified this a little bit to something of less calorie-bomb proportions. This is a… Continue reading veg-all casserole

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week in review: low key

Linking up with Meghan over at Clean Eats, Fast Feets for this one. I don’t feel like I was super productive this week, but that may be because I was off on Monday (because of the half marathon last Sunday…wasn’t sure how sore I’d be, so I took it off). I ended up scheduling a… Continue reading week in review: low key