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Spaghetti Pie

Spaghetti Pie

Spaghetti Pie! I have been craving spaghetti for ages, but it never really seems to fit into my calorie-mindful lifestyle. Until I found this recipe! This is another recipe from my Comfort Food Diet cookbook. (Click here for the recipe.) First I made a meat sauce with lean ground sirloin, onion, green pepper, diced tomatoes, … Continue reading

Mozzarella-Stuffed Turkey Burgers

Mozzarella-Stuffed Turkey Burgers

Confession: I am watching the third season premiere of Jersey Shore as I type this. Right before I hit “publish,” I entered in the following title: “Mozzarella-Stuffed Chocolate Chip Cookies" Clearly, I was a bit distracted by Snooki’s poof. So I just corrected the title and re-published. Opps! Anyways…. Tonight I made Mozzarella-Stuffed Turkey Burgers. … Continue reading

Welcoming LC Into The Family

Welcoming LC Into The Family

Am I the only one who thinks Giada De Laurentiis of the Food Network has THE cutest child – Jade – ever!? Now, I am just not one of those girls who fawns over cutesy-cutesy babies. I’m just not. But… for Jade, I make an exception. So when I saw the Food Net’s commercial for … Continue reading

Sunday in the Life of MGNN

Sunday in the Life of MGNN

Sunday at MegGoesNomNom After groceries were purchased, Lunch was consumed. Pineapple and cottage cheese. Banana and PB. BBQ Chicken sandwich = canned chunk chicken + Sweet Baby Ray’s + toasted whole wheat bread + melted Swiss cheese. Genius sammie idea courtesy of AD’s bro! A mug was sacrificed. Salesperson at BBB told us we could … Continue reading

Farewell ol’ Jenny: Baked Rigatoni

Farewell ol’ Jenny: Baked Rigatoni

This is the third dinner recipe in a row that I’ve prepared from the most recent issue of Healthy Cooking magazine, and it is for Baked Mostaccioli. Also from this issue, earlier this week I also made: Gnocchi with White Beans Homemade Chicken Noodle Soup I have to say that tonight’s recipe was the best! … Continue reading

Gnocchi with White Beans, Tomatoes, and Spinach

Gnocchi with White Beans, Tomatoes, and Spinach

Tonight’s dinner involved one of my favorite things – gnocchi! I have a series of meals planned this week from the most recent issue of Taste of Home Healthy Cooking magazine – lots of good ones this month! Tonight’s was quick and easy: Gnocchi with White Beans. The dish is a mixture of packaged gnocchi … Continue reading

Bombay Sloppy Joes; Take II: A Visual

Bombay Sloppy Joes; Take II: A Visual

Bombay Sloppy Joes. Click HERE to see the first time I made these. And click HERE for Aarti Sequeira’s recipe. They are excellent. Prep a seasonal side dish: Prep for the sloppy joes: Mini Sweet Potato Pie from the Ypsi Fall/Winter Farmer’s Market, from Maggie’s Baked Goods. Yum!! And that’s a wrap! ♪♫ Currently listening to: … Continue reading

LADY GAGA at the Palace

Last night was THE night! The MONSTER BALL! I bought my tickets to the Lady Gaga concert months ago – and yesterday was finally the day! Thought I’m not the most avid-listener of pop music, I must admit my adoration of Gaga. After all, I even dressed up as her for Halloween last year. Here’s … Continue reading

Arugula, Tuna, and White Bean Salad

 Today wasn’t the tastiest day of nomming, unfortunately. It was also just a really annoying day in general. I just feel irritated by the day. ARG. Anyways… For lunch I had a Mexican vegetarian bowl from WF and while it tasted alright, it left the WORST cilantro aftertaste in my mouth. BLECH!!!!! For dinner, we tried … Continue reading

Bacon in my dinner, Bacon in dessert

Tonight before dinner I spent a… well, I guess, a couple hours in the kitchen, prepping bowls of veggies, pasta, dressings, etc., for the week ahead. I find this a relaxing way to spend part of my Sunday, much better than on a work night (minus all the dishes, though). This was also done after … Continue reading