Happy Friday!

Well, the weekend is FINALLY here.  As fast as this week has flown by, I can’t begin to tell you how ready I am for the weekend. What’s on tap for your weekend?  Any dishes you’re dying to try?  Feel free to share. xoxo, Jenn

Southwest Chipotle Turkey Burgers

southwest heat, chipotle smokiness avocado salty sweet potato fries … sorry, i got distracted.  where were we? one big mess of deliciousness corn, black beans, onion, a little zip from the jalapeno, smeared with a chipotle greek yogurt yup, i said Greek Yogurt… aka.  dive in and don’t look back.  Happy Hump Day!  Woo!  Perfect… 

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Hello Fall Temperatures – Hello Comfort Food

What the heck happened?!  Summer nicely slipping into fall was what I thought was on the horizon, but clearly Mother Nature had other plans for today and yesterday’s weather…!   I was in hopes of being gently led into the bitter, chilly days of Chicago’s winter – I guess this is a way of shocking… 

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Your Go-To Appetizer

There is nothing more satisfying {and simple} than a caprese salad.  I turn to this over and over when I’m looking for any type of side.  It is also one of my favorite {and again, simplest} appetizers.  One that is always a crowd pleaser.  And one that no one gets sick of.  It’s fresh, satisfying,… 

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favorite appetizers

New Finds

Oh Hey Monday!  What a BEAUTIFUL weekend!  We couldn’t have asked for more perfect weather Saturday and Sunday.  {And of course I love a great thunder storm, so Friday evening wasn’t all too bad either.}   Now that summer is coming to a close, I am on the hunt for new tidbits to add to… 

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please pass the chocolate.

I like to think of myself as a morning person. From the moment my feet hit the ground in the morning, I am up and running. …Now, the difficulty is actually getting my feet to hit the ground.  Dragging myself out of bed has been a little bit of an obstacle lately. I’d like to… 

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Simple Cravings.

I have a craving for fish.  Fresh, flakey fish. I don’t know why, but this is one thing I crave over and over again.  Whether I have just had a great work out at the gym, a busy day at the office, or have enjoyed one too many cocktails the evening before, this is what… 

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Happy Labor Day Weekend

Labor Day – a long weekend I love, but also is quite bittersweet.  I am incredibly patriotic and full-heartedly appreciate what this weekend stands for, but this weekend also indicates the end of summer.  womp womp.  What the heck happened to summer??  It flew by with very few warm, sticky summer days.  The longer I… 

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