Black Bean Burgers

I am by no means a vegetarian, but I do happen to enjoy a lot of vegetarian food. Cody just can’t understand why I eat tofu if I don’t “have to”–but the answer is simply because I like it!! I don’t think tofu tastes anything like meat, but that doesn’t mean I don’t think it tastes good (not to mention how good it is for you!) So although black bean burgers don’t taste anything like a real juicy burger, that doesn’t mean it’s not delicious in its own right. In fact, even Cody agreed that these burgers were pretty tasty!

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Crockpot Cilantro Chicken Tacos

Latin American food is definitely one of my guilty pleasures! Anyone who knows me knows that queso is one of my favorite foods (especially after I have a drink or two in me…!), and I love a good taco. The problem with going out to a restaurant for Latin American food is that I typically gorge myself with queso, chips, margs and more and then I’m left feeling quite unhealthy. So that’s where this dish comes in!

Here is my recipe for probably-not-super-authentic-but-at-least-they’re-tasty-and-healthy Crockpot Cilantro Chicken Tacos!

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Mama’s Spaghetti Sauce

There are some things in life that I am just as happy buying pre-made as I am making them myself. Pie crust or brownies, for instance–brownies from a box and frozen pie crusts taste just as good as anything I could make homemade. Something I don’t feel that way about? Spaghetti sauce. Jarred sauce is something that will never and can never taste as good as the homemade stuff. Maybe it’s because sauce is one of my ultimate comfort foods, or maybe it’s just because my mom’s spaghetti sauce is the best, bar none. Without further ado, here is my mom’s spaghetti sauce recipe with a little bit of my own flair!

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