Tomatillo-Avocado Dip

Tomatillo-Avocado Dip | No Thanks to Cake

I eat a TON of veggies.  My staples are cucumbers, tomatoes, broccoli, beets, and bell peppers (lots of bell peppers lately!!)  While I love to cook with them, most days I also eat them raw.  They’re a perfect snack in-between calls.  Confession:  I love them even more with dip. I love ranch dip with low…

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Prosciutto-Wrapped Asparagus | No Thanks to Cake

Prosciutto-Wrapped Asparagus

Back in August, I went to an amazing yoga class at the Botanic Gardens in Denver.  What’s more lovely than practicing yoga outdoors, amongst the flowers and with good friends?  Pairing that evening with delightful snacks and wine afterward. Each of the lovely ladies who came to yoga brought a snack for the group to…

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Baked Orange Chicken Meatballs | No Thanks to Cake

Baked Orange Chicken Meatballs

I’m definitely going through an Asian food stage.  You might have noticed a theme in the recipes I’ve posted… but I can’t get enough of all the delicious Asian flavors.  Check out my Asian Chicken Lettuce Wrap Salad and Broccoli Pecan Salad with Mustard Vinaigrette from last week.   Today, I couldn’t help sharing with you…

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Broccoli Pecan Slaw with Mustard Vinaigrette | No Thanks to Cake

Broccoli Pecan Slaw with Mustard Vinaigrette

I’m holding onto summer for dear life.  I’m so so not ready for cooler weather and all that comes with it.  Snow, for example… no thank you. While I can’t control the weather, I can control the veggies I’m placing on my table.  This summery, flavorful slaw is me protesting all the fall things that…

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Uncorked Kitchen Fall Festival | No Thanks to Cake

Fall Festival at Uncorked Kitchen

** GIVEAWAY CLOSED ** When people ask me what I love to do in Denver, cooking classes tend to come to mind.  Having recently been introduced to the most lovely cooking school in South Denver, I’m hooked on the experience of cooking in a beautiful kitchen with friends, of course, with a glass of wine in…

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Simple Inspirations Voting Process | No Thanks to Cake

Simple Inspirations: Time to Vote!

The Jenny Craig Simple Inspirations Recipe contest is well underway, and it’s time for me to pick my winner! Well… not quite yet!! Not only will I have an opportunity to pick a bonus-prize winner, but you also have an opportunity to get in on the judging process!  To add to the fun, here’s some fun facts…

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Asian Chicken Lettuce Wrap Salad | No Thanks to Cake

Asian Chicken Lettuce Wraps Salad

Do you love taco salad?  If you do, you’re going to die for this salad I’m sharing today.  It’s taco salad’s sassy Asian sister salad… and it’s beyond incredible! Asian lettuce wraps are a hard dish not to love.  Ever since they entered the scene years back, we’ve all loved them and ordered them time…

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