Filipino Pancit with Grilled Turkey over Zucchini “Noodles” (Low-Carb)

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Just recently, I had my first experience with Filipino food. I am sad to say that I have never eaten any “authentic” foods that are Filipino recipes.  Our lovely neighbors brought us over a Filipino feast last week and it was so yummy! The husband is from the Philippines and has been cooking his family recipes for years.

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No-Bake Healthy Chewy Almond Granola Bars

 

Hi hi hi! I’m Christina over at Run Lift Eat Repeat and I’m SO excited to be joining the family over here at My Cooking Spot! One of my goals for 2017 was to commit to always having healthy snacks on hand (at home, in my purse, etc.) for those times you need something to hold you over or you’re just hungry.

Enter the BEST granola bars.*

I typically make a huge batch of these on the weekend so I’m set for the week. Sometimes I even double the batch and freeze half. And the best part: there’s no baking involved!

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Spaghetti Squash with Chicken and Caramelized Onions

 

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Fall has officially arrived! I live in Texas, so it doesn’t quite feel like fall weather yet, but it certainly isn’t summer anymore. As soon as fall arrives, I bring out all of my favorite fall ingredients. Some of my favorite fall ingredients are pumpkin (duh!), apples, pomegranate, pecans and squash. There are so many varieties of squash to work with, but spaghetti squash has to be my favorite. [Read more…]

Tomato Basil and Ricotta Flatbread Pizza

This Tomato Basil and Ricotta Flatbread Pizza is a tasty, vegetarian lunch or light dinner ready in less than 30 minutes

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August is not a month people are known to pull out the apron and cook all day in the kitchen. Back to school, end of summer, crazy heat, it all points to “please don’t make me spend over 30 minutes in the kitchen”

With that in mind, I made some pizza. Probably one of my favorite meals to make when I have no time or no desire to cook. [Read more…]