Hoisin-and-Honey Glazed Chicken Thighs

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O - M - G people. The midseason premiere of the Walking Dead is FINALLY on tonight. It's been soooooooooo long since the last episode (which made me cry like a baby by the way).  I am so excited for it to finally be back on again. RIP Beth. I hope the opener isn't of them putting her in her grave, I don't want to cry again. It will be me and a big bowl of buttery popcorn tonight. I bought 2 3.5 pound packages of chicken thighs at the grocery store for only $4.00 today. That's  7 pounds ...

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Beef and Chorizo Chili

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Hey Guys! Happy Wednesday! Yoga has quickly become my new favorite work out. I've been doing that religiously for a month now and already I can tell a difference. I could never do a plank before and would always do them on my knees. Now, I can do a plank and breath for five counts. FIVE! Side planks are still a little bit difficult, but I keep on finding the more I go, the more flexible I've become. My favorite Yoga pose so far is chabasanna (sp?) The best pose to do at the end of a long ...

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SpaghettiOs Pizza

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First off, I want to thank you guys! This blog has been getting record breaking traffic all this month.  Yesterday,  was my highest day to the number of page views yet: 16,897. That is crazy!!  My Hangover Quesadillas also got on Buzzfeed this weekend, which is pretty awesome. I hope this traffic continues to grow! I've had my blog for over 3 years now, and it's taken 3 years to get major traffic like this to my blog, so I just want to thank all of you! Warning: This pizza is not what you eat ...

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One Pot Cheesy Chicken Taco Rice

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I chipped off a part of my tooth last night just chewing on some animal crackers. The part of the tooth that chipped off was decaying and the dentist had told me it needed a crown. Not anymore I guess! I just saved myself over $1,000 because I was just going to end up getting it pulled anyway. It is way in the back where my wisdom teeth were, and I don't think I'd end up missing it that much. Maybe one day I can get a replacement for it, but for now I can't really afford it. Have you ever had a ...

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Tex-Mex Rice and Black-Eyed Peas

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  I have always been afraid of eating black-eye-peas until now. Something about that little black dot on the bean always creeped me out. Maybe because it's supposed to look like an eye? It's just a another regular old bean though, so don't be afraid like me! Think Chipotle instead. Black-eyed peas cooked until their soft, mixed in with some cumin and chili powder to give it some spice. A little extra green for some added healthiness. Then top it off with all your favorite Chipotle toppings ...

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Honey Mustard Bacon Chicken Thighs

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Warning: The chicken thighs are cooked in a pan in the oven. Be careful when taking the pan out, so you don't burn yourself like I did! I used an oven mit first, but when I went to take a picture of it, I forgot the oven mit. Ouch that kind of hurt somewhat, but only for a couple of seconds. Hot pan, hot pan! These chicken thighs are flavored with every persons favorite dippin sauce: honey mustard, and then topped with bacon. No need to dip the chicken in any sauce here. Unless you can find a ...

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Thanksgiving Leftovers: Turkey and Cranberry Paninis

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I hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving! On Thursday I ran the Huffin and Stuffin 5 k to burn a couple calories before the Thanksgiving meal. It was -13 below out and I was dressed in 3 layers of clothing. I've never ran in the Winter before and I ended up finishing in exactly 50 minutes. I walked for the most part but tried to run as much as I could. I'm going to be running outside in the Winter a lot this year.  Thank goodness for no wind that day. That would have been awful. We were ...

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Spicy Huevos Rancheros

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This was a nice change, rather than my usual hash brown, eggs, and bacon stacks. A crisp corn tortilla, sprayed and baked in the oven instead of frying. Black beans with cumin, and chili powder and then the whole shebang is topped off with a fried egg. Super yummy with some tomato, avocado, and cilantro on top. Ben didn't have the egg with it. Instead, he made tacos with beans, tomatoes and avocado. Men, I tell you. He didn't want to make another fried egg cause the other one was contaminated ...

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