My Pursuit of Happiness and Skinny Jeans

My journey to a smaller jean size

Recipes You Have To Try!

I don’t fancy myself a great cook by any means, but give me the time, and a great recipe, and I can whip up some tasty eats just as well as the next gal.

This page is just some of the great eats I’ve discovered during my pursuit of happiness and a smaller jean size.  I’ll keep updating it as I find more tasty eats!

  1. Pizza Spaghetti Pie, from PaleOMG http://paleomg.com/almost-5-ingredient-pizza-spaghetti-pie/
  2. Bacon-wrapped Shrimp and Sweet Potato Jalapeno Poppers, from PaleoNick  http://www.paleonick.com/articles/Bacon-Wrapped-Shrimp-and-Sweet-Potato-Jalapeno-Poppers
  3. Oatmeal-to-go Muffins, from SugarFree Mom, http://www.sugarfreemom.com/recipes/personal-sized-baked-oatmeal-with-individual-toppings-gluten-free-diabetic-friendly/
  4. African Peanut Stew, from Clean Eating Magazine  http://www.cleaneatingmag.com/recipes/dinner-tonight/african-peanut-stew/
  5. Paleo Tex-Mex Casserole, from Popular Paleo  http://popularpaleo.com/2013/11/05/paleo-tex-mex-casserole/
  6. Butternut Squash and Black Bean Enchilladas, from SkinnyTaste  http://www.skinnytaste.com/2013/11/butternut-squash-and-black-bean.html
  7. Freezer Peanut Butter Cups, from The Lean Green Bean  http://www.theleangreenbean.com/recipes-2/?recipe_id=6056182
  8. Indian Coconut-Curry Chicken Thighs, from Janet and Greta (the LooneySpoon ladies) http://janetandgreta.com/recipe/indian-coconut-curry-chicken-thighs-september-2012-newsletter-2/
  9. Chicken Pumpkin Curry Sliders, from PaleOMG   http://paleomg.com/chicken-pumpkin-curry-sliders-paleo-recipe/ 
  10. Asparagus, Egg and Bacon Salad with Dijon Vinaigrette, from SkinnyTaste    http://www.skinnytaste.com/2014/04/asparagus-egg-and-bacon-salad-with.html 
  11. Bacon Wrapped Onion Rings, from Grilling24x7.com  http://www.grilling24x7.com/oring.shtml 
  12. Eggs in Purgatory, from NomNomPaleo Food for Humans, http://www.nj.com/cooking/index.ssf/2014/01/paleo_recipe_eggs_in_purgatori.html
  13. Tomato and Basil Salad, from NomNomPaleo Food for Humans,  http://nomnompaleo.com/post/9622823879/tomato-and-basil-salad
  14. Smashed Steak Skewers & Cherry BBQ Sauce, from NomNomPaleo Food for Humans,  http://nomnompaleo.com/post/44473388426/smashed-steak-skewers-with-cherry-barbecue-sauce
  15. Prosciutto Wrapped Mini Frittata Muffins, from NomMonPaleo Food for Humans,  http://nomnompaleo.com/post/7486819479/prosciutto-wrapped-mini-frittata-muffins  (I’m not a fan of mushrooms, so I substituted fresh spinach and they were awesome!)
  16. Sausage, Kale and Spaghetti Squash Boats, by PaleoGrubs, http://paleogrubs.com/stuffed-spaghetti-squash-recipe 
  17. Easy Mexican Chicken Quinoa Casserole, by Pinch of Yum,  http://pinchofyum.com/easy-mexican-chicken-quinoa-casserole
  18. Asian Peanut Noodles with Chicken, by SkinnyTaste, http://www.skinnytaste.com/2011/04/asian-peanut-noodles-with-chicken.html 
  19. Buffalo Chicken Burgers, by Holistically Engineered, http://holisticallyengineered.com/2012/07/buffalo-chicken-burgers-with-cucumber-2.html
  20. Curry Cauliflower Quinoa Stew, by Joy McCarthy @ Joyous Health, http://www.joyoushealth.com/blog/2015/11/25/curry-cauliflower-quinoa-stew/ 
  21. Slow Cooker Thai Chicken soup, by Foodie Crush  http://www.foodiecrush.com/2013/10/slow-cooker-thai-chicken-soup/ 
  22. Harvest Chicken Skillet with Sweet Potatoes, Brussels Sprouts and Sauteed Apples, by Erin, at WellPlated http://www.wellplated.com/chicken-apple-sweet-potato-and-brussels-sprouts-skillet/ 
  23. Spaghetti Carbonara with Asparagus and Sausage, from Clean Eating Magazine,  http://www.cleaneatingmag.com/recipes/20-minutes-or-less/spaghetti-carbonara-with-chicken-sausage/
  24. Mongolian-Style Beef Crepes, from Clean Eating Magazine,  http://www.cleaneatingmag.com/recipes/dinner-tonight/mongolian-style-beef-crepes-with-spiced-yogurt/
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3 responses to “Recipes You Have To Try!

  1. […] thing that I have done on the blog is add another page…this one of Recipes You Have To Try.  Check it out!  Both of the recipes from above are on there, plus a few other […]

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  2. […]  We are doing pot luck for the food. I’m on lunch duty tomorrow and making my favourite African Peanut Stew.  It is delicious and seems like the perfect meal given the cooler fall temperatures we’re […]

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  3. […] Curry Cauliflower Quinoa Stew, by Joy McCarthy of joyoushealth.com.  I’m not sure about copyright stuff, so I’m not posting the actual recipe here. Click on the link to be taken to the recipe on the Joyous Health site.  I’ve also added this to my Recipes You Have To Try Page.  […]

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