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April 9th, 2014

Pepita Crusted Tilapia & Tomatillo Sauce {with Cilantro Smashed Potatoes}

by Chrissy

Pepita Crusted Tilapia with Cilantro Potatoes_LYK5

These cilantro smashed potatoes were a complete accident but now happen to be a new favorite dish. They are like mashed taters but not super rich and creamy, but super flavorful with a kick of spice so they pair perfectly with this lightly breaded fish.

Pepita Crusted Tilapia with Cilantro Potatoes_LYK6

You could certainly serve this Tilapia with a side of roasted veggies, if you are trying to eat a lighter meal, but you’ll be missing out on all the fun!

Pepita Crusted Tilapia with Cilantro Potatoes_LYK1

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November 26th, 2013

Happy Thanksgiving! {thinkThin Giveaway}

by Lauren

I know, I know. The last thing on your mind the day before Thanksgiving is “I could use a gluten free, dairy free,  kosher, vegan, protein-packed bar about now.” I do know however that after a day loaded with celebration, gratitude, family, and food, when you wake up and can’t believe you are still full 12 hours later, you’ll be thinking “thin”.


ThinkThin asked if we were interested in participating in a giveaway for our readers and we just couldn’t … Read more...

June 25th, 2013

Slow Cooker Chicken & Lentil Curry

by Lauren


I know, I know. It’s so the opposite of slow cooker season right now.

I needed chicken curry though, and I had a whole afternoon to kill. The cloud cover beckoned me because the beach was not an option. Darn June gloom, we get it bad around these parts.


While Chrissy and I took a stroll to get a couple of late afternoon cappuccinos, the chicken curry was simmering away in the slow cooker. When we returned, the house smelled … Read more...

June 10th, 2013

The Three “C” Granola {Coconut, Chia Seed, & Cranberry}

by Lauren


It’s been a while since we’ve made you granola.  A little too long I’d say.

When it comes to breakfast, we’ve been on an oatmeal kick, but I’m making a change now that the weather is finally warming up.

I was scared at first because I got so tired of yogurt last year. It began upsetting my stomach (sometimes dairy and I don’t get along) and just wasn’t doing the trick for a satisfying meal. I’m ready to try again … Read more...

May 22nd, 2013

Jicama Tuna Salad { + Tuna Melt}

by Chrissy

Jicama Tuna Salad_LYK1

Tuna salad is a great thing to prepare ahead of time for meals or snacks through the week.

Jicama Tuna Salad_LYK5

It can be put in a sandwich, thrown on a salad, scooped up with celery sticks or piled on toast and topped with melted cheese.

Jicama Tuna Salad_LYK6

These are all such great options for a variety of meals.

I always use albacore tuna. I feel like it’s less fishy, and more substantial.

And for this recipe, I used jicama. Why, you ask? It’s simple … Read more...