Category: Recipes



Summer Soup

On a hot summer day, you need something to cool you down. If you’re like us, you want something that’s quick to fix, won’t heat up the kitchen, and will keep you bathing suit-ready. A nice bowl of chilled soup that’s … Continue reading

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Roasted Pesto Potatoes

In a few days, it will officially be summer. And that means that it’s also barbecue season. Time for family gatherings, fun times playing in the pool with tunes blasting, and of course, some great smelling food on the barbecue. … Continue reading

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Fluffy, Cheesy Scrambled Eggs

Mom always said, “Breakfast is the most important meal of the day!” Well, in our case, it was our grandmother, who liked to refer to herself as the “original nutritionist.” Guess what? She was right! Starting your day with a … Continue reading

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Cherry-licious!

We are so excited that we just entered cherry season! Eating fresh cherries brings back so many wonderful childhood memories of summertime – swimming, playing with friends, and of course, spitting those pits. But did you know that cherries are … Continue reading

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Asian Lettuce Wraps

We love Asian cuisine. Whenever we are in the mood for this type of food, we often go to P.F. Changs. One of our favorite things to eat at this restaurant is their vegetarian lettuce wraps. They’re so flavorful and fun … Continue reading

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Bean and Cheese Enchiladas (Gluten-free)

 Even though Cinco de Mayo has passed, we think it is perfectly acceptable to devote all of May to recreating some favorite Mexican dishes. And we are cooking up Gluten-free Mexican food that’s sure to satisfy. Of course it is … Continue reading

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Smokey Eggplant Dip

We love eggplant. We roast it. We stuff and bake it. We stir-fry it with mushrooms and onions. We also love all sorts of eggplant dips. The problem with so many of them is that they are full of fat. … Continue reading

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Cilantro Pesto

We thought we’d whip up our super-easy, super-delicious, and super-nutritious version of pesto. Because we love cilantro, we thought we would put a Latin spin on an Italian favorite. This pesto is jam-packed full of vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and disease-fighting … Continue reading

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Mexican Chorizo Hash with Eggs

Cinco de Mayo is right around the corner, so we here at U Rock Girl are getting ready to celebrate with some kicked up recipes. No basic tacos, nachos, and burritos here (and they won’t be missed). We’ve dug into … Continue reading

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Herbs and Spice and Everything Nice

Common herbs and spices may help protect against certain chronic conditions, such as cancer, diabetes, and heart disease. Herbs, including basil and parsley, are from plants and plant parts. Spices, such as turmeric, chili powder, and paprika, often come from the … Continue reading

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