The true life food blog of a home cook, self-proclaimed foodie, vino obsessed, pump wearing diva; who shows her LOVE through her food.

3 Chili Chicken Burger with Red Pepper Tomato Aioli

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In a more recent post I expressed our sadness in becoming “Sports Suburbia Parents,” well last weekend the shit hit the fan!  Both children had two day tournaments on separate sides of the town. One at 11:00 am, the other at 1:00 pm, the... Read More

Avocado Dressing

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My vinaigrette obsession has hit the fan, and it this point I’m a bit tired of vinegar on my salads.  Do not get me wrong, I love my vinaigrettes but lately with the increase of salads in our day to day eating habits I realized maybe we sh... Read More

Pulled Pork Burritos with Cilantro Lime Rice and Black Bean Corn Salsa

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Over the last year my husband and I have turned into something we use to despise . . . we are Sports Suburbia Parents!!!!! No Laughing please! Over the years we have prided ourselves as being cool young parents who just so happen to live in t... Read More

Asparagus and Green Bean Salad with Honey Mustard Balsamic Dressing

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With the Spring almost coming and going, I tend to go into Farmer Market Veggie Mode.  Majority of our Farmer’s Markets are seasonal, and though we have some great local produce in our grocery stores I greatly miss the “farm to fork” s... Read More

Mozzarella Stuffed Meatballs

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Trying to move away from chicken for a few days but still trying to meet the needs of my “American” eating son, I wasn’t sure what to make for a weekday meal.  I reached out to a few of my close friends for recipe requests but their re... Read More

Roasted Cauliflower

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Keeping with the healthy theme of my posts this year I wanted to make a simple side dish that took little effort. When developing the Roasted Paprika Basil Chicken recipe (can be found at : http://www.foodiediva.com/chicken/roasted-paprika-b... Read More

Spinach Quinoa Crimini Salad

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Cooking makes me relax; it allows me to use the experimental parts of my mind that at times does not get to be used on a daily basis.  The best part is, usually everyone in my home leaves me be when they see me with my note pad, a glass of w... Read More

Roasted Paprika Basil Chicken

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I have been raising my children without their biological father for a bit over 10 years.  At the time of separation my son was one and a half years old, and I quickly realized he needed reliable structure.  That included things like meal ti... Read More

Sweet Jim Beam Baked Beans

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The sun is starting to come out and just the other day it was the 1st day of spring.  What does this all mean . . . for this Foodie Diva this means it is time to start Barbequing!!!!  Whoop whoop, summer is my favorite time of ye... Read More

Honey Sriracha, Lemon Pepper, and Garlic Buffalo Wings

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My Hubby has two food loves; Fried Chicken and French Fries.  I have posted my fried chicken recipe, along with the garlic fries but I was finally ready to take it to a level which made his eyes pop out this last weekend.  We have been goin... Read More