For your Wednesday enjoyment: a completely non-horse-related post.

I try to be a somewhat healthy eater. I try to avoid fried foods (except at the fair, where I’m headed tonight! *squee!*), and now that I am a grown up and do my own grocery shopping, I try to avoid sweets (it helps that the husband has no sweet tooth to speak of). My downfalls are things like Asian noodles, anything Cadbury’s, and when I get sad, ice cream. ┬áI try to cook as much as possible, but this year have been struggling to make time for culinary exploration.

Whenever I do cook, though, I find my recipes on This woman is brilliant at making home-cooked meals just that bit lighter, without sacrificing taste. Meals that I come back to again and again include the turkey chili,

Also done on a stove top!

Also done on a stove top!

spinach and feta quiche,


Always a crowd pleaser

and chicken parmesan.

Husband favorite, and so easy!

Husband favorite, and so easy!

Anyways, the point of sharing all this with you is that I am so excited that there is finally a Skinnytaste cookbook, and it couldn’t be better! Can’t wait to cook up some tasty and not-so-sinful creations!