• Corn Chowder a la Panera Bread
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    Corn Chowder a la Panera Bread

        One of the things I love about spring and summer-time is corn season!!!  You can easily get corn anywhere and they are super sweet at this time of the year.  Although it’s starting to get warm, one of my boyfriend’s favorite thing to eat at this time is corn chowder.  He absolutely loves this soup.  When he first moved down to Santa Monica, he literally had corn chowder 3-4 times a week at Panera Bread.  And when I would come to visit him, it became our go-to quick meal since Panera Bread was a minute away and this soup was deliciously addicting.   What’s so great about Corn…

  • Pesto Veggie Pasta Salad
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    Pesto Veggie Pasta Salad

        My pesto veggie pasta salad is veggies first and packed with great pesto flavor.  If you’re watching your weight like me and trying to limit “bad” carbs but sometimes still craving it, this recipe is perfect!  With only under 250 calories per serving, you can satisfy your “bad” carbs cravings while loading up with great fresh veggies.  The key to this recipe is portions, portions, portions.   More than just a Pesto Veggie Pasta Salad I was driving home from the gym and I needed to run into the grocery store real quick to grab some things.  Since I’ve been trying to shed some pounds, I’ve been very cautious of walking through the…