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Italian Bolognese Stuffed Bell Peppers

Italian Bolognese Stuffed Bell Peppers

We love these as a weeknight dinner because they are a very flavorful and very filling all in one meal. I usually serve these with a side green salad and dinner is done. Also, they save very well for leftovers or for lunch the next […]

Simple and Delicious Crème Brûlée

Simple and Delicious Crème Brûlée

I am a lover of all things French, especially crème brûlée. I was a French minor in college and studied abroad in Paris and tried my fair share of desserts throughout the city. Although there are many amazing French delicacies, crème brûlée remains my favorite. This is […]

Meyer Lemon Pots de Crème

Meyer Lemon Pots de Crème

The credit for this recipe goes to my Mother-in-Law, also Allyson Nixon, but spelled differently. Living in Houston, she has the most beautiful Meyer lemon tree growing in her backyard and the first time I tried this recipe was at her house from her home […]

Healthy Chicken Chili

Healthy Chicken Chili

I like to make this dish to meal prep for healthy lunches. I personally like it because when I am trying ( key word *TRYING*) to eat healthy I still want something very flavorful and full of good ingredients. This is chocked full of veggies […]

Cranberry and Pecan Chicken Salad

Cranberry and Pecan Chicken Salad

This is my all time favorite chicken salad recipe because it has a very light dressing. This is a great go to for girls get togethers or for hosting showers. I like to serve this on a croissant or for a party on mini croissants […]

Healthy Egg “Muffins”

Healthy Egg “Muffins”

My husband and I both work full time so we are always in the early morning rush of trying to balance a morning working out routine, getting dressed and ready for the day while still trying to start the day right with a healthy breakfast…and be […]

Buttermilk Waffles

Buttermilk Waffles

Waffles are a staple in the Nixon household from both sides. My husband grew up going to his grandparents home every Saturday morning with his dad and two brothers for “guy time” with waffles and many rounds of pinochle (a French card game). This was an honored family […]

Walnut Crusted Ahi Tuna Salad

Walnut Crusted Ahi Tuna Salad

I consider this a Sunday afternoon post grocery store run, “go-to” late lunch. It is easy, healthy and ready in under 10 minutes. The most important part of this recipe is just buying a nice quality tuna steak – that will make all the difference. On […]