My Version of Cajun Shrimp and Grits

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Cajun Shrimp and GritsCajun Shrimp and Grits

This weekend I had a taste for cajun food, so I decided on Cajun Shrimp and Grits. This recipe combines a few things that I love: seafood, spiciness and me being a southern girl I absolutely love grits. Especially if they are thick and creamy. I’m a big fan of recipes that are simple but fulfilling, and this one definitely is.

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Fun & Easy Beef Tostadas

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Fun & Easy Beef Tostadas - PinchMeTwice.com

It’s a New Year and like many people I have undertaken a resolution to lose weight and become more fit. Although very cliche, I think the main reason that dieting is one of the most popular resolutions is due to all the decadent foods and desserts that we ate over the holiday season. The guilt of over-eating turkey, ham, mac & cheese, collards, cornbread, cakes, cookies and pies starts to set in and by Jan 1st we are ready to shed those pounds.

For the past two weeks I have been sticking to my fitness goals. I use the MyFitnessPal app to help me track my calories. I’ve had success with the app in the past so it is now my go-to when I want to drop some pounds.

Last night I decided to give myself a cheat meal since I had a craving for Mexican food. Most certainly this recipe can pack on the calories if you aren’t mindful of your servings, but I must admit I enjoyed every bite. This beef tostada recipe is quick, easy and an all around fun meal to make and eat. It will have your taste buds singing and leave your belly stuffed.

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