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One egg white and a few other ingredients are all that’s needed for these lovely and delicate meringues. This small batch recipe makes five or six melt-in-your mouth meringue cookies. So easy to make too!
RECIPE - http://zagleft.com/recipe-for-one/small-batch-meringues/
TO PIN - https://www.pinterest.com/pin/270497521348961871/
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NEW RECIPE: Make Ahead Huevos Rancheros Breakfast Burritos filled with spicy black beans, onions and garlic, eggs, cheese and cilantro. Make a bunch and freeze for easy grab and go breakfasts.

RECIPE - http://zagleft.com/recipe/make-ahead-huevos-rancheros-breakfast-burritos/
PIN - https://www.pinterest.com/pin/270497521348762802/
#breakfast   #burritos   #easy   #firstdayofschool   #recipes  
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Why I love living in Houston and a recipe for Dr. Pepper Marinated Flank Steak with Chilaquiles - thick tortilla chips lightly cooked in salsa, then topped with thinly sliced flank steak, avocados, Cotija cheese and cilantro
+Ozarka Spring Water  #recipe   #houston   #texas  
RECIPE - http://zagleft.com/recipe/dr-pepper-marinated-flank-steak-with-chilaquiles/
TO PIN - https://www.pinterest.com/pin/270497521348430306/
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The flavors in this Skillet Chicken with Artichokes are amazing! Kalamata olives, red onions, artichokes and feta come together beautifully and compliment each other so well in this easy to make single serving dish.
RECIPE - http://zagleft.com/recipe/skillet-chicken-with-artichokes-for-one/
#singleserving   #recipesforone   #cookingforone   #chickenrecipes   #Mediterranean   #recipe  
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This Catfish with Fennel and Tomatoes is packed with flavor! A quick, easy and healthy single serving meal.
#recipe   #seafood   #singleserving   #recipesforone  
RECIPE - http://zagleft.com/recipe-for-one/catfish-with-fennel-and-tomatoes-for-one/
TO PIN - https://www.pinterest.com/pin/270497521348048040/
FOR OTHER SINGLE SERVING RECIPES - http://zagleft.com/
This Catfish with Fennel and Tomatoes is packed with flavor! A quick, easy and healthy single serving meal.
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The Fairview is Austin’s newest Bed & Breakfast.  This beautiful Inn is located in the heart of downtown Austin and features Austin’s only entirely gluten-free kitchen! #travel   #austintx   #bedandbreakfast   #glutenfree   +The Fairview 
http://zagleft.com/travels/the-fairview-bed-breakfast-in-austin/
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Pineapple Peanut Mini Sheet Cake made with crushed pineapples and chopped peanuts. This easy-to-make cake is topped with a rich cream cheese frosting. +Texas Peanut Producers Board

RECIPE - http://zagleft.com/recipe/pineapple-peanut-mini-sheet-cake/
TO PIN - https://www.pinterest.com/pin/270497521348834870/

#recipe #peanuts #pineapple #recipeideas #dessert #cake

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Easy to make Pasta with Vodka Sauce For One – a rich and creamy sauce made with onions and garlic, diced tomatoes, a splash of vodka and a touch of cream. Comes together quickly then poured over a heaping bowl of pasta. A fantastic single serving recipe.
RECIPE - http://zagleft.com/recipe/pasta-with-vodka-sauce-for-one/
TO PIN - https://www.pinterest.com/pin/270497521348812286/
#pasta   #vodka   #singleserving   #recipeforone   #recipe  
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Light and creamy Peaches and Cream Rice Pudding For One, this lovely single serving dessert is filled with juicy peaches and toasted pecans and when still warm from the oven, it’s topped with homemade whipped cream. Easily made by using +Riceland Foods BOIL-IN-BAG Rice from +H-E-B 
#ProntoPerfectRice   #RicelandFoods   #HEB   #dessert   #peaches   #Texas  
RECIPE - http://zagleft.com/recipe/peaches-and-cream-rice-pudding/
TO PIN - https://www.pinterest.com/pin/66498531977587475/
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Rich and creamy Butter Pecan Ice Cream – this no-churn, no-cook ice cream is so easy to make and sure to become a favorite. No ice cream maker needed for this delicious summertime treat.
RECIPE - http://zagleft.com/recipe/no-churn-butter-pecan-ice-cream/
#icecream   #butterpecan   #nochurn   #nocook   #dessert   #recipe  
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Soft and extra chewy cookies loaded with white chocolate chips, macadamia nuts and coconut. These Tropical White Chocolate Chip Cookies are bursting with citrus flavor – a wonderful small-batch recipe!
#recipesforone   #cookie   #chocolate   #recipe  
RECIPE - http://zagleft.com/recipe/small-batch-tropical-white-chocolate-chip-cookies/
TO PIN - https://www.pinterest.com/pin/270497521348189878/
FOR OTHER SINGLE SERVING RECIPES - http://zagleft.com/
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Delicious Frosted Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars easily made in the slow cooker then topped with a rich and creamy buttercream frosting…
#AllClad   #slowcooker   #dessert   #chocolate  
RECIPE - http://zagleft.com/food/slow-cooker-frosted-chocolate-chip-cookie-bars/
PIN - https://www.pinterest.com/pin/270497521347612215/
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Food Blogger | Wine Enthusiast | Travel Adventurer | College Student Meals Creator | Disney Lover | Inspiring 5 Young Lives | Hoping To One Day Live On A WInery
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Owner/Creator of ZagLeft, a food, wine and travel blog. Author of College Meals - 30 Days of Recipes Cookbook.

Joanie Zisk lives in the Houston area with her husband and kids. She’s the mother of five children who loves baking and creating in the kitchen. Joanie writes about her adventures in cooking and her other passion, traveling on her blog, ZagLeft. 

Having experience with four children in college, Joanie began a section on her blog specifically for college students providing easy, healthy and inexpensive recipes for one or two people. In her College Meal posts she walks people through easy recipes and cooking tips. 

Joanie has been featured in many online publications and has made numerous television appearances. She is also the author of the successful e-cookbook, “College Meals – 30 Days of Recipes.”

Many of her recipes have been featured in Woman's Day, Mom It Forward, AllParenting, ZipList, Tasty Kitchen, Foodgawker and The Huffington Post.

ZagLeft is always looking for new companies to partner with and media kits are available upon request

You can find me at my blog, "ZagLeft"




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    Joanie Zisk is a freelance recipe developer and food writer/photographer, and blogs at ZagLeft. She loves creating in the kitchen, traveling, a great bottle of wine and yoga. She is the author of College Meals - 30 Days of Recipes and has written for many online publications.
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