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A Week of Meals Challenge

A Week of Meals Challenge

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A Week of Meals Challenge

I believe one of the more important things you can do is eat meals together with anyone who is close to you. To cook and to consume a whole, healthy meal. It's important to at leas ...

I believe one of the more important things you can do is eat meals together with anyone who is close to you. To cook and to consume a whole, healthy meal. It's important to at least try that to see big changes in the long run. We can't assess everything at once when it comes to h ...

How To Hide Vegetables

How To Hide Vegetables

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How To Hide Vegetables

Vegetables are a food that we all need to consume. I know, it's hard. I didn't eat vegetables as a child, and if I did, it was from a can. Which may be better than anything, but it ...

Vegetables are a food that we all need to consume. I know, it's hard. I didn't eat vegetables as a child, and if I did, it was from a can. Which may be better than anything, but it took some time to appreciate the flavor and health. Vegetables are tough.  I know I had to sta ...

The Healthiest Brownies You Will Ever Eat

The Healthiest Brownies You Will Ever Eat

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The Healthiest Brownies You Will Ever Eat

I love brownies. I'm calling these "The healthiest brownies you will ever eat" because that's what I like to say when I make them for gatherings. At my previous job, I was known as ...

I love brownies. I'm calling these "The healthiest brownies you will ever eat" because that's what I like to say when I make them for gatherings. At my previous job, I was known as the "healthy dessert lady". I made black bean brownies for all the potlucks. Everyone was so surpri ...

Sourdough Pancakes

Sourdough Pancakes

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Sourdough Pancakes

Almost every Sunday, I make sourdough pancakes for my husband and daughter. The sourdough pancake recipe I use will melt in your mouth and be your new favorite breakfast. I talk ...

Almost every Sunday, I make sourdough pancakes for my husband and daughter. The sourdough pancake recipe I use will melt in your mouth and be your new favorite breakfast. I talked about sourdough starter in my homemade sourdough bread post. It's a useful ingredient to have aro ...

Quinoa Mac & Cheese

Quinoa Mac & Cheese

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Quinoa Mac & Cheese

When I was a young child, I enjoyed eating hot dogs with the blue box macaroni and cheese. Who else ate that?! Now it's still comforting in a way... though we know that it is ...

When I was a young child, I enjoyed eating hot dogs with the blue box macaroni and cheese. Who else ate that?! Now it's still comforting in a way... though we know that it is not too healthy and there were no vegetables. I made this baked quinoa mac and cheese recipe wi ...

Living Healthy Without Rules & One Year Of Blogging

Living Healthy Without Rules & One Year Of Blogging

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Living Healthy Without Rules & One Year Of Blogging

I have been a "blogger" now for one year! Honestly I never thought I'd still be doing this since it took years of my husband convincing me to start a blog. I spent years ...

I have been a "blogger" now for one year! Honestly I never thought I'd still be doing this since it took years of my husband convincing me to start a blog. I spent years pursuing and working in a career that wasn't for me. Fortunately I am a stay a home mom now and have ...

BBQ Pulled Pork Skillet

BBQ Pulled Pork Skillet

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BBQ Pulled Pork Skillet

Is it obvious yet that I use a lot of cabbage in my recipes? Cabbage and carrots are super cheap and they are also super healthy. What's not to love? I buy those two vegetables alm ...

Is it obvious yet that I use a lot of cabbage in my recipes? Cabbage and carrots are super cheap and they are also super healthy. What's not to love? I buy those two vegetables almost every week and then add anything to them. This time it was for a BBQ pork skillet.  This ...

Gyro Salad

Gyro Salad

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Gyro Salad

If you've ever eaten a gyro before, you'll remember that sauce it comes with more than anything. That's tzatziki sauce. A blend of cucumber and greek yogurt. It's amazing. Here is ...

If you've ever eaten a gyro before, you'll remember that sauce it comes with more than anything. That's tzatziki sauce. A blend of cucumber and greek yogurt. It's amazing. Here is an idea for a healthy lunch: a gyro salad with tzatziki dressing. Gyro Salad With Tzatziki Dressing ...

How I Save Money For Healthier Food

How I Save Money For Healthier Food

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How I Save Money For Healthier Food

What's important to you? I imagine it's to live a healthy, fulfilling life. In order to be our healthiest when lacking funds, we need to save money in other ways. I hear so of ...

What's important to you? I imagine it's to live a healthy, fulfilling life. In order to be our healthiest when lacking funds, we need to save money in other ways. I hear so often that people say it's too expensive to eat healthy. Make healthy eating a priority and cut u ...

Chocolate Peanut Butter Shake

Chocolate Peanut Butter Shake

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Chocolate Peanut Butter Shake

If I ever get a craving for chocolate or ice cream, this is where it's at. We all know the typical chocolate ice cream at the local joint is quite the sugar trap. Well, once in a w ...

If I ever get a craving for chocolate or ice cream, this is where it's at. We all know the typical chocolate ice cream at the local joint is quite the sugar trap. Well, once in a while it's totally fine but this here is a recipe you can drink up every day and not feel bad. The se ...