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A Favorite Fall Meal

I admit it.  I LOVE FALL!!!  The cooler air, the smell of bonfires, pumpkin everything, and of course, my birthday.  And I love fall foods–or at least foods that feel like fall to me. Foods feel like fall?  Let me explain.  I am all about a good potato or tomato soup, but I have a […]

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Smoked Salmon Cream Cheese Rolls

New recipes are fun to try, and this one is delicious! Your family will think you spent hours preparing this easy to make delicacy, so get ready to liven up your next dinner with this recipe from my kitchen to yours! Ingredients: smoked salmon 8 oz. package of cream cheese 1 tsp. sea salt juice […]

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Dairy-Free Strawberry Ice Cream

I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream.  Well, until you have an issue with dairy. So, with July 4th just around the summer, I wanted to come up with a dairy-free ice cream that my husband could eat.  And since he is the ice cream maker in the house, I asked him […]

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Summertime and the grilling is good!

Smell That? It’s Summer!

  Sunscreen…chlorine…bugspray…ah the smells of summer.  Add to that list my absolute FAVORITE summertime smell…THE GRILL! As the mama, I do the majority of the cooking. {And by cooking, that usually means crock-potting.}  BUT, once we say a big fat PEACE OUT to winter, this mama pours a nice beverage and watches my grillmaster go to work. What? […]

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Dairy-Free Strawberry Pound Cake

Here’s a scrumptious recipe that is perfect for strawberry season! It’s a dairy-free pound cake baked with fresh strawberries in the batter. I made this particular cake dairy-free to accommodate my son who has a severe milk allergy, but I’ve listed some modifications you can do to the recipe if that isn’t a concern for your […]

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12 Snacks Under 100 Calories

Summer time means snack time to me.  We’re on the go, playing outside a lot, and just generally too hot to sit down and eat big meals.  In our family we snack a lot during the summer.  Since we snack so much, I want to make sure our snacks are quality food.  I like to […]

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Healthy Crockpot Recipes Round 2

A few months ago I shared a few of my favorite healthy crock pot recipes.  I love them and apparently so do y’all, so I’m back to share a few more!  All of these recipes pass this Registered Dietitian’s test for a healthy dinner, and this mama’s need for something quick, easy, and delicious.  None […]

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