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For those looking for more plant-based recipes, this is one for you! This Three Bean Chili is one of our newest, family favorites. It’s packed with so many good ingredients and delicious flavors, you’ll think you’re eating at a...
It seems I’ve been on an Asian food kick lately. I have to admit, the flavors used in Asian cooking really just make my pallet happy.I honestly could eat Korean food, Thai or some of the other Asian cuisines...
Most of the time, I try to eat a lower-carb diet. Don’t get me wrong, I love carbs, but carbs love my thighs too.One of the easiest ways for me (and everyone) to cut out carbs is to replace...
Summer is almost here and with it comes the desire to lounge in the sun, eat watermelon and grill anything covered in barbecue sauce.The first thing most people think of when they hear barbecue is ribs and they are...
The days are really heating up around here. It’s supposed to be in the 90’s the next two weeks and we decided not to put the pool up this summer. The good news is that the lake is only...
If you’ve been following my recipes for a while then you know I’m not dairy-free, gluten-free or anything-free-type-girl. I love using whole foods – cream, whole milk, butter, olive oil, real chocolate, real sugar, etc.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle...
I love a good bowl of soup. Better yet, I love a good bowl of soup that includes ramen noodles!(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({});I grew up on ramen. It was my lunch of choice as a kid...
I love recipes that can be made over from season to season. Not only does it make life a bit easier when you’re already familiar with a recipe, but it’s good to know that your family already approves of...
What does peanut butter, a hurricane and this blog have in common?They all came together in early October for a trip to Georgia’s peanut farms and processing facilities with the Georgia Peanut Commission and the Southern Peanut Growers.Ok, so...
One of the favorite and most requested meals in our house is tacos. They’re so easy and I’ve never met a person that didn’t like a taco.My husband’s favorite tacos are always steak tacos and we probably either eat...
When my husband decided to go on Whole 30, I had to roll my eyes. He isn’t a large man, but he has wanted to lose some of the weight that has attached itself to his dad bod. But,...
Each year when fall rolls around I get a craving for warm, delicious comfort food. It never fails.The chillier weather and falling leaves leave me yearning for hearty stews and roasts almost as much as all my favorite, fall...
In March it will be five years since my Grandmother passed away and as the holidays pass year year I am reminded how much she loved to celebrate them. She loved spending time with the family, taking in the...
This post was sponsored by Old El Paso. All thoughts and opinions are my own. It may be early fall still but it's chilly here already, especially at night. I spent most of the day today running around in a...
I’m a cheese girl. I love all kinds of cheese – blue cheese, goat’s cheese, stinky cheese, etc. If a person could live off cheese (and wine and bread), I’d be in heaven. So I jumped at the chance...
I love carbs. I'm Italian and they are my food group BFF. But, those carbs go straight to my bootie if I don't watch it. It's disappointing because for me there is no greater comfort food after a long...
As we get deeper into the summer months I have been craving all the vegetables. Greens, beans and everything in between has been on our menu. Sometimes I like to just eat them raw with ranch or hummus, but...

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