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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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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 soups, all kinds of soups. I can eat them all year round, even in the heat of the summer, and I love making leftovers into a bowl of hearty goodness. For me all holidays provide an opportunity to...
I Sometimes people will ask me, “What’s your favorite food?”That is a pretty challenging question for me. I love so many different kinds of food from different cultures all over the world. I love that a lot of times...
The first time I had ceviche was only about 7 years ago. In fact, for at least a third of my life (basically childhood), I didn’t even like seafood. But the first time I had ceviche, it was sort...
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...
I know it’s summer but I think we can all agree that this year has been difficult and we could all use some good ol’ comfort food. Comfort food for me usually comes in the form of pasta and...
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...
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,...
I’ve been wanting to make tomato gazpacho for at least a month now. It’s one of those things I’ve been dying to try but just didn’t feel like I had the time to commit to make it, which was...

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