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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...
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...
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...
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...
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 have a confession to make. For the longest time, I didn’t like spicy foods. I’d always steer clear of the on menus and never make anything at home that might have a little kick.Clearly, I was missing out...
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...
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...
Soup is a winter staple at our house. I love a good warm bowl for lunch and for dinner. And, let’s be honest, after the gluttony that comes with the Christmas holiday, soups are (usually) s good way to...
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...
Some nights, simple dinners are the best dinners. Sheet pan dinners are an easy way to make delicious, fresh meals that are packed with vegetables and make cleaning easy too. This Sheet Pan Sausage and Veggies dinner is one...
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...
While I don't like the idea of "diet" foods, I do adhere to the idea of eating healthy and nutritious foods for most of my meals. I really try to eat foods that are nutritious for me including fish...
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...
When Thanksgiving is over, I quickly tire of leftovers. The turkey sandwich works for about one day but I always feel as if I’m throwing away so many of the sides and not utilizing everything as best I could....

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