Packing better lunches for the offspring

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Try to forget about  PB&J for your kids lunch. I am sure they are as tired eating as you are making it. You can have them help make wraps for their lunches with frozen grapes for dessert! I have found out through trial and error, it is not so … [Read more...]

I wish I could eat these everyday!

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I think Mother's Day should be celebrated more than once a year. I am not after gifts, as if I'd gotten them, I am talking about a day when I am not the one to cater to everyone else. I am a little cautious when it comes to eating 'their' cooking, … [Read more...]

Easy frozen yogurt flashback..

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I was just reminded that this is a holiday weekend for us Americans. If you are like me, holiday's are not a "holiday", meaning I have to work extra hard to entertain and feed people. I do get enjoyment after the fact when I am in a comatose state … [Read more...]

Chicken/Asparagus/Cheddar=YUM

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There are so many ways to stuff a chicken, why not with two yummy things like cheddar cheese and asparagus! This is easy to make and everyone loves it, come on it is cheesy who can resist?! Even if your kiddos aren't fans of asparagus they might just … [Read more...]

Ways to make your kids smarter!

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It is time for school again! We all hope our kid is the smartest kid in the class, right? Genetics do play a pretty big role in how your kids will turn out. That goes for not only their physical inheritance, but their brains as well. There is the … [Read more...]

Grilled Onion Salad

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It is not a secret, if it can give you bad breath, I LOVE it! Strong flavors that are certain to give you nasty breath hold a special place in my heart. Garlic. Onions. Anchovies. Stinky cheese.. YUM! This dish is yummy and you can keep it totally … [Read more...]

Beauty really does come from within.. promise

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Tired of having little left of your paycheck after shopping at costly makeup stores?  If all those late-night summer celebrations and hours in the sun have left your skin looking.. not so sexy, tired, and dry, it’s time to get proactive about your … [Read more...]

The best stuff for us!

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Discover why these ingredients are so good for us! Beets* These cannot be beat for overall detox! They're high in betaine, which is an essential compound for liver health, and their rich antioxidant content boost energy. Eat them raw or even in a … [Read more...]

Bacon-Herb Salad

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Here is a go-to salad for all of you bacon lovers out there. Quick. Easy. Delish! My kind of dish :) Cook 2 slices of your favorite type of bacon until it is nice and crispy. Remove the bacon from the pan and crumble. Set to the side. Pour … [Read more...]

Bitter is better!

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When you're used to the sweet life, bitter foods can be hard to swallow. But if you are looking for foods that promotes natural cleansing, which in turn can boost metabolism, bitter is better! From aiding in digestion to improving energy, … [Read more...]

My path to “electrolytenment”

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It gets hot where I live. It gets so hot that in the middle of the day when you stand a certain way in the yard the sun seems to smite one like the God of the old testament. You lose water and electrolytes just standing there, much less doing some … [Read more...]

Shrimp & Bacon Kabobs

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Shrimp & Bacon Kabobs I was hungry, as usual, so I decided I should probably cook something. I went to the store the night before and bought a half pound of shrimp and I left it in the fridge planning to cook it the next day. When I saw what I … [Read more...]

Preparing for the 4th of July

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Tomorrow is the 4th of July! I know a lot of you will be grilling and having people over to share the holiday with. Here are a few tips to help things run smoothly... … [Read more...]

Not so dirty… Dirty Rice

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Not so dirty... Dirty Rice Back when I was a kid and I had the metabolism of a humming bird, I loved to eat dirty rice. Good ol' southern cooking, it doesn't get any better than that! … [Read more...]

Sea Bass

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Sea bass with orange relish   This White Sea Bass, not to be confused with Chilean sea bass, is the most sustainable choice in the U.S. … [Read more...]