Weekly Meal Plan – Meal Plan Monday #2

Need ideas for some healthy, tasty, and easy to make meals to work into your meal plan? Come check these out!

Weekly Meal Plan Meal Plan Monday #2 Breakfast – Smoothies for mom (Transform 30 friendly) (Need smoothie ideas- check out all of these tasty ones!) My husband eats oatmeal with strawberries or apples every  morning. The kids- I made up big batches of the following and put them in a big basket in my cabinet. Each morning they know to ...

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Cheesy Rice and Tomato Soup (Dairy Free)

Cheesy Rice and Tomato Soup. For those days you want something cheesy and filling but you don't want all the calories and cholesterol that comes along with regular cheese. (Transform 30 recipe)

Cheesy Rice and Tomato Soup (Dairy Free) I have a toxic relationship with cheese.  I love it, but it doesn’t love me. Some days I just want a big bowl of cheesy goodness that I can just eat to my hearts content. I know better of course,cheese and my body don’t mix well at all. This  recipe is one of ...

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Meal Plan Monday

Need ideas for some healthy, tasty, and easy to make meals to work into your meal plan? Come check these out!

Meal Plan Monday One of my goals for the New Year is to stick with a meal plan. I know doing this will help my food budget and my health. I thought a  great way of helping me have some accountability with that goal was to share it with all of you! Feel free to share with me what your ...

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7 LAST MINUTE DIY FOOD GIFTS

7 LAST MINUTE DIY FOOD GIFTS

Happy holidays! Finding just the right gifts for everyone on your holiday list can be a seemingly monumental task, especially when coupled with overcrowded stores and dwindling online delivery dates.   In an effort to help your readers cut down on the shopping madness, the culinary team at Chef Works, the world’s leading supplier of culinary apparel for professional chefs ...

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Cheap and Easy Meal Idea Series- Healthy Loaded Cheesy Baked Potato!

Cheap and Easy Meal idea series- Healthy Loaded Cheesy Baked Potato!

I told you last week that I get asked all the time for just some quick, easy and healthy meal ideas. That is why I started this series! Last week I shared this idea. This week I wanted to share one of my new favorites- Loaded Cheesy Potato! (Yes it is healthy- just keep reading)   What I do is ...

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Super Cheesy Quesadilla!! (Dairy Free- healthier version)

Super easy to make and better for you Super Cheesy Quesadilla!! (Dairy Free- healthier version)

Super Cheesy Quesadilla!! (Dairy Free- healthier version) If you have read my website at all then you know I love to take some of my old favorite easy family friendly meals and make them healthier. Cheesy  quesadillas were a family favorite of ours but I know they were loaded with stuff that really wasn’t the best for my families health. ...

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How to build a Veggie Burger!

The search for the perfect veggie burger series! No Wendys, your marketing wont work with me!! I will find the perfect veggie burger!!

Lately I swear that Wendy’s has been stalking me in my Facebook newsfeed. All I see is bacon cheeseburgers and double cheeseburgers in my sidebar. While I don’t eat those anymore , Wendy’s marketing department does a great job becasue I really start to crave a burger after seeing them! Instead of grabbing a burger from Wendy’s I will instead ...

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Rosetta Stone Kids Reading Program Review!

Rosetta Stone Reading Program Review!

Rosetta Stone Kids Reading Program Review! I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Influence Central for Rosetta Stone. I received a product and a promotional item to thank me for participating. Learning to read is a big deal in this house. We are all readers so my little ones grow up watching everyone read and being read too. Each ...

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Easy &Cheap Meal ideas! (series)

Do you need some quick and easy meal ideas? Try these!!

Easy and Cheap Meal ideas! I asked a couple of weeks ago what would help you (my awesome readers) the most.  One of the things I heard over and over again were meal planning and just some cheap and easy meals. I thought what I would do is share one  a week just to get you some you could put ...

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Thanksgiving side dishes!

Thanksgiving side dishes that will really impress your guest and family? Try these easy recipes!

Thanksgiving side dishes! Are you looking for some ideas for side dishes for Thanksgiving? Tried of the same ole thing every year? Let me help give you some ideas for some new recipes to try and some ways to take your other ones and kick them up a notch! Mashed Potatoes– these are not your typical bland or butter laden ...

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How to make Mexican Cheese Dip Video!

How to make Mexican Cheese dip with video! This is a much healthier recipe than the typical one, but no one will ever know!!

How to make Mexican Cheese Dip Video! This is one of the most popular recipes on my site so I thought I would do a video to show you how easy it really is to make! The great thing about this recipe for Mexican Cheese Dip is it is very easy to tweak to what you like. Just using a ...

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Peachy Keen Smoothie

Peachy Keen Smoothie! Super easy and very good!! Come see how a tasty smoothie can help you lose some weight and start to feel great!

Peachy Keen Smoothie I am doing a program called Transform 30. I love it!! I have already lost 4 pounds and I am feeling so much better!!  Smoothies are a big part of the program so I have been working on coming up with some new ones. This one is one of those that I love to have in the ...

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Blackberry Goodness Smoothie

Blackberry Goodness! Packed with flavor and great nutrition! Come see how easy it is to make!

Blackberry Goodness Smoothie! I am on a smoothie kick this week. Yesterday I shared with you my apple pie smoothie recipe and today I want to share with you my blackberry goodness smoothie recipe.  I came up with this one becasue  blackberries were on sale this week at my local Aldis. Whenever I see a fruit go on sale my ...

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Apple Pie Smoothie

Apple Pie Smoothie! Simple, Delicious and good for you!

Apple Pie Smoothie! We love a good smoothie recipe! We sometimes get in a rut and have the same  smoothie  over and over again. When I find that is happening I like to try to come up with a new one.  This is the result of that effort this week! This smoothie takes my favorite dessert (apple pie) and puts ...

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Purposeful Design: Understanding the Creation Review

Purposeful Design Review

Purposeful Design: Understanding the Creation Review   I have really enjoyed reviewing Purposeful Design: Understanding the Creation by Purposeful Design. This beautiful and very sturdy book is designed  so make you want to leave it out on the coffee table. It beckons you to pick it up and open it up. I purposely left it on our coffee table to see if it was just ...

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