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Sweet Potato and Beet Shrimp Salad


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Welcome our new baby girl!


I took a little break, but for all the right reasons. Hello again! It’s no secret that my website sort of took a backseat over the past 9 months. And honestly, I’m not upset about it either. I was focused on bringing another beautiful baby girl into the world, and this sweet girl’s name is Evalina. πŸ’• I had great…

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Skinny Slow Cooker Beef Stroganoff


Skinny and beef don’t normally seem to make up the same sentence. It sounds like somewhat of an oxymoron, right? NOT TRUE! And they come together so wonderfully in this Skinny Slow Cooker Beef Stroganoff. Its creamy, savory, and pairs perfectly with my Cauliflower Mash or whole grain pasta. So how exactly did I do it? Well, traditional beef stroganoff uses…

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Gluten-Free Greek Yogurt Biscuits


Plus, tips on how to be a better morning person. Are you a morning person? If you are, I’m jealous. I feel like maybe I’m a morning person-in-training. Much of the time, I wake up feeling sort of confused and groggy, like I’m entering a daze. And it really doesn’t help that it stays dark until 7 am lately. But…

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Black Bean Turkey Pumpkin Chili


It’s that time of year when everyone is OBSESSING over pumpkin. I feel like I’m the only person in the whole damn world who really isn’t that into it. Actually, I take that back. I’m not into sweet pumpkin treats, but I CRAVE this savory Black Bean Turkey Pumpkin Chili. We make it every other week during the fall- I…

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Chicken Tortilla Soup


When it starts to cool down outside, its time to heat things up in the kitchen. If you’re anything like me, the start of fall means that my FAVORITE season is finally here! I can’t wait to cuddle up with my family to a good movie while a warm, savory soup is bubbling away in the other room. And I…

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Big News!


Hey there, did you miss me? Sorry I haven’t been around much lately! Summer seemed to get the best of me. I promise, I was absent for a pretty damn good reason, but I’ll get to the big news in just a minute. Trust me, you’re going to love it. I’m back, baby! I hope you all are having some…

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Cowboy Black Bean Burgers


Happy July everyone! This month always means lots of BBQ’s and summer shenanigans, which can turn into some less than healthy behavior. Am I right? So it’s a good idea to have a healthy recipe in your back pocket that is light, easy, DELICIOUS, and CHEAP! I think those are all of my favorite things in a recipe, and I’m…

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Slow Cooker Chicken Fajitas


Good morning sunshine! I hope that you are well-rested, with all of your chores done, the kids are happy, and the world is perfect. That way, you are delighted to spend two hours in the kitchen preparing dinner tonight! No? Wishful thinking? I hear you! Let me make things a little easier and introduce my Slow Cooker Chicken Fajitas. Even…

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Menu & Grocery List #6 -Summer Favorites


I’ve been going back and updating old posts lately, and let me tell you- that is way more work than I anticipated (check out the updated About Me page!). I want older recipes to use the new recipe format, and the nutrition labels. It’s still a work in progress, but I noticed something…I haven’t had a new menu and grocery…

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