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Cornflake-Crusted Chicken Strips


I’m assuming I can’t be the only parent out there who struggles to get their kid to eat dinner. I think it’s worse than trying to get her to sleep, and that’s saying something. Don’t get me wrong, she is sweet and loving and hilarious, but also extremely strong-willed and just a tad manipulative. She’ll bat her eyes at me,…

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The Best Instant Pot Chicken


Ok, so I keep mentioning on Instagram how OBSESSED I am with my new Instant Pot, but I haven’t released a recipe for it yet! And honestly, that’s just silly, because I use the damn thing at least once a week. Well the wait is finally over my friends!! And I’m kicking off my Instant Pot craze with the easiest,…

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Sweet Potato and Beet Shrimp Salad


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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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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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Chicken Berry Salad with Bacon and Toasted Walnuts


A sweet and savory, fresh summer salad packed with antioxidants and bursting with flavor! Enjoy it poolside while you’re working on your tan. It’s summertime, finally! Here’s to sunny days, relaxing by the beach (or pool), trying to catch a cool breeze and a tan. When the days get longer (and HOTTER!), who really wants to spend their time indoors…

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