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Apple & Orange Cranberry Relish

Thanksgiving is the best time of year for so many reasons. It’s the start of the holiday season and a time to spend with family, friends, and those we love. And, do I need to mention all the delicious food? Everyone has their favorite thanksgiving “food” and for me, it’s my Grammy’s cranberry relish. Don’t… Continue reading Apple & Orange Cranberry Relish

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Blue Apron Review

You may have noticed that I’ve been in a bit of a cooking rut. Or maybe you didn’t notice because this rut has extended for a such a long time you forgot that there used to be some pretty healthy and delicious food going on around this place. As this blog has evolved healthy eats… Continue reading Blue Apron Review

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Easy & Fresh Summer Peach Sangria

Here’s my SUPER easy Peach Sangria recipe just in time for another beautiful weekend! Summer is my favorite season for so many reasons but mostly because of the warm sunny days and impromptu outdoor get-togethers. It’s also prime season for my favorite beverage, fresh Peach Sangria. Although I enjoy variations of this delicious drink all… Continue reading Easy & Fresh Summer Peach Sangria

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Parmesan Pesto Shrimp with Zucchini Noodles

You guys! Let me tell you about pasta that isn’t actually pasta. I know, it’s New Year’s Eve and you’ve decided you’re never eating pasta again. That’s totally fine because I’ve got a solution for you and you’re gonna love it because it solves so many problems (like carb and calorie probs). I recently invested… Continue reading Parmesan Pesto Shrimp with Zucchini Noodles

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DIY Sweet Potato Dog Treats

Spoiled. The word most people would use to describe my pup. And she is, but when it comes to what I feed her, I have some seriously good reasons. Check out my recipes for slow cooker dog food if you haven’t already, I feed my dog these for her meals exclusively and she loves her… Continue reading DIY Sweet Potato Dog Treats

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DIY Slow Cooker Dog Food: With Pork!

At this point my pooch’s diet is entirely made up of homemade food and she couldn’t be happier! If you want to read about why I started making my dog’s food for her, you can read about that here and check out the first recipe I used in the slow cooker. As a personal choice,… Continue reading DIY Slow Cooker Dog Food: With Pork!

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Parmesan Crusted Beef Tenderloin Steaks with Garlic Asparagus

In case you haven’t noticed, steak and asparagus seems to be a staple for me. I love trying to create new ways to enhance the flavor of a good steak, and this one is definitely a winner! What makes this steak stand out is the creamy, cheesy baked-on topping, you’ll want to give this one… Continue reading Parmesan Crusted Beef Tenderloin Steaks with Garlic Asparagus

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Grilled Marinated Summer Veggies with Sausage

I know, I know, it’s now fall, I did hear about that. But, it’s 80 degrees out and my garden is still producing some zucchinis so I’ve been trying to find quick easy ways to use up the remnants before it’s too late. This recipe was so easy and delicious it was worth sharing. Try… Continue reading Grilled Marinated Summer Veggies with Sausage

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Strawberry Cranberry Honey Nut Zucchini Bread

I’m at it again, trying to use up some of my homegrown zucchini. Last year I used a zucchini bread recipe I found online, but since, my computer died, and with it I lost the website I used and can’t find it anywhere. Instead of trying another recipe from someone else, I decided to make… Continue reading Strawberry Cranberry Honey Nut Zucchini Bread

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Baked Zucchini Bites with Garlic Aioli

My summer garden has started producing lots and lots of zucchini! As exciting as it is to go out each morning and find a new one or two waiting for me, I’m starting to stockpile the vegetable. I use it mainly for sides at dinner and in large quantities in zucchini bread, and yet, here… Continue reading Baked Zucchini Bites with Garlic Aioli

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Beef Tenderloin Steaks with Tangy Mustard Sauce

Despite my family’s best efforts, I am not a “meat and potatoes” girl. To my wallet’s dismay, I’m more of lobster or filet and steamed veggie lady πŸ˜‰ Sigh. I do my best to combine the two worlds, and here’s just one of those ways I think I’ve done it successfully: Beef Tenderloin Steaks with… Continue reading Beef Tenderloin Steaks with Tangy Mustard Sauce

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Homemade Sweet Basil Vinaigrette

Over the winter I decided to root some of my store-bought basil and grow it inside. It’s pricey in the grocery store and by the time you use it, sometimes a day later, it’s wilted and dying. The basil actually took off, which surprised me, since I had no clue what I was doing. I… Continue reading Homemade Sweet Basil Vinaigrette