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Simple Sloppy Joes

My kids love to eat these (which is always nice) but it’s definitely filling and flavorful enough for us adults too! We also like to mix it up and serve these not only on buns, but on hearty whole wheat bread, pita pockets, or even a flat bread. It makes for a more sophisticated twist […]

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Winter Beef Stew

I made this stew this week and I was definitely satisfied. I was excited to eat it despite that I was expecting my husband would most likely say “it’s ok” and only eat one bowl (he’s doesn’t usually go for things that have broth involved as a main ingredient). We ate a serving and he […]

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Bow Tie Pasta Chicken Salad

Bow tie pasta combined with spinach, cranberries, honey roasted peanuts, chicken, fresh parsley, and a homemade sweet teriyaki dressing…need I say more??? This salad is SO GOOD!  My mom makes this all the time when she is hosting us. First off, it makes a ton, so its great because it will either last throughout the weekend, or […]

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Crock Pot Pork Tacos

Everyone loves a good crock pot meal; something full of flavor and simple. This is a great, low prep crock pot meal that really will deliver. This is a great recipe to have on hand when you know you are going to have a busy day, but you still need to eat… So now that […]

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Meal Plan

Meal Plan includes 5 meals for a family of four. Occasionally there will be a meal that is large, I’ll try to create those leftovers into a new meal for you, but sometimes there will just simply be leftovers (and I’ll make a note of it to give you a heads up)! I will give […]

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My Favorite Marinades

I love marinades. They are great to put together in the morning to have later that night, or even put together and throw in the freezer. As you thaw the meat out all the flavors get into the meat and flavors it wonderfully! I thought I’d share with you some of my favorite marinades so […]

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Rice Pudding

Every Christmas growing up my mom made rice pudding. To be honest, as a kid I didn’t really like it. I would eat it every year though in honor of the tradition. When I eat it now, however, I wonder how I never liked it!!! It’s the most delicious, wonderful, creamy dish ever.

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Black Beans You’ll Want To Eat

I really do like black beans. I usually just buy a can, and they are always a great addition to many of my meals. I just haven’t ever thought of beans being rich and flavorful…until recently. I made the most beautiful and delicious bean discovery. Delicious to the point that my 6 year old has […]

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Baked BBQ Baby Back Pork Ribs

Well, this is a winner…I don’t know what else to say. Everyone in my family loved it and even though I was full, I wanted to eat more. Good thing they were already gone. I somehow managed to get delicious, fall off the bone, melt in your mouth ribs from my very own kitchen. I’m […]

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Crockpot Pineapple Ham

Ham, pineapple, and a simple sweet and sour sauce in a crockpot is all you need to make this simple dish! Ham was on sale, so my husband bought a gigantic ham for next to nothing. We froze some, used some on sandwhiches, ate it with mashed potatoes and veggies…and there was still some left! […]

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