October 7, 2017

30 Minute Meals: Rice & Beans with Sausage

I used to enjoy spending time in the kitchen, trying new recipes, and creating fabulous dinners. These days, my goal is to get a homemade dinner on the table in the shortest amount of time possible, and ideally, during that elusive window when all three kids are home at the same time. Who can relate?...
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Appetizer Recipes
August 25, 2017

How to Make a Gorgeous Cheese Tray

I confess that I don’t do much entertaining these days. When I do, it’s usually a casual get-together with friends. I will set out a bottle of wine, place some cheese and crackers on a tray, and call it a day. Maybe when the kids are older and out of the house, I’ll have more time to host...
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April 28, 2017

Low-Carb Meal: Taco Lettuce Wraps

We love tacos around here, but they’re not so friendly to my waistline. As I seek to maintain a low-carb diet, I have to come up with creative ways to enjoy our favorite meals. One of those is taco lettuce wraps. This way I can make my regular taco filling recipe, and I serve it to my family in...
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January 13, 2017

Winter Panzanella Salad Recipe

It’s a new year, and many of us want to drop a few pounds. It’s time to get back into our skinny jeans! Salad is my go-to lunch during the summer months because it’s a great way to eat well without consuming too many calories, plus you can pack a lot of nutrition into a little...
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November 15, 2016

Herbed Bread Stuffing Recipe with Keller’s Creamery

True confessions: I've never cooked a Thanksgiving dinner. I've always gone to my mom's or my mother-in-law's, and in recent years we've been going to my sister-in-law's house for Thanksgiving dinner, but this year I'm going to be cooking! Of course I had to call my mom and ask her for all the family recipes so I can make it taste like home. My favorite part of her Thanksgiving meal is her herbed bread stuffing.
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August 9, 2016

Coast to Coast Summer Survival: Olympics Party Recipes

This is week two of our coast-to-coast summer survival collab, and today we’re talking about the Olympics. I don’t know what it’s like at your house, but the Olympics have been on our TV almost constantly since Friday night. My kids are teenagers, and they love watching all of the events. Our favorites so far are...
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Main Dishes
January 26, 2016

10 Easy Clean Eating Dinner Recipes & Meal Ideas

I get a lot of questions about what I eat, now that I’m doing more of a clean eating lifestyle, and people are especially looking for dinner recipes. I get it. I’m almost always at a loss for what to make for dinner, despite the fact that I have a huge resource of recipes right...
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January 18, 2016

Roasted Strawberry Smoothie Recipe

At the start of every year, I find myself making a renewed commitment to simplify my life. This year I’ve been decluttering our home like never before, and I love my newly tidied space! Isn’t it funny how organizing and simplifying one area of your life causes you to want to organize and simplify other areas as...
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Appetizer Recipes
December 3, 2015

The BEST Buffalo Chicken Dip

This is the BEST Buffalo Chicken Dip you will ever eat. Make it tonight. You will thank me later. You’re probably no stranger to buffalo chicken dip. This succulent concoction of chicken, ranch dressing, blue cheese and the key ingredient — Frank’s Hot Sauce — is a must-have at every informal gathering. It is guaranteed to be...
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November 11, 2015

Beef Tenderloin Sandwich with Horseradish Cream

I’ve been enjoying having more of a fashion focus here on the blog, but a girl’s still gotta eat, so I was thrilled when Udi’s reached out and invited me to partner with them and share two new gluten-free recipes. This is the first, and I’ll have another one for you in a few weeks. My food contributor,...
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October 24, 2015

One Pot Chicken and Rice Casserole

I’m going to interrupt the fashion fest we’ve been having here on the blog lately to post this mouth-watering one pot chicken and rice recipe that Colleen has concocted for us. This one-pot chicken and rice dish is creamy and comforting! Plus, one pot. YAY! If you use a rotisserie chicken, you can have this dish ready in...
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