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The Academy Awards February 24 do you watch and have a viewing party? I remember the first time I ever watched the Oscars. I was in High School and my sister and I went to our friend’s house for dinner and to watch the Oscars. We had so much fun […]

Oscar Night


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Decembers Recipe Redux Challenge/Theme was to grab the nearest cookbook and “ReDux” the recipe on page 201, 18, 218 – or any combination of the number ‘2018.’ I grabbed my trusty Better Homes and Garden Cookbook my Grandma bought me after I moved out of my parents home.  So to […]

Peanut Butter Cookies


Healthy Butternut Squash & Apple Soup It’s soup season and I have to say my family and I love soup! Especially on cold snow days. I made this butternut squash and apple soup last year and it was a huge hit. I decided to make it again. This time we not […]

Healthy Butternut Squash & Apple Soup



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Spicy Roasted Almonds This months Recipe Redux Challenge was to create a crunchy recipe. The first thing that came to mind was spicy roasting almonds. I’m actually been wanting to make these for a while now but just haven’t made time to do so until now.   With hunting season here […]

Spicy Roasted Almonds


Its that time of year! Picnic Season! Did you know that April 23rd is National Picnic Day?!   I am hoping the weather will be nice so we can have a picnic dinner on National Picnic Day! I have always enjoyed a good picnic from driving up to the mountains to a […]

Picnic Season


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Carrot Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting Easter is almost here! What are your plans and traditions for Easter? We usually do Easter brunch with the family and then we go for a hike if the weather is nice. Decorate easter eggs and look for eggs around the house an yard. This […]

Carrot Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting



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Keto Brownies Cookies  “I received free samples of Swerve mentioned in this post. By posting this recipe I am entering a recipe contest sponsored by Swerve and am eligible to win prizes associated with the contest. I was not compensated for my time.” Keto Brownie Cookies! Over the weekend I was recipe testing. And, […]

Keto Brownie Cookies


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Paleo Zucchini Bread I love zucchini bread but traditionally made it can have up to 3 cups of sugar! Yikes!!! For this months February  The Recipe Redux Challenge we were challenged to make some bread! I went to my freezer to see what I had on hand to use to make […]

Paleo Zucchini Bread


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 InstaPot Pomegranate Pulled Pork ** I received free samples of POM Wonderful 100% Pomegranate Juice mentioned in this post. By posting this recipe I am entering a recipe contest sponsored by POM Wonderful and am eligible to win prizes associated with the contest. I was not compensated for my time.** POM […]

InstaPot Pomegranate Pulled Pork



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Pomegranate Spritzer   ** I received free samples of POM Wonderful mentioned in this post. By posting this recipe I am entering a recipe contest sponsored by POM Wonderful and am eligible to win prizes associated with the contest. I was not compensated for my time.** I am so excited […]

Pomegranate Spritzer


 On the second day of Cookies, my Trainer gave to me…   PEPPERMINT MARSHMALLOW CREAM CHOCOLATE BARS  gluten free, grain free, dairy free, soy free, nut free Prep time – 1 + 1/2 hours + overnight chilling Yield – about 12 bars No bake! Ingredients 8 oz. Bittersweet Chocolate 1 Tablespoon […]

 PEPPERMINT MARSHMALLOW CREAM CHOCOLATE BARS


COLLAGEN HOLIDAY LOAF RECIPE This classic loaf recipe is taken to new heights with this healthy, collagen-infused version. It’s sure to keep you warm all winter long! If you haven’t tried Vital Proteins’ new delicious Collagen Creamers, you need to. These diverse creamers can be incorporated into any recipe your […]

COLLAGEN HOLIDAY LOAF RECIPE