Originally posted 2015-11-26 12:30:54. I’ve run into a situation here, where grocery prices are out of control! Feeding this family decent food gets absurd! When I went to get the kids some bread yesterday, the prices were 3$ plus for ONE loaf of boring white bread! No wonder my bill has gone up! I used…

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Originally posted 2015-11-25 17:00:45. Turkey, stuffing and mashed potatoes. The three pillars of the Thanksgiving meal. But too often potatoes are nothing more than a medium for gravy. Which is too bad because the potato is such a wonderful food. But it isn’t tough to elevate it to something more. I switch between mashing and…

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Originally posted 2015-11-23 12:15:05. One thing I have discovered lately, is that with a lot of families who desire to make their own food, the chain of learning has been broken.  Meaning families are no longer passing down information about cooking, leaving us to stumble around and learn how to do routine things on our…

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Originally posted 2015-11-19 12:46:04. Another round of flipping through Pinterest to see what I can put on the list for dinner and this little gem popped up! I am not usually a fan of different, but this grain free things has nudged me into food choices I normally wouldn’t make! Such as butter chicken! Now…

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Originally posted 2015-11-16 12:30:13. So since we think my husband might be Celiac, we’ve been trying different ways to get around “the bread issue”. This recipe has seriously popped up all over Facebook and Pinterest, and has been sent to me by message more times than I can count, so I figured it was time…

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Originally posted 2015-11-12 12:00:57. This is my very own recipe for Chilli! Now that it’s getting colder out (at least up here in the great white north) it’s totally time to start thinking of ‘winter food’! I always thought chilli was this secret/difficult dish (people make such a big deal about it) and I thought…

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Originally posted 2015-11-10 12:00:49. I love Fall. It takes forever to come to Southern California which makes it sweeter when it does arrive. Fall for me is a time to start baking. Snickerdoodles are one of my favorite cookies, the sweet spiciness melts in the mouth and seems to anticipate the holidays. What better way…

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Originally posted 2015-11-09 12:00:57. We love tacos. Like eat them every single week love them! So when we started this whole grain free thing we were really sad.  The end result was a pile of toppings on a bed of lettuce and that seems to work perfectly!! It’s really quite easy, cook the hamburger as…

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Originally posted 2015-11-02 12:11:58. Seeing as we just had Thanksgiving here, I thought I’d pass on a couple recipes from our dinner! This way some of you will have time to check them out before your big November meal!! We made our own cranberry sauce this year! I thought it would be a big deal,…

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Originally posted 2015-10-31 17:00:20. Lately on my FB account I’ve been finding these awesome quick recipes for slow cooker meals. Working all the time and barely being home, I’m finding that the slow cooker (crock pot) is the way to go some days. The original recipe is here on their page Tasty Facebook You’ll need:…

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Originally posted 2015-10-29 12:12:41. How about a salad that literally tastes like eating a great big cheeseburger???!?! Yup I’m in! We found this when we first starting our eating better journey, and it’s been a regular ever since!! Original recipe: BBQ Burger Salad Ingredients: 1 ½ lbs ground beef 1-2 heads of romaine lettuce, torn into…

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Originally posted 2015-10-24 17:00:10. I appear to be on baking streak even though this might not be considered baking since there is no oven involved! Seeing these mug cakes all over Facebook and Pinterest made me want one and it was great that I had most of the ingredients. This recipe comes from Babble and…

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Originally posted 2015-10-22 11:57:53. We eat a lot of the salsa stuffed bacon wrapped chicken, you can find the recipe for that here: Salsa Stuffed Bacon Wrapped Chicken, but it got me thinking, if that’s so awesome there have to be other things we can stuff in our chicken and bacon wrap! So this recipe was…

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