A long, long time ago, back in 1990, I was a young woman about to graduate high school.  It was a very different time back then- before the internet, cell phones, social media, 24 hour news, etc. Though, we did have acid washed jeans and the start of grunge music. But, much like now, I…

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Originally posted 2015-08-31 12:00:22. For today’s Pinterest recipe attempt, I found strawberry cheesecake fat bombs. Sounds kinda yummy and scary all at the same time. Either way I totally love cheesecake, so finding a way to have it that falls into the “diet” sounds like a great plan to me! I am sure you can…

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Originally posted 2015-08-27 16:27:28. I have been hearing about bullet proof coffee for a while now, and frankly the idea of dropping butter in my coffee terrified me! I just flat out wasn’t brave enough to experiment with something as important as my morning coffee.  I had resigned myself to just not trying it but…

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My grandmother was many things- tiny, fierce, independent, stubborn, mouthy, and fiery.  In many ways, I am her clone. One thing she was not, however, was a good cook.  Growing up, most of the food we ate started out from a can or the freezer, the veggies were always overly cooked, and the meat always…

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Original recipe can be found here- http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/claire-robinson/butternut-squash-soup-recipe-1922514 Ingredients- 1 butternut squash (2 to 3 pounds) 1 teaspoon olive oil (plus a tiny bit for roasting) 1 shallot, finely chopped 4 cups low sodium broth (use vegetable to make it vegan, though chicken broth works if that is not a priority, or if that is what…

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Want the secret to the easiest (and super delicious) chocolate truffles that everyone will question how long it took you to make? FOUR INGREDIENTS are all you need. ((There are countless optional ideas if you would like to make it fancy as well)) I originally got this idea from www.allrecipes.com over six years ago. Check…

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It’s Thanksgiving here, but since we had our turkey over the weekend, tonight we are having pasta! This one looked good and we all agreed we’d give it a shot! It looks pretty simple and I’m betting it could totally be turned into a crock pot thing if needed and then just add the cooked…

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Happy Thanksgiving everyone! (At least for us Canadians!) This was originally posted November 2015   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…

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It was my husbands birthday a couple week ago and when presented with choices for birthday cake he wanted carrot cake, since we moved last June a lot of my stuff is still in boxes – including my favorite carrot cake recipe! A pile of googling brought me to this recipe, and it was AMAZING!…

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A great Pinterest find! This recipe makes really easy, it gives instructions and ingredients for two meals. One for now and one to freeze for later, since I’ve never made it before I didn’t do the double batch, I just did one. It was super good, the only thing I would do different next time…

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