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Sweet Potato Freezer Mashies

Here’s one of those good idea… no wait, great ideas that dawns on you one day when you weren’t thinking about it. Then you spend the rest of the day wondering why you never thought about it.If I’m going to make mashed potatoes, I should make sweet potatoes and mix in cauliflower. ...Read More

Egg-cellent Avocados

I wander through Pinterest a lot when I’m bored and looking for new ideas. That’s how this whole thing started… I found this post about broiling avocados and thought to myself  ”Self, why the heck didn’t we think of that?” Then of course, I was flooded with a ton of ideas for ...Read More

What a Crock of Chicken!

I keep a fairly busy schedule, as most of us do these days, so I love an easy recipe that comes out delicious and healthy. I also tend to cook ahead or at least prep ahead when I can. This is a recipe that allows you the convenience of both. The other ...Read More

Smoked Andouille Sausage Bowl

This was a meal born out of a sausage craving. I was in the mood for a little bit spicy and super filling. So I went scrounging around to see what all I could throw together to make the flavor I was looking for. So, I tossed some rice, seasonings and corn ...Read More

Crock Pot Potato Soup

Here is a “souper” easy recipe for your crock pot that also makes a great freezer meal for planning ahead.   Crock Pot Potato Soup Cook time 6 hours Total time 6 hours   Author: Arlene Miller II Recipe type: Crockpot, Make-ahead Serves: 6 Ingredients 20 – 30 oz bag frozen hash ...Read More

Cream of What? Condensed Soup Substitute

How often do you see a recipe that you’re excited about making only to be turned off when you see condensed soup in the ingredients list? To be honest, it happens to me a lot. I understand a certain convenience and short-cut to the method, but it seems like this stuff as ...Read More

Super Waffles

This is a very basic waffle recipe with some ingredient replacements to make it healthier. I wanted to make sure to use healthy oil, flax and whole grains to kick up the protein and fiber overall. I also reduced the sugar by replacing it with a baking mix. They turned out absolutely ...Read More

Easy Gingerbread Oatmeal

Now that it’s starting to get chilly in the mornings, I love a warm breakfast. Especially a super easy one Plus, it’s December now so it’s perfectly ok to start making gingerbread flavored things (not that I’m over pumpkin season yet). So here’s what you need: 1/2 c steel-cut oats (or other ...Read More

Soup Season!

Now that the weather is finally leaning toward the colder months ahead, it’s time to break out the crock pot. Soups, sauces, chili and stew are some fantastic choices. Plus it’s super easy to crock pot a big batch at once and have leftovers for easy, healthy lunches. Here’s how to make a ...Read More

Tomato Tartlets

For a light entree, try simple tartlets. Unroll a sheet of puff pastry, brush with olive oil, sprinkle lightly with parmesan cheese, and layer on plenty of grape tomatoes or slices in concentric circles. Bake for 20 minutes at 400° F. Heirloom tomatoes in different colors can be pretty. Add a green ...Read More