Buttery Garlic Shrimp

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Garlic and butter.  I ask you, is there anything better? This dish is so summery and light and comes together in under 20 minutes. There are several variations to this.  A traditional shrimp scampi recipe will have butter along with white wine and can be either baked in the oven or done on the … [Continue reading]

Roasted Butternut Squash Risotto

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Oh me ~ oh my!  I've gone and done it again. There are very few foods that I enjoy THAT much that I can eat the ENTIRE thing myself, but this is one. The only other time I can really remember eating the whole thing by myself was when I made my 'Not Your Mama's Greenbeans'.   Now I have … [Continue reading]

Healthy Chicken Chili

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I am always searching for ways to cut out red meat from our diet.  I'd love for my entire family to be as passionate about vegetables and a plant … [Continue reading]

Red Lentil Soup

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  Well March has finally arrived and even though we haven't come close to the 90+ inches of snow we got hammered with last year, it still is … [Continue reading]

Penne with Roasted Butternut Squash & Mushrooms

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I have a great light recipe for you today with one of my all time favorite vegetables.... butternut squash. I've made this recipe a few times now … [Continue reading]

Nestle Announces Plans to Remove Artificial Flavors and Dyes from its Candy Products

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Huge companies like Kraft, Coca Cola and Wal Mart have removed artificial food colors and dyes from the products that they distribute in other … [Continue reading]

Baked Gnocchi with Bacon, Tomato and Mozzarella

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We've been going through some rough times here at our house this past week, and I was craving comfort food like crazy.   I came across this recipe on … [Continue reading]

Peanut Butter Yogurt Dip

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Do your kids love to dip as much as mine do??   I swear it's in their DNA to dip. Unfortunately not all dips are created equal though.  Lots of the … [Continue reading]

The Green Way to Clean Scratches off of Leather

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I ABSOLUTELY swear to you, this is the couch in my living room. And THESE are before and after photos of it!!! I am on a bender lately on … [Continue reading]

Pumpkin Pie Spice Smoothie

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I've been requested to put more delicious smoothies on my website ~ more specifically, LESS green smoothies and MORE milk or yogurt based smoothies!  … [Continue reading]