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Watermelon Feta Salad

Watermelon and Feta Salad

  What’s more American than Watermelon? Ok ok, hotdogs, baseball, etc. But, this healthy salad feels decadent and gourmet, but it simple and delicious. And to me, watermelon just feels like summer, especially July 4th. If you’re looking for an easy potluck salad that isn’t boring for your holiday activities – this is a winner. […]

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Rice Bowl  Wholesome and delicious

Mexican Black Beak and Brown Rice Bowl

Who knew having a kindergartner would be so difficult! She is busier than I am. I have been on the hunt for quick and easy recipes I can do while she’s tearing through the house after glee club, violin, cooking class, and soccer (see told you, busy lady!) We love the rice bowl at Chipotle […]

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Kitchen Sink Scramble-who knew

Everything But the Kitchen Sink Scramble

Today we had a snow day. Oh yes, you either love them or hate them. My morning started with breakfast requests. Everyone in my house wanted something different. It’s a pretty common occurrence but this morning I was grumpy and tired. So I put my foot down and proclaimed everyone was having eggs! Well, that kind […]

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Chocolate Oatmeal Yum!!!

Chocolate Oatmeal

Guess what everyone? It’s that time again…Valentine’s Day! Hooray! What can be better than a holiday devoted to chocolate. Yeah yeah there is all that love stuff too, but lets be honest, it’s really about the chocolate. Now we all know about the traditional ways to consume chocolate on Valentine’s Day. There are boxed chocolates […]

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Whole30 Bacon Avocado Egg Salad

Avocado Egg Salad

I did it! I finished Whole 30 without cheating! I lost a few pounds and I feel great. I know we’ve been talking about Whole30 a lot lately, but its been my life for the past month. On to my next challenge! Some ladies at my daughters school have invited me to join in a […]

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Brussel Sprouts with Bacon

I am on day 28 of my Whole30. I am very proud of myself. I have done so well this go round, I didn’t cheat one time! I feel great, my clothes fit better and my bank account is a little fuller! Yes, you read that right! I saved money on Whole30! Eating at home, planning […]

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Peanut Butter Bacon Stuffed Dates Yum!

Peanut Butter Bacon Stuffed Dates

Well, for all of us here in South Western CT the blizzard of 2015 was a bust. Instead of dumping 2-3 feet of devastating snow, Juno left us with a pretty 10-12 inches, which in my book is the perfect amount of snow. It is enough to coat everything in a beautiful fluffy layer of […]

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Mini Turkey Sweet Potato Meatloaves!!!

Mini Turkey Meatloaf with Sweet Potatoes

As I write this I am sitting in my office looking out the window waiting for the Snowpocalypse to hit, aka Winter Storm Juno. When did we start naming winter storms? It seems strange to me. It seems like a way for weather people to get excited when it is not hurricane season. I guess they […]

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Slow Cooker Breakfast Meatloaf

Jessica and I are securely in week 2 of Whole 30. So far it’s going really well. My sugar cravings are much less intense than last time. I’m actually enjoying the experience this time. It’s also been really nice to do it along side Jessica. Everything is better with a friend! I first made this […]

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Paleo Salmon Cakes!

Paleo Salmon Cakes

I am in the first week of my second round of Whole 30. I did my first Whole 30 last year and had a great experience. Your can read all about it and see what I ate by clicking here. We decided to do Whole 30 again to help us get back on track after […]

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