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I ‘Baga Pardon?… French Fries!!

So. I love french fries. I mean I don’t just like them but I am truly, madly, deeply (shout out to Savage Garden) in love with french fries. I said it. The dietitian has a weakness for french fries!! I can see the headlines now… But if we are being honest, they are often one … Continue reading

A “Beary” Fun Breakfast

This is a precious idea for getting your kids to eat a healthy breakfast! You could use 100% whole wheat bread and instead of cinnamon and butter, try peanut butter or almond butter! Too cute!

Cookin’ Up Some Quinoa

Quinoa has been all the rage here lately but the question is… what is it? Quinoa, pronounced KEEN-WAH, is a grain-like plant seed. What’s cool about this seed is that while most plant-based foods do not contain all of the  essential amino acids, quinoa does-which makes it a complete protein. It resembles rice or couscous … Continue reading

Crockpot Crazy: Chicken Taco Soup

Fall of 2011 was the time that some of my ideas on marriage and my role as “Super Wife” came tumbling down on the top of my head. One day about four months after Jess and I had been married, I got a huge reality check that I couldn’t be my husband’s and my household’s … Continue reading

Food Fight: Pizza Pizzazz!

So Jess and I absolutely love to make homemade pizza with homemade being defined as a pizza crust that comes in a bagged powder or completely pre-made, and pizza sauce from a jar. Basically the only thing homemade about it is the fact that we add our own toppings. My pizza usually consists of some … Continue reading

Effortless Crockpot Chicken

This chicken was just so fabulous. It all started when I went to Kroger, was browsing the chicken section, and found a Simple Truth whole chicken on sale because there were two days until it’s sell by date (this happens a lot at my little Kroger). So I called my mom and asked her what … Continue reading

Spinach Strawberry Salad

Spinach Strawberry Salad (serves 4): 10 oz of spinach ~10 strawberries 1/3 cup low-fat feta cheese crumbles 1/4 cup slivered almonds 1/3 cup dried cranberries Salt Dressing (1 serving= 2 Tbsp, makes about 7 servings): 1 Tbsp poppy seeds 1/3 cup olive oil 3 Tbsp sugar 1 Tbsp Worcestershire sauce 1/4 cup white wine vinegar … Continue reading