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Beef Florentine Stuffed Pasta Shells

January 28, 2015 Food

Growing up my mom would make stuffed shells only once or twice a year but I remember loving them so much. Now as the adult I make them too, but still only once or twice a year. I still love them so much and so does my family. They take a little extra work but […]

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It’s National Pistachio Day! Health Benefits of Pistachios

January 26, 2015 Food

Today is one of those fun holidays, National Pistachio Day! To celebrate I thought I would share with you all some of the health benefits of eating pistachios. 1 ounce serving of pistachios is 49 nuts and 160 calories There are 6 grams of protein in a 1 ounce serving of pistachios Pistachios are naturally […]

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Infographic: Super Bowl Food Stats PLUS Super Bowl Recipes

January 24, 2015 Food

The Super Bowl is not just about football, it also is about food and a lot of it. This week’s infographic shows some of the major foods that are consumed during the game and how much of each. The chicken wing statistics really surprised me. I knew they were popular but the amount consumed just […]

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Homemade Breakfast Burritos – Quick Freezer to Microwave Meal

January 21, 2015 Food

Hubby likes to eat breakfast, but not when he first wakes up. He prefers to get to work and relax a few minutes with something to eat and a cup of coffee before the work day starts. Instead of him stopping at fast food places to buy breakfast I decided to try making some homemade […]

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Healthy Popcorn Snacking Options

January 19, 2015 Food

Today is National Popcorn Day! Celebrate with popcorn but make it healthier. We all know popcorn can be quick and easy with microwave popcorn but it has a lot of stuff in their that is not good for us. At the movies none of us are quite sure what that butter topping they put on […]

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Better Than Sliced Bread Recipe Collection

January 14, 2015 Food

Who doesn’t love the smell of fresh bread baking? It always makes a home feel some warm and cozy to me. My mom only occasionally made fresh bread when I was growing up but when she did it was an event. We all wanted a slice fresh out of the oven with fresh butter schmeered […]

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BBQ Joints in St. Louis

January 11, 2015 Food

Growing up in the Midwest means there is a lot of barbecues happening and it also has spurred some great BBQ restaurants and smokehouses here in the area. Hubby and I are always anxious to try out new places to find delicious food and today I thought I would share some of the BBQ places […]

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Saketini (Sake Martini)

January 9, 2015 Food

This week’s cocktail is a little something more unusual but still fairly simple to make. Sake is rice wine which is normally served warmed but this cocktail adds a few ingredients and it is served up cold. If you are not a green olive fan, you could substitute a thin ribbon of cucumber and skewer […]

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Making Homemade Deer Sausage

January 7, 2015 Food

Hubby is a hunter, so are many of the other guys in my family. They process their own deer when they get them which allows them to save money, get exactly the cuts they want, and I think they enjoy the whole process. Out of the group that hunts, Hubby is in charge of making […]

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Skinny Cosmopolitan Recipe and Tips for Healthier Cocktails

January 2, 2015 Food

So many of us are starting the new year off trying to be healthier and maybe lose a few pounds. This includes me! Cocktails can be full of calories but there are ways to cut back on them if you still want to have a drink now and then. Tips For Healthier Cocktails Cut back […]

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