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Eat What You Love and Leave What You Like // Blueberry Cookies

The whirlwind of the holiday season is here. Thanksgiving has come and gone and Christmas will be here before we know it. All the hustle and bustle can make it difficult to stay on top of your nutrition game. The time is now to make a plan to beat the bulge. Here are five of… Continue reading Eat What You Love and Leave What You Like // Blueberry Cookies

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Leftoverpallooza // Mashed Potato Turkey Bites and More!

Turkey, mashed potatoes, stuffing, oh my! Thanksgiving dinner often leaves lots of leftovers. In fact, I cook a little extra just so I can enjoy the leftovers! After a day or two, the novelty has usually worn off and I'm ready for something new. To prevent food waste, it's a good idea to have some… Continue reading Leftoverpallooza // Mashed Potato Turkey Bites and More!

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Try Something New // Slow Cooker Sweet Potato Casserole

When you think of sweet potatoes, what comes to mind? For many it may be the traditional holiday recipe, piled high with marshmallows and sugar. As tasty as that might be, there are so many other, more healthy, ways to enjoy sweet potatoes. I wanted to share a new recipe with you this week so I… Continue reading Try Something New // Slow Cooker Sweet Potato Casserole

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Healthy Holidays // Apple Cranberry Crisp

The holidays are quickly approaching.  Is having a healthy holiday season on the top of your list?  You might be thinking, It's the holidays.  What's the big deal?  I can indulge just a little.  The problem doesn't lie in indulging just a little.  A problem arises when our little indulgences become more and more frequent.… Continue reading Healthy Holidays // Apple Cranberry Crisp

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Make Food Exciting Again // Waffle Recipes

Do you ever get tired of eating the same old foods?  With a simple twist, food can become exciting again!  Try adding a waffle iron to your kitchen appliance arsenal.  You'll never believe all the ways you can use it.  Check out these five fun ways to use waffles:  1.  Waffle Tacos - I think it is… Continue reading Make Food Exciting Again // Waffle Recipes

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Get the Whole Family Involved // Spinach and Parmesan Orzo

Let's face it - family mealtime can be stressful!  Often times, the responsibility of getting dinner on the table falls on the shoulders of one person in the family.    Having the stress fall all one person can lead to fewer and fewer family mealtimes.  To prevent this from happening, try getting the whole family… Continue reading Get the Whole Family Involved // Spinach and Parmesan Orzo

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Fun At The Table // Taco Salad

Family mealtime is a great time to get a little silly with your family.  Check out the table games below and decide how you'll make your meal fun tonight.  Enjoy! Wondering what to cook tonight?  Give Taco Salad a Try! Also, don't forget to download our free Family Mealtime Cookbook by clicking here.

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Free Family Mealtime Cookbook // Sloppy Joes

Have you sat down to dinner with your family lately?  A favorite quote of mine comes from Lori Borgman, author of All Stressed Up and No Place to Go.  She says, "Dinner is where you put together the puzzle of the world and sometimes the puzzle of yourself.  In the midst of all the shuttling and… Continue reading Free Family Mealtime Cookbook // Sloppy Joes

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National Peach Month // Top 10 Ways to Enjoy

Let's face it folks...summer is winding down.  Fall is on the horizon which means peaches are in season!  There is nothing quite like biting into a fresh, ripe, juicy peach.  Eat them plain, try them in a salsa, or warm them on the grill.  You really can't go wrong.  Check out These Top 10 Ways… Continue reading National Peach Month // Top 10 Ways to Enjoy

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National Lasagna Day // Favorite Recipes

Friday, August 29, 2016 is National Lasagna Day.  Mark you calendar and celebrate!  The right lasagna recipe can make for a delicious and nutritious meal.  Here are a five ways to boost the nutrition of any lasagna recipe:  Use Whole-Wheat Noodles - MyPlate recommends you make half your grains whole grains.  Using whole-wheat noodles in your… Continue reading National Lasagna Day // Favorite Recipes

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Summertime and the Cookin’ is Easy // Five Go To Recipes

It's too hot to cook.  I just want to be outside.  Can't we just have cold cereal?  These are the thoughts running through my head lately when it comes to dinnertime.  Cooking is the last thing I want to do during the summer months.  I would rather be outside soaking up every last ray of… Continue reading Summertime and the Cookin’ is Easy // Five Go To Recipes

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Picnic Perfect // Triple Berry Salad

Summer in Utah is a great time for a picnic.  Take advantage of the fresh produce of the season for a colorful, tasty, and healthy meal.  A picnic basket packed with a variety of fruits and veggies provides your body with much needed vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants.  Meals don't have to be complex to be healthy.… Continue reading Picnic Perfect // Triple Berry Salad

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To Freeze Or Not To Freeze – Part II // Three Bean Chili

A bit of green has started to poke its head up from the soil in my garden.  And it is not just weeds!  Summer harvest time will be here soon.  Sometimes a garden produces more vegetables than a family can use at once.  Other times, you might buy more at the grocery store than you… Continue reading To Freeze Or Not To Freeze – Part II // Three Bean Chili

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To Freeze Or Not To Freeze? // Banana Ice Cream

Every once in awhile, you might find yourself with extra produce on hand.  If you are like me, you hate to see a good thing go to waste!  Learning a few tips on freezing fresh fruits and vegetables will prevent food waste in your home, and help you save on your grocery bill.  Check out the tips… Continue reading To Freeze Or Not To Freeze? // Banana Ice Cream

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Tis The Season // Scrumptious Strawberry Sherbet

Do you want juicier tomatoes?  Sweeter strawberries?  More flavorful squash?  The key to juicier, sweeter, and more flavorful produce is to buy fruits and veggies "in season".  Each fruit and vegetable has a growing season when they are considered to be at their peak of ripeness.  If you plan your meals using seasonal produce, you… Continue reading Tis The Season // Scrumptious Strawberry Sherbet