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Dairy-Free Jalapeño Popper Recipe

For the second year in a row, the only truly successful plant in our Garden is the peppers. One of my favorite appetizers are jalapeño poppers, but you don't even want to know how many grams of fat and calories are in my old recipe. It's time for something new, so I tested and approved… Continue reading Dairy-Free Jalapeño Popper Recipe

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My Favorite Dinner: Creamy Garlic Mushroom Chicken and Couscous with Broccoli

For momma's looking for a little spice in their dinner routine, I truly recommend Hello Fresh! I've always enjoyed cooking for my family, but fell into a rut of same old, same old. Hello Fresh sent healthy ingredients weekly with easy to follow recipes that tasted delicious! It definitely came in handy while Matt was… Continue reading My Favorite Dinner: Creamy Garlic Mushroom Chicken and Couscous with Broccoli

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5 Ways to Make Salad Taste YUM Again 🥗

You know, at one point in our lives, we have all committed to eating more salad. It's so full of nutrients that lack in the traditional American diet, vitamins and minerals that our body craves. But if the body needs it so bad, why do our tastebuds reject it? If you're anything like me, the… Continue reading 5 Ways to Make Salad Taste YUM Again 🥗

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My Mom’s (Date) Balls: A Recipe to Conquer that Sweet Tooth

A recipe for my mom's (date) balls... The Whole30 diet is great and all, but damn it if I don't still crave something sweet after dinner. And bananas or berries get old REAL fast. Dates are my secret weapon, but not by themselves because seriously the texture is just EW and having to pick a… Continue reading My Mom’s (Date) Balls: A Recipe to Conquer that Sweet Tooth

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Dry-Rub Country Style Ribs with Broccoli Steaks and Cauliflower Grits

Trying my best to pretend I'm a southern girl, even though I'm from Michigan. I'm not crazy about real-life grits, and this Cauliflower version not only tastes good, but is much healthier! Southern BBQ sauces can add a slew of additives and calories, so I opted for a dry rub that not only gives complex… Continue reading Dry-Rub Country Style Ribs with Broccoli Steaks and Cauliflower Grits

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A Sweet Snack that is Whole30 Approved

On my first couple days of this crazy diet plan, I found my self craving (dyingggg) for something sweet! But what besides berries, dates, and bananas could possibly be good for you and sweet at the same time?! The more disgusting it looks, the sweeter the taste: Plantains! 🍌🍌 Here's how easy it is to… Continue reading A Sweet Snack that is Whole30 Approved

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Whole30 Approved Nachos

If y'all haven't figured it out by now, I absolutely LOVE Mexican food. So how in the world could I manage the Whole30 diet without including Nachos? I just couldn't do it. In fact, during my last week of Whole30 I was eating these almost every day, and still not tired of them! Brand names… Continue reading Whole30 Approved Nachos