Recipe Redux – Roasted Dill Carrots

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This month’s theme for Recipe Redux is treasured cookware – some sort of inherited cookware from a loved one with a healthy recipe to go along with it. My grandmother, Mima, passed away 18 years ago Easter weekend, which was coincidentally one of her favorite holidays. Her passing had a profound impact on me, and still […]

Recipe for Cucumber Ranch Dressing

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What is it about ranch dressing that people love so much? I admit, I’m a sucker for a good ranch dressing too. And my children love it. I’m fine with it being used as a dip with veggies – especially when it gets my children to eat more vegetables. And I love a good cucumber […]

In Honor Of National Nutrition Month….Roasting Vegetables

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March is National Nutrition Month® and this year’s theme is “Enjoy the Taste of Eating Right.” One area where most people fall short is eating vegetables. In my experience, people don’t know how to prepare them to bring out there natural sweetness. That is where roasting comes into play.  To keep reading, visit my original […]

Creamy Veggie Ravioli Casserole

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Every now and then I get a whim to veer from my planned menu and create a dish based upon my mood. Sometimes it needs tweaking and other times I surprise myself at how good the first time is! The is one of those latter times. I had planned on making my Ravioli Zucchini Casserole […]

Recipe Redux: Butternut Squash, Caramelized Onion, Kale and Pesto Pizza

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What a most lovely mouthful – to say and eat! This month’s Recipe Redux challenge is all about pizza, one of America’s favorite foods. We love pizza night at our house and make it quite often. I love to do a pizza bar and set out a variety of toppings so that everyone can make […]

Pumpkin Apple Breakfast Cookies

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I don’t know about you, but our mornings are often chaotic trying to get one or two little ones off to school (depending upon the day) and my husband out the door to work. Luckily I don’t commute very far to work most days! But having time for more than a quick breakfast on the […]

Recipe Redux: Slow Cooker Mediterranean Salmon

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I really wasn’t sure I was going to take part in this month’s Recipe Redux as I knew I would be busy at the annual food and nutrition convention of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. However, when I saw the theme, The No-Casserole Crock Pot, I knew I couldn’t miss it. Those of you […]

Cookbook Review: 365 Slow Cooker Suppers

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I received a complimentary digital copy via NetGalley of 365 Slow Cooker Suppers by Stephanie O’Dea to review. All thoughts and opinions are my own.  I have discussed many times before my love of the slow cooker. I have 2 programmable ones, a 3.5 quart and a 6 quart. If you are a regular follower […]

Share What’s Good: Family-Style Meals

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Disclaimer: This post is part of Welch’s Share What’s Good campaign, for which I was compensated. All thoughts and opinions are my own.   I am a big believer in the family gathering together around the dinner table often. I was fortunate to be raised in a family that put a big emphasis on the family eating […]

Eating on Vacation and Ravioli Zucchini Casserole

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While it feels like summer is over as school is already in session in some parts of the country, like here in Atlanta, there are still a few weeks left of summer vacation for other parts of the country. I had intended to post this a while back, but well, life got in the way […]