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Some Recipes Are Just Way Too Easy

Pizza on French bread

Sometimes we just need something quick and easy, with ingredients that are easy to keep around the housel  Here are my favorite ‘way too easy’ recipes! 3 2 1 Microwave Cake – Whether you live in a dorm or spend your life in a cubicle, these amazingly easy cake recipe is impossible not to keep […]

Five Winter Salad Recipes

Spinach salad in wooden bowl

We normally consider salads a spring and summer dish.  In the fall and winter, we usually feel more like having a hearty soup or a rich stew.  But here are some delicious winter salads to ward off the chill.  One of the tricks is to make sure it includes at least one warm to hot […]

Three Delicious Fall Soup Recipes

Pumpkin soup in a bowl

I will never understand why so many farmers markets close at the end of the summer, when fall produce goodies are so tasty and delicious! One of the biggest fall soups that people seem to love contains pumpkin and/or squash. A Roasted Pumpkin Soup can be made with pumpkin or squash.  The key is roasting the […]

Three Fabulously Easy Make-Ahead Dinners

Chicken casserole in a crockpot

Outside of being able to hire a personal chef (ah, living the dream), it’s wonderful to know that when you get home at night, dinner is ready to pop into the oven.  I grew up on casseroles, also known as hot dishes, and I still rely on them today.  I like to make my casserole […]

Taking Care of Yourself by Eating Healthy

Woman eating healthy

I recently spent a significant amount of time at the hospital with a loved one, and the truth be told, it was a complete emotional and physical drain.  Not only were we dealing with doctors and nurses and surgeons and insurance companies, but I was still working part-time and caring for my house and four-legged […]

Three Delicious Pasta Salad Recipes

Pasta salad

With the heat in full swing, very few of us want to stand over a hot stove for dinner, and then sit down to a piping hot meal!  Now granted, in order to accomplish a successful pasta salad, you do have to boil the pasta.  But that is quick and you can easily chill it […]

Easy Bento Box Lunch Recipes

Bento box with sushi selection

If you usually take your lunch to work, then you are familiar with the grind of the same daily turkey sandwich.  One of the newest lunchbox trends is straight from Japan, the bento box.  You do not have to stick with traditional bento foods (rice with fish and vegetables).  You can think outside of that […]

Food Hack Recipes: Red Lobster’s Cheddar Bay Biscuits

Baked biscuits on plate

If you love some garlic cheese biscuits, you must have already tried and enjoyed Red Lobster’s Cheddar Bay Biscuits. I agree that you can’t have just one as they have advertised, and because of the great and savory taste of these biscuits, people have been looking for ways to replicate it at home. According to […]

Cauliflower Mock Mashed Potatoes Recipe

Cauliflower head

Think about everything you love about mashed potatoes: the texture, the creaminess, and the salty-sweet flavor. Now think about why you do avoid mashed potatoes: the calories and the carbs! I love mashed potatoes, but the calories and carbs that it contains is a real deal breaker for us and I’m sure those carbs and […]