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My Garden: First Year

I grew up in a big-time gardening family.  My parents gardened for necessity: the cheapest way to bring your large family high quality produce is to grow it yourself.  They still keep a big garden and are my go-to people … Continue reading

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The Best Homemade Guacamole: And it’s Simple!

Do you have any idea how embarrassing it is to eat at a Mexican restaurant with a man who doesn’t like guacamole?  Or how sad it is when all the popular people are posting Instagram pics with their avocado or … Continue reading

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New Favorite: Homemade Mozzarella Cheese

Cheese has always been a mystery to me.  A delicious mystery, but a mystery none the less.  Even now that I have made it I don’t quite understand how it works, I just know that it does. It was really … Continue reading

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Blogging Again! (For Real!)

I am finally making a plan for some real blogging again, since I realize I haven’t updated my blog since before Christmas. (What??!) So much has happened in the last few months, but I won’t get into that too much. … Continue reading

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Cloves Sugar Cookies

I know, I know.  It’s not time for Christmas baking yet.  But making cut-out cookies is so fun, I really think you can safely get away with doing it more than just at Christmas time.  And Christmas cookies are not … Continue reading

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Homemade Yogurt!!

Homemade yogurt has been a little bit of a mystery to me for a while now.  I know that my mom makes it and I have heard other people mention it, but honestly?  The thought of letting my milk turn … Continue reading

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Lentil and Brown Rice Soup

This is a recipe I stole from my mom’s recipe box before I got married.  It’s full of protein and fiber, incredibly affordable, and really easy to make!  Plus it’s even vegetarian vegan! Lentil and Brown Rice Soup Ingredients: 3/4 … Continue reading

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Quinoa Stuffed Peppers

I love cooking with quinoa!  I also love any type of stuffed pepper and anything with cheese.  That makes this recipe a win, win, win in my house.  It’s also easy to prepare ahead and bake at a later time … Continue reading

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PB2

Thanks to recommendations from others, I finally picked up some PB2!  If you haven’t heard of or tried PB2 yet, it is essentially peanut butter powder with 85% less fat calories than traditional peanut butter.  To make it a peanut … Continue reading

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I’m Back! Catching Up.

Well, that was unexpected. I am finally back to blogging!  I stopped earlier this summer because of how many things were going on in my life at the time, but I am happy to say that I am finally back. … Continue reading

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