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HEALTHY EATS

Easter Brunch Casserole

Easter is only a few days away!  Our plans are to enjoy brunch at home together and then go hang out with family for Easter dinner.  I wanted to share with you one of my favorite healthy breakfast makeovers from a recipe I of course found on Pinterest for an Eggs Benedict Casserole. This recipe […] Read more…

Classic Marinara Sauce

I never really imagined myself preparing my own pasta sauce.  I thought it was only a tradition for Italian families.  So I used to always buy the generic marinara sauce at the grocery store because it was cheap and made for a quick and easy dinner. My husband enjoys spending time in the kitchen as well […] Read more…

Chocolate Sea Salt Caramel Popcorn

The Oscars are on tonight and when I think of movies I think popcorn.  My husband and I do not go to the movie theatre together very often, but when we do we definitely get some of that buttery goodness.  In college we used to sneak microwave popcorn in our purses and hit the local […] Read more…

Pancakes to fit your lifestyle

This morning I woke up to about 8+ inches of snow on the ground and it was 16 degrees out, BRRR.  Luckily school was cancelled last night so we got to enjoy a nice sleep in.  Every time we have a snow day my husband usually asks for a nice breakfast in the morning, so […] Read more…

It’s Taco Tuesday!

My absolute favorite night of the work week is Taco Tuesday because I LOVE anything Mexican.  We always make some sort of Mexican dish using any meat (chicken, turkey, pork, beef, or fish), Mexican spices (especially chili powder and cumin), fresh vegetables, and I either pair with tortillas, sweet potatoes, rice, or quinoa with our […] Read more…

Tropical Green Smoothie

The weather forecast today in southern MD is literally a messy mix of rain, freezing rain, and snow.  YUCK!  After Christmas I am so over the idea of cold weather and snow (unless it means a snow day and a day off of school).  So I decided to make one of my favorite tropical green smoothies this morning […] Read more…

Oatmeal Raisin Energy Bites

These Oatmeal Raisin Energy Bits are a great alternative to your afternoon snack or granola bar.  I eat two bites on the way home to give me energy for my upcoming workout.  Ten minutes of prepping will save you money and you will know exactly what is in your afternoon snack. Read more…

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