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    Carrot & Cabbage Salad

    Growing up we ate salad a lot. There weren’t many vegetables (actually none) that I would eat cooked, so salad was how I would get my vegetables. I would eat all of the lettuce first, and all the good stuff…

  • warm gooey corn dip
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    Super Addicting Corn Dip

    This corn dip is so stinkin easy, I’m not sure you can even call it a recipe. I usually mix it up on weekend afternoons when I don’t really feel like cooking but want to binge eat in front of…

  • dip and tortilla chips
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    Red Pepper & Garlic Cream Cheese

    Recently while roasting red peppers to make into pasta sauce, I thought that they would make an excellent dip. The sweetness and spiciness of the red peppers are amplified when roasted and pair well with tart cream cheese. I added…

  • 10 Gifts for Food Lovers
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    10 Gifts for Food Lovers

    I love to eat. Often, I give gifts that revolve around food. These are some of my favorite food related items that make awesome gifts that work well for birthdays, Christmas, and weddings! 1. Ceramic Skillet, $89 I actually got…

  • Even with cheese and fritos, this turkey chili is still around 400 calories.
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    The Beefiest Turkey Chili

    There’s something about the beginnings of fall that always make me crave chili. When football season starts, this turkey chili is in my slow cooker on a regular basis – it’s the ultimate game day food. I love me some…

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    Alfredo Chicken Lasagna

    Layers of pasta, sauce and cheese? Count me in. I don’t care for ricotta, so traditional lasagna isn’t my thing. But this version of chicken lasagna uses alfredo, Italian cheese, and edamame. I love edamame with pasta because the nuttiness…

  • Potato pancakes are an easy weeknight meal that has downtime that can be used elsewhere in the kitchen.
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    The Easiest Potato Pancakes

    Easy. Potato. Recipe. Need I say more? The only way to beat a yummy potato recipe is a cheap and yummy potato recipe. That’s where potato pancakes come in. All of the ingredients are cheap pantry staples. This recipe was…

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    Spicy Southwest Turkey Burgers

    These are one of the most requested dinners in my household! The burgers are juicy, spicy, and delicious. Don’t let the length seasoning list scare you off. It is totally worth it; there’s nothing that’s hard to find. Plus mixing…