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  Mushrooms: you either love them or hate them. I happen to love them. Their earthy flavor can take a simple dish to an elegant level. I love how they can transform a meat lover into a vegetarian (atleast for a night!) and how amazing they taste sauteed in butter. Cooking with fungus is fairly

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Salad, Side Dishes

It’s back to school week for us here in East Tennessee, so I need quick, easy dinners that can keep us full while adjusting back to our new schedule. This Teriyaki Spinach Salad with Mandarin Oranges is one of my favorites because it can be made ahead of time and left to eat at any

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30 Minute Meals

I am here to tell you that dinner can be quick, healthy, and delicious all at the same time! These apple cider pork chops are perfect for a busy weeknight meal, but they taste so elegant that it feels like Sunday dinner. The apple cider mustard sauce also pairs well with other types of proteins

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30 Minute Meals

Summer is in full swing and so is the garden! Did you plant a garden this year? Maybe a few tomato plants? My husband and I planted 4 beds worth of vegetables and now everything is coming to harvest at once! The lettuce, cucumbers, tomatoes, and squash are doing the best but I have more

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30 Minute Meals

Do you like roast beef dips? How about Philly cheese steaks? Caramelized onions? Can you imagine the happy dance your tastebuds will do when these two great sandwiches marry in your mouth?  It truly is the birth of something monumental. I have had a true Philly Cheesesteak at Geno’s in the heart of Philadelphia. I

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30 Minute Meals

Share0 Tweet0 Pin0 What is the meal you find yourself cooking the most often? Spaghetti? Hamburgers? Mac and Cheese? For my family, it is 30 Minute Chicken and Black Bean Fajitas.  I don’t do the weekly Taco Tuesday thing (though I have eaten many a taco on a tuesday!), but we probably have some form of

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Breakfast Foods

It’s never a good idea to get on the scale after vacation. Though I appreciate a meal that someone else prepared for me, it’s better for me to eat at home. So after an awesome two week road trip where we splurged outlandishly, it’s time to get back to the routine. That’s why I like this

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Appetizers

Summer is upon us! That means it’s time for BBQs, pool parties, salads, and iced tea! It also means it’s time for chips and spicy queso dip! This cheese sauce is so easy to make and it only takes 3 ingredients. There really is no reason why you can’t take it out to the pool

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