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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Breakfast Foods

What if you could have this for breakfast every morning in less than 3 minutes? What if you could make this for all the kids in less than 10 minutes? And what if I promised you that it didn’t come in one of those little packets full of preservatives and sugar? With my make-ahead steel

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Chicken Dishes

January 2nd…the most dreaded day of the year. Christmas is over, it’s time to go back to work, and you know you have to do something about the holidays that have collected around your midsection. It’s time for healthy recipes and cutting back, but after all the splurging your palate has grown accustomed to good

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Helpful Tips

Cranberry sauce is an expected staple on the Thanksgiving table, adding beautiful color and a delicious tang to our plates. But not all cranberry sauce is created equal! I love this recipe for 3 reasons: 1) I can make it in 10 minutes. 2) I can prepare it up to 3 days in advance so

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Desserts

 I don’t know about you, but when I think of Easter I think of carrot cake. Maybe it’s because of the Easter bunny and his love for carrots. Maybe it’s because we usually start a garden in the spring and carrots are one of the first seeds planted. Or maybe it’s because it is a

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Helpful Tips

Thanksgiving without gravy is like the 4th of July without potato salad or Halloween without candy corn. It’s just not right. Gravy may not be the centerpiece on Thanksgiving day, but without it there is a massive hole in your little foodie heart. And let’s face the facts: gravy from a packet or jar is

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Special Occasion Recipes

 There is such a thing as Mom-food. How do I know this? Because I am a mom. Mom food is multi-faceted and full of variety. It includes everything from salads to spaghetti sauce, from cinnamon rolls to chocolate. But in my book all Mom-food must meet 3 necessary requirements: 1) Be delicious. Like so delicious

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Desserts

Last week us Knoxvillians got a little taste of fall weather. It was a sunny 65-70 degrees and there was a light breeze in the air. Some evening rain came through and freshened everything up and then the tips of the leaves on the trees started to turn their pretty autumn colors. Pumpkins and scarecrows

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