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Easy Skillet Turkey Pot Pie.

A lightened-up family favorite and perfect for leftover turkey or chicken! It’s not quite the pie that we ate 34 slices of the other day, but it’s a darn good pie— and that’s all that matters. If you’re current situation is stacks of containers filled with turkey in the  ...

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Basil Parsley Pesto Mozzarella Pasta Salad.

Look at that p-a-s-t-a with delicious pesto! ↓ (mouthwatering) Last week was the unofficial start of summer: pool/lake days, loads of watermelon in the fridge, and BBQs just about every weekend. As those burgers and dogs are on the grill, their trusty sidekick is nearby– pasta salad. My  ...

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15 Healthier Easter Recipes.

Happy Sunday! Easter is exactly 1 week from today, and a quick round-up of healthier recipes seemed appropriate. Since it’s just the two of us down here for Easter, we typically have a few friends over that don’t have family nearby. Being in the south, it’s typically beautiful  ...

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Peanut Butter Granola.

If you like peanut butter, you’ll love this! Oh, and it’s super easy too! Hello hello! I hope you had a wonderful weekend! I’m on the mend from a pretty nasty head cold so I was stuck inside. I’m looking forward to this week for a couple reasons. First, I’m almost  ...

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Vanilla Nut Granola.

Crunchy granola exploding with vanilla and almond flavors. Ditch store-bought, homemade granola is easier than you think! Hi how was your weekend? The past couple months has gotten the best of me. We’ve had plans each weekend without a break– between work, friends/family visiting, game  ...

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Healthy Peanut Butter Brownie Bites.

Made from just 5 good-for-you ingredients! Welcome to THE greatest snack. What are your goals for this year? Besides focusing on self love, two of my biggest goals include snacking smarter and achieving the body fat % I want. And it’s safe to say that I’m on the path to both— aside  ...

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Healthy Roasted Creamy Green Bean Casserole

Creamy, comforting, flavorful green bean casserole made completely from scratch using only fresh ingredients. The perfect side disk for Thanksgiving! How did we get here? Seriously. Less than a week away from Thanksgiving. We’re basically into the holiday season— some towns have even done  ...

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One Pan Bruschetta Chicken

Healthy, fresh and light one pan bruschetta chicken. Perfect for a weeknight dinner! I’m baaaaaack, after a little hiatus. Sometimes… you just need a break. I feel like life has been so disorganized for me lately, but somehow not. Weird, I know. Every weekend has been packed or  ...

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Mexican Quinoa Salad

Healthy eating doesn’t have to be bland! Fresh, bright flavors are mixed together for the perfect light dinner or lunch! Happiest of Mondays to you! I bring you my new favorite meal. It’s protein packed and filled with flavor. I pulled this salad together over the weekend and  ...

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How to Cook Quinoa

Here is exactly how I cook quinoa. I’m a BIG fan of quinoa. Rather, more like obsessed. I love adding it in salads, soups or swap out white rice with it. It’s one of those fill-you-up foods that keeps you full for hours. Quinoa is: ✓ full of essential vitamins ✓ high in protein ✓  ...

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