food & health

All things food, recipes, health, fitness, fasting and more.

food & health

All things food, recipes, health, fitness, fasting and more.

The Secret to the BEST Sausage Gravy

For the past several years, my husband and kids have been trying the sausage gravy at every single breakfast restaurant we go to, in any state, on a mission to see if they can find a sausage gravy recipe better than mine. And guess what? They haven't yet! I learned to...

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Smashed Burger Tacos with Addictive Burger Sauce

“Oh, wow. Okay. I’m going back for more.” - my 10 year old after one bite of these smashed burger tacos! The sauce guys, it’s the sauce AND I think I like this even better than a cheeseburger because the flour tortilla gets crispy on the outside and it’s thin so...

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The Best & Easiest Baked Sweet Potatoes

The Best & Easiest Baked Sweet Potatoes

I know every recipe says it's the "best" and "easiest" but seriously, these are the best and easiest baked sweet potatoes. These are perfect for meal prep. I like to make a batch on the weekends and then they're easy to grab for lunch, add to dinner as a side, or plan...

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How to Cook & Peel the Perfect Hard-Boiled Eggs

How to Cook & Peel the Perfect Hard-Boiled Eggs

I'm excited to share with you all how to make the perfect hard-boiled eggs! My tips and tricks below come from a combination of my years in the kitchen, plus my grandma's tried and true trick that works every single time.  This is the easiest method to hard-boil eggs...

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Garlic Dijon Marinated Asparagus Recipe

Garlic Dijon Marinated Asparagus Recipe

This Garlic Dijon Marinated Asparagus Recipe is a delicious side dish for family dinners, incredibly easy to make, and always a crowd pleaser. Keep reading for all my best tips for making perfect oven-roasted asparagus! Why You Will Love This Garlic Dijon Marinated...

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Veggie Egg Bites – Easy & Delicious

Veggie Egg Bites – Easy & Delicious

These low carb veggie egg bites are loaded with vegetables, and are a perfect addition to your breakfast or brunch. Simple to make in just 35 minutes, you can even prep the ingredients ahead to save time. I personally love vegetable egg bites because they're the...

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The Best Spaghetti Meat Sauce Recipe

I've tested and perfected this Spaghetti Meat Sauce Recipe until it's share-worthy, then shared it with friends & they agreed! Now I'm sharing it with you! Why you'll love about this Spaghetti Meat Sauce Recipe: You'll crave more! So flavorful! Kid and adult...

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Candy Cane Oreos (No Bake Holiday Treat)

Candy Cane Oreos (No Bake Holiday Treat)

These candy cane oreos are the perfect no bake treats for the Christmas season. Crushed candy canes and melted chocolate are added to a mold with an oreo and chilled to perfection. If you want to wow your family and friends, you have to try these candy cane oreo...

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Can Kids Drink Decaf Coffee?

Can Kids Drink Decaf Coffee?

Can kids drink decaf coffee? Let's talk about it. Do your kids ever ask you for a taste of your coffee? Mine do all the time, and I've recently let them taste a sip because I automatically assumed they would curl up their noses and run. But, nope. They liked...

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The Absolute BEST Pumpkin Dump Cake Recipe

The Absolute BEST Pumpkin Dump Cake Recipe

If you don't try this pumpkin dump cake recipe, you are missing out! In just 10 minutes of prep, you can make a delicious pumpkin cake that will make family and friends think you're a pro baker! Dump cake recipes are amazing because they're SO easy to make and always...

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Does Coffee with Creamer Break a Fast?

Does Coffee with Creamer Break a Fast?

Let's settle the debate, "Does coffee with creamer break a fast?" First, where are all my creamer obsessed friends out there? I like coffee with my creamer, if you know what I mean. My husband though, does intermittent fasting and often suggests I do it too. Well, I...

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Easy Roasted Garlic

Easy Roasted Garlic

This easy roasted garlic is delicious, so simple to make, and a great addition to any recipe. Some people even like to just pop the pieces of roasted garlic right into their mouth! Try it, you may be surprised how delicious it is! I first made this roasted garlic to...

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Carrot Cake Roll with Cream Cheese Filling

Carrot Cake Roll with Cream Cheese Filling

This carrot cake roll with cream cheese filling makes me think of my mom. She used to make these every year. I have always been a fan of the classic carrot cake and carrot cake cupcakes (yum). This spin on my favorite carrot cake recipes with cream cheese frosting as...

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Cherry Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe

Cherry Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe

If you're looking for a delicious classic chocolate chip cookie recipe with an exciting twist, this delicious recipe is where you should stop looking. In our house, chocolate chip cookies are a favorite. My kids love them because Grandpa Bill loved them so we make...

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Quinoa Cakes with Sriracha Yogurt Dipping Sauce

I cannot wait to share this quinoa cakes recipe with you. But first, let me tell you a story about my life. Okay, kidding. I am not going to tell you a story about my life, but I do want to talk about a complaint I frequently see on social media. That complaint is:...

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Sriracha Yogurt Dipping Sauce

Sriracha Yogurt Dipping Sauce

This Sriracha Yogurt Dipping Sauce is to die for. I say that even though I really don't like the saying "to die for". I would not die for some Sriracha Yogurt Dipping Sauce, yet my sleep-deprived mom brain cannot seem to think of a better way to express just how darn...

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Prune Cake – Moist & Delicious!

Prune Cake – Moist & Delicious!

I remember the first time my mom said she was going to make us a prune cake. First thought: yuck. Of all the prune recipes in the world, cake?! Cake?! Prune cake?? But my mama made it, so I had to try it. And much like everything else, you should just listen to your...

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Clean Eating Sloppy Joe Recipe

Clean Eating Sloppy Joe Recipe

When I was a kid Sloppy Joe’s were a staple dinner in our house — the traditional beef with the can of sloppy joe sauce (I think it was a can, right?), on a bun with mayo and a side of cole slaw. Dinner served. I loved it. The adult version of me gagged at the thought...

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