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Dinner for Two? Not a Problem!

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Two things plague my kitchen – halving recipes and lost measuring cups. Seriously, it’s a problem! Because there’s only two of us, I’m constantly trying to cook for just us and not for the usual six to eight in a recipe (because that would be a LOT of leftovers!). To make my life, and now yours, easier, I wanted to share some tips on how to half a recipe (because who knew, really, what half of 1/3 cup was?). Don’t have a tablespoon to measure that delicious coconut oil with? Not a problem anymore! Because I’ve included in this handy […]

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Boneless Buffalo Wings

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What kind of food have you been craving lately? Pete has been having some major cravings that include tacos and buffalo wings (he might be pregnant, you never know). So in an attempt to make those two foods that are horrible for you, just a little bit better, I have been trying out some different variations at home.  This way I can at least control what goes in the recipe. We had steak tacos again the other night and they were amazing, once again! I highly recommend that recipe or even just the marinade for your steak.  And I must […]

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DIY Microwave Popcorn

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Have you ever seen the ingredients in those convenient, prepackaged bags of microwave popcorn? Diacetyl? Hyrdrogenated oils? No thank you! According to CBS News, diacetyl has been linked to “respiratory problems” and “Alzheimer’s.”  I don’t know about you, but I would prefer to keep that ingredient out of my diet as much as possible.  No more microwave popcorn when I go to the store. From now on it will only be popcorn kernels for me. I recently discovered an even easier way to have homemade popcorn fresh and hot in my bowl every time I sit down to watch a […]

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