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A Hearty Stew To Welcome The Arrival Of Fall   Fall is finally here! I am welcoming its arrival with something delicious simmering atop the stove all day long, enticing me with its developing aromas wafting throughout the house. As the hours pass, the alluring scent hints at the intricate flavors building, beckoning dinnertime to hasten its arrival. Indeed, one of the great components of fall is a hearty stew simmering away and composing its intricate flavors as the hours…

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Quinoa Salad | WholeLifestyleNutrition.com

What is Quinoa   Almost 4 years ago, I was introduced to quinoa.  I had absolutely no idea what it was, how to pronounce it and if I could even find it in my local grocery store!  It did not take me long to absolutely fall in love with this wonderful food!  It is versatile and can be used in so many ways.  So, what exactly is quinoa (pronounced keen wah)?  Most think it is a grain but it is actually…

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Welcome to another edition of Tasty Tuesday Crockpot Recipes, 3rd edition!  If you haven’t had a change to check out our new crockpot series then you must!  What’s not to love about a delicious quick meals that everyone will love?  I mean really, you put some ingredients into a pot, turn it on to cook, and voila you have an amazing meal for dinner! Well today I am going to share an amazing recipe from Lindsey over at Pinch of Yum!  I…

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Pulled Pork BBQ Sandwich

Tasty Tuesdays Crockpot Recipes Second Edition    Welcome to our second edition of Tasty Tuesdays Crockpot Recipes!  If you are interested in more crockpot recipes you can view them here:  Recipe tab (at top of website)/Crockpot Recipe tab.   Every Tuesday we post a new crockpot recipe!  Who doesn’t love a quick and easy dinner to throw together on a busy day!  These are your goto recipes!  If you want to receive these recipes in your inbox for free, you…

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Crockpot Shredded Beef Sandwiches

  Welcome to our first edition of TV Tuesdays Crockpot Recipes!  If you haven’t read our post about crockpots and this series you can do so here:  A New Series ~ TV Tuesdays Crockpot Recipes & Everything You Need To Know About Crockpots. Today’s recipe is one of my families favorites!  It is juicy and dripping in a yummy au jus sauce.  It will take you no time to throw together and dinner will be ready in a snap.  This…

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TV Tuesday's

Last week I asked the question on my Facebook Page: Who is interested in crockpot recipes? I am thinking of doing a series of crockpot recipes if anyone is interested??  We had a terrific response with hundreds of you responding that you indeed would love a new series that focuses on crockpot recipes.   TV Tuesdays & Crockpot Recipes   I thought I would do something a little special with this series.  From time to time, I will include short…

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Family Friendly Fridays

    I would like to introduce you all to a new segment I will be posting every Friday.  It is Family Friendly Fridays!  So just what is Family Friendly Fridays?  Every Friday, I will feature a recipe that you and your kids will love, and is easy enough for your children to help you make.  When I transitioned myself to healthier lifestyle, I was introduced to a lot of new foods.  Over the course of the last 2 years,…

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Fork Tender Organic Swiss Steak Recipe

  It has taken me 2 quarter sides of beef to figure out how to cook my grass fed beef, but I have finally  figured it out!  As most of you know, I buy my meat locally from a farmer and it is 100% grass fed.  Why grass fed?  Grass fed  – Cows, Sheep, buffalo were designed to eat grass.  However, todays ranchers have been feeding them grains to make them fat and sell more meat.  These animals were not…

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