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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Grilled Cheese With Orange Cranberry Jam

  Who doesn’t love an amazing grilled cheese?  When I was little my mom made the best grilled cheese ever! The cheese was gooey and would string right out of the grilled cheese!   Today I am sharing my mom’s recipe with a twist.  With Thanksgiving around the corner, I wanted to give you some options to use your leftovers up.  I always have leftover cranberry sauce every year and usually have no idea what to do with it!  You…

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Parmesan Garlic Croutons

  I just love having a crunchy crouton on top of my salad.  It adds to the texture of the salad and gives it a punch of bold flavor.  I also wanted to create a crouton recipe so I could make a delicious stuffing for this holiday season. Oh my goodness wait until you try that recipe, best stuffing I have ever had!  But first we have to create these little croutons.   Croutons are really simple to make and…

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The End of Summer   Summer is coming to an end and fall is quickly approaching.  I have a ton of awesome veggies coming out of my garden and I wanted a recipe that would use up all of these great veggies.   I am so glad to have such wonderful friends who are always looking out for me and helping me find new inspiration for recipes that I want to share.  My girlfriend shared this recipe with me and…

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One of my favorite seasons is fall!  I love the cool, crisp air and all the color that nature has to offer.  I also love that many varieties of squashes come into season.  Today I am sharing one of my all time favorite soups, butternut squash soup.  This soup is very simple to make and has so much flavor.  There are so many different varieties of squash and over the next few months I will be showcasing some amazing fall…

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  I don’t know about you, but I have so many vegetables coming out of my garden right now that I just don’t know what to do with them all!  Check out this harvest that I picked out of my garden one night last week.  That is a lot of veggies isn’t it?  Some of you might think that I have a huge garden to get all of these wonderful veggies, but I do not.  You would be very surprised…

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  I just love creamy salads!  In my cookbook, The Whole Lifestyle Nutrition Cookbook ~ Real Food Made Simple,  I have chicken salad, egg salad and shrimp salad and they are all some of my favorites.  Today I wanted to share with you all one more of my favorite salad recipes.  Here I took the classic BLT and mixed all the ingredients together and created this amazing BLT & Avocado Salad!  So the next time you want to change up…

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Bacon & Corn Chowder

  It really has started to cool down here in Wisconsin!  I love fall and with fall comes delicious soup recipes!  This is one of my favorite recipes of all time.  I can remember making this when I was in college and eating it for the entire week!  It was that good!   There are a few things that I want to touch on in this recipe.  Corn is in season here.  I am lucky to have found a farmer…

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Ham & Bean Soup

  I posted a great recipe the other day, Organic Pastured Fresh Ham Recipe With An Apricot Honey Glaze.  In this recipe I cooked a delicious ham and of course, I always save the bones to make soup later on in the week.  Here is that recipe!   By utilizing every part of the ham (the bones) you can create a delicious leftover soup recipe!  This soup takes a little preparation and requires some soaking, but it really is quite…

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Bone Broth

  I have had some soup bones in my freezer for quite some time.  I have the chicken stock recipe mastered and now I have the beef stock recipe tackled.  Beef broth is a bit more challenging to make.   The finished product should be a jelly like substance (cold) and then quickly turns to a liquid broth once heated.  There are several key elements when making homemade beef stock that are very important and I will go over them…

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