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Delicious & Healthy Peanut Butter Balls

With the holidays right around the corner and Halloween candy in the pantry calling to me these peanut butter balls satisfy any sweet tooth. These tasty little treats are compliments of my mom’s toying with ingredients until she came up with the perfect recipe. My entire family can eat these when they want something sweet […]

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DIY Moisturizing Hand Sanitizer

  It’s that time of year – cold and flu season. The weather is changing, school is in full swing, and germs are EVERYWHERE! There is nothing worse than passing a bug around until each family member is miserable. Who wants a sick family?! Not me. One of the best ways to prevent the spread […]

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Savory Chili

It’s that time of year. There is a chill in the air, football is on TV, and the smell of this savory chili is wafting through the house. This chili warms the soul and the best part is that it is quick and easy to make. It even freezes well so it can be a […]

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Healthy Egg Bake Muffins

Here is a healthy on the go breakfast that will give you energy all morning. Ingredients 12 large eggs ¼ cup skim milk 2-3 cups of vegetables Examples: chopped spinach, diced tomatoes, shredded carrots, diced onion, diced red/green peppers, or mushrooms. 1 cup of meat (optional) Examples: diced chicken, turkey sausage, diced ham. Toppings (optional) […]

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Healthy Oatmeal Bars

This page contains affiliate links. Please see my Affiliate Disclosure.   Looking for a way to cut out those sugary cereals and start your day off right? This recipe has no added sugar, it’s easy and filling. Double or triple the batch and feed the whole family for the week. Ingredients 3 ripe bananas 2 […]

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Fruity Protein Smoothie

My favorite post work out drink. Make a big batch so you can freeze anything you won’t drink right away in individual cups or bottles to take with you on the go in the future. Ingredients 1 cup orange juice 1 scoop vanilla whey protein powder ½ banana ½ cup strawberries 1 cup plain Greek […]

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Overnight ‘No Cook’ Oatmeal

In a hurry and looking for something quick and filling? Prepare this the night before and voilà, a tasty, filling, healthy meal you can eat at home or eat on the go. Ingredients ½ cup uncooked old-fashioned rolled oats ½ cup unsweetened almond milk (can use low-fat milk instead) ¼ cup low-fat Greek yogurt 1 […]

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Who Knew Exfoliating Could Be So Sweet

While brown sugar may not be great for out waist it is great for our skin regimen. Brown sugar is another cost-effective, natural product which helps you get the beautiful skin you’ve always wanted.  With one ingredient you can pronounce (unlike most of the store-bought versions) and the long list of benefits, brown sugar should […]

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Coconut Oil Makeup Remover

This page contains affiliate links. Please see my Affiliate Disclosure.   Over the last few years we’ve all heard about the many benefits of coconut oil … but as a makeup remover!? One night I ran out of my makeup remover, and hating the feel of waking up with mascara caked on my eyes I […]

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Easy Slow Cooker Veggie Lasagna

So good even my meat loving husband requests this recipe.  Quick and easy, just add the ingredients, turn on the slow cooker, and let the magical aroma fill the house! Makes 6-8 servings. Cook time is 4 hours.   Ingredients 2-3 cups of vegetables (our family likes broccoli, cauliflower, spinach mix… others include peppers, onion, […]

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