BEEF… It’s What’s For Dinner! With Chocolate Caramelized Onions

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Disclosure: I participated in an Influencer Activation Program on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for the Beef Checkoff. I received products to facilitate this review and a promotional item to thank me for participating. My family loves meat. I mean looooooves meat. Especially BEEF! If my kids had their way, they would have steak for [...]

Steak on the BBQ and a Hot and Spicy Cocktail Recipe

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Summer is finally here and that means that BBQ season is underway! If you aren’t already grilling every weekend, you need to start ASAP! Didn’t you know that July is National Grilling Month? There are a million scrumptious looking recipes floating around on Pinterest and every Tom, Dick and Harry’s blog, but we found one [...]

FOUND: Dairy-Free Ice Cream That Doesn’t Suck!

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I was very surprised to find dairy-free ice cream that was actually edible. No seriously, if you are lactose intolerant and have bought dairy-free ice cream at the grocery store before, you will know exactly what I mean. I am mildly lactose intolerant in that I can tolerate small amount of dairy so long as [...]

Getting Ready for 4th of July Weekend!

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(Img Source: www.thetwistband.com) I’m going to be getting ready for 4th of July weekend with a few Red, White and Blueberry Cocktails (pictured above). I found the recipe for these yummy cocktails on The Twistband blog. The recipe calls for silver tequila, 1 small watermelon, juice of 2 limes, 1 cup blueberries, 1/2 liter club [...]

Eating Well, Living Better – Isn’t That What Everyone Wants?!

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Eating Well, Living Better: The Grassroots Gourmet Guide to Good Health and Great Food By: Dr. Michael Fenster Everyone loves to eat. And everyone wants to be healthy. But how do we navigate between today’s extremes—between those offering us gastronomic gluttony and the siren song of convenient junk food and those preaching salvation only through [...]

How To Grow Your Own Organic Food

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  If planting, nurturing, feeding and then eating your own healthy, eco-friendly and delicious food sounds like too much hassle, then we apologize for writing this article. If however it sounds like a rewarding, economically sound and nutritious exercise, then welcome aboard! With a little practice and research, and help from organically-minded companies such as [...]

Snacks On The Go: Stonyfield Yogurt Pouches

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Disclaimer: I participated in a Blogger Activation on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for Stonyfield. I received coupons to facilitate my shopping trip and a promotional item to thank me for participating.   I am a huge fan of yogurt. I realize it’s not for everyone, but for me, it’s literally a comfort food. If [...]

Contigo Shake & Go Tumbler / Review & Giveaway

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We all know how it is… Our fast paced lives don’t usually allow us the time needed to live as healthy as we’d like. So instead of bringing healthy beverages with us, we opt for stopping at a fast food place or local Dunkin Donuts when we need a cold drink. Not only are those [...]

Easter is Coming! Got PEEPS?!

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It’s not really Easter without a big basket of PEEPS! I’m not a huge fan of sweets and candy, and I’m not even really crazy about marshmallows, but dang… I gotta have a couple peeps at Easter time! It just doesn’t seem like Easter without an assortment of Marshmallow Peeps. I like looking at them [...]

D’Vida Pre-Made Low Calorie Smoothie Packets

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I’m 35 weeks pregnant now and trying my best to keep eating healthy even though I feel like sitting and eating a bowl of popcorn and a gallon of ice cream for dinner. I recently discovered D’Vida pre-made smoothie packets and I’m so glad I did. I have a quick, go-to option when I don’t [...]