Fresh Pear Walnut Bread


Pear Bread!? Have you ever thought of this before? I sure haven't until yesterday. We had a couple fresh pears from a Christmas basket and they were getting way ripe and had to be used! So, my mom looked up "Pear Bread" on Allrecipes and this one came up. Let me tell you it was scrumptious! The pears soften up so nicely and the walnuts add the perfect crunch. The bread is just the right amount sweetness and complements the pears perfectly. You must be warned though, when this bread is … [Continue reading...]

Quinoa Fiesta Salad


  I feel like this is really silly to post since it is so simple, but I absolutely love it and people need to experience this goodness! My family was having chicken rice burritos and I didn't want the calories of the tortilla, sour cream and cheese. I was determined to have something low calorie and a slight bit healthier. So, I threw all this together and viola....a tasty and low calorie dish that is oh so easy! It's very filling and one serving is about 350-400 calories....score! … [Continue reading...]

Avocado Tuna Salad


After many turns in my life, I am back on my blog again and I will be for quite a while! I am unfortuantly not going back to college next semester and I am taking a semester off.  God is up to something in my life and I am so excited to see what He […]

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Shrimp Avocado Panini


    If you like thousand island dressing, shrimp, avocado, tomato, and Swiss cheese…then this sandwich has your name all over it! It is so tasty and full of flavor! We were in Costco and we saw a large and cheap container of  shrimp and we had to have it! I LOVE shrimp and there […]

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Browned Butter Cookie Bars

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      Well I’m back on the blog again! Sorry for the lack of blog posts, I was quite busy in school. My first year of college is officially over. I cannot believe how fast time went by! In case you’re wondering, I had a fantastic year. I made so many great friends, grew […]

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Easy Homemade Hamburger Buns

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  These homemade hamburger buns are seriously the best. Why? First of all, there are no preservatives. Secondly, they are super easy to make and lastly, they have great texture and taste amazing!  We’ve been making these for about one year and there’s no turning back to the old store bought buns.  They are 100x’s […]

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Roasted Vegetables with Marinara and Feta


Yummy Brussels sprouts, onions, peppers and cabbage! Drizzle olive oil, coconut oil and add salt and pepper. The roasted vegetables! Roasted vegetables with marinara, feta and bacon bits.    The finished yummy product. This is such a fresh delightful tasting lunch or dinner. I have literally had this meal for the past three dinners in […]

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Sweet Cabbage Ham Soup


  Do you still have ham from Christmas time? If you do, make this sweet soup! My mom has made it twice and we love it! The cabbage in the soup makes it very sweet and the ham is the perfect addition. I could literally drink the broth, it’s that good! It’s really healthy too […]

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Top Recipes of 2013

Top Recipes of 2013

1. Strawberry Cream Cheese Bread 2. The Best Blackberry Pie 3. Salted Caramel Thumbprint Cookies  4. The Best Oreo Ice Cream 5. Pumpkin Spice Pancakes  6. Mom’s Coffee Cake 7.  7 Layer Bars 8. Chocolate Chip Banana Bread 9. Peppermint Ice Cream    2013 has been another great year blessed by the Lord! He truly […]

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Salted Caramel Thumbprint Cookie

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Add this to your list of Christmas cookies to make the season! This is a must! I’ve been trying some new Christmas cookies from Pinterest, but they just don’t measure up…until I came across this recipe. I cannot describe how delectable these little cookies are! The pecans, chocolate, caramel and salt on top is perfect […]

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Peppermint Ice Cream

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Oh my word, nothing says “Welcome home for Christmas break Megan”, like some homemade peppermint ice cream! Yep, my mom is amazing. She whipped up this awesome ice cream for us last night and needless to say, there wasn’t much left. It was Christmas-y deliciousness in a bowl. This was the perfect treat to have […]

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All my recipes are gone!!!!!! I’m so sorry.

I would like to apologize for all my recipes not being on the blog post. Since I have been in college, blogging is one area in my life that needed to put on hold. Pre-nursing is pretty crazy and the little free time I have, is spent sleeping or spending much needed time with Jesus. […]

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Espresso Chip Ice Cream

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  Warning…before you make this ice cream, just know you will never buy store bought ice cream again. You will be hooked! This is by far the creamiest ice cream I have EVER had. I found the recipe about two weeks ago from Table for Two and we have already made it 4 times! Every […]

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Hamburger Macaroni Casserole


    Need a quick dish for a potluck or family!? Look no further! When my mom is in a pickle, she whips up this easy and convenient casserole. She makes this all the time for kids and potlucks and it’s always a hit. It’s super easy and always satisfies!  Ingredients: 1 pound hamburger, cooked […]

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Walnut Raisin Zucchini Bread

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          I know…another temptation, but I’m not going to apologize for this recipe, because it’s so good! It’s  my grandmas’s recipe, so that automatically makes it good! It’s very moist and the walnuts and raisins are perfect in it! Nothing is better than fresh zucchini bread made with zucchini right out […]

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Peaches ‘n Cream Bars


        I do eat really healthy food, I promise, but I couldn’t resist posting these bars, because they were so darn good! We just recently picked 200 lbs. of peaches and we have been canning and freezing peaches like crazy! With some extra peaches on hand, we made these yummy bars for the […]

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The Best Blackberry Pie


                This is the BEST Blackberry Pie ever! Our entire family (extended family included), are all pie snobs! We are like that because we have the best pie recipe EVER and I mean it! I have never had a pie that even compares to our family pie recipe. […]

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Hamburger Noodle Casserole

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    Since my dad works away from home, we make him meals that can easily be pulled out of the freezer and heated. This is one of those convenient, yet delicious meals that he requested.  This casserole sure is good and especially great for a family or large crowd! It’s super easy to make […]

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German Pancakes

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    German pancakes are a delicious and fun breakfast! I mean, what other pancake puffs up!? I haven’t had these in a while, but today I remembered how good they are and I forgot how much I LOVE them! We serve them with lemon juice, butter and powdered sugar. Nothing beats this for a […]

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Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

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      Finally I have time to blog! I have been so busy lately and blogging just hasn’t fit into my schedule. I have so many great recipes that I want to share and this one is at the top of my list. I made this bread for a “Bachelorette” party (yes I watch […]

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Deep Dish Oatmeal Fudge Bars

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                Calling all fudge lovers and oatmeal cookie fanatics…this bar is for you! I love making bars because they are fast and so very easy.  You don’t have to deal with timers and batches, so they work great when you’re in a hurry!  I was looking on Pinterest […]

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Easy Pear and Avocado Salad

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      Besides my relationship with the Lord, my obsession is this salad! It’s somewhat embarrassing to share, because it’s so simple, but simple is always best right? Well, this salad is absolutely amazing and so full of flavor. All these flavors combined make for the perfect summer salad. Pears, apple, avocado, feta, walnuts, […]

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The Best Homemade Oreo Ice Cream

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      This is by far the BEST Oreo Ice Cream I have ever had! This recipe beats any store bought ice cream out there. It’s so rich and creamy and down right addicting. It’s the perfect treat to have at the end of a hot summer day!  If you have leftovers (we never […]

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Lentil Vegetable Soup

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Okay, this is one of the best soups I’ve EVER had! It’s so full of flavor and very healthy! My mom first had this soup at my grandma’s house and she came home ranting and raving about how good it was. That night she bought all the ingredients and started soaking the lentils. The next […]

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Banana Crumb Muffins

Banana Crumb Muffins

This is one of those old family recipes that is just plain good! It’s so simple and purely delicious. Everyone in the family is in love with this recipe and it sure doesn’t last long in our house! This is the perfect muffin for any banana lover and the crumb topping is perfect! This is […]

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Asian Noodle Salad with Homemade Dressing

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Hmmm…It’s tough describing how good this salad is. I guess you know something is good when you have it for one week straight, right?! Yep, my mom and I have had this for one week straight. We love this salad so much and we decided we had to make it for my graduation party. So, […]

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Cherry Tomato Shrimp Linguine for Two

 Yay!!! I’m officially done with high school, I graduated on the fabulous day of June 6th!  After the graduation ceremony, my parents had a huge graduation party for me! I was surrounded by so many wonderful people and I couldn’t help, but thank the Lord for all the wonderful friends and family He has surrounded […]

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Low Calorie Fiesta Toast

My mom and I are getting back on track with our healthy eating and this is an EXCELLENT breakfast to start the day off right! An egg, salsa and feta is the perfect go together and the best part is it’s only 138 calories! It’s filling and so good! Summer has started and that means […]

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Loaded Healthy Toast with Peanut Butter and Greek Yogurt Spread


    Addicted? Yes, I’m addicted to this toast! My mom and I have no joke had this the last four days for breakfast. We are in love. The taste is not only out of this world, but it’s good for you too! The wonderful spread on this toast is the same as the Fruit […]

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Easy Chicken Enchiladas

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Recipes from friends are the best! After two years of having these amazing enchiladas in Spanish class, we had to get the recipe! My friend’s mom would always bring these enchiladas to any event in Spanish and they are ALWAYS a huge hit! I was so excited when Jackie graciously shared this recipe with my […]

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Spinach Artichoke Pasta

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This Spinach Artichoke Pasta is amazing! I devoured my whole plate in seconds!!! I think I gained about 5 pounds after I ate this. I couldn’t control myself and I kept going back for seconds and thirds! I love artichoke hearts so much and what’s not to love about spinach and homemade alfredo sauce!? This […]

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