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Greek Yogurt Pancakes with Peaches

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My kids are pancake fanatics.

Seriously, they would eat them for every meal, in every shape and/or form you could create.

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Crepes? Check.
Pancake muffins? Done.
Clafouti? You bet.
Pancake dipped apple & bacon slices? Boom
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It used to be they were reserved only for weekends when my husband and I had enough time to pull together a proper pancake breakfast. But ever since I became a stay-at-home mom, I find myself with enough time and energy to lovingly make them for breakfast several times a week.

As if!

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Tasty Travels Tuesday: Green Curry Chicken

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Welcome to Tuesday…Tasty Travels Tuesday, that is!

This is the day each week that I make an ethnic dish of some sort. My goal in this attempt is to introduce my kids to unique and interesting cuisines they may never experience otherwise.

Growing up in the South, I cut my teeth on soul food, comfort food, and sweet tea. And while these are all still my favorites (much to the chagrin of my waistline), I knew I needed to branch out beyond standard ethnic fare...

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Monday Menu Musings

Time for another edition of Monday Menu Musings!

This week I have some great dishes planned out for you…buckle your seatbelts!

Again, as always, remember you can follow the menu religiously or use it as inspiration to create a menu of your own!

June 15-21

This week includes:

Loaded Baked Potatoes

Green Chicken Curry

Baked Popcorn Shrimp
with Sweet Chili Sauce

Chicken Saltimbocca
with Parmesan & Balsamic Cauliflower

BBQ Chicken Pizza

Spring Vegetable Soup w/ Orzo

Slow Cooker Brown Sugar Chicken
with Brown Butter Twice Baked Sweet Potatoes

Special Treat: Muffin Tin Strawberry Shortcakes

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As always, I included a handy dandy printable!

June 15-21, 2015

Remember, the list above will be hype...

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Throwback Thursday: Turkey & Quinoa Meatloaf

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Hi guys!

Welcome to Throwback Thursday!

This week I’m cooking a delicious, healthy take on a family favorite…

MEATLOAF!

Don’t get me wrong…I LOOOOOVE regular meatloaf.

But it’s not exactly figure friendly.

Breadcrumbs, full fat ground beef, whole eggs…you get the gist.

So imagine my delight when I came across a recipe for Turkey & Quinoa Meatloaf in my new ‘Love It, Cook It, Eat It’ cookbook by Weight Watchers!

(you can find the recipe here)

I’ll admit I was a little unsure of the ingredients at first.

(think c...

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Monday Menu Musings

Hey y’all!

Just checkin’ in for another round of Monday Menu Musings.

In case you missed it last week, I’ll be here every Monday to lend a hand in menu planning. I’ll post my menu, with recipes, and you can choose to follow it religiously or use it as a jumping off point to create a menu of your own.

Easy, right?

Here’s what we’ll be having this week..

June 8-14

Italian Potato Torta w/ Spinach & Cheese

Grilled Chicken & Spinach Quesadillas

Miso Glazed Salmon

Turkey & Quinoa Meatloaf

Green Machine Pizzas

Chicken & Wild Rice Soup

Slow Cooker Cheeseburger Soup

Special Treat: Panna Cotta with Rubarb Sauce

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If you’re like me and prefer a printable graphic…well, here ya go!

June 8-14, 2015

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Monday Menu Musings

Hey guys! Long time no…….type.

I know it’s been, like…FOREVER, since I last posted and SOOOOOO much has changed.

(But we’ll get to all that later)

For now, I wanted to just bring you a quick little post with my current weekly menu.

I’ve gotten back on the ‘healthy eating’ train

(again….tell ya more later)

and I have all my peeps at my Weight Watchers meetings counting on me to actually post regularly!

So, without further ado I start you off this week with this delicious sounding menu in all it’s springtime gloriousness!

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And I ask you to join me in my endeavor for better health and an increasingly shrinking waistline!

I hope to see you around the blog and remember to c...

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HomeSpun Gourmet Candy Peanut Brittle

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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Homemade Candy Peanut Brittle. All opinions are 100% mine.

What is it about the holidays that makes me instantly think of cookies, candy, and peanut brittle? Perhaps it’s all those marvelous memories I have of being a young girl, tree lights sparkling magically in the living room corner, while Mom made extraordinary smells emerge from the oven at astonishing speeds. Her homemade cookies, hand rolled truffles, and lovingly poured peanut brittle knew no equals.

Fast forward 20 years, and I can’t seem to recreate those memories no matter how hard I try! I make some darn good cookies, and every so often I can pull off a hand rolled truffle that...

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Book Review: Dating the Wrong Men

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Dating the Wrong Men for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine.

Growing up, there were several key pieces of sage advice my dear Mama passed down, in an effort to help me navigate the highways and byways of making it through this life {relatively} unscathed. One I remember most was, ‘Before you meet the handsome prince, you have to kiss a lot of frogs’. As usual, was Mama right!

My adventures into the dating world would be considered laughable, at best; downright frightening, at worst. That’s why I was so delighted to stumble across the book Dating the Wrong Men, written by the lovely Kelly Rossi...

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‘Blessed’ Quilled Banner Craft

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Knock, knock. Me again! Aren’t you glad I’m only here in your computer and not actually showing up at your door during the Thanksgiving holidays?! :D I would bring a pie or something, but since I’m pretty sure uninvited guests aren’t real high on your priority list, I’ll just stick to the computer screen.

{You’re welcome}

Even though I’m only coming to you thanks to a broadband network, I do still come bearing gifts! Hopefully, you were here yesterday to get in on my cute ‘Thankful’ Button Craft, which I was ab...

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‘Thankful’ Button Craft

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Hey guys! Happy {early} Thanksgiving!

Who here loves Thanksgiving as much as I do? Go ahead, raise your hand.

{It’s okay, I won’t judge}

How could there be a better holiday than one where you gather and spend time with the people who matter the most to you and then stuff yourself silly to boot? Definitely tops in my book!

At this time of year, everyone likes to discuss all the many things they’re thankful for- and I have a list longer than my arm...

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