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Gluten-free Avocado Chicken Salad

Gluten-free Avocado Chicken Salad

Chicken salad is a classic summer dish, but it usually comes with lots of calories and a distinct lack of nutrition. This Avocado Chicken Salad is a modern twist on the classic summer staple and is packed with nutrition and flavor. It’s also easy to make, gluten-free, grain-free, Paleo friendly and versatile. What else could(…)

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Deer in the Headlights Family Dinner & Game Night

Deer in the Headlights Family Dinner & Game Night

We are big on playing board and card type games in our house. Throughout the years we have found many off the beaten path but loads of fun games. Today I would like to share with you a filling family dinner recipe and the game, Deer in the Headlights. Deer in the Headlights – Family(…)

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Instant Pot Chicken Vegetable Soup

Instant Pot Chicken Vegetable Soup

If you haven’t tried cooking in an Instant Pot you have been missing out! It is easy to make great tasting soups in your Instant Pot. This Instant Pot Chicken Vegetable Soup recipe is super easy to make. With an Instant Pot you can put together a delicious hot soup that tastes like you cooked(…)

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Kid Friendly Halloween Snacks – 5 Unique & Fun Recipes

Kid Friendly Halloween Snacks – 5 Unique & Fun Recipes

Halloween is quickly approaching, and that means getting prepared for all the hungry children that are about to come your way! When you are hosting a party for your child and their friends or need something to take to a party you are attending, these Kid Friendly Halloween Snacks are sure to be some unique(…)

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Cooking Chinese Food at Home ~ 101 Delicious Recipes from Katie Chin’s Everyday Chinese Cookbook

Cooking Chinese Food at Home ~ 101 Delicious Recipes from Katie Chin’s Everyday Chinese Cookbook

We love Chinese food in our house. The problem is we live on a limited budget and thus don’t eat out very often. For many months (maybe even years now) we have been saying we need to learn to make some of the Chinese dishes at home. Cooking Chinese food at home would allow us(…)

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Quick & Easy Vitamin Rich Breakfast Ideas For Kids

Quick & Easy Vitamin Rich Breakfast Ideas For Kids

I know being a good parent is not easy. In today’s world, everything is fast paced. It seems like we are always hurrying to get somewhere. What hasn’t changed over the years is the need to start the day out right with a nutritious breakfast. Breakfast is still the most important meal of the day,(…)

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Slow Cooker Stuffed Pepper Soup

Slow Cooker Stuffed Pepper Soup

Every winter we make a batch of soups. Chicken noodle, Italian Wedding, and Beef Barley are the usual staples. After running out of frozen soups we decided to try a couple of crockpot soups. Since my husband loves Stuffed Peppers we decided to try a soup variation in the slow cooker as it is just(…)

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Lemon Spinach Chicken

Lemon Spinach Chicken

This is a new recipe for me. As with all the things we try, we find recipes we like, mix recipes together, and change them as we make them to be more of what we want. This is a fabulously creamy dish. I was super surprised by how much flavor the spinach soaks up from(…)

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Healthy Smoothie Recipes for Kids

Healthy Smoothie Recipes for Kids

Smoothies are a great breakfast or anytime idea for kids. If you make healthy smoothie recipes for kids, their special nutritional needs are easily taken care of since smoothies are easy to make and even easier to drink! They can be colorful and flavorful and you can easily incorporate a host of ingredients in kid-friendly(…)

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Meal Planning for the Homeschool Family

Meal Planning for the Homeschool Family

Meal Planning can be a great way to save both time and money. Specifically for the homeschool family whose needs are 3 meals a day for everyone in the house.   Years ago we found that meal planning (albeit somewhat annoying when you have to create the plan) was an option our house couldn’t do(…)

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Healthy Appetizers for Healthy Living!

Healthy Appetizers for Healthy Living!

Appetizers are an entertainer’s staple! Almost any gathering requires the host to provide some type of food and beverage. In a society where obesity and weight related issues are on the rise, why not try creating healthy appetizers to offer your party guests? Whether as the sole course or to truly be the first course(…)

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How Meal Planning Saves Money

How Meal Planning Saves Money

Like ourselves, many homeschool families live on one income. That can sometimes cause the budget to be pretty tight. Years ago when we evaluated our budget we found that our grocery expenses were exorbitant. We realized we needed a plan to try and reduce that cost. I would like to share with you How Meal(…)

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