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Healthy Banana and Cottage Cheese Pancakes

Ingredients 1 cup low-fat cottage cheese 1 whole egg, lightly beaten 3 egg whites, lightly beaten 1 ripe banana 1/3 cup whole-grain pancake mix 1 tablespoon whipped butter 2-3 teaspoons maple syrup Preparation Combine all ingredients until everything is well mixed and relatively smooth. Liberally coat a skillet with nonstick oil spray and heat over [...]read moreHealthy Banana and Cottage Cheese Pancakes

Slow Cooker Pork Tacos

Ingredients 3 whole ancho chiles 3 whole pasilla chiles 4 cloves garlic, unpeeled 2 to 3 chipotles in adobo sauce 1/2 medium white onion, roughly chopped 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 2 tablespoons honey 1 tablespoon cider vinegar Kosher salt 2 teaspoons dried oregano, preferably Mexican 3 3/4 cups low-sodium chicken broth 4 pounds boneless [...]read moreSlow Cooker Pork Tacos

Pork Chops with Apples and Garlic Smashed Potatoes

Ingredients 1 pound small fingerling potatoes 2 cloves garlic Kosher salt 4 1/2-inch-thick boneless pork loin chops (5 ounces each) 2 teaspoons chopped fresh sage Freshly ground pepper 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil 1 large red onion, cut into 1/2-inch wedges 2 Granny Smith apples, cut into 1/2-inch pieces 3/4 cup apple cider 1/4 cup [...]read morePork Chops with Apples and Garlic Smashed Potatoes

Peach Glazed Chicken Breast

Ingredients 2 cups peach preserves or jam 3 tablespoons olive oil, plus more for brushing 2 tablespoons soy sauce 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard 1 tablespoon finely chopped garlic 1 small jalapeno, finely chopped Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper 8 frenched chicken breasts 4 ripe peaches, cut in half and pitted Directions: Combine the peach [...]read morePeach Glazed Chicken Breast

Spinach and Goat Stuffed Chicken Breast with Roasted Asparagus

Ingredients For Chicken: 2 chicken breasts, pounded into 4 cutlets sea salt freshly ground pepper garlic powder 8oz soft goat cheese, room temp (so it’s soft and spreadable) 1½ cups chopped spinach Cream Sauce: 1 cup heavy cream 1 T butter 2 tsp flour, or 1 tsp arrow root powder if you live gluten free [...]read moreSpinach and Goat Stuffed Chicken Breast with Roasted Asparagus

8 Healthy & Easy School Lunch Ideas

FIRST! SOME HELPFUL TIPS WHEN PACKING SCHOOL LUNCHES: PLAN AHEAD Make lunches ahead of time at night and portion off any dried snacks that keep well on Sundays for the rest of the week. MIX IT UP Include a variety so your child doesn’t get bored. Switch things up and pair different snacks, fruits, carbs [...]read more8 Healthy & Easy School Lunch Ideas

Easy Breakfast Quesadillas

Easy Breakfast Quesadillas INGREDIENTS: 6 eggs 1/4 cup milk, any kind Salt and pepper, to taste 1/2 green pepper, diced 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, divided 6 slices bacon, cooked, drained, and roughly chopped 3/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese, divided 6 large, soft tortilla shells INSTRUCTIONS: In a medium bowl, whisk eggs, milk, salt and pepper. [...]read moreEasy Breakfast Quesadillas

15 New Year’s Eve Snack for Kids!

15 New Years Eve Snacks for Kids For a healthy but awesome treat, make fruit rockets with grapes and berries. via Eats Amazing. Countdown with these yummy Oreo cookie clocks. If there is an Oreo involved, I’m in! via Pint-Sized Baker. These crescent dippers are easily shaped into the numbers of the new year. What a fun snack! via Pillsbury. [...]read more15 New Year’s Eve Snack for Kids!

Gingerbread & Berry Trifle

Gingerbread & Berry Trifle Dessert INGREDIENTS: 4 cups milk 1 cup white chocolate, coarsely chopped 1 teaspoon vanilla bean paste 8 egg yolks 1 cup sugar 1/3 cup cornflour 1/4 cup plain flour 1-1/4 cup thickened cream 1 ginger cake loaf or madeira cake, trimmed, thinly sliced 1/4 cup coffee liqueur or butterscotch schnapps (optional) [...]read moreGingerbread & Berry Trifle

Prime Rib with Garlic Butter

Our family made this prime rib roast last year for Christmas and it was SOOOO DELICIOUS! If you’re still looking for the perfect holiday meal to fill your family this season, take a peek at this!!   INGREDIENTS Servings: 7-9 1 cup butter, softened 7 cloves garlic, minced 2 tablespoons fresh rosemary, finely chopped 2 [...]read morePrime Rib with Garlic Butter