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Sunday Dinner: Mustard Maple Pork Loin

I love Sundays! Growing up, my mom would cook a big Sunday lunch after church. It was almost always a casserole, vegetables, applesauce, and rolls. I love handing down traditions, so I now like to cook Sunday dinner for my family. When I married my husband, I will confess I was queen of casseroles.  I […]

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Roasted Mustard Potatoes and Food Fave Friday

It’s Friday! I am usually not that excited but this weekend is different. I may not live in the South anymore, but this weekend is the start of tradition, food and FOOTBALL! For this Nashville native, I was in heaven because the Titans and Vandy were playing. While I couldn’t go to the Vanderbilt or […]

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What To Do With Your Leftovers From The Fourth

Now that the celebration of our nation’s birth is at an end, I find myself staring at a ton of leftovers: half of a watermelon, tortilla corn chips, hamburger patties, cowboy beans, and pico de gallo. Do I want to eat this again tonight? Nope! I must confess I ate way too much of it last night […]

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Berry Balsamic Lemon Cream Tartlets

Happy Fruit and Veggies Month!  To celebrate, I wanted to share my new and delicious recipe for strawberries and blueberries.  Impress your friends and family with this super simple recipe that is great for get togethers.  This recipe can also be used for the leftovers.  The leftover berries can be used for breakfast the following day. Make a breakfast parfait with the leftover […]

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Super Easy Summer Salad: Mozzarella Tomato Couscous Salad

1 – 5.8 oz. package of Near East Roasted Garlic & Olive Oil Couscous, made to package directions and cooled 2 vine ripe tomatoes, diced small 8 oz. fresh mozzarella cheese, diced small 4 large basil leaves & 1/3 cup baby spinach leaves, chopped in a mini chopper or finely diced 1 medium cucumber, peeled […]

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Last Minute Dessert: Cheesecake & Graham Cracker Dip with Fresh Strawberries

This is a great last-minute whip up for those in a pinch.  Just stop by the grocery store and swing by the produce department, dairy aisle, and cracker aisle and you have your simple ingredients for this quick recipe. It’s also a great way to indulge without all the fat and calories of a regular […]

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Try a New Burger This Memorial Day: Pacific Rim Chicken Burgers

  Pacific Rim Chicken Burgers with Ginger Mayo and Sweet Potato Fries The 45th National Chicken Council Cook-off was held in Baltimore, Maryland. Contestants from all 50 states congregated to cook their best chicken recipes. I was fortunate to be a part of the judging room committee. My mouth watered as I got to see all the […]

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