My Favorite Dessert Drinks

When I think of summer, two of my favorite foods are watermelon and ice cream. I know summer officially comes to an end this week, but my family will continue to drink both of these fun dessert drinks all year long. One is a Watermelon Mint Slushie – an easy hydrating and cooling drink and…

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My Easy & Quick NYC CrockPot Chili

This is probably the recipe that I have been making the longest and thus one of my favorites. Back in our 20’s when we were living in our 400 square foot apartment in New York City, I pretty much made one meal . . . this one. I was given a recipe from a wife…

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My Favorite Holiday Treat

I cannot imagine the holidays without my Grandmother’s Homemade Chex Mix. This year is the first year we aren’t spending Christmas in Chicago, where I can eat all of the Chex Mix my mom makes. LOL As a result, I resorted to making it on my own this year. Surprisingly, not only did I realize…

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Why You Should Eat More Watermelon

So yes today is National Watermelon Day, but really it’s just an excuse for me to share a fun recipe and some health facts with you. Watermelon Slushie Recipe First off, I don’t know about you all, but sometimes, especially during the summer, I’ll buy and cut up an entire watermelon, but won’t finish it in…

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My Best Easy Green Recipes

It’s March and because of St. Patrick’s Day, I have all things green on the brain. Here are some of my favorite green recipes that will keep things festive this month and any time of year. Banana Green Mash-Up Smoothie Who doesn’t love a green smoothie?  Alright, I admit some can be an acquired taste,…

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7 Mason Jar Ideas to Make Your Life Easier

Honestly, I don’t know what I would do without mason jars. They help me prep breakfasts, snacks, and even light lunches/dinners. Today I’m sharing with you some of my favorites. Here are my 3 favorite reasons I am obsessed with mason jars: They make me feel like I’m doing my part, in a small way, since…

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Happy Belly Smoothie Recipe

In case you haven’t heard, my #SayNOToCrunches Challenge is in the works, so I thought I’d reach out to my new friend and certified holistic nutrition coach, Kasey J. Smith, for a smoothie recipe to help us in our quest towards a flatter tummy. I’m super excited to try it because I’m a huge sucker…

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2 Quick and Healthy Thanksgiving Sides

Thanksgiving is almost here!  The tradition of the Thanksgiving meal is near and dear to everyone’s heart, but sometimes it’s fun to change it up a bit.  In preparation for this delicious holiday, one of my favorite mama chefs and a dear family member, Wendy Williams, is sharing some of her favorite unique side dishes…

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Holy Deliciousness!

Anyone who’s eaten at my house knows that I’m addicted to my crockpot. I haven’t tried too many breakfast recipes in the crockpot, but the ones I have tried you can cook overnight (AMAZING!).  Who doesn’t love waking up to the scrumptious smell of breakfast hot and ready to go? Plus, it just saves you a ton…

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