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Italian Lentil Stew: Carrabba’s Copycat

This Stew has always been a favorite! So much so that I had it on the Goo Goo Gourmet toddler meal menu when I was running my Baby Food and Family Meal business. I made it this evening and forgot how good it was. Everyone gobbled it up and had seconds and thirds! It should… Continue reading Italian Lentil Stew: Carrabba’s Copycat

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Easy and Tasty Vegan Meatballs!

I have been on a roll with vegan meat alternatives this week! I made my Vegan Ground Beef Alternative recipe 3 times this week! I made Bolognese, tacos, and tonight I made meatballs for Vietnamese Banh Mi Sandwiches. This is a family favorite we serve on our Family Meal Boards. It’s so much fun eating… Continue reading Easy and Tasty Vegan Meatballs!

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Simple and Delicious Ground Meat Alternative!

Perfect for tacos, Bolognese, Shepherd’s Pie, Chili, and anything else where the recipe calls for ground beef . I came across a similar recipe in the Forks Over Knives group on Facebook and couldn’t wait to give it a try and make it my own! The basic version will allow you to add additional ingredients… Continue reading Simple and Delicious Ground Meat Alternative!

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Air-fryer Brussels Sprouts 2 Ways- Apricot Chili-Glaze (vegan) and Crispy Garlic Parmesan

I declared that I had the "BEST Brussels Sprouts of my Life" last year while in Charleston for a conference. A co-worker and I shared the Apricot Chili-glazed Brussels Sprouts at a restaurant called Pawpaw. They were the perfect balance of sweet-heat and crispy deliciousness! While recently in Charleston, I noticed the restaurant was closed,… Continue reading Air-fryer Brussels Sprouts 2 Ways- Apricot Chili-Glaze (vegan) and Crispy Garlic Parmesan

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Clean and Easy Homemade Cranberry Sauce

This time of year I crave the tart and sweet goodness of cranberry sauce. I put it on everything from chicken, fish, crostini, my super-seed quinoa crackers or a beautiful wheel of brie! As my tip in the picture above indicates, I also enjoy adding it to hummus as well! Not only that, but I… Continue reading Clean and Easy Homemade Cranberry Sauce

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Cat Cafes: The Purrrrfect Place for Feline and Human Well-being

  I couldn't believe my eyes when I saw that there was a Cat Cafe opening near us. Volunteering at Humane Societies has always been a favorite activity of our family, but we had never heard of a Cat Cafe-- I know, crazy! Have you? Well, here is the description of from our local Cat… Continue reading Cat Cafes: The Purrrrfect Place for Feline and Human Well-being

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Summer Salad Spin: Greek-ish Salad with Turkey Tenders

I'm all about improvising when I have almost All the ingredients for a dish I want to make. Enter my Greek-inspired salad. I swapped Vidalia onion in for red onion, black olives for kalamata, and blue cheese crumbles for feta, and black beans for chickpeas. And you know what? It still tasted like an awesome… Continue reading Summer Salad Spin: Greek-ish Salad with Turkey Tenders