23 Clean Eating Recipes

Clean Eating Recipe Roundup Do you always tell yourself that you need to eat better? How about eating healthier? I hear that from people all the time. I have said it myself several times.  I even posted not too long about some tips for clean eating.  It really is not hard. The Eat-Clean diet principles include: eating six small meals a day, eating breakfast within an hour of waking up, eating complex carbs and lean protein at every meal, and drinking lots of water. While eating clean, you should avoid consuming too much sugar, flour, artificial … [Read more...]

Orange Juice Pops Recipe

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It is hot like fire outside according to my toddler.  Hot like fire.  I agree with him.  You know what hot days need?  Homemade juice pops! My kids eat a ton of summer ice treats like popsicles, ice cream, sherbert, and ice pops.  I think its awesome that they like healthy treats like this orange juice pop recipe.  Orange juice pops are delicious. I have tried to keep up with their appetite and make cool stuff this summer but so far I have been terribly lazy. I love recipes that kids can help with and this one is great! They will love being able to … [Read more...]

Summer Veggie BBQ Chicken Penne Recipe with KC Masterpiece

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Thanks to KC Masterpiece and DataRank for sponsoring this post. Its summer time and that means outside.  That means parties.  That means break out the barbeque grill! It is time for the delicious sticky, yummy, barbeque days. I told my family that I wanted more than just plain ole chicken or plain ole ribs this summer. I want variety in my cooking and I want to sneak some veggies in there as well for my picky boys.  I decided that I wanted to try some summer veggies this weekend. I bought some zucchini, some squash, some lovely grape tomatoes … [Read more...]

25 Delicious Homemade Dog Treat Recipes

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Homemade Dog Treat Recipes I have a thing for cats.  Like a 'thing'.  I am pretty obsessive.  My name is Kat, I have four cats, I have cat jewelry and cat tattoos.  I even have tons of cat knickknacks.  That doesn't mean that I don't love dogs though.  Dogs are beautiful and fun.  I had dogs all growing up because my mom hated cats. I had a wonderful Chow who loved me so much.  She would wait for me to get h0me and she would lay across me (she was gigantic) when I played outside.  She was killed by my neighbors who sold crack.  It was awful. I was … [Read more...]

30 Delicious Grilling Recipes

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30 Delicious Grilling Recipes Summer is creeping up slowly, and that means it's time to break out the barbecue grill! These 30 delicious grilling recipes will keep you busy... all summer long! If you love to grill, you need to check these recipes out. Grilled Veggie Ciabatta Pizza Tropical Pineapple Honey BBQ Ribs Simple Grilled Asparagus Yogurt Marinated Chicken Kabobs Fire-Grilled Pizza Mango Chipotle Lime BBQ Sauce Green Chile Cheeseburgers These amazing recipes will last for at least half the summer for me.  I know we love to … [Read more...]

Blackberry Mini Cheesecake Recipe

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Sometimes when I am bored I spend my time looking through the food porn tag on Tumblr like for instance blackberry mini cheesecake recipe I just added.  Ok, I do it several times a day. I can't help it.  I want to see beauty with my food.  I wish I had the ability to make things that are too pretty to eat.  And then eat them anyways. Like having a priceless painting and getting to touch it.  Can you  tell I am hungry and maudlin? I think that having people over for dinner every week means that I need to start making more interesting things.  I am … [Read more...]

Sandwich Thins, Pocket Thins, and Bagel Thins…Which to Eat First?

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The coupons for free product, information, and gift card have been provided by Sandwich Thins®, Pocket Thins® and Bagel Thins ®. It is no secret that I have been trying to be more healthy and cook better foods for my family.  One of my biggest obstacles is the fact that my parents love white bread.  Cheap grocery store brand white bread.  It makes me cringe.  They came over recently and I had a pack of Arnold Honey Wheat Sandwich Thins on the counter. Between them and my kids I did not even get to try one.  They are thin but they peel apart and … [Read more...]

Pink Chocolate Covered Pretzels Recipe

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Pink Chocolate Covered Pretzels Recipe If you are looking for a fun and easy recipe to make for this upcoming Easter holiday or a Spring themed event, you should try these pink chocolate covered pretzels!  It only takes three ingredients and they are so simple to make that children can help.  You don't even have to make them pink if that is not your cup of tea.  You can use regular chocolate candy melts.  I imagine that white chocolate would also be quite delicious on pretzels. Ingredients 20-25 mini pretzel twists 3/4 C. of Wilton Pink … [Read more...]