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Oatmeal for Breakfast

Don't let oatmeal fool you into thinking it is boring and your mothers breakfast food. It really is awesome pantry staple.  It contains soluble fibers that help lower cholesterol  and insoluble fiber  that provides that prevents your bowels from being clogged up. Not only does it have health benefits its relatively inexpensive and can be… Continue reading Oatmeal for Breakfast

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Makeover Monday- Creative Ways to Use Your Waffle Maker

I must confess my waffle maker probably gets used maybe 3 times a year.  It used to be one of the gadgets that I owned, and rarely got any use.  Admit it, you have that one thing you bought  because you couldn't live without it.  That one hit wonder, kitchen gadget that takes up space.… Continue reading Makeover Monday- Creative Ways to Use Your Waffle Maker

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Soups & Stews,Oh My!

Soups and stews have infiltrated my meal prep for the week.  The weather in Texas has been a little bit on the cold side, so I'm craving comfort food that sticks to my ribs without the calories. Also, I'm feeling a little on the tired side.  Today is my last day of vacation and I… Continue reading Soups & Stews,Oh My!

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Labor Day Menu

Labor Day is coming up soon, it's always the first Monday in September and right on time.  I usually  go to a friends house, barbecue, or do absolutely nothing. This year, I am challenging myself to do absolutely nothing.   In an effort to stop spending way too much on groceries, I am trying to plan my meals out to… Continue reading Labor Day Menu

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Carb Loading

Carbohydrates or in short  form carbs are believed to be the reincarnation of the devil as food. There are two types of carbs, simple and complex. Those pesky simple carbs are so delicious, we crave more and more. Bread, pasta, baked goods, or white rice  are example of simple carbs, and those are the carbs that cause a spike… Continue reading Carb Loading