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No Sugar BBQ Sauce

BBQ sauce makes any meat better. Pour it over chicken, that’s all you need for a great dinner. Pour it over a pork roast and, voila; pulled pork. Smear it on hamburgers and they’re suddenly the best hamburgers ever. My daughter uses BBQ sauce like most kids use ketchup, so we go through a lot […]

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Grilled Round Steak

I love steak! And this is my favorite way to make it. Just throw a few marinade ingredients into a Ziploc and let it work for a few hours then grill it. It’s extremely easy and healthy.

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Weekly Preparation for Healthy Eating

Trying to keep up with life and still have time for a healthy snack or meal is a difficult task. That can all change with some weekly prep. Every Saturday, I get ready for the next week by making sure I have enough healthy, delicious food prepared to grab on the go.

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Healthy Slow Cooker Chicken Tacos

No matter where go you, there is no shortage of Mexican restaurants. Because what’s not to love? Sugar-sweetened meat, loads of melted cheese, processed-flour tortillas. Good news! There is a way to still enjoy delicious Mexican food without eating a ton of processed food, sugar and bad-for-you oils. And it won’t take all day. This […]

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Why I let my Son Quit Karate

I never understood how parents could let their kids quit activities. I assumed that once my children got involved in an activity, they would finish it, no matter what. So when my son came to me and asked if he could quit karate it was a hard thing for me. After a lot of thought, […]

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Homemade Summer Wreath

This summer I decided it was time to retire my front door wreath and get a new one. I had visions of a yellow, summery wreath. I found the perfect wreath and checked the price tag. I believe I shouted “What!?” in the middle of the store when I realized the wreath I wanted was […]

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Healthy Twist on a German Pancake

For years, we’ve had breakfast for dinner every Friday night. I knew when we switched to a healthy lifestyle, my family would not be okay nixing the Friday-night breakfast tradition. I quickly realized that with a few tweaks I could revamp some of our favorite recipes. This German pancake is packed with protein, comes together […]

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Summer Science Experiments for Kids

Before we start school again, I want to get my kids back in the learning mode. We’ve started doing this with fun outdoor science experiments that can be done with things you probably already have at home. Here are our top 10 favorite summer science experiments to do as a family.

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