Bread Recipes
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5 Favorite Bread Recipes To Easily Make At Home

Perhaps you’ve been toying around with the idea of making bread, or maybe its been a habit of yours for a while. Whichever reason is bringing you to the kitchen, baking homemade bread is a great idea that your family will enjoy. Here are five bread recipes that are tried and true in our kitchen and rank as my favorites.

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How to Cook Bacon to Perfection
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Easy Way to Cook Bacon + 15 Dinner Recipes to Try

Being able to gather around the dinner table with your family throughout the week is one of the best ways to connect with one another and enjoy some time together. Sharing stories, making plans, hearing about daily events , and telling jokes are just some of the things that get discussed at our dinner table. But what can make family meal time even better? Bacon, of course! Here I’m sharing with you the easiest method to cook bacon and giving you some delicious ideas for bacon dinner recipes. Pick one or try them all!

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Healthy Breakfast: Power Protein Oatmeal
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Healthy Breakfast Recipe for Power Protein Oatmeal

One of the best habits you can have to start your day off right is by eating a healthy breakfast. A nutrient rich meal in the morning has a positive affect on your energy levels and your ability to focus. Oatmeal is a great choice to have in the morning and this recipe for power protein oatmeal is full of added ingredients that pack a punch of extra vitamins and minerals to wake you up and keep you going. Find out just why breakfast makes your day better and get the full recipe below.

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Easy recipe: Sausage won-ton cups
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Easy Recipe for the Family: Weeknight Sausage Won-Ton Cups

Looking for an easy meal you can make that doesn’t take a lot of time? Give these weeknight sausage won-ton cups a try. It’s a also a simple recipe for kids to help with in the kitchen, or if they are a little older they can even make it themselves for the whole family. Get the recipe, plus simple sides to pair it with below.

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Basic Recipe for Energy Balls
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Basic Recipe for Energy Balls + Ideas for What to Add In

It’s one of the best loved healthy snacks that we make in our household. In fact, whenever I make a batch it barely makes it to the fridge before they are all consumed. The best thing about this basic recipe for energy balls is that there are so many options for ingredients that you can add in to make a variety of flavors. Get the recipe and all the ideas below, and I suggest you make a double batch! And don’t forget to grab our freebie, the Healthy Substitutions Guide.

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Foods for Kids
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Foods for Kids That They Can Make Themselves

We all wish that time would slow down with our kids, but there are some perks as they get older. Taking on more responsibility and helping out in the kitchen is a major win for moms who usually feel like a short order cook when it comes to preparing snacks and meals that are kid pleasing. Below is a list of foods for kids that they can make for themselves and give mom (and dad) a little break in the kitchen.

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Shape the energy balls
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Healthy Snack Recipe: Cinnamon Pecan Energy Balls

Our family makes energy balls as a healthy snack on a regular basis. I usually whip up a basic recipe and even if its a double batch, it doesn’t last long because these little things are like tiny morsels of snack heaven. Since variety is the spice of life I mix it up sometimes with a new combo. My husband loves pecans and because I generally cater to our children when it comes to snack making, I decided to make up a batch that was especially for him. Unfortunately for daddy, all of our kids like his cinnamon pecan energy balls 😉 Mom tried. See how fast yours disappear and make some of your own with our recipe below.

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Healthy Snack: Chocolate Raspberry Energy Balls
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Healthy Snack Recipe: Chocolate Raspberry Energy Balls

Pretty much all I had to say to get your attention was “healthy chocolate”, right? I thought so. Energy balls are a go-to snack in in our household. My kids love them and whenever I make a batch it doesn’t last long. We throw together a basic recipe and every once in a while I dress it up a little. That’s what these Chocolate Raspberry Energy Balls are, not your casual energy ball, more like your formal energy ball. But with only 6 ingredients, its the easiest way to make healthy snack time fancy.

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Turmeric Tea
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Healthy Pumpkin Turmeric Tea: Get the Recipe

Hi, My name is….well….I can’t tell you my name or I’ll blow my detective cover, but I am a tea and coffee addict. Yep, I don’t go a day with out it and don’t even want to imagine what it would be like if I had to. First world problems. However, I do like to keep things on the healthy side, so, no, I am not a regular at Starbucks and only allow myself one barista visit per week, which happens to be at our church’s coffee shop. So at home I like to play around occasionally to mix things up, and that is how my recipe for healthy pumpkin turmeric tea came about. Keep scrolling to find out how to whip up your own mug.

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Chorizo and Jalapeno Pizza Recipe

Pizza has got to be one of the most popular foods on the planet. I mean, does anyone actually get tired of eating pizza? Pepperoni, sausage, deep dish, thin crust, its all good. But I like to crank up the heat a little with this recipe for Chorizo and Jalapeno Pizza. It’s spicy, it’s cheesy, and the homemade crust is not just delicious, but simple. Get ready to fire up your oven, and your taste buds, with this flamin’ good pizza.

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