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3 Paleo Diet Recipes for a Healthy Summer Meal

Now that bathing suit season has arrived, many are looking for healthier meal options to stay slim in the summer. While seeking out healthier alternatives, people often turn to the very trendy, very healthy Paleo Diet. First, we’ll provide a little background on what this diet involves. According to nerdfitness.com, “the Paleo Diet is an effort to eat like we used to eat back in the day…way back in the day. If a caveman couldn’t eat it, neither can you.” Essentially, the Paleo Diet only includes foods that could be hunted/gathered in the prehistoric era. Therefore, this diet cuts out processed foods, like cereal and candy.  We’re going to give you a Paleo appetizer, entrée, and dessert so you can have a completely Paleo meal in no time.

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A Dump Cake for Any Occasion

Need a dessert in a hurry? Dump cakes are insanely easy to make and perfect when you’re in a rush. First, let’s discuss the name. While “dump cake” may not sound super appetizing, trust us, they are. The name comes from the way you make these treats: dump the ingredients into a pan, mix and bake. These simple desserts are guaranteed to please anyone with a sweet-tooth. Ready, set, dump.

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Homemade BBQ Sauce Recipes

Warmer weather is right around the corner. This means it’s time to break out the grill and get ready for barbecue season! What better way to impress your friends and family than by making your own barbecue sauce. Homemade BBQ sauce adds an extra kick of flavor to your favorite summer dishes. Whether you like sweet, spicy or tangy sauce, we have a recipe for you!

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Healthy Foods Kids Will Enjoy Eating

It’s 7:04 am. Your head barely grazed the pillow but here you are — awake again! You’re sitting at the breakfast table watching your daughter cross her arms, put on her biggest pout, and refuse to eat the fruit and yogurt you’ve placed in front of her. You know she should eat healthy foods, but the box of fruity sugar-flakes is whispering your name. She needs to eat something.

Sound familiar? Don’t let the ease of non-nutritious food tempt you. We’re going to help you serve healthy foods that your kids will actually want to eat.

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How to Cook with Local Produce During the Winter

Using local produce in your meals is a way to show support for your state’s farmers and help the small businesses in your community prosper. However, when colder weather starts to settle in it gets harder to stick to seasonal fruits and veggies. Because there are less options to choose from, we’re going to give you some pointers on how to choose the best local produce during winter.

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Homemade Baby Food 101

Buying baby food at the grocery store is easy and convenient. But think about this: wouldn’t you feel better knowing exactly what goes into your baby’s food? Maybe it’s time to prepare baby food yourself! We’ll help you learn how to make your baby’s food with simple and quick recipes. Better yet, making it on your own is less expensive than buying it pre-made.

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Four Ways to Prepare Tasty Brussels Sprouts

Brussels sprouts get a bad rap. People often dismiss the adorable mini-cabbages, thinking of them as a stinky vegetable that they were forced to eat as kids. Well, we’re going to completely change the unfavorable opinion of Brussels sprouts. We found four different, and equally delicious, ways to prepare these tasty veggies that you can easily do at home! So grab your apron and get ready to make this tasty vegetable your new favorite food.

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Meal Prep: Weekly Plans for Families

Preparing every breakfast, lunch and dinner for the week for an entire family isn’t as scary as it sounds. All you need is a few hours on your least busy day, a detailed grocery list and your kitchen for a successful meal prep! Feeding a home full of hungry people during a busy week will be easy. All you’ll have to do is heat up the meal and serve! Let’s review the steps for a week full of healthy, nutritious meals for the whole family.

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3 Easy & Festive Holiday Snacks

With the holiday season quickly approaching, we went on a hunt for some snack ideas that match this season’s festivities. These holiday snacks are great to put in your kids’ lunchboxes or even to bring to work to surprise your coworkers with a little holiday spirit. Can’t think of what to get your Secret Santa? Wrap these treats up and they’re guaranteed to make your friends smile. Not only are these treats fun and cute, they’re easy to make. Enjoy!

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