Raiding the Pantry: Clarissa’s Chicken and Orzo Soup Recipe

In my “Friday Meal Planning Tips” that I post to Facebook, I have asked the question “What is in your pantry?” This weekend, I actually had the opportunity to bless someone with a meal made straight from my pantry and fridge. My mama called me this past Saturday to tell me she was feeling woozy.…

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Why Should You Make That Water Bottle Your Best Friend?

We all have them. They can be simple. They can be super fancy. They can hold enough for one serving, or enough to carry you all day and night. They contain shafts to hold fruit that will flavor your water. They even have accessories that flash when you haven’t taken a drink in a while.…

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Health on the Stealth: When Cooking Class Inspires You

  My dinner this week was 100% inspired by a cooking class. Back in November, my husband and I went with my closest friend and her man (now fiance) to a cooking class at Sur la Table. The class was “Fresh and Flavorful Thai”. Chef Tyler taught us to make 4 dishes that day: Larb…

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Health on the Stealth: “Snowed In” Chicken Parmesan Sliders

I’m from Alabama. Alabama doesn’t get snow that often, and when we do, we have to shut down all the non-essential places or we will have a “Snow-pocalypse” situation like we did in 2014. (I have a story about that, but that is another blog for another day.) Anyway, we were scheduled to have snow…

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Quick Health e-Tip: Portion Control Is Key!

This particular post was on my old Facebook Business Page from January 25, 2009. This is still true for my body and how it operates, but remember, everyone is different and their bodies may not take this method well. Enjoy the post, and feel free to share your thoughts in a comment! It has been…

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This Is, Hands Down, My Most FAVORITE Chicken Salad Recipe

I am cleaning off my old Facebook Business page before I shut it down on 1/1/2018. I wrote some really good notes on that page that I wanted to save, so I am pulling them off Facebook and onto my blog. This one was written February 19, 2009, and it is, hands down, my FAVORITE…

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Enjoy the Super Bowl – In Moderation!

Still cleaning off my old Facebook Business page…this note comes from February 1, 2009…enjoy!   It’s the BIG DAY! The Arizona Cardinals and Pittsburgh Steelers are going to take it to the field in a few hours to see who’s got game!! It’s been a while since either team has won the Super Bowl, so I…

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How Can Fantastic Meal Prep Happen On A Limited Budget?

I hear the excuse ALL the time that eating healthy is too expensive. I beg to differ, my friend. Eating healthy doesn’t have to break the bank account, if you plan things out just right. This week, I prepared a spaghetti dish with a side of California mix vegetables. It was delicious, simple to make,…

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