5 Delicious, Healthy, Yet Instant Snack Ideas that Fight High Blood Pressure

Let’s sit for a moment and have a talk concerning healthy snacking with nagging high blood pressure issues, shall we? When you have high blood pressure, it means that your heart is working a LOT harder to push blood through your body. Doing this for a great length of time taxes your entire body, not…

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7 Night-Time Worker Meal Ideas that Can Be Made in Under 20 Minutes

I hear it all the time from several of my amazing clients: “Clarissa, I just don’t have the time to put a lunch together. I am flat out exhausted when I get home in the morning from doing graveyard shift. After I make an attempt to get about 5 or 6 hours of sleep, I…

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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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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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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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Health On The Stealth: Something Extra In Our Turkey Meatballs

I’ve got a secret. via GIPHY I added an extra ingredient to our Sunday dinner to add more health to the mix. They won’t have a clue unless they read this blog post. What did I add and why in the world did I add it? I traded one of my regular eggs for a…

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Creating Healthy Meals: Lean Beef Chili

I posted on Facebook about how EXCITED I was about chili season. Here’s the recipe that went into the crockpot on Saturday.   “Chili Season” Lean Beef Chili October 21, 2017 by Clarissa Winchester Cuisine American Category family dinner Recipes Slow Cooker Persons 8 Ingredients 2 pounds extra lean grass fed ground beef 1 medium onion,…

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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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Creating Healthy Meals: Garlic Lime Chicken

My slow cooker gets really good use – every month of the year. I honestly don’t know where I would be without the slow cooker – setting meals up to cook while I am sleeping, or getting everything in the cooker on weekend morning before church or running errands. And when I wake up (or…

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