NATIONAL KETO DAY

On January 5th kick off your New Year’s resolution with The Keto Diet. The easiest change, and best thing you can do for you and your family. Okay we’ve all made those resolutions about diet an exercise, now what? I know there are a lot of choices out there. Me I’m staying with what works …
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Turkey

I have a short cut I’ve used for years. I worked in retail for almost 20 years. Due to health issues I can ignore Black Friday. While having to get up for work at 1am…no that’s not a typo. Get up at 1am be at my store by 3am. While I do not miss those …
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NATIONAL EAT YOUR BEANS DAY – July 3

National Eat Your Beans Day is a “live healthy” holiday observed every year on July 3rd. This day celebrates the bean vegetable in all sizes, shapes, and colors. Beans (legumes) date back to the early seventh millennium BCE, making them one of the longest-cultivated plants.  As they were seven millennia ago, today, beans are a …
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NATIONAL CHILI DAY

National Chili Day on the fourth Thursday in February honors one of America’s favorite winter dishes–chili. It’s also known as chili con carne (chili with meat). February 25, 2021 Chili is most commonly made up of tomatoes, beans, chili peppers, meat, garlic, onions, and cumin.  However, cooks offer up so many variations to the basic chili …
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Lazy Lasagna

A new take on this classic comfort food allows for easy preparation and a fraction of the work. The Crockpot allows you to put dinner on before leaving for work, and still come home to a home cooked meal. I’ve made this with the same layering in the oven as well. Both are s great …
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ST. PATRICK’S DAY

What do the color green, parades and March 17th have in common?  Of course, it is St.Patrick’s Day (also known as the Feast of St Patrick). As most of the United States is aware by now the Coronavirus is here. Due to that unfortunate circumstance most all events, parades, parties, etc have been canceled for …
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HOMEMADE SOUP DAY. February 4th

For most of us it’s still getting pretty cool outside. If you have snow I’m sorry…this is why we live in Florida. Before the jokes begin, we live in northwest Florida. We have a different climate than other parts of Florida. We had done and ice just several years ago. Anyway if its cold outside …
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Loaded Potato Soup

Ingredients 2 lbs Yukon Gold Potatoes cut into 1/2 inch chunks1 medium yellow onion diced1 pint heavy cream1/2 cup milk1 cup mozzarella cheese1/4 cup Sour Cream4 Tbsp Chives ( I use fresh minced)1/2 tsp Italian seasoning1/2 tsp black pepper1/4 tsp saltPinch of red pepper flakes if desired1 cup shredded cheddar cheese8 strips crispy bacon, crumbled …
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Make Warm Memories

On January 7th you can remember the warm, cuddle ups from yesterday. Today you can add even more of those warm memories.  January is National Soup Month, National Slow Cooker Month, and National Sunday Supper Month. You can enjoy soups, stews and many other great dishes by doing some meal prep and slow cooker days. …
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Minestrone Soup

I make a double recipe, as it not only disappears quickly but hopefully enough to freeze for a Crockpot dinner. (May have to triple it, as last time it only made it through 1 meal.) Ingredients 3 lbs ground beef or round2 pkgs Bear Creek Minestrone soup mix (it has everything in it)1 can or frozen …
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