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Instant Pot Rice and Black Beans

March 31, 2020

I have to admit that sometimes I get lazy in the kitchen. I just don’t want to have to be in there for an hour preparing a meal. That is one of the main reasons why I love to have “throw and go” recipes ready for both my slow cooker and my Instant Pot. It keeps me from reaching for highly processed convenience foods. And it allows me…

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Slow Cooker Whole Chicken

July 9, 2019
Whole cooked chicken on a silver tray sitting on a table

Eating whole, healthy foods doesn’t mean that you have to spend hours and hours in the kitchen. And using the crockpot is the perfect way to ensure that you can have a healthy meal without slaving over a hot oven all day. I particularly love using the slow cooker for a recipe like this whole chicken! It means that I can make an easy healthy meal without heating…

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Carolina Gold Barbeque Chicken

August 8, 2018
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I absolutely love barbeque….especially vinegar and mustard-based barbeque that is so popular here in South Carolina. So one of the things that I wanted to do was to create a great slow cooker recipe that combines a good Carolina Gold mustard/vinegar sauce with some chicken. It made a delightful barbeque chicken recipe that I have made many more times since! And although you could use whole chicken breast…

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Turkey Apple and Cranberry Stuffed Pumpkins

November 16, 2017
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Have you ever thought to try stuffed pumpkins with savory filling for a meal? You should! I will admit that growing up and even as an adult I didn’t really eat a lot of pumpkin. In fact, the only time that pumpkin was even served was on Thanksgiving Day…and that was a pumpkin pie. And as a child, I didn’t really like pumpkin pie. We didn’t really eat…

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Low Carb Cheese Taco Shells

July 10, 2017
A picture of two tacos on a plate with the blog post title "Low Carb Cheese Taco Shells, gluten free, grain free, low carb"

Do you eat low carb but miss the crunch of taco shells? This low-carb cheese taco shells recipe is a quick and easy solution! Part of my own personal journey to health has included making sure that blood sugar levels are under control….especially since I have both type 1 and type 2 diabetes that runs in the family. So I have been very concerned about reducing the number…

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Cheeseburger Bowl

July 3, 2017
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If you’ve been following me for a while, you know I am all about simple meals. I believe that you can eat healthy food that tastes good…but doesn’t force you to spend hours in the kitchen! I don’t want to spend all of my time there! This cheeseburger bowl recipe is simple and can be ready in less than 30 minutes! Recently, I’ve been seeing the bowl meal…