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Italian Meatballs

May 23, 2017

I will admit it…I am a sucker for Italian food. Because I have a great spaghetti sauce recipe, I just had to modify a fabulous recipe for Italian meatballs that I got from the Mom of one of my old college friends. I wanted to make it a little more whole food-based. I also wanted to replace the bread crumbs that are typically in a meatball recipe and make…

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Sloppy Joes (Recipes for Two)

May 18, 2017

Who doesn’t love sloppy joes? They make a perfect casual meal or can be a great simple meal for family gatherings, or when you have a group get-together. But most recipes for sloppy joes really can feed a family…or small army! My mom used to make them for casual dinners as well as for when we had family and friends come together for laid-back events. Of course, back…

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Sloppy Joes

April 2, 2017

I was really craving Sloppy Joes today and so decided to make some….whole food style! My family always loved making Sloppy Joes when we would get together on the weekend. They are pretty simple to make and taste amazing. And it’s easy to pair them with some chips or homemade potato salad for an easy meal. And when getting the whole family together, easy is always a good…

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Black Bean and Ground Beef Tacos

October 20, 2016

Last night I wanted to fix something from south of the border. But at the same time, I wanted to try something different. So the filling for these black bean and ground beef tacos was perfect…and different than just a ground beef taco filling. Adding the beans also added some great fiber as well as stretching the meal a bit! The result was absolutely fabulous! These black bean…

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Classic Lasagna

October 18, 2016

I don’t know about you, but I love lasagna! Of course, I’ve been putting off creating a real food classic lasagna recipe, because often lasagna can be a bit labor-intensive. And since this site is about living simply, I try to include recipes that are simple and that require little prep time. But I was craving some good lasagna and so I decided to give in and just…

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Chicken and Veggies Foil Packet Meal (Recipes for One)

June 2, 2016

I fondly remember making foil packet meals when I went camping as a child, so I am excited to share this chicken and veggies foil packet meal recipe with you! Ah, the temperatures are really starting to heat up now that it’s June here in sunny South Carolina!  We’re already seeing days with temperatures in the 90’s! Of course, that means that I really don’t want to turn…