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Traditional Strawberry Jam (Sugar-Free!)

Traditional Strawberry Jam (Sugar-Free!)

I can’t wait until my son is old enough that we can go strawberry picking together.  He’s not quite there for this season’s round, but I’m hoping next year he’ll be able to enjoy it.  I also can’t wait until he’s a little older so I can teach him how to make this classic strawberry…

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How To: Cherry Jam

How To: Cherry Jam

I hope you enjoyed our discussion on pectin and jams/jellies on Tuesday.  I am excited to share some of my favorite jam recipes with you, most of which will be Advanced Plan approved!  If you have a tried and true jam or jelly recipe to share that you love, please share it with me!  I…

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Homemade Hamburger Helper

Homemade Hamburger Helper

We are back!  Austin and I took about a month off from our normal routine and spent a lovely couple of weeks in Houghton and L’Anse, Michigan.  So refreshing to relax and put all our cares away for a little while.  And a few of you asked how Austin enjoyed the water…well, he loved Lake…

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Sweet Potato Chicken Casserole

Sweet Potato Chicken Casserole

It’s summer, but does that mean we can’t enjoy a good One Pot Wonder?  I didn’t think so!  This is a super easy casserole that takes all of 15-20 minutes to mix up.  You can prepare it the night before, and pop in the oven in the evening when you get home from work.  This…

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Sushi Salad

Sushi Salad

This is a yummy fresh salad that I’ve been having for lunch lately, as I had been given a huge bag of brown rice to use up.  And who doesn’t love sushi!  This is a play on the California Roll, minus the surimi.  You get all the sushi flavor, in a simpler form!  I’ve just…

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Leek, Asparagus & Herb Soup

Leek, Asparagus & Herb Soup

This Leek Asparagus and Herb Soup is the perfect fresh lunch or dinner for spring!  It is a Core Plan meal, because it uses potatoes.  To make it Advanced Plan, replace the potato with cauliflower or white beans.  The soup will still be delicious! Leek, Asparagus & Herb Soup Makes About 6 Servings  1 Tbsp…

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Mediterranean Chicken-Quinoa Salad

Mediterranean Chicken-Quinoa Salad

In case you’re not following my adventures and interesting article shares on Facebook, I wanted to let you know what Dave and I are up to for Lent.  We have helped launch a 40 day renewal series at our church focusing on renewing the temple God gave you — your body!  We’re already in to…

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Smoked Turkey Pea Soup

Smoked Turkey Pea Soup

Happy Monday!  Hope your weekend was relaxing and fun.  Mine was both of those, with a little bit of work mixed in.  But the work was fun, of course, otherwise I wouldn’t put the time in (lol).  Dave and I are helping to plan and deliver a seminar titled “Rebuilding the Temple” at our church,…

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