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Easy Thick Sliced French Toast

Nothing hits the spot in the mornings like a plate of perfect, golden french toast. It's so rich and warming, it seems like a real treat and should be saved for special occasions. Luckily, its easy to make, so you can enjoy it anytime you want! This batter is perfect. The vanilla and cinnamon give the french toast real depth and will get you excited for the start of fall. Heavy whipping cream adds a richness the plain milk can't…

The Best Lasagna

If you are looking for classic comfort food then looking no further. This is my best lasagna recipe, I go to this first thing whenever I get a craving for Italian food. Try this easy homemade marinara sauce to really make this dish special. Try this one out, I'm sure you'll love it! The Best Lasagna Makes about 12 servings   Ingredients 16 oz ricotta cheese 2 lbs ground beef 12 oz chopped spinach 6 oz parmesan cheese grated 6 oz…

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Easy Homemade Marinara Sauce

It's easy to just buy a jar of marinara sauce at the store, but what if you could make it fresh at home just as easily? Now you can. This sauce is so good and can replace any jarred marinara sauce, and it is ridiculously easy to make. Just let this simmer on low for a few hours, and you kitchen will smell wonderful! Try it in this awesome Homemade Lasagna! Easy Homemade Marinara Sauce Makes about 7 cups of…

Homemade Shepherds Pie

  When I am really craving homestyle comfort food, Shepherd’s Pie does the trick perfectly. It’s meaty, flavorful and savory and really warms my soul. I love that I can make a large batch and have leftovers for the next few days, which is perfect for a busy week. This recipe does require a bit of time, but it is so worth it and is easy to make. It is all made from scratch and you are in control of…

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Quiche: The Perfect Brunch

  Want to impress friends and family with an amazing brunch? Try a quiche. These are a classic brunch meal; they are fluffy, savory and so filling. It sounds fancy and everyone will think you spent hours working on it! I can’t ever decide on fillings and one never seems enough, so this recipe will make 2 quiches, one spinach and one bacon. Feel free to modify this to use your favorite ingredients and cheeses.   These are easy to make…

Protein Packed Steel Cut Oats

I love how warm and delicious steel cut oats are in the morning. They're fun to experiment with to suit your cravings, and they're so easy to make. I came up with this recipe while trying to find a way to add more protein into my diet and was very pleased with the results! The oats are cooked like normal with protein added towards the end to keep them smooth and flavorful. I use a vanilla protein which adds a…

Perfect Paleo Salmon Patties

Having a delicious seafood meal doesn’t have to be expensive. These paleo salmon patties are so easy to make, will satisfy your seafood craving, and best of all it’s good for you! This recipe is paleo and gluten free but can be modified with regular or almond flour. I use a high quality canned salmon and organic peppers and eggs. My favorite canned salmon is Wild Planet Wild Alaskan Salmon. The salmon is sustainably caught and packed in a BPA…

Delicious Healthy Iced Chai Latte

Chai tea is one of my favorite year-round drinks. You can drink it warm in the winter or over ice in the summer. You can use caffeinated tea in the morning, or decaf at night. Basically, chai tea is the perfect go to beverage. But buying chai mix in stores or getting a chai latte from a coffee shop can easily put you over budget on calories, sugar and money. This chai tea recipe is way better for your wallet…

Savory Slow Cooker Pot Roast

This pot roast is tender, moist, and best of all easy to make. This will take about 6 hours total in the crock pot but you will need to add ingredients every hour or two. I used grass fed beef and organic produce to keep it as healthy as possible, but it tastes so rich you won’t know it’s healthy! Try this one next time you need an easy dinner that will please the whole family!   Savory Slow Cooker…

Homemade Summer Fruit Cobbler

One of the greatest things about summer time is the fresh seasonal fruit. Something about peaches, blackberries, raspberries and blueberries just make me excited for summer activities and I cannot get enough. I have a tendency to buy too much fruit when I see it on sale and I usually can’t finish it all. What do you do with a ton of extra fruit? Make a cobbler. Cobbler might be the perfect summer dessert. It’s delicious and fruity, and with…