Vegetarian Shepherd’s Pie for St. Patrick’s Day

We go big on St. Patrick’s Day. So big, in fact, that I’m already testing out some dinner ideas for the month of March! Here’s a favorite dinner in my household – I changed it up a little, and happy…

Girls Night Idea: Favorite Things Party

A ‘Favorite Things’ party is a super fun idea for a Girls Night and best of all, everyone goes home with presents! Here are the basic instructions: Choose one of your favorite things that costs $10 or less (as an sample budget -…

Kids Love Chia Pudding

Not only is this ridiculously easy to make, but if you have kids on Instagram, all they see are beautiful chia pudding combos so you’re not going to have to twist their arms to try it! Ha..social networking peer pressure…

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Sweet Potato & Spicy Corn Chowder with Shrimp

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Cooking with Avocado Oil

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Easy Rainy Day Salad

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