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Instant Pot Buffalo Chicken Dip

Football season is FINALLY back! Although life is far from normal, football Sundays do bring us all a sense of what normal once was. I myself am a Minnesota Vikings fan, which is a labor of love, lol. & Obviously, gameday food is essential – but the pizza and wing deliveries get old after about …

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Lemon and Rosemary Salmon with Capers

It’s heating up here in the desert, which calls for light and refreshing meals. I don’t know about you, but I don’t eat heavy at all when its warm outside, not to mention – bikini season! Haha, but really. This salmon dish is delightful, full of fresh, bright flavors, and a definite winner for lunch …

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Carne Asada Flautas

Flautas. WE LOVE FLAUTAS. They can honestly be described in two easy ways: They’re essentially large taquitos. They’re enchiladas without the sauce – and a whole lot less cheese. Making them is too easy as well. Most people fry them on the stove in some olive oil. But we bake ours, just to make them …

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Creamy *dairy free* Lemon Piccata Chicken

One pot meals are liiiiife on a weeknight. Clean as you go, and then at the end – its just the single pot you used, your plates and silverware. A one-pot meal I especially love: chicken piccata, but it is usually made with a heavy cream. So I was determined to create a dairy free …

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Instant Pot Chicken Noodle & Kale Soup

Nothing feels better when you’re sick that a nice bowl of chicken noodle soup. But to be honest, I am pretty dang picky with mine! It is could outside, like under 50F and I have the worst throat right now, and no voice. RAWR. Ya girl needed some soup. Thankfully, being in the kitchen is …

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Instant Pot Bean Free (Keto Friendly) Chili

When you’re exhausted, but you have an Instant Pot. Therefore, zero excuse not to cook… One of my favorite foods ever, cornbread and chili. However, I married a man who quite simply does not enjoy eating whole beans. Refried beans or bean dips – he is in. But if there is a whole bean, he …

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Smokey & Sweet Roasted Brussel Sprouts

Brussels Sprouts. They were like a dirty word when I was younger. Then I had them cooked the right way… I only like them one way, crispy, and with bacon. That is exactly what the recipe gives you. With a smokey and sweet honey mustard vinaigrette, this will convert the doubters and satisfy the lovers …

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Vegan Sugar Plum Brioche Toasties

This is one of those that I created just so I could use this seasonal Sugar Plum jam from Trader Joe’s. Available only around the holidays, it is a sweet and aromatic jam that is the star of those show when paired with simple complimentary ingredients. Ingredients: TJ’s Sugar Plum Jam Vegan Cream Cheese (I …

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Keto (and Dairy Free) Baked Salami Appetizers

My dad has been keto for quite a while now, and its been highly successful for him. Weight is something that he has battled, and seeing his success and pride in himself is something that makes me so damn proud myself. Being dairy-free, I am used to adapting recipes to cater to my restrictions, and …

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Dairy Free Bacon Wrapped Jalepenos

Delicious and dairy-free is a phrase I have been come to known by. These vegan cream cheese, bacon wrapped jalepenos are so dang good, and a breeze to put together. They’re baked instead of fried – and dare I say, they’re better than any I’ve tried. I made these for a family event a while …

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