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Roasted Beet and Pear Salad

This time of year we’re all trying to watch our waistlines and get those summer bodies in check. And while I’m writing there with everyone salads can get a little redundant after a while. Luckily, the sky is also the limit when it comes to salad. From the toppings to…

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Yogurt Covered Granola Bars

Disclosure: I have received information and materials from ©Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc. 2017. While this is a sponsored post all opinions are my own.  #ForWhatMattersMost #CollectiveBias Training season is officially on in my home, and along with that comes its fair share of aches and pains. Chiefest of those, hunger pains…

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TRISCUIT Snack Ideas

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #TRISCUITToppers #CollectiveBias This time of year it feels like there are a million and one parties, get-togethers, and cookouts. Who’s with me?! Being the over-achiever that I am it’s hard for me to…

Three Cheese Dorito Stuffed Sliders

This post has been sponsored by Frito-Lay, but as always, all thoughts and opinions are my own. Now that Derby is over, and life is returning to normal here in Louisville we all have our eyes set on the next prize. Spending the warmer months outside as much as possible. For…

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Strawberry Orange Chia Jam

Never really figured I’d be one for making jam at home, but after seeing Dan Churchill share a how-to in an Instagram story recently – I figured why the heck not. Turns out, it’s a lot easier than I originally assumed. And with my haul from last week’s trip to Eckert’s –…

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Spicy Guacamole

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and Conagra Brands. All opinions are mine alone. #StarsOfSummer #CollectiveBias Cookout season is officially upon us! And personally I couldn’t be more excited. I’ve got several friends with killer patios, and there’s several lakes within driving distance of me meaning that I’ve…

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Blueberry Protein Smoothie

Disclosure: This post has been sponsored by NOW®, but as always, all thoughts and opinions are my own.  Forever on the quest for a quick, easy breakfast that’s healthy and filling. And a breakfast that I don’t have to spend too much time in the kitchen whipping up. Because ain’t nobody got time…

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Mother’s Day Brunch

This shop is sponsored by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #MakeHerMothersDay #CollectiveBias I appreciate any excuse to have a delicious brunch. And it just so happens that Mother’s Day and brunch go together like champagne and OJ. There really is no better way to show…

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Four Cheese Lasagna

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser, but as always, all opinions are mine alone. #ScrubMyWay #TeamSponge #CollectiveBias Since the dawn of time a fight has raged on. A silent war between two vastly different factions who reside on this funny little planet called Earth….

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Herbed Skillet Potatoes

Hi. I’ll be the first to admit that things have been rather hit or miss around these parts as of late. For that I’m mostly sorry. But at the same time I needed some time off. Some time to think about things. Think about where I want to take this…

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Fried Potato Salad

I’ve been a fan of tartar sauce ever since my mom used to fry up those square fish patties and served them up on plain ole white bread. It’s also delicious with hush puppies, fries, and catfish. Yes, I am a Southern boy at heart and love, love, love fried foods….

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Green Bean Delivery

Grocery delivery services are popping up more and more over the last couple of years. While retail giants like Kroger and Wal-Mart are just now joining the game did y’all know that we’ve had a local option for years now?  Green Bean Delivery is a member-based subscription service with no sign-up…