Category: Recipes

Chex Lemon Buddies

I love anything lemon. Add a little sugar and I’m hooked. These Chex were inspired by the Chex Muddy Buddy recipe. But instead of peanut butter, I use lemon! Note, this could be made with lemon juice but I find the moisture makes for almost instant stale Chex. So this recipe uses lemon essential oil. …

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Homemade Hummus

hummus and veggies

Confession. I didn’t like hummus the first time I tried it. Or the second or the third time either. But as my interest in plant-based protein grew, I looked to hummus again. I found it was easy to make, easy to make different varieties and so yummy! They say babies have to try a new …

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Money Saving Tip- Buying Meat

I wanted to share a quick tip on cutting down on the cost of groceries with a little smart shopping. Being a carnivore is rough- meat is expensive!! But once in a while I get lucky. And if I would remember to do it more often, it wouldn’t just be once in a while. Safeway …

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Get Creative with Your Leftovers

get creative with your leftovers

Just a quick note today because I wanted to share. I had a conundrum when getting today’s lunch ready last night. I was going to have leftover flank steak on a salad but we are having beef for dinner and I didn’t want to go crazy on the red meat. So I scavenged through the …

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Irish Mule Recipe

Irish Mule from Yard House

Last year I discovered a drink at Yard House restaurant called an Irish Mule. It’s a mix of Irish Whiskey and ginger beer. On a hot summer day this drink is a refreshing essential to a patio happy hour. I mean look at it, doesn’t it make you feel ten degrees cooler and thirsty as …

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