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Potato Feather Rolls

These feather rolls are simple to make with a few easy steps but you need to plan ahead to allow the dough to rest and proof. It is a fun activity to do with your kids and teach them some…

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Pain Reliever Smoothie

If you suffer from chronic pain, headaches, muscle strains, broken bones, sore joints or arthritis,  try this smoothie before taking a pill.  Yes, taking a pill is much faster and takes less effort but I strongly feel you will be…

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Pop Up Groundhog Day Cookies

Rich chocolatey, peanut butter, oatmeal cookies with a soft, melt in your mouth top layer and crunchy bottom are more than just delicious- they are a fabulous addition to a Groundhog Day themed event.  Even if you do not have…

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Watermelon Mint Ice Cubes

I am always looking for ways to get my family to drink more fluids and by adding one or two of these colorful ice cubes into my kids’ glasses at dinner, they will drink their water without one complaint.  The…

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Cumin Spiced Shrimp Tacos with Creamy Citrus Sauce

After hearing a dear friend describe his Chipotle grilled shrimp, I decided to make my own but with a milder Cumin Lime salt so the kids would not complain about the spice. These shrimp can be grilled on skewers or…

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Parmesan Encrusted Goat Cheese in Basil Olive Oil

If you love goat cheese, you have to try this. Serve as an appetizer or make smaller goat cheese balls and add them to your arugula and beet salad. The striking green color of the basil olive oil makes it…

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The Very Best Margaritas

Do you prefer sweet or sour Margaritas? Salt or no salt on the glass? Ice or no ice? It is amazing how many margarita recipes there are for you to choose from and all the different ways to mix them.…

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Frozen Chocolate Covered Banana Pops

This is a treat you can eat all year round. Fall fairs serve plenty of foods on a stick. These chocolate covered frozen banana pops are refreshing and healthy. Much better for you than the fried twinkles and snicker bars…

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Watermelon Snow Cones

I went to a friend’s house and made snow cones. When I came home I asked my mom if we could buy a snow cone machine and she said “No, but I have a better idea.” She remembered the Watermelon…