Slow Cooker Recipe: Creamy Potato and Cauliflower Soup

Nutrient and flavor packed ingredients make for a satisfying, balanced and complete lunch or dinner! Who doesn’t love a good soup especially when it’s cold and rainy outside? Perfect for this nasty weather we’ve been having over the past few...

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Salmon and Veggies Over Cheesy Grits

Salmon with veggies over cheesy grits is one of my family's go-to meals. It's quick, simple and a delicious twist on the not-so-healthy shrimp and grits (my favorite). Since weeknights are already hard trying to get dinner on the...

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Mediterranean Diet Recipe: Slow Cooker Chicken Stew

This recipe is almost like an “everything but the kitchen sink” type recipe but has the added benefit of fitting into a healthy Mediterranean Diet. You can easily throw everything in your crockpot in the morning before leaving for...

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How to Meal Prep Breakfast for Busy Mornings

If you're like me, your mornings are busy and there's never enough time! Cooking a gourmet breakfast is out of the question and sometimes even eating is too! But like mom always said, "breakfast is the most important meal...

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Kombucha

Hi there! I am Meladee, full time stay at home mom, and former restaurant manager. I have my Bachelors of Science from USC in Hospitality Management. While at USC most of my focus was on Catering Management. That being...

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Gluten Free Quinoa Stuffed Pumpkin

For those of us with food allergies or intolerances, such as gluten intolerance or Celiac disease, the holidays can be hard. Honestly, I like having the holidays at my house for two reasons: 1) I love to host and...

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Recipe of the Month: Grilled Pineapple with Cinnamon

When my best friend from Tallahassee (I prefer to call it Tallanasty since I grew up a Florida Gator) visited me here in Columbia, we made these big plans to treat ourselves out to eat on our last night...

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Recipe of the Month: Roasted Kielbasa & Vegetables

I saw this picture the other day and it cracked me up.  While this picture undoubtedly applies to moms, I think it can apply to everyone. In January, I was cooking oven roasted chicken thighs with a light mushroom cream...

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Recipe of the Month: Banana-Nut Cookies

Confession time. I am a soon-to-be Bachelor of Exercise Science as well as an aspiring registered dietitian. So, naturally, I do my best to eat right and stay fit. That being said, I LOVE SUGAR!! Like absolutely adore it,...

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Recipe of the Month: Gluten-Free Veggie Quiche

Picture this: it's another crazy weekday morning.  After snoozing your alarm three times, you roll out of bed and embark on yet another attempt to make yourself look semi-presentable , even though you are absolutely exhausted and are already...

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