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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Slow Cooker Mediterranean 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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Recipe of the Month: Olive Oil Granola

A few years back at my bridal shower, one of the activities my maid of honor planned was to have everyone at the shower write out their favorite recipe for me. One of my friends and old roommate gave...

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