Sausage, Potato and Asparagus Casserole Recipe

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This Sausage, Potato and Asparagus Casserole Recipe is sponsored by Klondike Brands® and Green Giant® Fresh but all opinions expressed here are my own. There is nothing I like more than an easy casserole recipe, especially when it starts with real, actual food ingredients and not packages of premade seasonings and cans of condensed soup. … Read more

Asparagus and Sausage Strata : An Easy Egg and Asparagus Recipe! #spon

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This asparagus recipe is sponsored by Eggland’s Best eggs but all opinions expressed here are mine alone. One of the things I love most about eggs is their versatility. There is no reason you cannot have eggs for breakfast, lunch, or dinner depending on how you prepare them. There is also no reason you can’t … Read more

Tips for Grilling Vegetables Perfectly Every Time

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If you are looking for healthy barbecue ideas, these tips for grilling vegetables will come in handy this summer. With grilling season starting soon, everyone is throwing hot dogs and hamburgers on the grill. What about grilled veggies? I rarely see slabs of eggplant or skewers of red bell pepper on the grill at my … Read more

Wildcrafting Tips: Foraging for Food in the Wild

Reasons to Start Wildcrafting

Wildcrafting herbs and other edible plants is a unique way to save money and go green at the same time.  From reading wildcrafting books to finding wildcrafting classes near you, educate yourself before you start.  These wildcrafting tips are just the beginning of what you need to know before you start foraging for food! If … Read more

Ravioli with Creamy Spinach Pasta Sauce Recipe

This Ravioli with Creamy Spinach Pasta Sauce Recipe is sponsored by The National Frozen & Refrigerated Foods Association (NFRA). All opinions are my own. For more inspiration during #FrozenFoodMonth, be sure to check out delicious ideas from NFRA at EasyHomeMeals.com #MFFM2020 If you are looking for a meatless dinner recipe this month, pasta is a … Read more

How to Keep Animals Out of the Garden

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Have you just planted your precious snow peas?  Are you wondering how to keep animals out of the garden so that you can actually eat them?  Here are some natural ways to keep animals out of the garden and away from your summer produce. But They Are So CUTE, Right? Last week I was thrilled … Read more

Stress and Nutrition: Improve Childhood Mental Health With Nutritious Food

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This post about stress and nutrition is in partnership with StressHealth.org, an initiative of the Center for Youth Wellness.  All opinions are my own.   Food plays a critical role in our lives.  It not only nourishes our bodies, but also fuels our minds and brings us together with friends and family. Of course, we … Read more

8 Foods You Should Eat Raw for Better Health

8 Foods You Should Eat Raw for Better Health

While most foods we eat on a day to day basis need to be cooked, there are many foods you should eat raw. In some foods, cooking actually destroys nutrients and enzymes that are vital for better health. If you are looking for easy raw recipes, start with my blueberry salsa recipe. Then, check out these 8 … Read more

What to Plant in November, Both Inside AND Outside!

What to plant in November, both inside and outside!

Wondering what to plant in November? Or are you convinced that cold, dreary days mean the end to your gardening addiction? While it is true that most gardening comes to an abrupt halt once the chilly days and near-freezing nights of fall roll around, there are still a few things you can plant in November … Read more

Chicken Taco Ranch Pasta Salad Recipe

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This chicken taco ranch pasta salad recipe uses shredded chicken and ranch dressing.  Mix in your favorite taco seasoning and this easy pasta salad will be a big hit with friends and family! Summer needs pasta salads! Summer is just about here!  Like most moms, I am both excited about it and dreading it at … Read more