Work Week Menu Plan: Memorial Day Week

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School is out for summer! What a whirlwind the last few weeks have been. Now that school is out, our schedule will be a tiny bit more relaxed. We still have baseball for a couple of weeks and of course […]

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Grilled Peanut Butter & Jelly Sandwich Recipe

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If your family is like mine, peanut butter and jelly sandwiches are a staple! Not only do my boys enjoy them, I like them too! To change it up, every once in awhile I will grill a peanut butter and […]

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Forgo the Fridge: Foods That Should Not Be Refrigerated

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Forgo, omit or go without using the fridge with certain foods!?! Indeed. All of these foods listed in Oxygen’s April issue (2015) are kitchen-approved and tested without a refrigerator in my personal kitchen (Litsa’s)—however, sometimes I’ll let an avocado sit […]

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Herb & Cheese Potato Wedges Recipe

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I grew up calling them mojos but whatever you call them potato wedges are a versatile and hearty side dish that pairs great with burgers, sloppy joes, fried chicken, BBQ and much more! Toss your favorite seasonings together, bake or […]

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Honey Garlic Chicken Recipe

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Chinese restaurants can be found in just about every town and city across the country nowadays. While relatively inexpensive places to eat, considering many are all you can eat buffets, my family and I have made a conscious decision not […]

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Try Something New: Himalayan Pink Salt

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Something new has made it to my kitchen: Himalayan Pink Salt. I (Litsa) kept seeing the pink salt on shelves as I filtered through specialty shops, health foods stores, etc. My newsfeed on social media and my fitness magazines all […]

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The Riddles of Juicing & Making Smoothies

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Juicing and smoothies have been a hot topic for the last couple of years. EatingWell’s nutrition editor, Brierley Wright, M.S., R.D., was asked the question, “Which is healthier juicing or making smoothies?” The question peaked my interest since I have […]

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Ice-Box Pink Lemonade Pie Recipe

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As the weather warms up, it’s always nice to have a cool treat. Not only is this pink lemonade pie recipe super easy, it is refreshing on a hot day. This recipe makes two ice-box pies. They do need to […]

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