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Pork, it’s what’s for dinner. For our large and busy family, I need an easy meal that I can fix quickly and not have to think about until dinnertime.  What's not to love about a protein surrounded by vegetables, all in one pot, all ready at the same time? I’m sure you’re with me on that! Which is why crock pots, and instant pots are so popular! And cooking a pork roast is just as easy and tasty as any beef roast.  In fact, my husband prefers our pork roasts over beef!   This recipe for cooking a tender pork roast...

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Every year for Christmas, we bake cookies for our church family, friends and neighbors. It has been a tradition for the kids and I for years! I know some of you may have to make cookies for school parties, or maybe a cookie exchange with friends, or you bake Christmas cookies with your grandkids. I know, this isn't my regular, "healthy" type blog post.  BUT, I do have a few weakness in my all-natural eating lifestyle.  And if you use all organic ingredients, and of course ANYTHING made absolutely from scratch has got to be better for you.  Right......?  OK, maybe...

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Thanksgiving is such a fun time with family and friends.  And we usually go overboard with our cooking.  But typically a turkey gives a family a lot more meat than we can eat in one sitting.  Even with extra guests at the table! Do you host Thanksgiving dinner at your house? Or do you go to a family member’s home?  This year, my family came into town for a visit.  It was so much fun having all of the cousins together.  It's not often we are able to get all of our families together! If you’re like me, you only...

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Do you get tired of the same old dessert recipes for Thanksgiving? Pecan pie, pumpkin pie, apple pie…. Don’t get me wrong, I love tradition. We all have our special memories and favorite recipes we enjoy. But I do like to branch out and try something a little different from time to time. Several years ago, we discovered a pecan pie recipe that is amazing. It’s a chocolaty twist to a classic favorite. It. Is. Awesome. And we get asked to make it year after year after year… Have I ever lied to you? So, are you ready to wow...

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With fall, out comes the various winter squash varieties that you can find at any farmers' market or local farm.  If you're like me, I always thought I needed to buy them because that's the fallish thing to do, but never knew how to cook with them. Enter spaghetti squash.  Probably the most baffling to me of all the winter squash.  Until I learned it is an excellent alternative to pasta.  For real, you can use it in any Italian dish that you would normally use noodles with!  You really can't tell much of a difference!!! And then I discovered...

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