3 Ingredient Korean BBQ Style Grilled Pork Kebabs (gluten-free option)

Get ready for some mouthwatering, tummy-rumbling food photos. I am absolutely in love with this recipe. It is easy and delicious. Only 3 ingredients! The pork is tender, juicy and almost steak-like. The Korean BBQ sauce is sweet, soy-saucy, and has a tiny bit of spice (but isn’t hot on the tongue). Honestly, Korean BBQ is unlike anything I have ever had before. I’ve been kind of tired of the overly sweet and tangy American style BBQ sauce and am glad there is a new savory alternative we have clung to.

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Fajita Style Burrito Bowl (vegan, gluten-free, grain-free)

Do you ever have those moments where you’re worn out on junk food and just want something fresh? That’s been me for the last few weeks. I simply want a big plate of fresh, home-cooked food that isn’t greasy or overly salty, buuuuut I still want it to be good food (yes, you can have it both ways). This dish is just that — light, but filling, fresh and the perfect way to add a bit of Mexican spice to your day. Plus, this recipe is super easy to whip up! Cut up a few veggies, pop everything into the oven and wait for the belly-filling, gloriously delicious food to be ready.  Continue reading “Fajita Style Burrito Bowl (vegan, gluten-free, grain-free)”

Throwback Thursday: Five Films You Need to See #4

Stop waiting for the next film to come to Redbox or DVD and try something new (or would it be old?). Just because a film is older doesn’t mean its story lost value. If you are new here, these posts are about movies that maybe you missed when they came out and never got around to watching them, weren’t allowed to watch them growing up, or never even heard of them. These are five films from the 2000’s or earlier that I love and encourage you to give a try (I promise you’ll love at least something on this list).

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Life is Short, Eat More Food: Trying Halo-Halo

Hello, Lovelies! I hope you are all doing wonderfully. I have a brand new series starting today (this post is it)! This little series will be dedicated to trying new food, exploring cultures, and inviting you to do the same. Life is too short to not explore the world around us. This little series will be about just that — exploring new foods. I strongly believe that trying food is a great way to “travel” without all the expense and time. I mean, think about it, besides shopping and sightseeing why do we travel? FOR FOOD!! So go out into your town and see what there is around you, you don’t have to travel to be connected to the world around you, you just need an open mind and a willingness to try! If you need some ideas on great food to look for or maybe you are like me and need a nudge to try new things, well… that’s what I’m here for! Every second and fourth Monday of each month will be dedicated to exploring a new food and reporting back to you. Let’s get started!

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Easy Peanut Butter and Banana S’Mores in a Pan (gluten-free)

Gooey marshmallow, warm chocolate, crunchy graham, sweet banana, spiced peanut butter and all perfectly toasted and melted together. The quintessential summer dessert is getting a makeover and doesn’t require a campfire for those of us who can’t go camping this year. 20 minutes is all that stands in between you and this truly deliciously decedent summer dessert, what are you waiting for?

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A Classic Mudslide Milkshake Recipe (gluten-free)

Ladies and Gents, dust off your blender and put the kids to bed early! We’re gonna have some adult time (not that kind of adult time, I’m trying to be family friendly here) because we’re making MUDSLIDES as a MILKSHAKE. I hope your cheat day is today because you’re gonna need it. If you ain’t got plans to go shopping you better make some so you can pick up these ingredients and get your drink on (you’re my kinda person if you happen to have all ingredients on hand). This milkshake is delicious, boozy and pumped full of chocolate, what more could you want?

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6 Fool-Proof Tips to Picking Out Produce like a Pro

Derek likes to think I have a God-given talent to pick out the best fruits and vegetables, but he just doesn’t know all of the secrets I got up my sleeve. 😉 This post will walk you through the best ways to pick out produce in general and specific tips for certain fruits and vegetables. You will be produce royalty in your town. All the neighbors will beg you to pick out their fruit and you’ll have so many requests, you’ll have to move three states away and never expose this amazing gift again. Or… you could show them this post and basically knight them with produce royalty, too.

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Easy, 6-Ingredient Strawberry and Blush Wine Vinaigrette Summer Salad Recipe (gluten-free, dairy-free, vegan)

I got this recipe originally from a mom, who I babysat for, a while back. She would eat these most days for lunch and one day made me some. I couldn’t believe a salad without ranch could taste that good!

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The Ultimate Guide to Being a Better Cat Parent

We have four cats (yes, that is a lot). We have gone through ups and downs being cat parents. I feel like every other week we are discovering new things we should be doing for our cats or should not be doing. It is a struggle to feel like you are doing enough for the mute creatures that roam the house. Here are my tips and tricks for giving Kitty the best home after years of experience.

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Matcha + Lemonade Frozen Yogurt Recipe (Copycat Pinkberry)

Yup. I jumped on the matcha train, and I’m gonna ride the darn thing until it crashes and burns. I am obsessed, to say the least. This frozen yogurt is a pretty darn close replica of the Pinkberry recipe if I do say so myself. If you have no idea what Pinkberry is and think I’m talking about strawberries, I’ll describe the flavor that is this magical frozen dessert. This frozen yogurt is a not too sweet, tangy perfection kissed with a matcha flavor that pairs beautifully with the lemon. I think the matcha, lemon, and sugar balance extremely well in this recipe and is quickly becoming my favorite dessert flavor. It’s the perfect tart and sweet combo that I never knew could exist. Plus, you can make this recipe without an ice cream maker.

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