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Recipes, Side Dish, Whole30

walnut dusted green apple chips

We’re starting the 21dsd (21 Day Sugar Detox by Diane Sanfilippo click for all the info) on Monday the 4th, so we’re all about prepping snacks so we can be prepared and ready to go. We did this detox last year, and the beginning of the 2nd week, Makenna actually had […]

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smokey spice mix

This is a spice blend I came up with many years ago while trying to create a marinade/rub for meats we wanted to grill and then use on top of salads. We use it as a dry rub on steaks, pork, chicken and even on shrimp but also use it as […]

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lemon meringue pie

  lemon meringue pie Here’s the deal with Lemon Meringue Pie…it’s probably our favorite overall! At least as a collective family that is, we all each have our favorite kind, but ALL of us love this one! It’s a classic and we often will have it for breakfast the day […]

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paleo pie crust

paleo pie crust This has literally been a labor of love. I learned how to make pie crust from my mother at a very young age. Every Thanksgiving she made TONS of pie…and given all that she had to get done for the rest of the meal, I remember at […]

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Thai basil pesto

Thai basil…freshly harvested & so aromatic ! Our garden was pretty amazing this year! I say quite often, that nature is so beautiful and this lovely plant is no exception! We decided to plant two different varieties of basil this year…the traditional sweet Italian basil…because, well…it’s sweet Italian basil! Yummmmmm! […]

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happy birthday Mom/Grandma

So, this last Saturday, August 29th would have been my Mom (aka Makenna’s grandma) DeVona’s 74th birthday. We miss her desperately and felt inspired to make a treat that we thought she might really have enjoyed. Growing up, it was pretty easy to find a bag of “Red Hots” in her […]

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how time flies….

So here we are, weeks later and our cute little blog is still “under construction” as the blogosphere calls it! Kenna and I are working on stories, ideas about the best way to “do” our blog and the process just takes time. I did however, figure out the Instagram widget, […]