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Best Pumpkin Cake Recipe EVER!

Thanksgiving is a holiday that I allow myself to splurge, and stuff my face until I  can no longer move.   I came across this recipe a few years back and it is a rendition of Paula Dean’s Pumpkin Gooey Butter Cake.  I promise you that this recipe will not disappoint!!!


Use Sea Salt for Gorgeous Skin

You might think salt is too drying for your skin, but sea salt is actually great for your body and it can balance, protect and restore the skin if used properly. Sea salt contains minerals such as magnesium, calcium, sodium and potassium. Sea salt can actually improve hydration and balance

5-Minute Edamame

My boyfriend is always complaining about how hungry he is while I am cooking dinner. If his whining gets to be too much, I’ll grab a bag out of the freezer and whip this up as an appetizer. Ingredients: 1 bag of frozen edamame (with shells) Pinch of sea salt

Left Over Chicken Lunch

Whenever I have left over chicken and am looking to create a healthy lunch, I throw this together. You can mix in your favorite veggies, or use the ones I suggested below. Ingredients Left over chicken (shredded or cubed) Quinoa 1 avocado –cut into cubes 1  tomato- cut into cubes

Zucchini Pizza Bites

If you are looking to curb your pizza craving without feeling guilty, these are the way to go. Ingredients: 1 zucchini cut into ¼ inch circles ½ cup of your favorite spaghetti sauce or marinara 1/3 cup of grated mixed cheese 1 teaspoon of olive oil Pinch of salt and

Cheesy Mexican-Style Stuffed Peppers

My coworker Casey just started testing out her cooking skills in the kitchen. She recently raved about the concoction she made, so I demanded she provide us the recipe! Here is what I stole from her: Ingredients: 1 pound ground turkey 1 box Annie’s whole wheat cheese and shells 6-8

Cozy Chicken

Sometimes you just need some comfort food.  This recipe is like a fuzzy blanket, it gives you the comfort you are searching for.  Although this recipe can be a bit heavy, I have added some modifications to make this a healthier recipe. Ingredients: 6-8 chicken thighs (you can use chicken

Fiesta Slow-Cooker Tortilla Soup

I don’t know if it’s because I’m busy, or just lazy, but I have always loved the convenience of slow cooker meals.  They are easy, fast, and flavorful!   Likewise, I am a HUGE fan of Mexican-inspired foods.  Tortilla soup has all the things I love best in Mexican cooking. 

Don’t throw away your mushy berries!

There is nothing I can’t stand more than buying a package of fresh berries, only to have them become mushy within few days. However, instead of wasting those berries- I use them to create an Anti-Aging and Toning  face mask! Here’s how: Ingredients: 1/4 cup Greek yogurt 1/4 cup of

Slow Poke Chicken- slow cooker recipe

I am a sucker for super spicy foods! Any opportunity where I could dowse my food in hot sauce until my face is literally on fire – I take. I have modified this recipe so all can enjoy, but feel free to add all the hot sauce your little heart