Baked Cheese Curds

Who doesn’t love fried cheese? After all, what’s not to love… cheesy deep fried goodness always sounds good to me! Problem is, if you’re like me, you’re thinking, “Those are going…

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sweet potato wedges

Sweet Potato Wedges

One of my absolute favorite side dishes is any kind of sweet potato fries or wedges, so I’m always mixing up some different seasonings and trying out new recipes. These…

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cilantro garlic sweet potato fries

Cilantro Garlic Sweet Potato Fries

Sweet potatoes… Not only are they great for you, they are absolutely delicious! I never used to be a big sweet potato fan, but over the last year I’ve really given…

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garden fresh bruschetta

Garden Fresh Bruschetta

Throughout the summer you will most likely see a lot of fresh recipes… Any opportunity to have really fresh and delicious food, I’m all about it – especially living down in…

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pineapple salsa

Pineapple Salsa

The past couple of weeks have just been crazy… crazy awesome! First we had my stepsister Ann and her boyfriend Jordan out to visit us. We had such a blast…

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baked mozzarella sticks

Baked Mozzarella Sticks

I don’t know about you, but I could make a meal out of appetizers… And as far as appetizers are concerned, there’s nothing like gooey and cheesy mozzarella sticks! Now,…

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Greek yogurt veggie dip

Greek Yogurt Veggie Dip

This is a lightened-up version of my stepmom’s veggie dill dip – which is out of this world! Everytime my husband and I go over to my Dad and stepmom’s…

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Baked Onion Rings - Cooking Up Happiness

Baked Onion Rings

The other day while brainstorming new recipe ideas, I came across a seemingly delicious recipe for baked onion rings on Creme de la Crumb… And that got me thinking… I love bar…

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Emily Ness

Sharing a passion for food and fitness to live a healthy lifestyle - with the occasional hint of chocolate.

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The Testosterone Chef is a cookbook all about eating in a way that supports your hormones. With 90+ recipes for both men and women, there's something for everyone in here...
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Kino Chef, the Kinobody cookbook, is full of healthy recipes that are easy to make, very satiating and make dieting and weight loss easier than ever before. 
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