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Painting A New House, Creating a New Life

Follow this blog on Pinterest ‘New life’ might be overkill. But as reference to a career, I say it’s debatable. I never knew the phrase ‘time flies when you’re having fun’ could ever apply to a job. For so long I’ve envied those who ‘live the dream,’ enamored with what they do on a daily […]

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Avocado Egg Salad with Bacon Crumbles

Follow this blog on Pinterest I recently had a reader request for more salad and wrap type lunch recipes. I then remembered this awesome recipe I put up on the blog AGES ago, but took down because it needed some major photo revamping. So last Sunday after this photo shoot, lunch was served! I don’t […]

Weekly meal plan - affordable, healthy meals all week long! |

Weekly Meal Plan: April 12 – 18

Follow this blog with Bloglovin’ I’m cheating a little bit with my meal plan this week….it’s gonna be just about the exact.same.thing. as last week. See, we decided to hire painters to come in and do an overhaul of our house. In anticipation of not being able to access anything in our cupboards, we prepped […]

Healthy Pumpkin Snickerdoodles - a healthy version of a delicious spice cookie! Who says we can't eat pumpkin all year round? |

Pumpkin Snickerdoodles with Chocolate Chips

So I know pumpkin is supposed to be super popular in the fall. But I had a major food blogger fail this year and published zero pumpkin recipes all fall season long. Actually I take that back. I posted pumpkin pie muffins at the end of December… But I guess that’s still kinda after the […]

Roasted Red Pepper Hummus

Remember when I bragged about Kyle going all Chef Boy-ar-Ehle? Well, he did it again. And it was really, really tasty. Roasted red pepper hummus always used to be a crucial item on the grocery list. It’s Kyle’s favorite Sabra flavor. But a while back, when I got my food processor, I ditched the store […]

Weekly meal plan - affordable, healthy meals all week long! |

Weekly Meal Plan: April 5 – 11

Follow this blog with Bloglovin’ Today is a busy day for many, myself included! We have church at 8:30 AM, then we’ll head down to my sisters for an early Easter meal. My mom is visiting town, so we’ll have a relaxing day catching up! This is also a really big week for me. Some […]

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Roasted Frozen Broccoli

Follow this blog with Bloglovin’ Want a huge food-prep-time-saving tip that will Here it is… You can ROAST frozen broccoli!! In fact, you can roast frozen vegetables of any variety you choose. Ok soooo maybe you aren’t quite as excited about this cooking phenomenon as I was when I tried it, but you should […]

Loaded Mashed Cauliflower - healthier and more delicious than a loaded baked potato! |

Loaded Mashed Cauliflower

Follow this blog with Bloglovin’ This is one of those recipes I really wish I could take credit for making. Kyle can be really creative in the kitchen, often dubbing himself as Chef Boy-ar-Ehle when he’s whipping up a concoction in the kitchen. I should let him cook more often, to be honest. He says […]

Tangy Crockpot Turkey Meatballs |

15 Healthy Family Recipes

Follow this blog with Bloglovin’ Good morning, friends! I know you typically come here on Sundays for a meal plan. Unfortunately, there will be no formal meal plan in the Slim Sanity household this week. Why? Because we have FAMILY in town! My aunt, uncle and cousin drove all the way down from Wisconsin to […]

How to Make Zucchini Noodles | This low-carb pasta alternative is sure can make family dinner not only fun, but delicious. Bring on the zoodles! |

How to Make Zucchini Noodles

Follow this blog with Bloglovin’ Make a filling, low-carb dinner with this pasta substitute. Read on for more about how to make zucchini noodles! I never used to be a big fan of zucchini. It always seemed kinda boring, and I never knew of a good way to cook it. In fact, I’ve probably purchased […]

Peas and shells pesto pasta salad - a quick, easy and healthy pasta salad you can bring to your next cook out! |

Peas and Shells Pesto Pasta Salad

Follow this blog with Bloglovin’ Picture this: You’re planning a get together with friends, and there was a last minute decision to throw together a cook out the next afternoon. Your friend (or sister, if this is real life) asks you to bring a pasta salad or potato salad. It’s already 5 PM the night […]

Weekly meal plan - affordable, healthy meals all week long! |

Weekly Meal Plan: March 22 – 28

Follow this blog with Bloglovin’ I’ve gotta tell you guys. Not every recipe I try to create turns out great. Remember those zucchini egg muffin bakes I had planned for last week? They were a total flop. I’m not sure why I ever though zucchini would work well with eggs – especially when it’s baked […]

Blueberry banana walnut ice cream - a healthy alternative to soft serve ice cream! |

Blueberry Banana Walnut Ice Cream

Follow this blog with Bloglovin’ We live just down the street from Braum’s. I had never hear of Braum’s before I moved to Texas, so it’s okay if you don’t either. I’m gonna fill you in. They have an amazing selection of hand-scoop ice cream AND soft serve – that you can make a mixes […]

A positive approach to cheat meals |

A Positive Approach to Cheat Meals

Follow this blog with Bloglovin’ I had totally planned to do a video on this topic. I had it sorta scripted out, and planned to sorta fly with whatever came to mind. After my first attempt failed, I felt like I just couldn’t really do it right. So, I’m writing it all instead! I don’t […]

Thin Crust Mediterranean Pizza - a healthy thin crust pizza that doesn't skimp on delicious! |

Thin Crust Mediterranean Pizza

Follow this blog with Bloglovin’ I really like routines. I’ve always been a planner, and there has always been at least three different lists in my purse or smart phone since I can remember. I like structure. Knowing what I’m going to do each day. And I like to stay busy. I really enjoy having […]