One Pan Salmon and Zucchini

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Not all angels have wings. At one point in our lives, while living in California, my husband and I, plus our dogs, had no permanent place to live.  We experienced some cruelty from extended family members and were left living in a hotel with no one to turn to for help. My own family couldn’t help us as they were … Read More

Fruit and Veggie Chips

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I love the nurses in my life! I have family and friends who are nurses.  Anyone who can spend their day caring for a complete stranger is amazing in my book. If you are blessed enough to have a nurse in your life, you know they are the most patient and loving people in the world. But, you also know … Read More

Smash Burgers

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Rules for making the perfect burger are simple. Form beef into patties, place on a hot grill or pan, heat on one side, flip only once, and then take off when at the perfect temperature. Never press down or keep flipping the burgers while cooking. If you follow these rules, the burgers will come out with a crisp outside and … Read More

4th of July Kabobs

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When I was a kid, I remember my dad, grandpa, and uncles would grill for the 4th of July. They would spend hours at the grill making burgers, hot dogs, chicken, and steak. It was always good food but the men were exhausted by the end of the day. This year, my sister-in law hosted 4th of July. Due to … Read More

Mom’s Bruschetta

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“You want some bruschetta?” is probably the first question my mom will ask after offering you something to drink. It’s one of her favorite staple items since she started her weight loss program. All of the ingredients she gets from the farmer’s market. This is one of our favorite dishes we enjoy cooking together. Anyone who was a military kid … Read More