Ricotta-Free Hearty Meat Lasagna

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I love spaghetti sauce. It stems from my childhood. My mother makes the best homemade spaghetti sauce ever. I don’t live in the same state as she does any longer, so I don’t get to enjoy her sauce very often. I have been looking for a sauce that can compare to hers. It is so good and so hard to replicate. I have tried.

I don’t have a lot of time to work on trying to perfect my mother’s recipe, but sometimes I just crave that sauce because I may be a little homesick.


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Chocolate Crazy Cake (Dairy-Free, Egg-Free)

Dairy-free chocolate cake

I love cake. But who doesn’t? I love me some chocolate cake too. However, I just had a baby and she doesn’t tolerate dairy very well in my breast milk, so I have gone dairy-free. It was a hard adjustment, but after about two weeks, it wasn’t so bad. But man, I do miss dairy. It is literally in everything!

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My Grab & Go Healthy Breakfast From Yoplait

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It is the start of the new year and with that comes all new resolutions. The number 1 resolution for people is to lose weight and/or get healthy. I am always looking for delicious, yet healthy snacks that I can grab and take on the go, or to have quickly in the morning.

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Creamy Blue Cheese Olive Dip

Blue Cheese Olive Dip

I love olives. Green, black, stuffed, any, you name them. I love the sour tartness. They are also (obviously) the best part of a dirty martini. The dirtier the better with extra olive juice.

Olives are a fabulous ingredient to have around for the holiday’s. For this Thanksgiving, I was in charge of bringing an appetizer. Just like most of us, I don’t have a lot of extra time on my hands, but I also didn’t want to just buy something to bring. After-all, the hostess will have been in the kitchen of her house for the last two days, I wanted to show my appreciate by bringing a delicious and homemade recipe.


This recipe is so tasty. It reminds me of the pimento cheese I adored in New Orleans earlier this year. Living in AZ, pimento cheese is not such an easy thing to access. I love this recipe better because of the real olives in the dip.

I decided to make an olive cheese dip. This appetizer takes just a short bit of time, and I promise you it will be a hit. Serve it with crackers, chips or vegetables.

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