Easy Sausage Egg Bites

egg bites 1223I feel like I need to write a short mini series since this will be my first recipe post in over 2 years! lol But for the sake of time, I’ll just say that everyone is good, a little crazy, but we are doing well in Florida!

Here is our most recent picture. I can’t believe that I started the blog almost 6 years ago when my oldest was 8 month. Now he is pushing 7 and in a few years will be taller than his mama! 

And as far as time, I currently have only 1.5-1 hours a day to do ANYTHING! Time is more than precious, it’s almost non-existent! :)


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Butternut Squash or Pumpkin Gelato (or Ice Cream)

Summer is slowly coming to the end but here in Louisiana, we still have a few more months of scorching heat which means a few more months of ice cream! Since our farmer’s market is filled with butternut squash, I could think of no better way than to use this yummy vegetable than in a… 

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Grain-Free Baking 101: All about Grain-Free Flours

I may not be Martha Stewart or Betty Crocker, but I know a few things about baking and cooking. I have been playing in the kitchen for almost 25 years and loving every minute of it…well, at least until it’s time to wash the dishes – I am a 25 year fan of the “I… 

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Creamy Spinach

Creamy spinach and my secret ingredient… Spaghetti Squash! This side dish is so good and the texture of the spaghetti squash really adds to this recipe! Spaghetti squash is such a versatile food and EASY to prepare in the Slow Cooker!

Chocolate Zucchini Muffins (Cupcakes)

Is this a side dish? A cupcake? Or a muffin?? Well maybe it’s all 3?! Looking for a way to get more vegetables in your child’s diet? Well, here is your solution! Moist chocolate muffins with a little secret we won’t dare mention to the kiddos! These muffins are easy to make and you don’t… 

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Drunken Cajun Chicken with Gravy

I have been meaning to post this recipe for a while. It’s simple but so delicious and the name is very appropriate! My Drunken Cajun Chicken is this Georgia girl’s tribute to Louisiana! The skin is crispy and full of flavor and the meat is juicy. It even makes it’s own gravy.  This is seriously… 

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Crispy Bacon, Egg & Cheese Waffles

Some of my recipes come out of desire, like my new Brownie Ice Cream Cake, and some come from necessity. These waffles were definitely the latter.  A few mornings ago I only had 2 eggs, a little cheese and a little ham and 2 hungry kids and 2 adults to feed. My solution: Ham, Egg and… 

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Brownie Ice Cream Cake

Cold. Brownies. Chocolate. Crunchy. Sweet. Ice Cream. The perfect cake on a HOT Summer’s Day! This also is the PERFECT Birthday cake for kids and the kid at heart! 

Recipe for Success

16 Steps to Achieving Your Optimal Health and Personal Weight Loss Goals.

After years of being in the health and fitness industry, and also struggling with my weight, I have had time to reflect upon common issues that I and my clients have struggled with when it comes to weight loss and goal setting. I have personally walked through each and every one of these “Steps”. These… 

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REAL Deal Monterey Chicken

This recipe is REAL simple and REAL good! On a REAL busy night you can have a REAL meal. Your family will REALly thank you!  


Bacon-Wrapped Chicken Fingers

Chicken meets bacon… perhaps one of the best flavor combinations EVER! I have become the queen of quick meals and this one is at the top of my list.  About the only way I will eat chicken breast is covered in mayo or wrapped in bacon and these fingers are perfect for the little fingers… 

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Baked Zucchini Home Fries

Looking for a delicious and easy way to prepare your fresh zucchini that everyone will love?? Well look no farther! Not only are these home fries delicious but they are SO easy to make! They are the perfect side item on a busy summer day!


Bacon & Veggie Frittata

What a great way to incorporate some veggies at breakfast time! Feel free to use whatever vegetable you have on hand. I used frozen over fresh green beans because frozen vegetables tend to cook in a fraction of the time compared to fresh. You could also use breakfast sausage, ham or any type of ground… 

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Italian Cream Cake

This cake is full of charm as well as pecans, coconut and LOTS of flavor, without any of the grains! Bring this classic cake to any special occasion and be prepared to leave with no leftovers!


Almost No-Bake Blueberry Cheesecake with “Pretzel” Crust

How can you go wrong with blueberries and cheesecake?? You can’t! This delicious cheesecake is filled with blueberries and rich cream cheese for the perfect Summertime dessert! The sweet and salty “pretzel” crust is the perfect accompaniment! The “Almost” No-Bake is because you only have to bake the crust to this cheesecake comes together really quickly! 


Georgia Peachy Iced Tea

Refreshing and full of flavor. A cold glass of Peach Tea is perfect for these hot and humid Summer days. A delicious peach tea that actually contains peaches and is really easy to make!


Chocolate Cheesecake Fudge

Chocolaty. Creamy. Nutty. Fudgy. Perfection! Is it cheesecake or is it fudge?? Either way, I know you are going to love it! Enjoy this sweet treat without all of the sugar but with all of the flavor.


Light & Fluffy Lemon-Poppy Seed Pancakes

Lemon, poppy seeds and blueberries… what a wonderful combination! These pancakes are SO good that no one will ever guess that they are grain-free! These pancakes are light and fluffy, just the way pancakes should be!


Blueberry Delight

You can call this recipe a “Blueberry Delight,” “Blueberry Bliss,” “Blueberry Yum-Yum,” or “Blueberry Dream,” but just be sure you put making this recipe on your to-do list soon! If you love blueberries, you are going to LOVE this Dessert! With it’s sweet and salty crust and creamy, cream cheese filling covered with a fresh blueberry… 

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Cajun Chicken Spaghetti

What better way to use leftover chicken than in this recipe! Absolutely one of my new favorites and a flavorful twist on a classic recipe! The traditional version calls for “non-foods” such as cream of mushroom soup, processed cheese and conventional pasta which we all know is NO good for you! Try this recipe for all… 

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Italian Chicken Salad

The perfect meal on a hot summer day! Revamp your boring chicken salad with a few secret ingredients that everyone will love.