DINNER, favorites, healthy eating, Louisiana, Uncategorized

Chicken Chili

It is cold here in south Louisiana.  I mean REALLY cold here in south Louisiana, at least for our standards!  I know that it is much colder in other parts of the world, but guys – please keep in mind that we are not use to cold weather.  Nor are we equipped for it.  I… Continue reading Chicken Chili

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Tis the Season

Growing up we had several traditions for the Christmas holiday, nothing really extravagant, but a few things that we have always done for the holidays.  These traditions, like driving around looking at lights, are things that I remember the most about the holiday.  I remember the few traditions that we had more than most of… Continue reading Tis the Season

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Be Who You Needed…..

I saw this posted on a social media platform over the weekend, and it resonated with me instantly.  I can vividly remember all the various phases of my life.  I am sure that many of you can remember them as well….. The awkward pre-teen years when I was comparing myself to others because I wasn’t… Continue reading Be Who You Needed…..

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Roasted Cabbage with Parmesan Cheese

We all know that roasting vegetables is the BEST way to cook them, I mean unless you have been living under a rock.  There is just something about roasting that brings out the flavor is so many foods.  Once I discovered roasting years ago, I have never went back to steaming my vegetables. While this… Continue reading Roasted Cabbage with Parmesan Cheese

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Maskcara Beauty

I will admit that I am a beauty product addict.  I have tried most all types of products from all price ranges!  Always on the hunt for products that have phenomenal results.  You know what I am talking about - promises of getting rid of your fine lines/wrinkles, promises to cover discoloration, promises to be… Continue reading Maskcara Beauty

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Chicken Noodle Soup for this Louisiana Soul

Well hello all!  I hope you guys have been keeping warm and dry.....here in Louisiana no so much on the dry side! I have to admit that I am a summer girl at heart.  I love warm weather, water, and nice cold beverages.  That doesn't mean that I do not enjoy other seasons.  I love… Continue reading Chicken Noodle Soup for this Louisiana Soul

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When Pumpkin Spice is Life

While I greatly enjoyed my pumpkin scones that I made last week, I realized that I needed something a little more figure friendly to nosh on during the week.  I mean – don’t get me wrong, those are pretty darn healthy for a scone if you ask me – I just needed something that wouldn’t… Continue reading When Pumpkin Spice is Life

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“Almost Starbucks” Pumpkin Scones

I have done it guys…..jumped right up front on the pumpkin spice train.  I have been fighting it for a couple weeks now.  I know you all think I am crazy for not drowning in all things pumpkin spice, but the truth is I was holding on to summer As. Long. As. Possible. That is… Continue reading “Almost Starbucks” Pumpkin Scones

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30 minute meals – Bruschetta Chicken

Do you remember when you first starting watching Food Network?  Yeah, I don't remember that exactly myself.  However, I do remember one of the first shows that I started "following" on the program - Rachel Ray's 30 Minute Meals! I use to love to watch that show......not because of Rachel Ray.  Don't get me wrong,… Continue reading 30 minute meals – Bruschetta Chicken