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Is It Time For A Money Diet?

Overspending? It might be time to trim the fat by going on a money diet, skinny budget, or financial cleanse.   Whatever you call it, more and more women are getting serious about debt payoff plans while pumping up that savings account.   And just like any diet, you...

The Power of Gratitude is Real

  Hi friends!   Personal story here.   Mike and I received a thank you note from some of our grandchildren last week and I cannot tell you how it made me feel. I carried a smile ALL day long...

Sweet and Sour Chicken

  Sweet & Sour Chicken Serves: 4   Ingredients 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1-inch chunks 1/2 cup arrow root starch (or cornstarch) 1 large egg, beaten 1/4 cup coconut oil 1/2 cup coconut sugar or regular white sugar 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar 2 tablespoons Coconut Aminos (or gluten free...

Chipotle Pulled Pork Lettuce Wraps

  Chipotle Pulled Pork Lettuce Wraps with Avocado Aioli Serves: 2   Ingredients ½ an avocado 2 tablespoons Paleo mayonnaise 1 lime, juiced 1 clove garlic, finely minced salt & pepper, to taste water, for thinning if necessary 1 head Iceburg or Butter lettuce, broken apart into lettuce cups 2 cups cooked chipotle pulled pork, warmed 1 whole avocado, sliced lime wedges and cilantro, for garnishing   Instructions To make the...

Pulled Pork Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

  Pulled Pork Stuffed Sweet Potatoes Serves: 4   Ingredients 2 lbs. boneless pork loin 4 large sweet potatoes, washed 1 red onion, thinly sliced 2 green onions, thinly sliced 2 garlic cloves, minced ½ cup beef stock 1 teaspoon chili powder 1 teaspoon paprika ½ teaspoon ground cumin ¼ cup...

Buffalo Chicken Sliders

Buffalo Chicken Sliders Serves: 4 large burgers or 8 sliders   Ingredients 1 lb ground chicken 1/2 cup chopped celery 1/2 cup shredded carrot 1/4 cup chopped scallion/green onion 1/4 cup hot sauce 1 teaspoon granulated garlic 1 teaspoon onion powder 1 teaspoon sea salt 1/2 teaspoon pepper   Instructions Mix all the ingredients together in a large bowl. Form 4...

Asparagus Egg and Bacon Salad

  Asparagus Egg and Bacon Salad Servings: 1   Ingredients 1 large hard boiled egg, peeled and sliced 1 2/3 cups chopped asparagus 2 slices cooked and crumbled center cut bacon 1/2 teaspoon Dijon mustard 1 teaspoon extra virgin olive oil 1 teaspoon red wine vinegar pinch salt and pepper, to taste   Instructions Bring a pot of water...

Paleo Chicken Cobb Salad with Buffalo Ranch Dressing

Paleo Chicken Cobb Salsa with Buffalo Ranch Dressing Serves: 4   Ingredients: 4-6 slices nitrate free, sugar free bacon cooked and crumbled ½ lb chicken tenderloins 2-3 tablespoons bacon fat or other cooking fat to cook chicken salt and pepper (for chicken) ¼ teaspoon onion powder ¼ teaspoon smoked paprika ½ cup chopped and peeled mini cucumbers ½...