Cheddar and Chive Tuna Melt Mini Muffins

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The 80s were quite a decade. My childhood was shaped by things like pastel purple eye shadow, Solid Gold dancers and neon splatter paint off-the-shoulder sweatshirts. I learned how to cook pretty young, so my culinary skills developed right smack at the height of the “convenience era,” marked by things like Hamburger Helper and Lunchables. Women were… [read more]

Homemade “Buttermilk” Ranch Kefir Dressing #KefirCreations #Shop

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This post about Lifeway Kefir with probiotics has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. Anyone who knows me will tell you that I loathe Ranch dressing. It’s not about the taste, but rather the whole idea of Ranch as a staple for kids at every meal. Far… [read more]

Zucchini Shepherd’s Pie

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And so it begins. The zucchini onslaught. In fact, it’s almost Sneak Some Zucchini onto your Neighbor’s Porch Day. (Although that usually works better at night.) See, at this time of year, at least here in Pennsylvania, zucchini plants are in super production mode, and we gardeners often find ourselves with way more than we can… [read more]

Make it a Coffee Moment: All-American S’mores Coffee #CMSalutingHeroes

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  I am a member of the Collective Bias®  Social Fabric® Community.  This post about using Nestle Coffee-mate coffee moments to honor our military veterans has been compensated as part of a social shopper amplification for #CollectiveBias and its advertiser. In my neighborhood, the biggest party of the year is always held on the Fourth of… [read more]

Celiac Awareness Month: Breakfast Quinoa with Vanilla Cream

Breakfast Quinoa with Vanilla Cream

May is Celiac Awareness Month Gluten-free products are everywhere lately. But do you know why?