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Budget Friendly Gift Ideas and My Holiday Wishlist

Happy Holidays, all! I wanted to share my budget-friendly gift ideas with you pre-Black Friday and Small Business Saturday madness.  Maybe you can find these gifts this weekend for even less!  These ideas would be great for host/hostesses, coworkers, bosses, mentors, and teachers gifts! There are two not-so-budget-friendly gifts at the end of the post,… Continue reading Budget Friendly Gift Ideas and My Holiday Wishlist

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Fresh Fall Bruschetta

Fresh Fall Bruschetta Recipe: What you need: 1 medium Tomato, which is about 1 cup, diced 1/4 cup fresh Pomegranate arils 1 large Garlic clove, minced 2 tbsp Purple Onion, diced 2 tbsp Fresh Basil, chopped (Optional) Arugula for base of bread or flatbread Dressing: 2 tsp Balsamic Vinaigrette 1tsp extra virgin Olive oil 1/8… Continue reading Fresh Fall Bruschetta

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Slow Cooker Pepperoncini Beef

3 Ingredients and a Slow Cooker and you have this protein portion of a meal made!  Pepperoncini beef was a family favorite growing up thanks to a dear family friend who shared the recipe with my mom way back when.  It packs some heat from the spicy hot yellow Greek/Italian peppers aka pepperoncini, but you… Continue reading Slow Cooker Pepperoncini Beef

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Butternut Squash-Crab-Tomato Sauce

Celebrate national seafood AND national pasta month (October) with this well-balanced dish every month of the year!  I absolutely love seafood and apparently always have-My mom said when I was two her and my dad cooked lobster at home, and after that dinner I said I wanted lobster for dinner every single night from that… Continue reading Butternut Squash-Crab-Tomato Sauce

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Pumpkin Cheerios Marshmallow Squares

Did you or anyone you know rush out to buy the Pumpkin Cheerios as soon as they hit the shelves like me? Did you find yourself with a huge box full of hundreds of cheerios that you feel you will never finish eating like me? Well then this recipe is for you //  After much… Continue reading Pumpkin Cheerios Marshmallow Squares

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Meal Prep: Greek Cuisine

fresh oregano, lemon, garlic, and red onion fresh cucumber, green pepper, tomatoes, kale, swiss chard freshly picked strawberries by yours truly cooked red potatoes, green beans, and gluten free ronzoni pasta sami’s bakery gluten-free plain millet bread and millet and flax chips can of tuna boar’s head turkey pastrami (was craving pastrami!) my homemade carrot… Continue reading Meal Prep: Greek Cuisine