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Morningstar Prime Grillers with Cheese and Sautéed Mushrooms

I absolutely love burgers! However, I haven’t had a red meat burger in a while as we are trying to make healthier choices and eat more plant-based foods. Of course, we are not going completely plant-based, however, slow and steady changes can make a difference. So we’ve swapped our regular burgers for veggie burgers. I’m… Read More Morningstar Prime Grillers with Cheese and Sautéed Mushrooms

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Therapy Talks: What is it like to be you?

“What is it like…to be you?” No one ever asked me that before. Sitting across the room from her on the uncomfortable violet couch staring at her decorative wooden clock. I told her what it felt like…to feel driven by addiction to food and working on recovery from my eating disorder. To rarely feel satiety.… Read More Therapy Talks: What is it like to be you?

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Quick and Easy 4 Bean Chili: A Frugal Yet Healthy Dish

You know me, if it’s cheap, filling, and healthy…..I’m all on board! Well, there is absolutely no better frugal food than beans and with so many ways to jazz them up, you’ll never get bored. One of my favorite ways to transform beans that I find on sale is to combine them into a hearty,… Read More Quick and Easy 4 Bean Chili: A Frugal Yet Healthy Dish

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Budget Meal Prep: Breakfast Sandwiches

Budget Meal Prep: Breakfast Sandwiches There is always a discussion in the health community on whether or not you should skip breakfast. With intermittent fasting growing in popularity, more people are choosing to forego their 9am breakfast and eat around 11am. Well, the truth is, even in that scenario you are still eating your breakfast… Read More Budget Meal Prep: Breakfast Sandwiches

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Mushroom + Onion + Black Bean Quesadilla

On my list of budget friendly plant based foods, you will find the suggestion of a Mushroom and Onion quesadilla. This has become one of my favorite meatless meals because I absolutely love mushrooms and onion and putting them on a warm tortilla and pressing them into a quesadilla just makes them 10 times better!… Read More Mushroom + Onion + Black Bean Quesadilla

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Nuwave Meatloaf Stuffed Pepper Rings

Share This: Note: This post contains affiliate links One of my husband’s favorite meals is meatloaf…good ol southern meatloaf with mashed potatoes and vegetables. A true comfort meal. This week we tried something a little different. Instead of making our meatloaf in a regular pan over potatoes, I created Nuwave meatloaf stuffed pepper rings. We… Read More Nuwave Meatloaf Stuffed Pepper Rings

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Vegetarian Fajitas: A 15 minute kitchen miracle

15 Minute Vegetarian Fajitas When my husband and I get home from work, we are exhausted and often turn to fast food because we are too tired to cook. Since we are working on weight loss and watching what we eat (as well as what we spend) we need meals that are easy, cheap, healthy,… Read More Vegetarian Fajitas: A 15 minute kitchen miracle