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Recipe Index

Creamy Dill Chicken Salad with Grapes and Bacon for the week

Creamy Dill Chicken Salad with Grapes and Bacon for the week

  Every now and then we crave a creamy chicken salad around here, and every time I try to make it better.  I just can’t help it. This recipe is the best yet; it is creamy and has the perfect set of flavors….but I already […]

Best Shredded Pork for Tacos

Best Shredded Pork for Tacos

Enough for a crowd, or to freeze some for later When I try to do a Taco Tuesday, we end up with a taco week, as I’m sure you can imagine when you see this recipe!  If you’re not cooking for a crowd, you can […]

Homemade Mayonnaise, real food ingredients- It’s white!

Homemade Mayonnaise, real food ingredients- It’s white!

I am so surprised at how white this mayo is!  Normally homemade mayonnaise is more yellow in color, and I thought this recipe was going to turn out even darker because I used apple cider and red wine vinegar instead of the white wine vinegar that normally […]

Beef Stew- A flexible recipe

Beef Stew- A flexible recipe

I am trying to stick to real food (for at least 6 days a week), stay on a budget, and reduce the food we waste around here.  This stew is really good for this.  It’s very flexible; You can substitute for whatever you have on […]

How to ruin your potatoes

How to ruin your potatoes

Ruining Potatoes with Parsnips I thought I had a brilliant idea last night.  I was going to mix my potatoes half and half with mashed parsnips!  Everybody who has known me for awhile is now wondering who this alien is that took over Christina’s body.  […]

Bey Blades, Candy Sushi and Birthday Cake Popcorn!

Bey Blades, Candy Sushi and Birthday Cake Popcorn!

Bey Blade,Candy Sushi and Birthday Cake Popcorn Jordan’s Birthday Party 2018 The most popular questions I was asked: “Where did you come up with that?” Pinterest.  More specifically, a couple really cool bloggers, that I’m now following, had posted it to Pinterest;  and I found […]

Why I’m Quitting Weight Watchers

Why I’m Quitting Weight Watchers

Why I’m Quitting Weight Watchers This has been my second time on Weight Watchers.  I lost 10 pounds the first time, and I’m not even two weeks in yet, but I am down 2.6 pounds this week.  Clearly Weight Watchers works for me as a […]

Bacon, Egg, Cheese and Avacado Breakfast Sandwich

Bacon, Egg, Cheese and Avacado Breakfast Sandwich

I originally made this as a great Weight Watchers breakfast, but have since decided to quit WW.  Instead of using Fat Free cheese and aerosol cooking spray, I’m suggesting you use a little bit of real cheese and a little bit of real butter.

Pork Schnitzel- Blake and Christina’s Way

Pork Schnitzel- Blake and Christina’s Way

If you’re antsy to get to the recipe, and I don’t blame you, just click on “Jump to Recipe” above. Otherwise, stay with me to see some photos of this beautiful food, and also get some other tid-bits, including some info on the mashed-potato recipe […]

Shredded Chicken Taco Soup- Garnished with Salsa and Greek Yogurt

Shredded Chicken Taco Soup- Garnished with Salsa and Greek Yogurt

I came up with this soup when I was doing Weight Watcher’s, and I liked it because it only cost me 1 Smart Point.  Garnishing it with a mixture of Greek Yogurt and salsa really took it to the next level.  I was originally using […]

Famous Bacon Deviled Eggs

Famous Bacon Deviled Eggs

These bacon deviled eggs get us invites! Everybody always asks us if we’re bringing our bacon deviled eggs. It’s become our thing. I think they get more excited to see our bacon deviled-eggs than they do to see us…and we have 2 babies! I hope […]