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Make Healthy Meals Happy Ones

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How can we make healthy meals happy ones? Win your kids to healthy foods through their heads as well as their hearts. This post contains affiliate links. When you make a purchase through those links, I am paid a small amount in advertising fees. Thanks for your support. I really appreciate it. We’ve all had […]

Protein Style Meal Plan is Back — LIMITED TIME

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Get my protein style meal plan today! It’s only available for a few days, and I don’t want you to miss it! It’s part of the Ultimate Healthy Living Bundle. This post contains affiliate links. When you make a purchase through those links, I am paid a small amount in advertising fees. Thanks for your support. […]

Chicken Bacon Subs for the Freezer

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These Chicken Bacon Subs disappear lickety split at my house. They are so easy to assemble, and make a perfect freezer meal. Are you ready for a freezer meal that’s going to knock your socks off? This is it! Chicken Bacon Subs, a FishFamily favorite since 2010. I created this recipe on a whim one […]

Homemade Cream of Celery Soup for Cooking

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Homemade Cream of Celery Soup is so much better than the canned variety. Make a bulk batch this week to have your casserole and eat more healthfully, too. In the old days when I did freezer cooking, I’d pop open a few cans of creamed soups, mix this, add that, and slide a bunch of casseroles […]

Help Your Family Eat Less Sugar & Feel Healthier

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Want to improve your family’s diet? Consider providing naturally-sweetened and unsweetened treats to help your family eat less sugar. One of the things that the FishKids love about a visit to Trader Joe’s is the chance to hunt for the stuffed animal and earn a treat. In case you didn’t know, each location has its own little […]

Gramma John’s Buttermilk Donuts

Gramma John's Buttermilk Donuts

Gramma John’s Buttermilk Donuts have been a favorite in our family for decades. They are delicious and perfect for freezing. My childhood summers were spent in South Dakota and Minnesota. Though I was born and raised in California, my parents both grew up in Minnesota. With loads of family on both sides, and my dad hankering for […]

Make Junk Food Yourself

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Want to improve your family’s diet?  Instead of buying the mediocre commercial products, make junk food yourself — at home, for cheaper. This post does include affiliate links. If you make a purchase through those links, I am paid a small amount in way of advertising fees. Your price does not change, but your purchase […]

Chocolate Zucchini Cake – Perfect for All Those Zucchini

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Chocolate Zucchini Cake is a revelation. Moist and redolent with cinnamon and zucchini, this chocolate cake makes great use of that prolific summer squash. This post contains affiliate links. When you make a purchase through those links, I am paid a small amount in advertising fees. Thanks for your support. I really appreciate it. Do […]