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Lemon Poppy – Seed Cake

When life or in my case the next door neighbors, give you a couple grocery bags of Meyer Lemons from their trees you have to find something wonderful to make with them. I was first introduced to these delightful little fruits last winter and set about finding some new recipes to experiment with. The lemon poppy-seed cake was …

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Pot Roast with Caramelized onion Gravy (Crock Pot)

I love walking in the door to the aroma of dinner cooking in the crock pot. It makes life so much easier on a busy day. Choose your favorite cut of beef roast, I usually buy a rump roast or a bottom round roast and trim off all the fat. You start by browning the roast on all sides before placing it …

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Having Goals and Staying Motivated To Achieve Them

I was in a Weight Watchers class years ago and everyone was talking about how to stay motivated to exercise and eat right. One of the class members shared that she had read an article by a therapist who said that these three words have a lot of power,  ACT AS IF…. you fill in …

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Fish Tacos with Lime-Cilantro Crema

Last night hubby and I enjoyed these amazing fish tacos prepared by our daughter Katy. She had been craving these tacos so I put them on the menu this week. We had these once before and they were every bit as good as we had remembered. What makes them extra special is the zesty crema topping. It is full of flavor …

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Spin or No Spin?

Lettuce that is! I had a coupon last month to get a salad spinner at Costo for $5 off. I have never owned a lettuce –  fruit spinner before. Well the verdict is still out for me. I thought it did an okay job on the lettuce but I am not sure it is worth the effort and …

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