Best Dallas Bloggers to Follow

I have a wonderful group of people I would love for you to meet. I like to say these are my co-workers as well as my friends. Take a few minutes to browse around their blogs to see what they are all about. Many have delicious recipes, amazing places to visit and awesome crafts plus much much more. I am so blessed to have an amazing team of bloggers below who all support each other. If you stop by, leave them a message (we bloggers love that.) Best Dallas Bloggers to Follow   Bare Feet on the Dashboard Becca Short Eby Bare Feet on the […]

Easy 4 Week Clean Eating Meal Plan for the Family

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I know you have been doing great with the Clean Eating Challenge. I am excited to announce I have have lost four pounds since the beginning of this month. Just by modifying my eating habits a little I was able to achieve this goal. I know you can too. Here is a four week clean eating meal plan to get you through an entire month. This list is complied of easy Clean Eating recipes the entire family will enjoy. I have not converted all my recipes to clean eating as of yet, but I am working on it. Please use this easy sugar conversion to honey […]

How to Make Any Recipe a Clean Eating Recipe (almost)

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I know you have been thinking how can I still eat my favorite dishes and still have them be clean? It is not as hard as you might think. You may just need a little more planning time to make sure you have everything on hand. If you have already converted your pantry to a clean eating pantry and you have a well established clean eating fridge, it is not difficult to still have your favorite dishes. No More White Stuff Just because a recipe calls for white flour doesn’t mean you cannot substitute whole wheat flour. I like to use a combination of half […]

Easy Sugar Conversion to Honey Chart

Sugar Conversion to Honey Chart

By now I am sure you are craving some of your favorite foods. What can you do to make your favorites and still eat clean? First take a look at the ingredients, how many unnatural ingredients are there. Can you use a homemade pantry staple to substitute to make it clean? Now how do you convert all that sugar in a recipe to clean natural sugar like honey or maple syrup. Easy Sugar Conversion to Honey Chart Sugar the Other White Stuff Here is a simple sugar conversion to honey chart to convert white sugar to honey or maple syrup. It is about the weight […]

Award Winning Creamy White Chicken Chili Recipe

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This is the best creamy white chicken chili recipe ever. This chili was in a chili cook off. I won first prize and beat out all the competition. Yes, it is really that good. My husband can’t wait for it to get cold and begs me to make this white chicken chili recipe for him. It really does not take that long to make. Award Winning Creamy White Chicken Chili Ingredients: 1 lb chicken cubed (white meat is the best) 1 Med onion 1 Tablespoon oil 2 Cans navy beans 2 4oz cans of green chilis (we used fresh hatch chilis) 2 cups chicken stock […]

Easy Tips on How to Eat Clean When Eating Out

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It is inevitable you will go out to eat. Don’t panic and don’t over indulge. Stick to your guns, even when you are going out to eat. I know this is hard to do, so I am going to give you a few simple items to look for on the menu to help you make healthy choices to eat clean when eating out. If you have the option to choose, choose a resturant where it will be easy to make good healthy choices.   Tips on Eating Clean When at a Restaurant 1. Grilled protein. Order grilled chicken, grilled fish, or steak. You know you […]

Clean Eating: 10 Foods to Help Stop Sugar Cravings

10 foods to stop sugar cravings

When 3:00 in the afternoon hits, I get hangry. I am hungry and angry at the same time. An easy cure is to grab a candy bar or another sugary snack. This happens to most people. Then your body starts to crave that sugar snack in the afternoon. Why Your Body Craves Sugar Most people eat lunch around noon. Then around 2-3 in the afternoon, your blood sugar falls and you start to get hungry. You can choose to grab a sugary empty calorie snack or make a healthy protein packed option. It takes longer for your body to digest protein than sugar. Any leftover […]

Clean Eating Challenge: Week 2 Check in

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It has been 2 weeks since you have decided to take the clean eating challenge. Congratulations on making the change! Let’s reflect on our accomplishments and where we need to improve. Let’s give ourselves a pat on the back for all the positive changes we have made, and what we have learned. I know I feel so much better. I am thinking about my eating choices a lot more and making conscious decisions on the food I am eating. My family is also adjusting quite well with the change. There is something everyone loves in the clean eating challenge.I try to make it a point to incorporate one […]

The Best Fabric Softener to Save Time

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This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. #CollectiveBias and its advertiser. All opinions and opinions in this article are mine alone. With a family of five, laundry piles up quickly around here. If I had time to do it all in one day, it would be 6 – 7 large loads of laundry. I try to break it up a little and wash clothes on one day and sheets and towels the next. My washing machine can wash a load of laundry in about 40 mins, but it takes forever to dry in my slow dryer. I need a new dryer, but until then […]