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Tammy Litke is a Dallas blogger, blogging since 2008.  She loves to watch movies, play video games, spend time in the kitchen, and travel.  Between recipes and reviews you'll find many helpful and some just plain funny posts on her blog. Welcome, pull up a chair and stay for a while!

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Sunday
Mar022014

Lemon Herb French Style Green Beans

Lemon Herb French Style Green Beans

I know some of my readers have large(r) families and do more frequent bulk shopping than I might. I like shopping at warehouse clubs though and we go about once a month even if we don’t buy a lot.

I love the fact that eMeals has now added a Costco Family Meal Plan to their many choices.
With this plan you get easy-cook, Costco-based dinner recipes & shopping lists delivered to your inbox every 2 weeks.

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Tuesday
Jan072014

Easy Cheesy Hashbrown Casserole

This is such a tasty side to add to your dinner.  It's quick to prepare and feeds a large crowd.

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Thursday
Nov282013

Country Crock Casserole Club - Family Fave Veggie Casserole & Giveaway

With family here for the holidays I've been cooking a lot this past week.  So it was a great thing when I was sent a kit as part of the Country Crock Casserole Club to help me prepare a Family Fave Veggie Casserole to enjoy for Thanksgiving.

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Friday
Nov152013

Apricot-Mustard Squash - Ditch the Butter, Prepare with Olive Oil

My parents turned me on to olive oil years ago when my dad started using it to lower his cholesterol.  But even though I knew it was healthier for us to use rather than butter in the frying pan, sometimes the flavor of it combined with what I was making just seemed off.

Thanksgiving dinner is about the only time I can get away with serving squash at the dinner table - I love it, but the rest of my family not so much.

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Thursday
Aug152013

Brown Rice Recipe Inspired by Triscuit Real Foods

I'm trying to make it a priority to eat healthier in our home. Sometimes that can be hard to do when you're feeding picky eaters though.

Since we're big snackers, I'm starting there, replacing chips and cookies with more wholesome options.

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Thursday
Aug082013

Clean Eating Recipe: Horseradish Crusted Tilapia & Garlic Roasted Red Potatoes

Looking for some healthy meals that won’t break the bank? This Horseradish Crusted Tilapia with Garlic Roasted Red Potatoes recipe is under 400 calories and less than $4 per serving. That’s something we can get behind!

It's one of the great recipes that you can get by subscribing to eMeals Clean Eating Meal Plans.

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Thursday
Jul042013

Marinated Slaw Recipe

Hard to believe it's July 4th already, isn't it?!  This is one of my favorite days of the year.  But this year it will be bittersweet. 

For the past number of years now we've celebrated the 4th with Amber's best friend's family...whose mom also happens to be my bestie as well.  We hang out, the girls do their thing, we eat, we eat some more, then we eat s'mores, and then her husband puts on a fireworks show for us all.

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Friday
Feb082013

Fish Tender Tacos and Sautéed Baby Broccoli with Red Onion #FishnVeggies

In the community I grew up in, Lent was not a thing to take part in. When we moved, I genuinely had questions about all the 'fish' deals popping up before Easter. A few questions here and there and I finally understood. We don't practice Lent in our home (although I probably should, there are a number of things I could sacrifice for 40 days and it would likely make my life a lot better because of it), but fish once a week is something I do.

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Wednesday
Nov282012

Country Crock Holiday Veggie Give Away! #HolidayVeggieDish

Well Thanksgiving is over, and now we can focus on Christmas. The turkey or the ham is generally the focal piece, but side dishes can make or break a meal I think. I mean what good is all that juicy meat if you have soggy vegetables or over salted potatoes to go along with it?

My family isn't that adventurous when it comes to vegetables. We have a few standbys in our home. Potatoes, cauliflower and broccoli are approved. Green beans and carrots are tolerated. That's about the extent of the palates around here. Oh but what about corn?! Those sweet delicious nuggets? (shh…corn is actually a

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Friday
Nov092012

Holiday Review/Give Away ~ Simply Potatoes

As part of the holiday meal planning and entertaining portion of our holiday guide, today we're featuring Simply Potatoes. These are perfect for those busy hectic meals during the holiday season, as well as for your traditional holiday meals, because they eliminate the hassle of peeling, boiling, slicing and dicing.

I was able to "Simply-fy" a favorite holiday dish, Potato Pancakes, by using a couple of varieties of Simply Potatoes and their website recipe (which I altered a bit for our family). I had the batter whipped up in no time, and we have a new recipe to enjoy a family tradition with now.

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