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How to Hard Boil Eggs

From a nutritional standpoint, eggs are the perfect food. They're low in calories, high in protein, and packed full of both monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats (aka healthy fats). They also contain a number of important nutrients, including but not limited to: Vitamins A, B5, B12, and B2, Folate, Phosphorous, and Selenium. And if that's not enough,… Continue reading How to Hard Boil Eggs

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How to Slow Cook Tri-Tip

You may have seen a recent recipe post from me titled Savory Tri-Tip Marinade. I mentioned in that post that I often use my slow cooker to prepare tri-tip. By far, this is my favorite means of preparing meat. The trick is to lock in the fluids by wrapping the meat tightly in aluminum foil. Cooking it… Continue reading How to Slow Cook Tri-Tip

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8 Protein Packed Foods with Recipes & Nutritional Facts

Here are 8 Protein Packed Foods that our family loves! As a bonus, I’ve also included lots of recipes and nutritional facts. Enjoy and eat well!

Letters To Dutch

Dear Dutch,

If there’s any part of Motherhood that tests my creativity the most, it’s meal time! There are babies who will eat anything and everything you put in front of them and then there’s you. Karma is really kicking me in the butt with this one. My own Mother tells me countless stories of preparing separate meals for me from the rest of the family. My picky eating drove her bonkers!

So here we are, working hard at getting you the proper nutrition. You are primarily a vegetarian, with the exception of hot dogs (sometimes) and my meat spaghetti sauce. So naturally, it’s a priority every day that you eat enough protein. Over time, I have found some protein rich foods that you love. For breakfast you enjoy oatmeal, eggs or a protein smoothie. For lunch, you like seasoned black beans and avocado. For dinner, you love lentil or…

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