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    Tex-Mex Casserole

    If you’re looking for a flavorful, easy to create dish this tex-mex casserole can be on your table tonight. Tex-Mex Casserole with Mushrooms and Black Beans Prep Time: 15 minutes Cook Time: 20 minutes Category: Recipe Servings: 6 Servings Ingredients 1 Pound cremini mushrooms, sliced Olive oil 2 Garlic cloves, minced Cayenne pepper, to taste Salt and pepper 1 Can black beans, drained and rinsed 1 Package corn tortillas, halved 2 1/2 Cups salsa 2 Cups Monterrey jack or cheddar cheese Instructions Preheat oven to 400 degrees F Heat olive oil in a skillet on a medium temperature and saute mushrooms until browned and shrink in size. Add garlic and…

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    Guacamole

    This recipe is not from me, it’s from my husband. He’s become the guacamole making pro in the house. I love when someone else cooks for me, so I welcome this healthy dish any day of the week. Guacamole 2 Avocados 1/2 Onion, diced 1 Tomato, diced 2 Cloves garlic, minced Juice of 1 Lime Cayenne pepper, to taste Salt, pinch Method: Combine all ingredients in a bowl. Mash with fork or potato masher until desired consistency is achieved. Add a bit of salt, a pinch at a time until you like it. Keep in mind that tortilla chips are often salty. You can also add half a jalapeno pepper…

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    Recipe: Banana Blueberry Crockpot Oatmeal

    How would you like to wake up to a steamy hot bowl of oatmeal? This recipe is a slow cooker version of the Brunch Oatmeal Bake and is extra easy to make the night before. It’s also versatile so you can change up the ingredients with what you have on hand. Ingredients: 1 1/2 Cups oatmeal, rolled or steel cut 3 1/2 Cups water 1 Cup milk 1/4 Teaspoon salt 2 Tablespoons sweetener (brown sugar, honey, maple syrup, etc…) 1/2 Teaspoon cinnamon 1 Banana, browning preferable, sliced 1 Cup frozen or fresh blueberries 1 Tablespoon coconut oil, optional 1 Teaspoon vanilla extract, optional Method: Rub coconut oil along base of…

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    Peach Cobbler

    Fresh peaches make my summer. Anytime I can enjoy them on their own, in oatmeal, or a dish all their own, I will. This is a simple, healthy recipe you can bake to use overly ripe peaches. Make it as a light dessert or serve at a brunch with yogurt. Ingredients: 3 Overripe peaches, peeled and diced 1/2 Cup oatmeal 2 Tablespoons raw sugar (or brown sugar) 1/2 Teaspoon vanilla extract 2 Teaspoons coconut oil (or olive oil) 2 Pinches salt Method: Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Layer diced peaches on the bottom of a round baking pan. Combine all other ingredients in a small bowl until thoroughly incorporated.…

  • Tips

    3 Apps You Should Try Today

    Make your phone work for you! Try these three apps to make your life a little easier. Headspace (on-the-go): Clear your head with this app, learn how to meditate with these daily meditation sessions. Carve out 10 minutes of your day for mental peace. I love listening to this on the train. Bonus: It’s also very pretty. Viggle: Earn points and rewards for watching your favorite shows! Charity Miles: I wrote about this awesome app before but it deserves repeating. Get off of the couch, get healthy, and raise money for your favorite charity. Nothing makes you go the extra mile like helping those in need!  

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