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Strawberry Vanilla Protein Milkshake Recipe

For the last six to eight months I’ve been working on getting rid of my mommy pouch and getting a six pack. The mommy pouch is finally gone and I am starting to see some definition in my abdominal area.   The trick has been cutting way back on sugar. I stopped eating meat and cut out sugar from October to January and I was super lean, strong and my abs were on point. I added meat back to my diet because I was losing more weight than I wanted. In that time I stumbled upon the most delicious faux milkshake recipe ever. Strawberry Vanilla Protein Milkshake This recipe is the bomb.com!! It taste just like a real milkshake, only it’s healthy. 1. To make it, [Click here to continue reading]

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Squash Cake | Sweet Dessert Using Squash

Disclosure: I am a Good Cook Kitchen Expert and I was given these products for review. All opinions are my own! I had such a wonderful time preparing for Thanksgiving a few weeks ago. I’d just received a surprise package from the Good Cook Sweet Creations line and decided to make Squash cake. It’s very similar to carrot cake, the only difference is I used squash.  I made mini loaves for the women in my family using the Sweet Creations mini loaf pan. Each cake was wrapped in pretty White Snow Flake parchment paper and had a Christmas tree ornament attached. With the remaining batter I made some squash cupcakes with Sweet Cream glaze. These cakes are incredibly yummy and my family loves when I [Click here to continue reading]

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“Vegetarian Friendly” Double Cheese Bread

Since becoming a vegetarian I’ve tasted so many new meals I wouldn’t have otherwise tried if meat were still a large part of my diet.  Since I was making tomato soup I decided to make a hearty bread recipe to pair with it and came up with the “Vegetarian Friendly” Double Cheese Bread. Ingredients: Store bought or homemade hummus. Fresh basil leaves. Shredded Mozzarella Cheese Shredded Cheddar Cheese French Bread    This recipe is really very simple to make and is oh-so-tasty!! Directions: 1. Start by slicing your french bread in half lengthwise and then pre-heat your oven to 350 degrees. 2. Next you’ll want to finely chop around 10 of your fresh basil leaves and mix it in with about 1/2 cup of hummus. [Click here to continue reading]

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Strawberry Whoopie Pie Pancakes

Disclosure: I am a Good Cook Kitchen Expert and I was given these products for review. All opinions are my own! One thing we love around here are pancakes. We are that pancakes and maple syrup on Saturday morning kind or family. I normally make them on my two eye stove top reversible griddle, but today I decided to make them in the oven using my Sweet Creations Whoopie Pie pan by Good Cook. I love making pancakes for my family and normally whip up a batch for Saturday morning and an extra one for a quick breakfast later breakfast in the week. My pancake recipe is very easy and you can add any kind of fruit to it you like or make them plain. [Click here to continue reading]

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Italian Lasagna Rollups

In an effort to eat more meatless meals I made this delicious Italian Lasagna Rollup recipe using similar ingredients to my crockpot lasagna recipe. It’s so easy to make and a great recipe for my kids to help me make.  In fact, after making and cooling the noodles I could let my 13 and 11 year old assemble the rolls. What You Need 8-oz. pkg. of Ricotta Cheese 2 eggs 1 pkg.  (10 oz.) frozen chopped spinach, thawed, well drained or Fresh spinach 1-1/4 cups Shredded Mozzarella Cheese, divided 6  lasagna noodles, cooked 2 cups  spaghetti sauce salt (to taste) HEAT oven to 375ºF. Mix ricotta cheese, spinach, 1 cup mozzarella, a pinch of salt and eggs until well blended; spread onto cooked noodles. Roll [Click here to continue reading]

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Super Easy 30 minute Homemade Peach Cobbler

This is going to be one of the easiest and yummiest peach cobbler recipes you’ll ever make. I made it using fresh peaches and as soon as I tasted it I knew it was too yummy and easy not to share with you. Ingredients: 3 cups of fresh or canned peaches (I used fresh) 1 cup of flour 1 cup of sugar 1/4 cup of butter 1 egg 1 tablespoon of lemon juice Directions: If you use fresh peaches you’ll need to remove the skin first. Next, dice or slice them into the sizes you prefer. I prefer petite diced pieces versus slices. Now layer your peaches in the bottom of your baking dish and sprinkle with the lemon juice. In a separate bowl mix [Click here to continue reading]