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The Epigenetic Epidemic

Originally posted on Michael Chad (Stay-at-Home Dad):
Epigenetics: heritable changes that are not caused by changes in the DNA sequence. In other words, disease-causing damage done to a parent body that is then…

50 shades of Garlic

There is an easier and cheaper way. Make your own jarred minced garlic from dehydrated garlic, salt, hot water, olive oil and citric acid.

Homemade Granola Bars

Easy Four-Ingredient Homemade Granola Bars 2 Cups rolled oats 1/2 Cup honey 1/2 Cup dark brown sugar 1 stick butter, softened Preheat oven to 425° degrees. Combine all the ingredients above and mix… Continue reading

Ridiculously Easy Potato Soup

Hate to peel potatoes and wait hours for a smooth creamy, rib sticking potato soup? How about a thirty minute meal that will leave you looking like you slaved all day over a hot stove? Guilty as charged, officer. This delivers on all counts. Add Cheese and ham to this one pot marvel if you dare.

Last of the Tomatoes

First Frost hit Last night so culled the last of the tomatoes fall is officially here.

Mexican Rice

Mexican Rice Ingredients 3 Tbsp. vegetable oil 1 cup long grain rice, uncooked 1 tsp. fresh minced garlic 1/2 tsp. kosher salt 1/2 tsp. cumin 1/2 c. tomato sauce 1 (14 oz) can… Continue reading

Dutch Oven Mac-n-Cheese

A one pot ditch the box stove top mac-n-cheese to satisfy the cravings. A good real food recipe that is quick enough for supper on it’s own.

Apple Season is Here!

Apples are a part of the American Mid West like tumble weeds are part of the southwest. Everyone knows where they are, which ones are their favorite, and how to make them into… Continue reading


3 green peppers (large) or 4 small 1 #lb lean ground Turkey 1 medium onion, chopped 1/2 cup cooked rice 1 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon pepper 1/2 cup butter cracker crumbs 1 egg ¼ cup… Continue reading

Lasagna One Pot

Why wait all day for Lasagna and all that work when you can do it in one pot. Need a fancier version for last minute company? Add a cup of white wine or vodka for sweetness. Everyone wants to know what do with the glut of tomatoes from the garden. This is what I do.

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