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April 27, 2017

The REAL Unicorn Smoothie

Leave it Starbucks to ruin the magic of Unicorns with a fake and dangerous imposter! (sigh of relief that they’ve vanished!) Want in on a secret?! Unicorns are REAL! And you can taste their full magic only when using REAL ingredients! Introducing the Real Unicorn: a smoothie worthy of consumption. Full of flavor, nutrients, color… Read more

March 14, 2017

The Rubber Chicken Recipe!

Rubber Chicken is one of the recipes I’m most famous for—and yet, it’s not really mine. I just named it Rubber Chicken because it allows you to stretch one measly chicken into 3 days worth of meals! Rubber Chicken was originally published 20 years ago in my newspaper column (The Manic Housewife) that I wrote… Read more

February 15, 2017

Keep Me Full Smoothie Recipe

One thing I’ve learned over the last several years in the battle of the bulge, is that my morning smoothie is my own personal guarantee for a great food day, one with no regrets. Let me explain. My morning smoothie isn’t just a bunch of fruit and some random protein powder in a glass. It… Read more

December 20, 2016

Off-The-Bus Zuppa Toscana

Hello hello! (Caroline speaking) I asked our Facebook page a couple days ago if anyone would be interested in my Zuppa Toscana recipe, and there was a resounding “yes” – so here it is! I like to call it “Off-The-Bus Zuppa Toscana” because (as some of you may know) myself, the hubs, and our two… Read more

November 15, 2016

Paleo Cocoa and Coconut Whipped Cream

You all voted so here is you Paleo-elect Cocoa and Whipped Cream recipes! Let’s be real, we could all use a giant mug of cocoa after this supremely stressful election season. Or wine. But for the sake of this post, let’s just say cocoa. Paleo Hot Cocoa // Serves 1 1 1/2 cups unsweetened almond… Read more

October 4, 2016

One Pot October!

100 of mouth-watering recipes!  Classic, Low Carb, or Paleo. You Choose! This is Leanne from Saving Dinner. I am not going to waste your time with a long complicate sales letter. Here’s the bottom line… You want quick and easy meals with minimal planning all in ONE pot! Based on over 15 years of menu… Read more

August 5, 2016

NOTtella Recipe

I don’t know if there is a more perfect snack than nut butters. Highly portable, easy to make, very versatile, everyone loves a great nut butter—in a sandwich, with an apple, sometimes just plain off the spoon! And then there’s chocolate and nuts together. Yes, you’ve seen in in the store next to the peanut… Read more

June 30, 2016

What veggie can I not get enough of right now?

By: Leanne Ely   It’s time for Tricks, Tips and a Recipe! And in honor of this most ultimate summer squash, today we’re giving it the attention it deserves. Sound good? Zucchinis are packed with beta-carotene, potassium and B vitamins. They also provide fiber and a bit of Vitamin C, but a large zucchini contains only… Read more

June 23, 2016

Healthier Sex On The Beach

Healthier Sex On The Beach By: Leanne and Caroline Ely (recipe card on the bottom of the post! Feel free to save it on your Pinterest board, or share it on Facebook!) Did you catch our Happy Hour segment on Facebook Live yesterday?! With each video we can’t tell if we’re becoming more or less… Read more

June 2, 2016

Marinades: Easy Way to Make a Meal Great

by: Leanne Ely   One of my favorite things to use during the grilling months is marinade! Or mare-in-nod, as Martha enunciates it. Marinades are an easy way to a fabulous dinner and require very little work. They do need time to work their magic, however, but it is easy to do when you’ve worked… Read more