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Moms Benefitting from Soybean Oil Recipes

Open your pantry. Pull out the oil. What do you see? Your bottle of vegetable oil – the best oil ...
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Homemade Vegetable Soup Recipe

A good and easy homemade vegetable soup recipe is a must in your kitchen. Throughout the year the sniffles are ...
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Easy 4th of July Recipe Collection

4th of July often means picnics, BBQs or meals by the pool or beach. Whichever your location on the 4th, ...
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Easy BLT Dip Recipe

Tis the time of year for backyard barbecues and vegetable gardens. This Easy BLT Dip recipe is a perfect addition ...
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How to Make Lentils

Lentils are considered a power food. They are loaded with fiber, folate, iron, protein, and other vitamins and minerals. The ...
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How to Use Leftover Ham to Make Cuban Croquetas

Will you be serving ham this weekend? What will you do with the inevitable leftover ham? Yes, ham sandwiches are ...
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How to Bake an Egg

How to Bake an Egg Have you been wondering how to bake an egg, rather than boiling one? Did you ...
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Simple Kale Chips Recipe

We have heard from every magazine article, online infographic, TV show and more that kale is awesomely good for you. ...
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Quick & Easy Soybean Oil Recipes

Finding Soybean Oil You won’t believe where I found soybean oil! In my own kitchen? Yes, I spent a good ...
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How to Make Chicken Taco Tortilla Soup

Make Chicken Taco Tortilla Soup during National Soup Month! It’s delicious and simple! A warm bowl of soup – just ...
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A Recipe of Canned Corn & Canned Peaches

One of my favorite dishes to make around the holidays, particularly Thanksgiving, is a Corn Casserole. I received the recipe ...
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What’s for Dinner? Mediterranean Soy Marinade

Soy para Soy! Translation, I am for soy! Are you? Tonight’s dinner is a family favorite. Chicken and rice. But, ...
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3 Great Recipes Using Jarred Herdez Salsa

With a jar of Herdez salsa and pretty much any protein, a mom can have delicious dinner ready. I find ...
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Irish Soda Bread Recipe for the Irish and Non-Irish Alike

Pinch me or Kiss me because I married Irish! I’m a Murphy! A nice big slice of Irish Soda Bread ...
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Make Green Popcorn to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day!

Green popcorn on St. Patrick’s Day – why not? Adding some green to our traditional snack favorites is a great ...
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Homemade Taco Seasoning – Easy and Cheap

Challenge: I want to make my own homemade taco seasoning! Thankfully, this is an easy and very affordable DIY to ...
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Smart Food: Potluck of Produce, Chili Vegetable Ragout

Fresh local produce is something a Smart Mama LOVES!  I’m sure you all agree!  Whether you’re at a local farmer’s ...
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Smart Food: Slow-Cooked Chicken Wine and Tomato

Another great slow-cooker YUMMY recipe for back to school days!  I adapted this recipe from EatingWell.com.  It tastes great with ...
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Smart Food: Pot Roast, a Back to School Favorite

As we get ready for the crazy back to school schedule, we need to stack our decks.  We need to ...
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Hormel Chili with Beans Dip

My opportunity as a Hormel Extended Family Blogger is inspiring a little Iron Chef for Smarty Pants Mamas this week! ...
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Chilaquiles Recipe, Guest Post by Karen Boykin of La Cabeza ...

I welcome Karen Boykin of  www.lacabezagrande.com as a guest writer this week!  You may remember her delicious sounding suggestion of ...
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Smart Food: 4th of July, Celebrating Independence and Menu ideas!

It’s nearly the 4th of July. I can’t believe it! What does the 4th of July mean to you?  A ...
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Smart Food: Harmony Valley Burger Challenge – Guest post by ...

This past week I had a very proud moment, I welcomed my husband Tom to the land of blogging.  Drum ...
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Taco Meat Leftovers, Ideas by Readers!

Using leftovers can be a challenge.  Serving them the same way can often be a bore. Earlier this week I ...
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How do you use leftover taco meat? Submit your ideas!

In an effort to have enough taco meat to feed 3 adults and 1 hungry child I made 2 lbs ...
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Smart Food: Weekly Menu, May 23 – 27, Postpartum Healthy ...

[ad#Google in Content] Well I’m a Smart Mama of 2 now!  This week we start our postpartum healthy eating routine!  ...