Raspberry Chia Jam

I love this lower carb jam. It does not have any added sugar. The best part of this quick jam it takes no time to make. I like to present my readers with approachable recipes that anyone can make. Does jam seem overwhelming you? This recipe is so simple anyone can make, your kids can…

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Crab Cake Stuffed Avocado

In honor of my cookbook launch party I am posting one of my favorite summer recipes from the book. I love crab cakes and avocados.  I wanted to incorporate both in a lighter version this is what I came up with. They turned out great, this will be a great go to for a quick…

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Pina Colada Gelato

Nothing says summer to me like pinapple and coconut. I really think this might be me my favorite flavor combo. This will work right into your keto diet. I love this it is super easy to make and you can make it right after dinner or while the kids are waiting to cool off. This…

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Potato Breakfast Cassarole

I made this recipe over the fourth of July,  It received such a good response from my Instagram story that I am posting it today.  I know, I am a day late posting with the holiday. Sorry about that.  I feel bad that I am posting two potatoes in a row, but Instagram asked for it so…

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German Potatoes

I have no idea why these are called German. I tasted a recipe years ago, and someone called them german potatoes.  I created the potatoes in college as a dinner staple.  This is a delicious take on potatoes, and my family loves this flavorful dish so much. You can even cook them up on your…

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Events and Brussel Sprout Gratin Live

Today is a little different post. I was on fox4 kc this morning.  I made the Brussel Sprout Gratin on live tv. You can watch the segment here at FOX 4.  This is a recipe in my new cookbook Food For the Family Soul/ Call Your Mother In Law.  The cookbook was officially launched yesterday.  …

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Zesty Summer Salad

I love this salad! It is super easy to make, with bright summer flavors, you will find yourself wanting more.  Sometimes I feel no one wants a recipe so simple.  However, someone asked me the other day about my recipes.  They wanted to know if my cooking was approchable.  She was worried that because of…

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Matcha Chia Pudding

I love chia pudding for breakfast in the morning.  I make it the night before so it is ready and waiting for me when I wake up.  Over the years I have made a variety of flavors.  I love the bold green of the matcha to get the day started. Makes 2 Servings 17.3g  Carbs…

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Cookbook Launch Party

Become a Junk Food Kids insder and find out first about giveaways at the launch party.     join us at the Launch party, Nick and Jakes Overland Park.  Food from the cookbook will be on the menu.  Swag bags for the first 50 people with purchase of a cookbook.  

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Caesar Brussel Sprouts

This is a Salad that is so popular in my family that I never get to have any of the leftovers. If my aunt is around, she will take all the leftovers of this salad with her.  I am actually making this tomorrow, with teenagers home and everyone in and out of the house, I…

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