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Crunchy Taco Wrap Recipe

Crunchy Taco Wrap Recipe Here is how I came up with my crunchy taco wrap recipe! Do you ever look in your kitchen and see a few things that need to be used right away but none of them are really enough to make a whole meal? I had one of those nights! I had a few broken up tostada shells, a few burrito shells, tomatoes, lime, green onions and cilantro all that really needed to be used or they were going to end up being tossed. So, I decided to use them! What came out was this amazing crunchy Read More

Cooked Carrots Recipe

Best Ever Cooked Carrots Recipe Through my adventures of health and nutrition I am loading me and my family up with vegetables!!! The other night while cooking dinner I noticed a half a bag of carrots that were going to go bad soon. So, for the first time ever, I made carrots as our vegetable that night. Yes, first time ever, I know its terrible! Anyways, I thought, I want to make these delicious, like carrot cake! So I started thinking what goes in carrot cake? Brown sugar, cinnamon, Read More

Fried Bananas

Fried Bananas If you have been reading my post you know that I am on an adventure to health and nutrition! I am finding a way to eat or drink as many fruits and vegetables as I possibly can. I posted recently about Cinnamon Health Benefits. This is a fried banana recipe using cinnamon to help get you started on your cinnamony adventure!! This is really easy, guilt free and super yummy! Get a sliver of butter, a pile of cinnamon, a puddle of honey and one banana. // Put Read More

10 Recipes Using Orange Essential Oil

10 Orange Essential Oil Recipes Essential Oils are made by distilling the most beneficial part of the plant being used. The most beneficial part of an orange is the peel! The peel contains more than four times as much fiber as the fruit inside, and more tangeretin and nobiletin—flavonoids with anticancer, antidiabetic, and anti-inflammatory properties. A 2004 study on animals suggests that these nutrients may even reduce harmful LDL cholesterol better than some prescription drugs. Read More

Bacon Wrapped Mini Meatloaf

Bacon Wrapped Mini Meatloaf I found this recipe on Self Proclaim Foodie! Krissy, from Self Proclaimed Foodie, nailed this recipe! I wanted something with groundbeef that was brand new and nothing like I have cooked before. I saw this picture and knew I found just what I wanted. It was super easy and cheap! The recipe calls for simple things like ground beef, crispy fried onions, onion, garlic, bread crumbs and eggs. The only thing I had to go out to buy was Worcestershire sauce, which Read More