Homemade Chicken Wild Rice Soup

 Shout it, scout it, read all about it, “COLD WEATHER HAS STRUCK THE MIDWEST and EAST COAST” causing cold bodies, runny noses, and frost bite! The remedy?This Homemade Crockpot Wild Rice Soup recipe!! It is absolutely delicious and ...more

So I'm a Vegan. How Do I Explain This to a Teenager?

My teenaged niece has expressed interest in learning about the vegan lifestyle. As honored as I feel, I’m not sure I even knew that being a vegan is a lifestyle. Image via Shutterstock ...more

Gluten-free Pierogi with Potatoes & Cheese

Any tradition I was exposed to growing up was related to Polish culture. My dad's parents were from Poland, so growing up around Polish food and customs was of course a heavy part of my dad's upbringing. My dad shared a slice of his upbringing during ...more

10 Healthy Snacks for Lazy People Who Want to Eat Healthy

This post was inspired by my good friend, Melissa, who recently reached out to me needing some "EASY, HEALTHY snack ideas for LAZY people."In a perfect world we'd all have time to spend hours playing Top Chef in our kitchens, whipping up gourmet ...more

Celebrating Chinese New Year & The Year of the Monkey

A little known fact – Way back in the 80's, before the world became this crazy place, I spent many of my informative years living in Saudi Arabia with my family. It was an interesting and culturally different place to live, and it provided so many opportunities to explore the world and learn about other cultures.  ...more

13 Whole30 Super Bowl Recipes

Hey y'all! Super Bowl 50 is upon us, and I have to tell you that I am SO excited! Not only am I a huge football fan in general, but Peyton Manning is one of my all time favorite celebrities. His career, philanthropy, and cheesy TV commercials have all been absolutely cherished by my family. The fact that this is (probably) his last season to play makes his Super Bowl appearance that much more exciting! GO PEYTON - VFL! ...more
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Pink Heart Beet Pancakes

These pink pancakes claim their power from iron rich beets! Oatmeal also adds to the iron power of these pancakes, making it a great vegetarian option as well.  White or wheat flour can be used; the white flour making the pink stand out a bit more, yet the wheat flour boasts a bit more nutrition....more

Whole30 Meal Template

When talking to others on the Whole30 Journey, I hear the advice all the time that if we just eat compliant items, we will be fine. While only eating foods that are compliant is DEFINITELY a start, it's not the point of the Whole30. The idea is to totally nourish your body through the food you put in it; and to do that, we have to be feeding it full of nutrients and vitamins at every meal....more

Celebrating Chinese New Year & The Year of the Monkey

A little known fact – Way back in the 80's, before the world became this crazy place, I spent many of my informative years living in Saudi Arabia with my family. It was an interesting and culturally different place to live, and it provided so many opportunities to explore the world and learn about other cultures.  ...more

GIVEAWAY: 3 Advance Copies of My New Cookbook, Ditch the Wheat

I finally have my cookbook, Ditch the Wheat, in my hands! ...more

Bacon Roses: Your step by step guide

I really wanted to name this post something more fun like,Because nothing says I love you more than bacon.. or Because men don’t give a sh*t about flowers, cookies or chocolate.....more

Buffalo Chicken Mac and Cheese

If you need me, I’ll be the gal hovering over the food table with my plastic fork and paper plate at the ready. Continue reading: Buffalo Chicken Mac and Cheese The post Buffalo Chicken Mac and Cheese appeared first on One Sweet Mess ....more

Paprika Broiled Lobster Tails with Sriracha Aioli {GF, DF}

Paprika Broiled Lobster Tails with Sriracha Aioli makes for a delicious and elegant seafood feast. Only a handful of ingredients and ready in 30 minutes. Easier to make than you think! ...more

Super Bowl Appetizer

This Sunday is the big Superbowl game.  I am not a huge football fan but I am married to one.  My husband loves professional football.  His team is not playing this year (he is a Buffalo Bills fan and they have not been to the Superbowl since they lost it 4 times in a row in the 1980s, but they have his heart so he stays a fan), but we will still watch the game.  The Super Bowl is a good excuse to have a little party during a time of year when there is not much reason to get together with family and friends, and make some fun appetizers and other food. ...more

singapore noodles with shrimp

Share SeaPak Shrimp & Seafood Co. makes it easy to add seafood to any dish, so you can skip the take-out this weekend and make singapore noodles with shrimp at home instead. Some people love the country ....more

Health-ified Super Bowl Snacks

No matter whom you are rooting for this weekend, snacks are no doubt going to be part of your festivities. ...more