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Sink full of dirty dishes

Better food and fewer dirty dishes? Yes, please!

When I ask people what their least favorite part of cooking is, I often get a somewhat sarcastic answer: DOING THE DISHES! There’s really no way around the fact cooking creates dirty dishes — but there’s a really simple way to drastically reduce the number of dishes you dirty while making food, which of course means less time spent washing dishes.

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Pint jars filled with smoothie ingredients

Smoothie Jars for Quick and Easy Smoothies

One of the easiest ways to start your day with a bang is downing a tall smoothie packed with nutrition. When you’re in a hurry in the morning, though, it can be daunting trying to get everything ready for your smoothie, so I started making Smoothie Jars to streamline the process.

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Crispy Smashed Potatoes

6 Tips for Serving New Recipes to Your Family (& Crispy Smashed Potatoes)

This is a great starter recipe and a family favorite. Use it as a winning side dish, especially instead of French fries. This dish is universally well-received by ALL kinds of eaters. In fact, when I served these potatoes at a large family dinner, the potatoes created a stir of excitement amongst the guests before I could get them on the table. Everybody loved them, and even the picky eaters had second helpings.

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10 ways to get dinner on the table in 10 minutes

10 Ways to Get Dinner Done in 10 Minutes

What’s for dinner? That’s the million dollar question, right? You forgot to thaw out something, you’re working late and you come home starving with several other mouths to feed. Sound familiar? Don’t hit up the drive-thru or order in a pizza, let’s figure this out together! Check out my simple tricks and enjoy these four recipes to get a healthy meal on the table in 10 minutes.

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