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Scrumptious Banana Cake

Ingredients: 1 ½ all-purpose flour ¾ cup brown sugar 1 tsp baking soda 1 tsp baking powder 3 eggs, lightly beaten 3 ripe bananas, mashed 2 tbsp butter 3 tbsp raisins ¼ tsp cinnamon ¼ tsp allspice 1.5 tsp walnuts, chopped Pinch of Salt Instructions: Heat the oven to 350° F. Lightly grease and flour […]

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Stir-Fry Almond Chicken

Ingredients: 1 lb boneless, skinless chicken breast, cut into strips ½ cup chicken stock 2 tbsp vegetable oil 2 cups celery, thinly sliced 2 cups snow peas or green beans, diagonally cut 1 cup carrots, thinly sliced 1 large onion, halved and thinly sliced 2 cloves garlic, minced 4 tsp cornstarch 2 tbsp soy sauce […]

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Meal planning to save money on groceries

Meal Planning to Save $$ at the Grocery Store

The amount of food that goes into landfill sites each year is truly staggering. It’s not only an environmental problem. It’s also a waste of your hard-earned cash. A recent scientific study calculated that wasting food means that the average American family puts at least $600 or more a year in the trash. Now, would […]

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Cooking Louisiana Style

Cooking Louisiana Style

Louisiana is synonymous with Creole and Cajun cuisine.  When these terms come to mind, many think of hot and spicy food that will make you break out in a sweat if you attempt to eat them. The flavor, however, is what really sets this type of cuisine apart from the rest.  If you’re going to […]

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Safe at Home: Ensuring the Safety of Your Family

Your home is your haven where you feel comfortable and secure, and it should be the last thing you should have to worry about. Thanks to technology, now you can pick and choose from a variety of home security systems, residential alarm systems, installation kits, do-it-yourself electronic goods and services, and secure your home or […]

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Spicy Avocado and Yogurt Dip

Ingredients: 1 large avocado, peeled and cut into chunks ½ cup plain yogurt ½ tbsp lime juice 4 cups fresh spinach, washed 1 clove garlic, minced ¼ tsp curry powder Dash of cayenne pepper Dash of chili powder Salt and pepper Instructions: Place all the ingredients into a food processor and process until smooth. Adjust […]

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Spicy Oven-Baked Chicken Wings

Ingredients: Approx 3 lb chicken wings, thoroughly washed and cleaned 1/8 tsp garlic powder 2 tbsp hot sauce ½ cup soy sauce ½ cup runny honey Salt and pepper Instructions: Preheat oven to 375° Fahrenheit and grease a large baking dish. Prepare chicken wings by cutting off wingtips and cutting through joints. In a bowl, […]

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