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Texas Caviar Quinoa Salad Recipe

Many thanks to ALDI for sponsoring today’s Texas Caviar Quinoa Salad recipe post. It’s the perfect side dish for any occasion! All opinions are mine.

Texas Caviar Quinoa Salad Recipe. A flavorful salad featuring organic veggies and fresh cilantro. Delicious!

I recently decided that I do like quinoa after all. For a long time, I just couldn’t get past the look – I think it looks suspiciously like oatmeal or grits and I can’t really eat anything with that mushy consistency. Well, I finally ate quinoa in California last fall and decided that Yes! I can like it. 😉 But I only had one recipe and it’s for warm quinoa. After brainstorming with my friend Robin for a quinoa salad I might like, Texas Caviar Quinoa Salad was born! And it is fabulous. For real. You have to try this.

Texas Caviar Quinoa Salad Recipe

Texas Caviar Quinoa Salad - great side dish for potlucks and family dinners.
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5 Must Know Tips to Save Money on Organic Meat

Eating organic meat might be more important that eating organic fruit and vegetables, but switching to organic meat can be an expensive, daunting undertaking. Here are 5 tips to save money on organic meat that can help you make the switch.Eating organic meat might even be more important than eating organic fruits and veggies. Find out how you can save with these 5 must know tips to save money on organic meat. They might not be what you think!

5 Must Know Tips to Save Money on Organic Meat

1. Cut down on meat consumption –

First and foremost, you can save money by eating less meat. I know, I know, that’s not really what you want to hear, but it’s the truth. Door to Door Organics has a great infographic that shows how much protein is recommended for people at different life stages and compares that to how much we really eat. Most Americans eat more meat than they need and doing so can risk our health. Instituting vegetarian lunches, breakfast, or maybe even a certain number of vegetarian meals per week (like Meatless Monday), can be a great way to reduce your meat consumption. Eating less meat means you will automatically save money on meat because you won’t have to buy as much.

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How to Make a Healthy Fruit Dip & Tray Your Kids Will Love

Many thanks to Nancy’s Yogurt for sponsoring today’s post. This healthy fruit dip and tray will be a hit at all of your events and is a great way to encourage the kids to eat fresh fruit and healthy yogurt fruit dips. You need to make it today!!

How to Make a Healthy Fruit Dip & Tray Your Kids Will Love from SimplifyLiveLove.com

Healthy Fruit Dip

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Easy Lasagna Soup – Quick and Delicious One Pot Meal!

This hearty lasagna soup is a delicious one pot meal – on the table in about 20 minutes.  It’s quick. It’s easy. It’s delicious. Make it for dinner tonight!

Hearty Lasagna Soup. A delicious one pot meal that's on the table in 20 minutes. from SimplifyLiveLove.com

I’m excited to share a delicious soup recipe with you today. Soup enjoys a special place in my heart, not only because it’s easy to make, frugal, and delicious, but also becauase of the family memories it evokes.

Grandma

Every time my family traveled to my grandparents’ house when I was younger, we were always greeted with a delicious pot of soup. Normally it was bean soup that I wasn’t overly excited about when I was younger, but I came to love that soup as I got older. My grandma grew up dirt poor and she knew how to make do with very little – hence the bean soup. My grandma died a couple of years ago, but her soup legacy will also live on through her kids and grandkids.

Lasagna Soup - easy one pot meal from SimplifyLiveLove.com

While I still love a great pot of brean soup, I have moved beyond it somewhat as my kids turn up their noses at the bean soup the same way I used to. This Lasagna Soup recipe that I’m sharing with you today is one of our family favorites. I hope you like it too!

Easy Lasagna Soup – Quick and Delicious One Pot Meal!

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