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Do you need a last minute recipe, or a dependable place to find delicious meals for your family? We are here to provide all of that with the help of some amazing contributors from all over the United States. who also have some fun and interesting stories to share. Enjoy!

Featured Recipes

Enjoy our featured recipes from our contributors! Did you try one of the recipes out at home yet? Share how it went it the comments!

Sour Cream Biscuits

Recipe from IML Contributor, Jerome Amos. Hot biscuit with sea salt and honey butter glaze. Check out the recipe!

3 Ways to Have a Healthy Halloween

Written By: Ashleigh Magee, IML’s Healthy Living Contributor It’s the spookiest time of year, and for many, you may be wondering how you’re going to stay on-track with your health goals with all of the yummy temptation around. Even with COVID-19 restrictions changing how Halloween looks this year, pumpkin spice is still everywhere and the […]

Keto-Approved, Homemade Mayo

Featured Recipe By: Guest Contributor @nocarbage INGREDIENTS: *Immersion Blender and Mason Jar (kitchen items needed) -Light Olive Oil -3 eggs -Dash of Lemon Juice -Dash of Apple Cider Vinegar DIRECTIONS: Fill the jar 3/4 with light olive oil. Add the lemon juice, apple cider vinegar, and eggs. **Most important part: hold the immersion blender at […]

My 7-Day Clean Eating Challenge

Written By: Ashleigh Magee-Healthy Living Coach I am a health and wellness coach who specializes in helping military women balance self-care and weight loss with the demands of active duty. Do you or someone you know struggle with weight loss or health? Click the link below to learn more! Find Ashleigh on Facebook and Instagram […]

America’s Dinner Table: Submit Your Family’s Recipe!

Written By: Christina Etchberger @itsamilitarylife All great change in America begin at the dinner table. Ronald Reagan Submit Your Recipes HERE for America’s Dinner Table Cookbook by Christina Etchberger One of my favorite memories as a child involved my mother’s home-cooked meals. We all gathered around the dinner table, prayed as a family, and discussed […]

Chicken Pesto and Veggies

Recipe By: Lani @livinwitlani Did you try this recipe out at home? Share below in the comments! INGREDIENTS 1lbs chicken breast 2 tbsp Pesto Sauce 1/2 cup cherry tomatoes 1/2 cup yellow onions thinly sliced 1 cup Brussels Sprouts S&P to taste DIRECTIONS 1. Season chicken with S&P to taste then place into pan to […]

Herb Crusted Salmon Over Seasoned Rice

Recipe by: Lani @livinwitlani Have you tried this recipe out at home? Share how it went in the comments! INGREDIENTS: 1lbs salmon 1/2 cup plain bread crumbs 1 tbsp oregano 1 tbsp garlic 1 tbsp onion powder Olive oil 1 cup brown rice 1/2 cup chicken stock 1/2 red pepper (chopped) 1/2 green pepper (chopped) […]

Chicken and Chickpea Salad

Recipe By: Lani @livinwitlani INGREDIENTS: Bunch of Spinach  1 lbs of Chicken breast  1 cup of cut tomatoes  1 cup shredded cheese  1 cup chickpeas  S&P Old bay seasoning Olive oil DIRECTIONS: Bring a pot of water to boil.  Toss in cleaned chicken breast and cook until tender. Add S&P to boiling water once chicken […]

Veggie Pizza

Recipe By: Samantha @samanthalillian Did you try out this recipe yet? Tell us how it went below in the comments! INGREDIENTS: 1 Pizza crust.   I used a can of Pillsbury pizza crust but your favorite pizza crust will do.1 8oz box of cream cheese, room temp if possible1 packet of ranch dip seasoningChopped broccoliChopped cauliflowerThinly […]

Shrimp Over Brown Rice

Recipe By: Kayelani @livinwitlani Have you tried this out yet at home? Tell us in the comments how it went! INGREDIENTS: 1 cup uncooked brown rice1 lbs uncooked raw shrimp1 lbs uncooked asparagus1 tbsp minced garlic1 cup chicken stock2 tbsp avocado butterCilantro leaves to taste (And for display)S&P to taste INSTRUCTIONS: In a rice cooker […]

Chicken, Shrimp and Veggie Teriyaki Stir Fry over White Rice

Recipe by: Kayelani @livinwitlani Did you try this recipe out at home yet? Comment below and tell us how it went! INGREDIENTS: 1 cup uncooked long grain rice1 cup water1/2 lbs of raw shrimp1 lbs uncooked chicken breast1 whole broccoli crown1 whole yellow onion1 cup green beans1 cup sugar snap peas 1 tbsp. Minced garlic1 […]

Easy One Pan and (Rice Cooker) Shrimp and Veggie Fried Rice

Recipe By: Kayelani @livinwitlani Did you try this recipe at home yet? Share how it went in the comments below! INGREDIENTS:Long grain white rice1 lb uncooked jumbo shrimp1 can of peas and carrots veggie mix (fresh is good as well)2 eggs 1 tbsp salt2 tbsp avocado butter1 tbsp minced garlicPinch of pepper to tasteKikkoman Teriyaki […]

Featured Contributors

Jerome-Find more of his recipes @bfamcooking

Home Cook, USAF Veteran, and founder of BFAM Cooking

Accomplished Software Developer, Inspiring Leader at NBCUniversal Media, LLC, YouTube Cooking Show Host of BFAM Cooking, and more! Read about Jerome’s story, and find some delicious recipes to make in the comfort of your own home by clicking here!

Kayelani-Find more of her recipes @livinwitlani

“I love all things food, fashion, and coffee.”

“Hi! I’m Kayelani mama to a beautiful, sassy and smart 7 year old girl. I am a native New Yorker and recently moved to CT. Can’t say I love it here but it’s home for now. I love all things food, fashion and coffee. I hope you enjoy my recipes! Find me on Instagram for more ideas about-food, fashion, health, and decor.” 

Ashleigh Magee-Healthy Life Coach @ashmageecoach

Health Coach, Active Duty Servicemember, and Military Spouse

Ashleigh is a health and wellness coach who specializes in helping military women balance self-care and weight loss with the demands of active duty. Do you or someone you know struggle with weight loss or health?

Follow Ashleigh on Instagram and Facebook to reach out about her FREE 7-Day Clean Eating Challenge, and how to be a healthier and happier human!

Fitness and Nutrition Coach: Ashleigh Magee Coaching

Spotlight Interview By: Christina Etchberger We are happy to introduce Ashleigh Magee as our new Fitness and Healthy Lifestyle Contributor! Read more about Ashleigh and all that she does for the military spouse and veteran community below. Here’s to a more fit and healthy lifestyle! 1) Tell us a little bit about yourself! What is […]

My 7-Day Clean Eating Challenge

Written By: Ashleigh Magee-Healthy Living Coach I am a health and wellness coach who specializes in helping military women balance self-care and weight loss with the demands of active duty. Do you or someone you know struggle with weight loss or health? Click the link below to learn more! Find Ashleigh on Facebook and Instagram […]

Samantha-Check out her recipes @samanthalillian

“I’m horribly messy in the kitchen but the results are always great.”

“Hi y’all! My name is Samantha, I’m momma to Edward, two, with another due in November.  I’ve been married to my husband, Ryan, for four years and we live in rural Manitoba, Canada.  Cooking and baking has been a big part of my life since I was little.  I loved watching my Grandma’s cook and would ‘help’ out as best as I could.  I believe cooking should be fun and easy, no matter the recipe.  I’m horribly messy in the kitchen but the results are always great, at least that’s what my husband says!  Can’t wait to share the recipes I find with everyone!”

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