Don’t turn away yet!  I know what some of you are thinking.  “Pickle onions?  Sara who eats pickled onions?”  Answer: you do.  Or you will.  Or you have and you didn’t realize it.  These little tart and tangy bites are the secret ingredient in so many restaurant dishes.  Pickled onions are just onions that have been marinated…

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January is kind of a weird time because on one hand, so many people are trying to make healthy eating choices, but on the other hand, it’s January and the weather is cold and blah, fresh fruits and veggies can be on the expensive side, and football-watching festivities are happening all around us (all leading…

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I’ve shared bits and pieces of our remodel project on Instagram Stories and have collected lots and lots of questions.  I was surprised by the number of people who said they have always wondered if they could do this in their home as well so I’m going to show you the first phase of this…

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I had big plans to post a really awesome, kick-off-the-brand-new-year-with-brand-new-healthy-recipes healthy recipe. Then…life kind of happened. I paid off my car. Then I proceeded to total said car the next day. (I posted about this on Instagram and had so many loving and concerned comments and I couldn’t respond to each of them, but THANK YOU so much!…

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One of our missions here at Our Best Bites has always been to show that you can feed your family great tasting food and still lead a healthy lifestyle.  Being “healthy” to us, doesn’t mean cancelling out certain food groups and it certainly doesn’t mean depriving yourself.  We’ve learned over the years that the right combination…

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Happy New Year, everyone!! If you’re new around here (or even if you’re not), you might not know that every January, we dedicate the whole month to healthy habits, both fitness and healthy eating. I know it’s kind of a cliche to do the whole fitness thing in January, but to be completely honest, it’s…

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A simple vegetable salad isn’t usually what you see around here on our last blog post before Christmas, but I have to say- there comes a point toward the end of December every year where I’ve just eaten SO much naughty-yummy stuff that I simply crave something fresh and clean and good-for-you delicious.   I had…

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Earlier this month, Kate and I (who if you didn’t know, live on opposite ends of the country) got to meet up in person in the charming city of St. Augustine, Florida!  Although it was chilly while we were there, seeing vibrant tropical palms against a rich blue sky in the month of December was…

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As part of our partnership with American Heritage Chocolate, we’ve been able to explore some amazing locations in America with great historic significance.  I didn’t know much about St. Augustine before my first visit, and what I discovered was a city rich in history, culture, and beauty. This is a place I would love to return…

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If there is one thing that can get my grinchy self into the holiday spirit, it’s peppermint and chocolate. Actually, mostly the peppermint, but the chocolate is always a welcome bonus. It’s all doom and gloom until someone rounds up that first carton of peppermint Blue Bell ice cream and then I think everything might…

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Y’all…Christmas is almost here and that means cookies need to be baked! This recipe for ginger spice cookies is from our very first year of blogging. It is a treasure that has kind of gotten buried over the last 10 years.  These cookies are so easy. They’re made with pantry staples. They’re impossible to stop…

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One of my most favorite cookies are lace cookies.  They’re a delicate see-through toffee-like cookie that melts in your mouth when you bite into them.  You can leave them flat, or shape them in a few different ways and no matter what you choose, they’ll be as beautiful as they are delicious.  These cookies are…

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