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MyHealthPaysRewards – A great program for healthy moms!

MyHealthPaysRewards members will earn reward dollars for simply taking charge of their health (a true win-win scenario).

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How to earn My Health Pays Rewards

  • Complete the Ambetter Wellbeing Survey during the first 90 days of your membership = $50
  • Get your annual flu vaccine shot (this is a no brainer) = $25
  • Complete your yearly wellness exam = $50
  • Go to the gym, taking a hike, playing a game of soccer or running a 5K race = $100
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Grandma Sharon’s Homemade Spaghetti Sauce and Meatballs


homemade spaghetti sauceGrandma Sharon’s Homemade Spaghetti Sauce and Meatballs

This homemade spaghetti sauce and meatballs recipes holds a special place in my heart. My Grandma Sharon used to make this for our family at get-togethers at her house. I can so vividly remember the smell of her house when we walked in. It smelled like heaven. My mouth would start salivating immediately!

This isn’t your average homemade spaghetti sauce recipe, it has a unique taste that I’ve never experienced in any other spaghetti sauce. What makes this particular homemade spaghetti sauce stand out from the competition is two secret ingredients: allspice and fennel. However, they are both strong flavors so you have to be modest with them.

Whenever I make this homemade spaghetti sauce and meatballs for my own family, our whole house smells like Grandma Sharon and it brings me so much joy and comfort. Not to mention, it’s absolutely delicious! My one year old even devours a whole bowl to himself – and he’s a picky little dude 🙂

When Grandma Sharon passed away, I was bummed that she didn’t leave the recipe, so my dad did some experimenting and after a few rounds of trial and error, he got it right. And now I’ve pretty much perfected it.

I hope you give this recipe and try and love it as much as we do.

ingredients for the spaghetti sauce

  • 2 large cans of whole tomatoes
  • 2 small cans of tomato paste
  • 6 cloves of garlic – whole
  • 1 yellow onion – diced
  • 1/3 c. of granulated sugar
  • 10 balls of allspice
  • 8 bay leaves
  • 1 Tbs. of fennel seed
  • 4-5 Tbs. of oregano
  • 1 tsp. of lemon juice
  • 1 package of your favorite spaghetti noodles
  • Salt and pepper to season as needed
  • Your favorite Parmesan cheese

Directions for preparing the Spaghetti sauce

  1. Place garlic on a small piece of aluminum foil and drizzle lightly with olive oil, slightly fold up the aluminum foil around the garlic and bake at 350 degrees for approximately 10 mins or until it becomes fragrant (keep an eye on it since it easily burns)

homemade spaghetti sauce

  1. Saute onion until transulent
  2. In a large saucepan, boil 8 quarts of water and cook noodles until al dente – drain and toss with a little bit of olive oil and salt – set aside
  3. In another large saucepan, bring tomatoes and tomato paste to a slight boil, season with salt and start mashing the tomatoes as you go
  4. Add to the tomato sauce:
    • Roasted garlic
    • Sauteed onion
    • Allspice
    • Bay leaves
    • Fennel
    • Oregano
    • Sugar
  5. Simmer for about 45 mins., continuing to mash the tomatoes until the sauce has the consistency you prefer

homemade spaghetti sauce

  1. Add lemon juice
  2. remove allspice balls and bay leaves (this may take some patience)

homemade spaghetti sauce

**Season with salt and pepper as you go, and add extra sugar as needed

Ingredients for the meatballs

  • 1 pound of grass fed ground beef
  • 4 garlic cloves – minced
  • 1/2 of a yellow onion – diced
  • 1/2 Tbs. of fennel seeds
  • 1/2 of a cup of plain bread crumbs
  • 1 egg
  • Salt and pepper to season

Directions for preparing the meatballs

  1. Saute the onion and garlic until the onion is translucent (be careful not to burn the garlic)
  2. In a large mixing bowl, combine all of the ingredients until all of the ingredients are thoroughly incorporated (make sure you season with salt and pepper)
  3. Form 1 inch balls
  4. On medium low heat, cook the meatballs in a cast iron pan for 4-5 mins on each side

I hope you love this spaghetti and meatballs recipe as much as my family and I do! I would love to hear your feedback…and so would Grandma Sharon 🙂

This pear and arugula salad would pair perfectly with the spaghetti, FYI 🙂


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The Best Kid Friendly Restaurants at Lake of the Ozarks


Restaurants at the Lake of the Ozarks


The Best Kid Friendly Restaurants at Lake of the Ozarks

The Lake of the Ozarks is one of my favorite summer destinations. It’s a gorgeous place to relax, unwind and have a great time with friends and family. The Ozarks have really grown in popularity over the years and is now voted the #1 recreational lake in the country. With that kind of title, you’re guaranteed to have a wide variety of top-notch lakeside restaurants and bars to choose from. And just because you have kids now doesn’t mean you have to miss out on all the fun. Here is a rundown of the best kid friendly restaurants at Lake of the Ozarks.

Franky and Louie’s Beachfront Bar and Grill: 10mm

Franky and Louie’s Beachfront Beach Bar and Grill is one of the best kid friendly restaurants at Lake of the Ozarks. It has a huge beach for the kids to play and let out all that energy. The lake is shallow and calm, perfect for the swimming. There is plenty of space to spread out and lounge on the beach. There’s also a large patio if you prefer shade. They have a kids menu as well as appetizers, nachos, salads, sandwiches, burgers, and pizza. They even have an ice cream shop! And to enhance your beachfront experience, they have live music every afternoon.

Dog Days Bar and Grill: 19mm

Dog Days Bar and Grill has really upped their game over the past few years. They added two huge pools, one with a swim-up bar for the 21 and up crowd, and another one for families and kids. You can sit by the pool, on the covered patio, or inside if to enjoy the air conditioning. Their huge menu has something for everyone. They have a kids menu as well as appetizers, salads, nachos, wraps, beach bowls, specialty sandwiches, signature burgers, and signature entrees. Enjoy live music most days as well as many other popular lake events.

Bear Bottom Resort: 38mm

Tucked away out on the 38 mile marker is Bear Bottom Resort. When you pull up to Bear Bottom on your boat, you definitely feel a sense of nostalgia with it’s classic lake facade. This place is one of a kind. They have two huge water slides that are sure to keep your kiddos entertained for hours. They charge a fee of $10 per person for the slides. And when they tire of the water slides, they have an arcade and game room to occupy them. There’s also a good size pool (for all ages) at the bottom of the slide with a very large swim-up bar for mom and dad to have fun too.

Their huge menu has something for everyone. They’re known for their Bear Bottom Nachos and Bear Bones Wings. They have a kids menu as well as a wide variety of appetizers, salads, sandwiches, burgers, pizza and seafood.

Coconuts Caribbean Beach Bar and Grill: 7mm

Coconuts is the lakes #1 family destination. They have two pools, one with a swim-up bar for the 21 and up crowd and one for families with kids that charges a $4 fee per child. You can sit by the pool, on the patio, or get some shade inside in the air condition. I should warn you, however, Coconuts is very popular and can get a bit rowdy on big weekends like Memorial Day, Fourth of July, and Labor Day, which might not be the best for kids.

Enjoy some of their many menu options including the best burgers at the lake, Caribbean rice bowls, fresh tropical salads, crab legs, fish tacos and more.

The family will be entertained with games as well. They have a basketball court, sand volleyball, ladder golf, and washers! The kids will also love their new expanded playground next to the beach, and hand scooped ice cream!

Captain Ron’s Lakefront Bar and Grill: 34.5mm

Captain Ron’s is a unique family destination. Lay out on one of their two beaches with the kids, hang out at one of the 4 tiki bars. Kids can take part in a treasure hunt, or the whole family can hop aboard Gypsy Rose, their own pirate ship!

Their large menu has a variety of foods, including appetizers, tacos and burritos, salads, pizza, sandwiches and wraps, as well as a kids menu. You’ll also enjoy live music on the weekends.

Captain Ron’s is home to the biggest event at the Lake of the Ozarks and largest boating event, the Lake of the Ozarks Shootout.

Jolly Rogers Grub-n-Grog: 4.5mm

Jolly Rogers is a great spot for you and your kiddos to have some fun. There is a playground, an arcade, a treasure hunt, and a pirate ship that kids love! Enjoy live music on the weekends and holidays. They have two amazing restaurants, the main restaurant has a variety of foods, including appetizers, salads, sandwiches and wraps, pastas, burgers, as well as steaks and seafood. Or you can eat like a pirate at the Kraken Shack, which has crab, shrimp, and oysters.

Nautifish Rum Bar: 3.5mm

Nautifish Rum Bar has recently under gone major renovations as well as upgrading to a new and improved cantina-inspired menu…the only Mexican food on the water! If you don’t like Mexican food, they also have plenty of other options such as a variety of wings to choose from, hoagies, fried chicken, fish n’ chips, salads, and burgers.

Not only do they have great food, but there are plenty of activities for you and the family to enjoy. Relax while the kids play on the beach and feed the fish. Play some games in the arcade or play a round of ping-pong or shuffleboard. They also host kid competitions, like a hula hoop contest.

The Boathouse Bar and Grill: 3mm

Located just on the north side of the Bagnell Dam, the Boathouse is another great spot for you and the family to relax and have some fun. They feature a completely renovated deck and pool area with a swim-up bar with live music most days.

The Boathouse has some of the best food at the lake. Their large menu has a variety of foods, including brick oven pizzas, appetizers, salads, sandwiches, burgers, tacos, sliders, and a kids menu.

Kid Friendly Restaurants at Lake of the Ozarks: Conclusion

The Lake of the Ozarks is truly a little slice of heaven. I hope you and your family love the lake as much as we do and that this article provides a good guide when deciding which kid friendly restaurants at Lake of the Ozarks are best for enjoying time with your family and friends.

If you found this article helpful, you might also be interested in resorts that provide childcare!

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