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Food Makes a Fun Gift!

Birthdays.  Mother’s Day.  Father’s Day.  There always seems to be another occasion coming up.  How hard is it to buy for people when everyone has everything they already want plus some?  In this world of instant gratification and Amazon, we … Continue reading

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Gingerbread Frosted Brownies

I haven’t invented a recipe in a long time.  Mainly because I’ve been sticking with my usual favorites and haven’t been creating anything new– until I wanted to make a gingerbread frosting and could only find cream-cheese frostings for gingerbread … Continue reading

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Curried Butternut Squash Soup

              I’m taking it easy today and this weekend after having some dental surgery yesterday.  Once I arrived home, I knew I would be thinking about food very soon and needed something nourishing but … Continue reading

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Cool Down with an Iced Matcha Almond Milk Latte

  Iced Matcha Almond Milk Latte:  Almond milk, almond milk ice cubes, matcha green tea powder and maple syrup…..just blend and enjoy!         Happy Memorial Day weekend! It sure got HOT fast today.  After spending too leisurely … Continue reading

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The Greatest Green Drink: Matcha

I’m so excited to turn my calendar over from February to March tomorrow… 20 days til spring! This means it won’t be long until we start seeing GREEN everywhere.   While I love seeing green in nature, I don’t love … Continue reading

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LOVE Yourself– and Notice CHANGES Happen

        Valentine’s Day is coming… Some say it’s a stupid holiday created by the devious floral, candy, jewelry and greeting card industries.  Maybe they do take advantage, but I say if there is a day that has … Continue reading

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8 Great Holiday Gift Ideas

Hello!  These are gift recommendations from someone whose life revolves around eating and talking about eating–  so you know they are all going to be food (or beverage) related.  They also happen to be things I have around my kitchen … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving: Savor it, Don’t Stress it

I’m hearing from just about everybody how anxious they are feeling about Thanksgiving.  If you’re anticipating the holiday with stress and fretting that you’re going to “cheat” or “ruin your diet,” I want you to shift to a more positive … Continue reading

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I LOVE a Healthier Pizza

Aside from the occasional frozen vegan pizza (not recommended) I haven’t had pizza in longer than I can remember.  All that wheat in the crust, even if I found the whole wheat dough or made my own from whole wheat … Continue reading

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Mint-Chocolate Truffles

This recipe for chocolate truffles may be recycled from 3 years ago (with a peppermint twist this time), but you’ll thank me for reminding you that it is that time of year to make them again.  The combination of chocolate … Continue reading

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