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Winter Nighttime Rituals

Happy Monday everyone!  It’s definitely feeling like winter around here now, right? Saturday’s first snow of the season has made if official for me.   As if I am not enough of a homebody the rest of the year, this … Continue reading

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Products I’m Thankful For

I’m truly thankful for all food.                                                                                                      . Even though I strive to base my diet around simple, unprocessed foods, I also like to buy some things that I couldn’t make in my own kitchen.  Cheese?  Yogurt?  Chocolate?  Technically, yes I … Continue reading

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Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Grapes and Walnuts

Just made this yesterday and wanted to share.  With Thanksgiving coming up fast you might be in need of a fresh and unique idea.  These are delicious and easy– a healthy side dish for your holiday meal that you and … Continue reading

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In Memory of Halloweens Past

I would get so excited about trick-or-treating.  Yes, I was that kid, the impatient one nagging my sister and our friends to “Come on!  Hurry up!” as I ran ahead of all of them to quickly get to the next … Continue reading

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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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