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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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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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No Sugar Added Cranberry Sauce (2 Ways)

  Whole berry…         …or jellied           These easy recipes use medjool dates instead of refined sugar… a much healthier and wholesome choice!  Cranberries on their own are very tart (try one raw!), … Continue reading

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My Thoughts on Halloween Candy

By now most of us have bought our bags of mini candies, ready to hand out to the trick-or-treaters who will be at our doors tomorrow night.  You may be experiencing a sense of anxiety having all that sugar at … Continue reading

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St. Patty’s Day Chocolate-Mint Bars

With St. Patrick’s day coming up this weekend I felt the need to include a green recipe, even if I had to recycle it from a year ago December.  Take another look at these beautiful green no-bake bars that satisfy … Continue reading

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