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Forget the Chocolates… Eat Dates! Seriously.

I've been trying to get back into a healthier routine.  Emotional eating got the best of me...again, and I fell into bad habits.  And what happens when you eat out of boredom, or in my case, out of stress? Then you stress about eating badly and you feel badly, so you eat more to feel… Continue reading Forget the Chocolates… Eat Dates! Seriously.

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Mama Kate’s Potato Salad

Like many people, I learned how to cook from my mother.  I began cooking and baking when I was 8-years-old and adored that time spent with Mom. Whenever I make one of her recipes, I get nostalgic and sometimes, it feels like Mom is right there with me in the kitchen.  Yesterday marked 9 years… Continue reading Mama Kate’s Potato Salad

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Funky Monkey Stuffed French Toast

I'm very much the unplanned cook. I don't purchase ingredients with recipes in mind, I create recipes from what I have on-hand. This system can fail, but often, I enjoy the challenge and come up with some pretty creative ways to incorporate things from my pantry. This stuffed French toast recipe was inspired by something I saw on Pinterest, but I have changed quite a bit. It's simple, easy, vegan and next week, I'll show you what to do with that leftover batter you'd hate to waste!

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Celebrate National Blueberry Month with these Recipes!

July is National Blueberry Month and I'm celebrating the smurfish fruit with cool, summer time treats featuring Bai's Brasilia Blueberry antioxidant drink! Check recipes for iced tea sangria, smoothies + popsicles!

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Ben & Jerry’s Vegan Flavors Reviewed!

While the release of Ben & Jerry's nondairy ice cream is amazing for the vegan community, it doesn't mean all of the flavors are worth a lick. Let me break it down for you...