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Galentine’s Day Flourless Peanut Butter Cookies

Every year we embark on the emotional journey that is Valentine’s Day. But, thanks to our world hero Leslie Knope, February 13th has gained just as much notoriety as Galentine’s Day. And what’s a better way to treat yo…

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Ina’s Lemon Bars

On a recent Costco visit I picked up a large-beyond-reason bag of lemons with the intention of using them in my regular hot water with honey and lemon, but it didn’t take long to realize that the copious amount of…

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Beet Hummus

I have an affinity for hummus and it’s endless possibilities. Garlic, spicy, red pepper, Baba Ganoush, and as of late – beet hummus. Yes, those root vegetables your grandmother cooked to death and attempted to feed you, despite your…

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Blueberry Lime Refresher

As the Fourth of July approaches and Farmer’s Markets are in full swing, I’ve been looking for a fresh way to make a fun drink that can delight the masses. Not only is the vibrant blue of this drink…

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Banana Ginger Bars

I figured with a few extra days this Memorial Day weekend I would start experimenting with a few out-of-the-box ingredients I picked up on Vitacost. A great place for the health conscious or dietary restricted, I grabbed a bag…

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Chia Puddings

When I’m looking for a quick easy breakfast, I usually turn to oatmeal, cereal, or simply Nutella on toast. Recently, I’ve taken to using chia seeds in my smoothies, but have been looking for something to mix it up.…

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Butternut Squash Soup

So we gave in. My parents and I, as of late, have been watching far too much QVC and after enough contemplation, decided to buy a Vitamix. You cannot resist a good deal and free shipping, right? And a…

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Chocolate Orange Scones

Who doesn’t love a simple, quick and delicious breakfast? I know do on those busy days running errands or lazy days sleeping in and enjoying a cup of tea. While unemployment leaves me with plenty of spare time, I…

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Slow Cooker Oatmeal

As time keeps flying, it’s nice to have something quick and easy for breakfast before starting a day at work or planning the next big adventure. In order to accommodate the early morning energy demand, this delicious slow cooker…