Broccoli Bites

Broccoli Bites

Are you a parent who is having trouble getting your kids to eat healthily? Are you looking for delicious vegetable options for yourself? Try broccoli bites today! I recently got a job as a nanny to two ADORABLE two-year-olds.  They are just about the cutest twins...

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Avocado Brownies

Avocado Brownies

That's right.  You heard me.  Avocado BROWNIES. My initial reaction was, "gross... I have to try these!" And when I did, they were surprisingly fudgy and delicious! I have mentioned before how I have an addiction to chocolate.  I'm not kidding... chocolate addiction...

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The Big Diet Myth

The Big Diet Myth

I was never big on New Year's resolutions until about two years ago. Gross as it may be, I used to only floss my teeth right before going to the dentist for a cleaning.  I would inevitably get the speech of "you should floss regularly for healthy blah blah blah."  But...

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Bacon and Brussels Sprout Gratin

Bacon and Brussels Sprout Gratin

Happy New Year!  Who doesn't like to start the new year with some healthy new recipes?  I cooked up this skillet of Brussels Sprout Gratin earlier this fall.  The recipe came from Guy Fieri.  Well, not to me personally, but via the Food Network!  The bacon - well that...

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Roasted Red Pepper Hummus

Roasted Red Pepper Hummus

I've been cooped up at home with mono for the past three days,  so with all that free time, I've cooked up quite a few recipes I'm excited to share (avocado brownies being my favorite)!!! But today I'm sharing homemade hummus!  I love hummus with pita chips or celery...

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Parmesan Baked Tomatoes

Parmesan Baked Tomatoes

The frost is almost upon us!  That means it's time to harvest the herbs! I work at The Celtic Cup Coffee House in the small town of Tullahoma, Tennessee.  I don't have my own herb garden, but The Celtic Cup does.  I love getting to use the fresh herbs when I bake...

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Vegan Dark Chocolate

This is my initiation post, so I thought it would be fitting to share a couple of things about myself.  First of all, I really like eating healthy.  I love working out and running and eating well because it makes me feel good.  Second, I REALLY love chocolate....

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Broccoli Cheese Patties Shared By My Friend

Broccoli Cheese Patties Shared By My Friend

Got broccoli?  I really, really like broccoli.  As a kid, I don't think I ever tasted broccoli, except maybe in a broccoli, rice, and cheese casserole, and even then that may have been after I grew up and started cooking on my own. My last blog post was about...

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Fresh Kale Salad You Are Gonna Love!

Fresh Kale Salad You Are Gonna Love!

I have to admit that I see "fresh kale" this and "fresh kale" that all over the food blogs.  I usually just keep on moving past them.  My Chief kale-lover husband would appreciate a kale dish now and then, but my kale-loathing sous-chef dish-washer mom turns her nose...

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Almonds, Sometimes I Feel Like A Nut

Almonds, Sometimes I Feel Like A Nut

For five years the Chief and I lived in a rural and agricultural area of California.  We lived in a small town of Kerman about 25 miles outside of Fresno.  The town is surrounded by vineyards and almond orchards. Neither the Chief nor I knew much about how almonds...

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