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Orange Ginger Tempeh and Brown Rice Salad with Orange Balsamic Vinaigrette

This is my new favorite salad. Or rice-and-vegetable-medley or side-salad-that’s-really-a-main-dish or whatever it should be called, I’m loving it. If this doesn’t get you excited about eating your vegetables and brown...

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20 Peanut Butter Recipes for National Peanut Butter Cookie Day

June 12 is National Peanut Butter Cookie Day and since I love peanut butter, this is a perfect holiday. 20 favorite recipes using peanut butter: Balls & Bites 1. Pretzel Peanut...

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Apricot Butterscotch Peanut Butter-Filled Sandwich Cookies

Oreo Double Stuffed cookies, you have nothing on these. They are triple-stuffed and full of fluff and puff. Have you ever made something and wished you could have a “do-over” on...

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Coronado Island

On Thursday I drove a few miles south and took the big bridge over to Coronado, California. Technically just a few miles south of San Diego, but in all senses of...

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Recipes Using Cake Mix

Cake mixes aren’t just for making cakes. They are incredibly versatile, they save time, and generally speaking, when using cake mix in a recipe, the chances of the recipe “turning out”...

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Thursday Things

Here are this week’s Thursday Things: 1. I’m loving Bravo TV even more so than usual because there are multiple cities of housewives happening. The Real Housewives of Orange County, New...

Ani Phyo Cookbooks Giveaway – Set of Two

I recently received these two Ani Phyo Cookbooks: Her latest book, Ani’s 15 Day Fat Blast And her classic Ani’s Raw Food Essentials, which is now available in paperback   I...

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Roasted Grapes and Balsamic Reduction with Cheese and Crackers

Sometimes my eyes are bigger than my stomach when I go to the grocery store. I end up with two pints of strawberries, fresh blueberries, a couple peaches, and let’s not...

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National Cheese Day

Today is National Cheese Day. I hope you take full advantage of the day and eat something cheesy. Cheesy Taco Casserole (vegetarian, GF) Spicy Baked Eggs and Hash Brown Casserole (add...

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No-Bake Rolo and Caramel Cheesecake Parfaits

There are some occasions when I really take my time making a dessert and put in copious amounts of energy and work to make sure it turns out just right. I...