5 Uncommon Ingredients For Your Kitchen: Middle East Inspired

Did You Know? Most of us are used to eating popcorn at the movie theater, but in parts of Columbia they snack on Ants.  “Known in Spanish as ‘hormigas culonas,’ the brown, cockroach-size insects are roasted, salted and eaten like peanuts. Considered a delicacy, they can fetch more than 10 times the price per pound […]

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Not Your Average Weeknight: One-Pan Wild Rice & Kale Dinner

Did You Know?  When people cook most of their meals at home, they consume fewer carbohydrates, less sugar and less fat than those who cook less or not at all – even if they are not trying to lose weight ( v i a ) Hello hello!   I have tons of wild rice in […]

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Holiday Feast for Two

Did you know?  “The average American spends about $786 on holiday shopping” and “the average holiday shopper will spend $107.50 on themselves” ( v i a )   This is for everyone having an itty bitty Christmas dinner… That’s been my routine the past several years, traveling over the holidays is becoming more & more unappealing – too […]

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The Date Shake Recipe

If I haven’t convinced you to find your perfect date yet, I grant you this recipe. The Date Shake <– EASY! DELICIOUS! HEALTHY! DESSERT! All with one simple recipe. I’m a huge vanilla shake person, and this recipe is a compromising alternative.  Give it a try and let me know! The Date Shake Recipe: + 2-3 […]

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Peanut Butter, Ingredients: Peanuts.

Is the Valentine’s Day spirit spilling over into your week!?  I wish it would. I’m definitely trying to exude love while I chug coffee at my desk, using toothpicks to keep my eyes open.  I’ve never been a morning person, and I’ve come to terms with that.  The more up front I am with myself about […]

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