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How To Squash A Chocolate Craving in 80 Calories

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We took advantage of the gorgeous weather last night and did some more deck work and gardening. I like to leave Eric some words of encouragement on the scrap wood. ;) My plants seem to be adjusting well to the transplant! Some of the plants look like they have already grown an inch! The bell […]

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Goodbye April, Hello May

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Despite lingering throat soreness and a tickly cough that keeps me up in the night, I am feeling a bit better each day. I’d say I am about 80% healed. The flu just seems to be leaving my body very. very. slowly. My flu fighting plan includes: Juicing first thing every morning (ginger, lemon, grapefruit, […]

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Vegan Overnight Oat Parfaits- 12 Recipes To Kick Off The Season!

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Somewhere along the line I went from eating nothing for breakfast, to this… Need less to say, I haven’t looked back! After years of having no energy throughout the day, breakfast is now my favourite meal. I never skip breakfast anymore! Contrary to what I used to believe, eating a big breakfast did not make […]

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Double Chocolate Sweet Potato Oatmeal

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Last night as I watched American Idol draw out two long hours of results, I had some time to do some thinking. I wanted to create a fun Friday breakfast to celebrate the approaching weekend, incorporating fresh sweet potato into my morning oatmeal. I wasn’t in the mood to bake anything or for it to […]

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Chocolate Coconut Butter Banana Bites

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Remember last summer when I made Chocolate Covered Frozen Bananas? Covering a banana in chocolate and then snapping a picture of it proved to be a bit awkward for all parties involved. It was not my finest moment of photography. Then I found out that Bon Appetit and Ashley from Never(home) Maker were making Chocolate […]

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Chocolate Crunch Dessert Granola

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Deep into Reno-cation week, the idea of this dessert granola came to me. I was sore, I was weak, and I was needing a major pick-me-up at the end of a long day of painting intricate wood trim. Chocolate sounded like the answer. Eric said it was my best idea all week. I dreamed of […]

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Flourless Chocolate Cookies (Gluten-Free + Vegan)

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Someone is having a very good Friday…and I hope you are too! Eric and I leave bird food out every couple weeks and the squirrels always steal it and have a feast! It is so fun watching them hide their food in random spots all over the backyard. They always check behind their back before […]

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No Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Chews

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I loved reading your comments on yesterday’s Classic Green Monster post. Finally, I do not feel so alone. I forgot to tell you, but earlier this week I had a Green Monster photoshoot in my very own kitchen. I was interviewed for a newspaper article a while back and they sent a photographer to do […]

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The 10 Lessons of Project Food Blog

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When I first heard about Project Food Blog, I was shaking in my boots. You want me to do…what exactly? I felt as small as an ant. For how many months? My eyes were wide in horror. I thought about it for a while as I read over the challenge descriptions. And then it hit […]

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Chilled Double Chocolate Torte

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I think I jinxed myself yesterday talking about the cold because today we are under an extreme cold weather alert. The only upside to this cold weather is that there is usually some beautiful sunshine to go with it so today is really bright and clear outside! Since I posted about my chocolate torte experience […]

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