Category Archives: Snacks

Mexican Slaw Salad

Not only is summer great for strawberries, but it’s also great for corn!  This recipe was born from my desire to use various veggies I bought at the farmers’ market – corn, peppers, cilantro, tomatoes.  Patrick and I liked this … Continue reading

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Melted Strawberry Mini-Muffins

Summer is a great time to eat strawberries – they are red, juicy and fragrant.  Since I was having a girls’ night last night with my best friend Nicki, and strawberries are one of her two favorite foods (the other … Continue reading

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Almond, Maple and Chocolate Chunk Cookies

This weekend I was really craving a pastry or something sweet.  When a post from one of my favorite food blogs (the Sprouted Kitchen) came in with a mouth-watering picture of cookies, I knew I had my treat.  I altered … Continue reading

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Roasted Curried Carrot Soup

Carrot soup, pureed and smooth, is always a delicious treat.  But it’s not always filling enough.  This recipe incorporates the simple flavors of carrots and curry with other filling ingredients like beans and almonds to make a delicious soup that … Continue reading

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Fresh Mango Smoothie

I seem to go in waves craving yummy, homemade smoothies.  I was on a date/banana/peanut butter kick for a while, and recently created this delicious mango smoothie.  It makes a great breakfast or snack. Here’s what you will need: 1 … Continue reading

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Jennifer’s Macaroni Salad

While I am not a huge fan of mayo on a sandwich, I have always had a weak spot for chicken salad, tuna salad, potato salad, and especially macaroni salad.  When I discovered the wonders of veganaise and Greek yogurt, … Continue reading

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Honey Wheat Oat Muffins

This muffin recipe is inspired by the Food & Wine website’s baked breakfast series.  These muffins are great because they are low fat and really tasty.  I plan to eat mine with some jam on top, or maybe a little … Continue reading

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Caramel Sauce

Finally, for our Christmas dessert, Patrick specifically requested caramel.  I have a recipe for simple and delicious caramel sauce, so we whipped up a batch and poured it over sliced bananas for dessert.  A perfect end to a perfect meal. … Continue reading

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Wrapped and Stuffed Dates with Balsamic Reduction

For Christmas this year, Patrick and I decided to spend the day together.  A good, long hike followed by a perfect home cooked meal.  My next few posts will be the dinner (and dessert) Patrick and I made for Christmas … Continue reading

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Cinnamon Sugar Pull Aparts

Pinterest is an amazing website because it’s just this compilation of pictures of delicious food and gorgeous clothes, jewelry and DIY projects.  My sister Brittany got me with one of those delicious food pictures.  It was a recipe for cinnamon … Continue reading

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