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Homemade Nutri-grain Bars

This is my second attempt at these–the first time around my filling was too tart (i did apple and didn’t reduce it on the stove first-oops). Both times, I was seeking to make a healthier version of Nutri-grain bars. This time around I am using blueberries and am adjusting the dough recipe a bit. I […]

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Eat your Crock Pot Veggies

Saving time is always right up there on my number #1 list.Investigating over the years how to save time, I’ve found an all-time saver being my beloved crockpot. If you’ve discovered a time savings appliance such as a simple crockpot, then you’d have to agree, that the last thing you wanna do on a special […]

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Strawberry Chicken Quinoa Salad with Avocado and Gorgonzola in a Strawberry Balsamic Vinaigrette

For the salad:1 cup cooked quinoa4 cooked chicken breasts, skinless and shredded1 large package of baby spinach1 cup strawberries, hulled and sliced2 avocados, pitted and sliced1 cup crumbled gorgonzola For the dressing:1 cup of strawberries, sliced1/4 cup white balsamic vinegar1 teaspoon dijon mustard1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil1 tablespoon honey1 tablespoon shallots, finely chopped1/4 teaspoon […]

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Garden fresh sweet & spicy chickpea stir fry (vegetarian-friendly!)

There’s nothing that brings people together like a warm, homemade meal enjoyed in the comfort of someone’s home. When Chris and I were first getting serious as a couple, we decided to scratch our usual “dinner and a movie” routine and head to my kitchen for a unique date night. We spent hours flipping through […]