Baked Taco Dip + Giveaway

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Thanks to Mezzetta for sponsoring this post. Traditions….they’re wonderful aren’t they? Now that I have kids of my own I’ve tried to create some of my family’s own holiday traditions. Of course food plays a big role in that. There are so many wonderful memories associated with food. I love to think back at my childhood…

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Kale and Bacon Gratin

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Can you believe it’s Thanksgiving already? I don’t think time could move any faster! I’m in full pie mode right now and debating on what to do for our vegetable side dishes. So many choices, so little time. I’ve never been into creamy vegetables like creamed spinach. It’s not that I don’t like creamy. I do. I…

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Tips for Healthy Holiday Eating & Merry Christmas!

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Do you give up on trying to eat healthy during the Holidays? I definitely splurge more than usual but I don’t let all my healthy habits go out the window. It is possible to make it through the next couple weeks without gaining a ton of weight! I am over Mars Healthy Living today sharing my tips…

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Mini Cherry Cheesecake Bites

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As magical as pregnancy can be, I am just about ready for this one to be over- 38 weeks, tired, uncomfortable and in need of a good workout (and a good glass of wine!). I am not even that excited about Holiday eating because there isn’t much room in my belly for it. What I…

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Christmas Cookie Round-Up

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I don’t bake a whole lot of cookies year round, with the exception of good ol’ chocolate chip cookies so when it comes December I LOVE trying new cookie recipes. Baking is just more fun in December. It’s a fact. Cookies are great to bring to the Holiday table, office party or just to have…

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Christmas Chocolate Drops with Dove® Chocolate

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I love Holiday baking. I don’t know why it’s so much more fun than baking any other time of year. I suppose the excitement of the Holidays is in the air, Christmas music is playing (well maybe not quite yet), we are thinking about the time we’ll spend with our loved ones. It’s a magical time of year. Today…

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Cheesy Brown Rice Gratin with Zucchini and Eggplant

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I wouldn’t say rice is my favorite grain; I do love it with Asian food but it doesn’t make a very regular appearance in my weekly menus. A couple years ago my kids tried the traditional cheesy broccoli rice casserole during the Holidays and loved it. When I saw this dish, Cheesy Brown Rice Gratin…

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Flourless Peanut Butter Kiss Cookies ( Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free)

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Congratulations to Katie C. the winner of the Uncommon Goods Giveaway! I know you will enjoy the gifts as much as I did! Hi friends. It has been way too long. I am back from vacation in San Diego and totally behind schedule. I planned on blogging while I was there but I took my…

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