Espresso Chip Pancakes

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Hey, Monday.  Let’s ease into this, mmk? Heidi has a line in her first cookbook about how some people need more than just coffee to get out of bed each morning.  She suggests adding chocolate to her espresso banana muffins.  That line really stuck with me, and I add chocolate to almost all of our [ Click to continue Reading! ]

Skillet Spanikopita {+giveaway}

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This is my favorite one-pan, easy skillet meal.  I adore Greek food, because I generally find it to be full of flavor and mostly healthy. Let’s get real for a second.  It’s no secret that I eat dessert daily, but I don’t battle my weight.  When I meet new people and they find out how [ Click to continue Reading! ]

Salami Chips + White Bean Dip

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There’s a new love in my life, and I want to introduce you to him.  He’s thin, satisfying, and rich. His name is Salami Chip.  He is everything I’ve ever wanted on an appetizer platter. I baked very thin slices of salami on a baking sheet for about 10 minutes.  The edges crisp up in [ Click to continue Reading! ]

Mixed Berry Mini Pavlovas

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Another dessert with berries? YES. Since my grocery store was sold out of broccoli (both fresh and frozen) and the baby spinach bin was empty too , I’m assuming you’re still on a health kick.  That’s fine, y’all, but seriously:  Valentine’s Day is coming up.  Get ready.  Your honey wants chocolate. Besides, calories are just [ Click to continue Reading! ]

Balsamic Berries and Cream

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You’re still doing the healthy thing, aren’t you?  How’s that going for you?  I will admit, I’m doing the healthy thing, too.  Since I bake and eat desserts year ’round, I had to learn moderation a long time ago.  And stick to it, too!  I have a few rules that help me along. One of [ Click to continue Reading! ]

Dinner for Two: Stovetop Mac ‘n Cheese

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Well, how did you survive the polar vortex?  We’re happy to say we made it through the storm.  Although the storm delayed our moving truck, we were happy as clams under multiple blankets on an air mattress.  During the storm, we learned just how drafty our new 1920s house can be, and we learned the [ Click to continue Reading! ]

Double Coconut Crunch Muffins

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I packed these little puppies in my bag for our big move.  I can’t get enough of their crunchiness.  The crunchy ingredient is raw millet, but I didn’t want to scare you off with millet in the recipe title.  No, you don’t have to have a beak to eat millet! When raw millet is stirred [ Click to continue Reading! ]

Top 10 recipes of 2013!

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Hi, friends!  I just wanted to pop in and say THANK YOU for being so great to me.  Thank you for every click, every comment, and every word of encouragement.  I can’t imagine my life without this little space on the internet, and I’m so grateful for you making it possible. Below are my top [ Click to continue Reading! ]

Champagne Time!

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Today is the day I start singing ‘It’s the most wonderful time of the yeeeeeeeeear!’ You probably think I’m a bit late with that, but I love fresh starts, new beginnings, second chances, clean slates, do-overs, and all the things exactly like that!  The start of a new year refreshes and renews my goals in [ Click to continue Reading! ]