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Mint Chocolate Creme Tart

Mint Chocolate Creme Tart

I hope you all had a wonderful Christmas celebration with your loved ones!  This was our first year away from home for the holidays, which for us is the U.P. of Michigan.  A little bittersweet to be away from from family and snow, and still have a good time with our Austin on his first…

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Pumpkin Pie Ice Cream

Pumpkin Pie Ice Cream

Pumpkin pie ice cream, oh my!  This is the perfect dessert on a southern fall day.  We’re still in the 50s around here, and even got into the 60s yesterday.  Looking out our balcony window watching the leaves falling, it sure felt like fall.  But the weather felt like we needed something chilled and refreshing! …

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Pumpkin Pie Oatmeal

Pumpkin Pie Oatmeal

Hi folks!  Hope you had a splendid Thanksgiving!  I’ve got a brand new recipe for Pumpkin Pie Oatmeal for you…but first a little update!  We had our first holiday with just us, and it was really nice.  Especially because we have the greatest little guy to share it with this year and start new family…

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Questions Answered: Pumpkin Spice Latte

Questions Answered: Pumpkin Spice Latte

Kristin commented on my Chai Tea Latte recipe asking for one of the most amazing fall drinks ever – the Pumpkin Spice Latte! “I just started working for a Maximized Living doctor and am doing the Advance Plan.  Have you ever made a Pumpkin Latte that fits the plan?”  – Kristin My answer is no,…

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Almond Joy Ice Cream

Almond Joy Ice Cream

Okay, you can’t pass this recipe up.  This ice cream reminds me of an Almond Joy bar…all the flavors are there, but hey, it’s Advanced Plan!  :) Almond Joy Ice Cream Makes 6 Servings 2 cups unsweetened almond milk 1 cup full-fat coconut milk 3 free-range egg yolks 1 Tbsp arrowroot powder 1/2 tsp pure…

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Raz-Apple Smoothie

Raz-Apple Smoothie

A tasty tart and tangy smoothie! Raz-Apple Smoothie Makes 1 Serving 1/3 cup organic unsweetened coconut water or almond milk 1 Granny Smith apple, cored, chopped, frozen 1/3 cup organic raspberries, frozen 1/4 cup full-fat organic Greek yogurt or coconut milk 8 drops pure liquid stevia 1 scoop plain or vanilla protein powder Ice (optional)…

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Coconut Dream Cake

Coconut Dream Cake

This cake is for the coconut lover (aka my hubby)!  I’ve titled it as Coconut Dream Cake as it’s got a dreamy like texture to it, almost a custard-like cake if you will.  Yummmo!  Crushed macadamia nuts only add to the dreamy flavor.  For our second serving, we dolloped on a spoonful of my Coconut…

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Melon-Lime Smoothie

Melon-Lime Smoothie

Hi guys! We are BACK!  And I am finally getting this post posted!  If you’ve been following us around on Facebook or Twitter, you’ll know we made it back from our trip to the U.P. of Michigan a couple Saturdays ago.  And ever since I have been Internet deprived, and thus have had a huge…

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Peanut Butter & Jelly Ice Cream

Peanut Butter & Jelly Ice Cream

Is it summer where you live yet??  It’s been summer just about everywhere across the U.S. this week.  Can’t complain really.  A week straight in the sunny 90′s calls for some cold ice cream experimentation!  And thus, PB&J Ice Cream was born! Peanut Butter & Jelly Ice Cream Makes 4-6 Servings 1 can organic full…

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Strawberries-n-Cream Bundt Cake

It’s kind of fun when our birthdays come around.  Mine is January 29th and Dave’s on the 31st, so we are just two days apart.  This means duo celebration every year!  For the last few years, there has been a Maximized Living seminar on our birthdays since we fall on the weekend.  Usually this means…

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