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Gingered Pear Upside-down Cake

Gingered Pear Upside-down Cake

I’m back to blogging.. again.  :)  We lost Internet last week and finally got it fixed today.  If you’re like me, that is a crisis that severely limits daily functionality!  I totally went through an Internet detox!!  LOL  Not proud of it, but I’ll be the first to admit I depend on the Internet, email,…

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Caramel Apple ‘Cheesecake’

Caramel Apple ‘Cheesecake’

Tomorrow is Day 1 of our 25 Days of Christmas Giveaways series!!!  I’m excited for you guys!  We’ve got 25 big name companies participating.  You’ll have the opportunity to enter for a new prize every day for 25 days in a row, from November 30th until Christmas Eve December 24th.  Some days will have more…

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Snickerdoodle Cookies

Snickerdoodle Cookies

I was craving snickerdoodle cookies a few days ago, badly.  I think it was buildup of seeing bake sales and not-good-for-you-but-taste-so-good treats all weekend at a fall festival.  Do you ever experience those food envy cravings?  I had to get in the kitchen and figure out how to make some snickerdoodles.  This recipe is inspired…

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Spice Mix Party + 3 New Recipes

Spice Mix Party + 3 New Recipes

Take a gander at what a few girlfriends and I made at a Spice Mix Party we threw last month: I’m not sure if we created the idea of a Spice Mix Party, but it sure was fun!  It all started with the realization of two Maximized mommy friends, Rachel and Jess, that pre-made spice…

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How To: Rhubarb Jam

How To: Rhubarb Jam

This is the third jam recipe as part of our pectin discussion.   You may like to check out the past two Advanced Plan jam recipes for Strawberry Jam and Cherry Jam.  Today we’re using rhubarb, another low glycemic fruit (well technically it’s a vegetable, but most people call it a fruit, kind of the…

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Sushi Salad

Sushi Salad

This is a yummy fresh salad that I’ve been having for lunch lately, as I had been given a huge bag of brown rice to use up.  And who doesn’t love sushi!  This is a play on the California Roll, minus the surimi.  You get all the sushi flavor, in a simpler form!  I’ve just…

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Bumble Bars

Bumble Bars

These are a little different than the “traditional” bumble bars made with sugar, Cheerios, etc, that my family made growing up.  I’ve put my Healing Cuisine spin on it!  Feel free to add a handful or two of 73+% dark chocolate chips to the bars, too.  Stir in with the nuts. Bumble Bars 2 cups…

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Picnic Week: Three Bean Salad

Picnic Week: Three Bean Salad

Picnic Week continues!  This is my spin on the classic Three Bean Salad. Three Bean Salad Makes 10 Servings 2 cups organic green beans (fresh or frozen thawed), 1 inch pieces 2 cups organic yellow beans (fresh or frozen thawed), 1 inch pieces 2 cups organic red kidney beans, rinsed and drained 1/2 cup organic…

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6 Ways to Dress Up Asparagus

6 Ways to Dress Up Asparagus

Ahhhhhhh, spring is officially here!  I love walking into the grocery store to see a well stocked shelf of fresh, organic asparagus spears!  It is one of my most favorite veggies, and I certainly eat my fill of it while it’s in season these next few months, and then I miss it the rest of…

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Cardamom-Glazed Grilled Mango

I LOVE FLORIDA!!  Whole Foods had local organic mangos, perfectly ripe, on sale today.  I indulged and bought a few, a special treat for Dave and I who have been sticking to Advanced Plan berries and Granny Smith apples since last fall.  Prepared this simple side dish and served along side grilled chicken. I’ve added…

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