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Make Ahead Chilled Oatmeal

It’s no secret that I love oatmeal. I literally eat it all year round. I do however like to mix it up a bit as the weather warms up and make a chilled version of my favorite breakfast food. The best part is, it’s not only super quick to toss together, it can be made […]



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Chewing My Smoothies: Almond, Cocoa, Banana Blast

Last week I gave you the recipe for my new morning obsession: Almond, Chocolate Chip Oatmeal. This week, I want to share my newest breakfast love with you: Almond, Cocoa, Banana Blast. Are you seeing a pattern here? It’s no secret I love sweets and, well, I will sneak chocolate and almonds into anything I can so […]


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Breakfast Time: Almond Chocolate Chip Oatmeal

It may be spring but as I see it, oatmeal is an any-time-of-the-year food. It’s super nutritious, filling and delicious. Over the years I’ve made many versions and I never seem to run out of new ways to jazz it up. I like to keep my breakfasts relatively healthy, but I also want to feel […]


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Homemade Brown Sugar, Lemon Zest Waffles

My kids love homemade waffles. Who, doesn’t right? And let’s face a made-from-scratch waffle that’s crispy on the outside, soft and chewy inside beats the heck out of those cardboard ones that come in a box. For a while I was just making a standard recipe. It was delicious but nothing special. Then one morning […]


Spring Cocktail: Refreshing Mint And Lime Sparkler

It’s still freezing here in the North East. in fact, we are expecting some snow today. However, in my mind, it should already be Spring and with Easter festivities on their way I could not help but create a refreshing signature cocktail embodying the essence of Spring—light, refreshing and crisp. After all, a good cocktail […]



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Yes, Entertaining Can Be Easy!

I know, I know. The words “Easy Entertaining” can seem like an oxymoron, especially after you have kids but I assure you, if you stick to a few simple rules, throwing a fabulous fete is totally within reach. Parties don’t have to be overly complicated and fussy to be fantastic. The truth is, the less […]


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Valentines Day Rice Krispie Treat Pops

When I heard we were getting hit with a big snowstorm I decided to take advantage of the time stuck inside and do a little edible Valentine’s Day craft with my four year old. Cooking is something we always do together and it’s always a great way to keep us both occupied. My son has […]


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Superbowl Sweet: Spicy Chocolate Monkey Bread

Superbowl is just a few days away and by now I’m sure you have your savory items planned out for the big tailgate feast. Sliders, dogs, ribs are all fan favorites on game day but the sweets are usually an afterthought. I may not know who’s playing but I do know a lot about the […]