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Avocado on Toast for Breakfast

Looking to switch up breakfast every now and then? Try spreading 1/2 of a ripe avocado on two slices of whole wheat toast. Top it with some juicy tomatoes, feta and scallion. SO good. It’s also a super healthy snack. Heart healthy fats, fiber and protein = satisfying breakfast that will hold you until lunch. […]

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Pumpkin Quinoa Bars

Great for a quick breakfast or snack, these pumpkin quinoa bars are moist and chewy. They offer a nice balance of carbohydrates, fats and proteins to keep you feeling satisfied. And…they have pumpkin in them! Feel free to substitute with whatever nuts and fruit you prefer or have on hand. Ingredients 1 1/4 cup rolled […]

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Recipe Redux: Butternut Squash and Black Bean Burritos

It’s that time of the month again. Well, recipe time anyway. The Recipe Redux ingredient this month is our choice of any orange antioxidant rich veggie! Right away I thought pumpkin. But I decided to give my pumpkin obsession a rest and let butternut squash take the show this time around. Naturally sweet, butternut squash […]

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Peanut Butter Pumpkin Dip

Get your canned pumpkin back out folks, cause I’m at it again. This time we’re mixing pumpkin with peanut butter, honey and a touch of cinnamon for a quick and nutritious dip for apples. As I mentioned in my previous pumpkin post, pumpkin is a great source of cancer fighting vitamin A. And being that […]

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Easy Homemade Pumpkin Pecan Cream Cheese

And so it begins! My love affair with all-things pumpkin, that is. The Fall season has so much to offer - cooler weather, spiced aromas, the changing of leaves…wait, who am I kidding? Changing of leaves in Florida? Okay, so maybe I don’t really get to experience that part of fall, having lived in Florida […]

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Honey, Fig and Goat Cheese Flatbread

Goat cheese again?! Yes, goat cheese again. I really don’t eat too much of it, but if there’s an offering, I’m taking it. Offending the goats is the last thing I want to do. So, also a part of my Juicy Sunday, Lindsay and I made some flatbreads and salad for lunch, and enjoyed the company of […]

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It’s Really Not That Weird

Okay, before you completely write me off as an oddball, this snack isn’t that crazy. Have you ever dipped carrot sticks into peanut butter? This is kind of the same thing. I mean, we throw peanut butter into and onto a lot of other things. apples. bananas. oatmeal. noodles (think pad thai). celery… Carrots and celery […]

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A wine and cheese kind of night…

Who doesn’t like a flavorful cheese paired with a nice red wine? I absolutely love the combination. It is as if the two were truly meant for each other. I’m not a connoisseur by any means, but I have been to several wine tastings and have spent quite a few years working as server in great restaurants which […]

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