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Foods for the Soul
Hide the M&Ms!

Hide the M&Ms!

  On the eve of our vacation, Mom raced to Target for a few last-minute airplane snacks. Since going mostly gluten-free, she mainly munches on cocoa-coated almonds, dried fruit, and dark chocolate. (Yes, chocoholism is genetic!)   Recently, Mom came…

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Foods for the Soul
Recipe: Cinnamon roll pizza

Recipe: Cinnamon roll pizza

I can finally feel flour between my fingers instead of just sand between my toes. Both are equally satisfying, but one results in something far tastier—like this cinnamon roll pizza!

Pretty Yummy Foods
Recipe: Green smoothie popsicles

Recipe: Green smoothie popsicles

Let’s talk about the difference between opportunities and obligations. An opportunity is a chance you are either given or take in order to accomplish something. Opportunities are usually pretty exciting because of the possibilities they can create. For example: If

52 Kitchen Adventures
Recipe: Tropical strawberry daiquiri popsicles

Recipe: Tropical strawberry daiquiri popsicles

Tweet Summer has begun with a bang here – it already hit 100°F over the weekend. Clearly, trips to the lake, BBQs, and frozen treats are in order. There’s nothing better than a lazy summer weekend by the water with a frosty drink or refreshing popsicle in hand. Now, combine cocktails + popsicles (does...

Cavegrrl
Black Tie Bacon Wrapped Dates and California State Fair Cooking Demo Date Announcement!

May 29, 2013

Happy Wednesday! I thought I would quickly share with you a few desserts I brought with me to a party last night. I know, the whole chocolate covered bacon is passé, but I’ve been putting bacon where it doesn’t belong (tee hee) SINCE JUNE 2009… Anyway, here’s what I’ve got: “Suit and Ties” (Black...

Foods for the Soul
Recipe: Mini hula pies

May 28, 2013
Recipe: Mini hula pies

When most people hear the word “hula,” they picture grass skirts, swaying hips, and fragrant flower leis. An ancient tradition, dancers gracefully illustrate song lyrics with their hands and arms. My family even drives halfway around Kauai to watch a little girls’ hula show at least once on every vacation.

The Sacramento Bee
Recipe: Banana split cheesecake bars

Recipe: Banana split cheesecake bars

Banana split cheesecake barsStart to finish: 3 1/2 ( 1/2 hour active) Makes 24 bars This cookie recipe from the Associated Press was inspired by the classic ice cream treat. Use very ripe bananas in the cheesecake layer for the best flav...

Foods for the Soul
Recipe: Guava bars with coconut crust

May 27, 2013
Recipe: Guava bars with coconut crust

Two of my favorite tropical flavors! Serve with vanilla ice cream for a cool summer treat.

A Girl And Her Fork
Supper Club: Awesome friends, new recipes

May 26, 2013
Supper Club: Awesome friends, new recipes

A few years ago, some awesome friends of mine and I started a Supper Club. It was a great way to try out new recipes and get together to eat, drink and chat. We had a Mediterranean night, a vegan night and a seafood night among other themes. A lot of f...

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52 Kitchen Adventures
Recipe: Homemade S’mores cupcakes

Recipe: Homemade S’mores cupcakes

TweetHomemade S’mores Cupcakes We’re heading into Memorial Day Weekend, which I see as the kick-off for summer. It’s time for BBQs, camping, going to the lake, and laying pool side. I actually went to my first BBQ a couple of months ago (hello, lovely California weather!), and when I was asked to bring a...



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