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Cavegrrl
Wellshire Farms Holiday Ham: Herbed Orange Ham Recipe

Dec 17, 2013
Wellshire Farms Holiday Ham: Herbed Orange Ham Recipe

Having a ham on the table during a holiday gathering is pretty much a tradition in my family. Especially on Christmas Eve. They are great on their own, with a side of mustard, or my favorite is leftover ham chopped into cubes and reheated in a saute with onion and kale or chard and...

Foods for the Soul
White Chocolate Funfetti Christmas Cookies

Dec 15, 2013
White Chocolate Funfetti Christmas Cookies

An easy recipe for soft and chewy festive holiday cookies. Despite their rich buttery flavor, they’re still secretly skinny!     Early on in our childhood Christmas careers, Mom and Dad established a “Wake Up Rule.” My brother and I…

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Foods for the Soul
Skinny Eggnog Fudge

Dec 13, 2013
Skinny Eggnog Fudge

Smooth, creamy eggnog fudge that tastes just like the drink! An easy 4-ingredient low-fat recipe.    In freshman year of high school, I planned a Friday night slumber party with my two chocolate-loving best friends. After the girls arrived and…

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Foods for the Soul
Cinnamon Roll Breakfast Salad

Dec 12, 2013
Cinnamon Roll Breakfast Salad

An easy recipe for a healthy romaine salad studded with apples, bacon, and hardboiled eggs, finished with tangy raspberry vinaigrette and sweet cinnamon roll croutons.     When Dad and I blitzed through baseball stadiums on the East Coast in August,…

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The State Hornet
Winter break is great, unless you work retail

Dec 10, 2013

Christmas time is finally here and us college students are looking forward to graduation, celebrating the holidays with the family and a five week break to recover from the semester and prepare for the next. Unless, of course, you work in retail. 



Undercover Caterer
Egg Nog Pumpkin Bread

Dec 9, 2013

Hi! What did you guys do this weekend?  I picked up my tree from the local Mexican supermarket parking lot, decorated it, went to a political fundraiser, hung out with my kids, bought my dog some sweaters and burned two batches of popcorn. Oh, and I listened to a lot of Christmas music.  Good...

Foods for the Soul
Eggnog Donut Holes

Eggnog Donut Holes

Healthy eggnog-flavored donut holes that are baked, not fried! Dipped in sweet cinnamon sugar for a festive holiday treat.     While serving jury duty in April, another lady and I exchanged pleasantries in the spacious courthouse break room during…

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Foods for the Soul
Gluten-Free Gingerbread

Gluten-Free Gingerbread

Moist gluten-free gingerbread loaf that’s soft and spicy. A festive low-fat and healthy treat for the holiday season!     A year ago, my mom dropped a bombshell on me. After we both scheduled to play hooky from work, Mom…

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Undercover Caterer
Cyber Monday — 5R Farm

Dec 2, 2013

You may or may not have noticed a little box on the sidebar of this here blog advertising 5R Farm.  It’s owned and run by my friends Stacy and Sean.  Stacy is the maker of soaps and lotions, as well as the chicken whisperer.  I’m not sure if the chickens came before the soaps...

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Foods for the Soul
Sunday Funday #8

Sunday Funday #8

In this Sunday Funday Series, I share little tidbits and finds from my week that brought a smile to my face, in the hope that they’ll do the same to you!       1. Gobble, Gobble! Last weekend, an old…

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