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Flipping for Somersaults!

September 21, 2009 Favorites

A few weeks ago, the very generous Somersault Snack Co. sent Jessica and me some product samples to taste and review. As many of you know, the internet world has been abuzz about these products so we were excited to try them out. Somersaults are little snack nuggets made with toasted grains and seeds. They [...]

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Bon Appetit Renewal

September 17, 2009 Favorites

So, it’s that time of year. You know, the time when a woman’s gotta decide whether to renew her magazine subscription to Bon Appetit -that woman being me of course. So here’s the thing, as many of you know, I’m a vegetarian and I have noticed that Bon Appetit doesn’t feature many veggie friendly recipes. [...]

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Naturally Nutty Nut Butters

September 3, 2009 Favorites

Thanks to the generous folks at Naturally Nutty, Jessica and I were able to sample a few of their nut butter products. They sent us three jars of nut butter, Vanilla Almond Butter, Mocha Peanut Butter and Vanilla Peanut Butter. Jessica and I loved the flavors and the fact that the butters were made with [...]

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Firefly Tonic

August 8, 2009 Favorites

Here’s a cocktail recipe to cure your weekend woes and get things started right! It features South Carolina’s Firefly sweet tea vodka. This cocktail is smooth and sweet, perfect for sipping slowly on the front porch (or sucking down on the dance floor). I warn you, this drink goes down way too easy, so drink [...]

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Easy Berry Waffles

August 4, 2009 Breakfast

Keeping with my tradition of eating “special” breakfasts on the weekends, I decided to make waffles this past Saturday. I love waffles so I got all excited at the thought of munching on a couple of crispy battered delights. But, then I realized that I didn’t have a waffle maker. Fail! I also remembered that [...]

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Shrimp and Polenta Poppers

August 1, 2009 Favorites

As I said in my previous shrimp post, shrimp is one of the best foods of summer! My boyfriend and I seized the opportunity to make yet another shrimp dish the other night. This time, we created an easy, alternative version of classic shrimp and grits. We found this delicious organic polenta at Whole Foods. [...]

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The smarter burger

July 29, 2009 Favorites

As I’ve stated many times before, I have significantly reduced my red-meat intake to about once per month. As a result of this, when I have beef, I purchase free-range grass fed lean ground beef. Not only is it a greater source of Omegas but I feel BETTER about eating the beef knowing that the [...]

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Nonni’s Biscotti

July 29, 2009 Favorites

Although I’m not a fan of the typical 100 calorie snacks aka tiny pouches of HFCS, I have become a fan of Nonni’s Biscotti. I picked these up at the store recently on sale for 2 for $5! Nonni’s Biscotti is obviously not the typical 100 calorie snack- although the ingredient list is a tad [...]

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Zoe Foods

July 24, 2009 Favorites

Thanks to the generous folks at Zoe Foods, Jessica and I were able to sample some of Zoe’s delicious granola products. Wait, did I just give away how much we liked these samples? Oops! Well, we did. In fact, I declare Zoes my new favorite granola! Zoe’s sent us a variety of all natural, whole [...]

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Amazing Grass

July 13, 2009 Favorites

The generous Amazing Grass company sent Jessica and I some samples of their products. They sent food bars, powdered meals, and smoothie supplements…oh yeah and super cute shaky containers that we love! I’ve had a chance to sample each of the products they sent and overall, I found them to be very good. The food [...]

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