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Vanilla Blueberry Lassi

March 11, 2013 Beverages

  I am a lassi fiend these days. I drink them in the mornings and many evenings for dessert. I love the tartness of the yogurt and the mild sweetness of the blueberries. And they aren’t a total calorie bomb like so many smoothies out there. I got on this lassi kick a few weeks [...]

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Mini Vanilla Cinnamon and Sugar Donuts

September 5, 2011 Breakfast

This is a food trend I have not exactly been on top of.  To be honest, I’m not big on donuts and, in the event that I get a craving for one, I buy my donuts at the store. But after seeing more than a few mouth watering recipes on various blogs, I worked myself [...]

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Sweet Potato Gnocchi in a Brown Sugar Vanilla Cream Sauce

April 21, 2011 Desserts and Sweets

So, I’m really disappointed. I had taken dozens of glorious photos for this post but somehow managed to delete nearly all of them before they could make it onto my computer. I don’t know exactly what happened. Guess I’ll chock it up to having my head in a million places, running around trying to- as [...]

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Muffin Top Challenge

April 19, 2011 Breakfast

I know what you’re thinking.   It has nothing to do with that. Let me explain. My sister called me up a few weeks ago and told me she tried VitaTops Muffins. She liked them, but said they were pricey and asked me to create a homemade version that was just as tasty but easier [...]

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Whole Wheat “Nilla” Wafers

March 11, 2011 Desserts and Sweets

In honor of the upcoming weekend, I present a childhood favorite. Remember how good these were? I say “were” because I rarely eat store-bought cookies anymore. I picked up a box on a whim a few weeks ago to eat with my chocolate chipotle almond butter (hey, I needed something to spread it on!). They [...]

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